McCormick scores 30 on ACT

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BHS junior Caitlin McCormick’s strive for success paid off when she took the American College Test for the first time this spring and attained an impressive score of 30.
McCormick admits she  even surprised herself with this score.
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School board hires new principal for Vardaman, head football coach for Bruce

Timothy Cook

The Calhoun County School Board hired a new principal for Vardaman High School and a new head football coach for the Bruce Trojans after a lot of discussion and a dissenting vote in a special called meeting Friday in Pittsboro.

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Jordan waives hearing, charged with touching BHS student for lustful purposes

Bruce policeman Corey Alexander escorts Loray Jordan out of courthouse.

Bruce High School teacher Loray Jordan, Jr. waived his right to a probable cause hearing Friday morning in Calhoun County Circuit Court and was immediately arrested for in appropriate contact with a student.

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Top AR points earners from BES get trip to Ole Miss baseball game

Jaten and Sissy Tunnell

Students at Bruce Schools have to read to meet a certain amount of Accelerated Reader points.
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Foy to speak on revitalizing Bruce April 27 at Museum

Joy Foy

The Bruce Chamber of Commerce will host a special meeting on “revitalizing Bruce.”
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Hands on History for CA students

Amy Sullivan and George Tedder working in the Victory Garden at CA.

“Hands on History” is the way Calhoun Academy teacher Diana Wells described the experience her students were having this semester.
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Nix earns Rotary honor


The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for April is Jennifer Nix, daughter of Shea Nix and the late Jay Nix.

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Bobo pleads guilty to murder; Tutor found guilty by jury in burglary

A Calhoun City man pled guilty today to first degree murder and was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole.

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Stephens, Slate Springs’ Bethany Baptist eager to do Lord’s work

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Anthony Stephens had to make some adjustments to life in tiny Slate Springs after becoming pastor of Bethany Baptist Church four years ago, but the 38-year-old Huntsville, Alabama, native has come to appreciate the slower pace of life.
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Relay For Life set for Friday night in Bruce

Barbara Winter

Barbara Winter, a two-time cancer survivor, looked around the crowded multi-purpose center Monday night and asked all the cancer survivors to stand.
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