Shelton among first Mississippians to compete at NAILE

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Mikayla Shelton, of Bruce, was among Mississippi 4-H Animal & Dairy Sciences State team competing at the North American International Livestock Expo (NAILE) in Louisville, KY.

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Ivy’s Journey at Pontotoc Electric Filled with Memorable Moments

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John Ivy’s first day on the job at Pontotoc Electric as a full-time employee was an eventful one.  The Bruce Journeyman Lineman went full-time with the company as a groundman on the day Hurricane Katrina hit the coasts of Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana in 2005.  Ivy said he remembered thinking, “What have I gotten myself into?  Am I going to be able to make it through this night?”
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Williamson, Concord proud of their new church building

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Bill Williamson has served Concord Baptist Church, west of Bruce, as pastor for more than 13 years.
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Don’t get eaten on this turkey day


Everybody looks forward to Thanksgiving, unless you’re a turkey. First graders at Calhoun City Elementary wrote how they would approach the upcoming holiday if they were a gobbler.
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Adult Education Center has a history of making big impact

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The Adult Education Center in Bruce turned 40 years old last week and its greatest proponent, Ada Armstrong, believes it’s more needed now than ever.
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Pope tells chamber Bruce board seeking input from citizens on next chief

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Mayor Rudy Pope told the Bruce Chamber of Commerce Monday that aldermen are in the process of selecting the town’s new chief of police and are seeking citizen input.
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Calhoun City man charged with attempted murder


A Calhoun City man turned himself in to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department Monday after being sought for just over a month for attempted murder.
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Grenada Lake hosting annual veterans’ hunts

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Grenada Lake will host its annual Veterans Hunt in two sessions beginning December 8-10, 2017, and ending December 15-17, 2017. The hunts will be held at the Grenada Lake Dam Area.
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Flight nurse who often served Calhoun dies in crash

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DEWITT, Ark. (AP) - A pilot and two medical personnel were killed when a medical helicopter that was flying to a hospital in eastern Arkansas crashed in a rural area Sunday night. No patients were on board at the time.
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Fifth Egg Bowl Run coming through Calhoun County Nov. 20

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Ole Miss and Mississippi State will face off for the 114th Battle for the Golden Egg on Thursday, Nov. 23. Prior to opening kickoff, the game ball will have traveled 100 miles by foot. Army ROTC Battalions from both universities will participate in the 5th Annual Egg Bowl Run on Monday, Nov. 20.
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