Pink for Tink

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bruce cheer pink68Bruce Cheerleaders used pink pom poms Friday night in memory of Bruce Elementary teacher Tink Massey who passed away this week.

Katelin Stone Day at CCES


Calhoun City Elementary School honored fellow student Katelin Stone, 8 year old cancer patient from Big Creek, at the school yesterday. Students and teachers wearing yellow t-shirts formed a ribbon for childhood cancer awareness month. Katelin is in the middle of the "ribbon ends" holding a yellow balloon. Photo courtesy of Greg Pollan

VES students visit fire department

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vardaman fire61K5 students at Vardaman Elementary visited the Fire Department last Friday where Clifton Cardwell talked about fire safety and Sparky the firedog visited with the kids.

Bridges closed around county

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bridge closed32This large culvert is scheduled to be installed on CR 247 to reopen a bridge recently closed by federal and state inspectors.  See the related story in the news section. Photo by Joel McNeece

U.S. Constitution celebrated at Pittsboro program


maxwell80The large courtroom in the Calhoun County Courthouse was full Sunday afternoon to hear MS Supreme Court Justice Jimmy Maxwell speak on the 230th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution. Pictured above is Maxwell with his parents Bebe and James Maxwell and his daughter Mamie.

Bruce home destroyed by fire

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thompson fire49The Clarence Madkins home on Thompson Street in West Bruce was destroyed by fire Saturday evening. Firemen from Bruce, Chickenbone and Banner fire departments responded to the call.

Homecoming at Calhoun City

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cc hc16Landyn Stoddard, second from right, was crowned Homecoming Queen at Calhoun City High School Friday night. See more pictures from the festivities in next week's CCJ.

Bruce Homecoming

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trojan hcBrooke Bennett, right, was crowned Homecoming Queen and Keyziah Armstrong, left, Maid of Honor, during Homecoming festivities in Bruce Friday night. See more photos from the festivities in next week's CCJ.

Blue & Gold Day

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Blue & Gold DayThese boys at Creative Learning Center, Bruce,  thought the music of the Blue and Gold Day celebration was a little loud. From left, Colin Crump, Cohen Long, Jace Ferguson and Caleb Brower. Blue and Gold Day is held in conjunction with BHS Homecoming.

Lady Wildcats win

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lady catsCalhoun City defeated Vardaman 18-17 in eight innings Thursday night in a big region game for both schools. They will meet again Sept. 26 in Vardaman.