Rupert Lunceford – WWII vet, local businessman, family man, proud resident of Calhoun

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Legend has it Rupert Lunceford’s family came to what is now Calhoun County more than a century and a half ago to escape revenuers in North Carolina.
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Bruce’s Tillman elected Black Student Union President at Ole Miss

Justavian Tillman, of Bruce, hasn’t lacked for something to do during his tenure as a student at Ole Miss.

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Jennifer Langford finds rewarding career, passion for art at Ole Miss

If you want to book an event at the largest hotel in Oxford, then you call Calhoun City native Jennifer Langford.

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Bruce native Butch Ruth still practices old style photography

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Euphus Ruth, Jr., better known as “Butch” to those who grew up with him in Bruce, is an accomplished photographer who currently lives and works in the Delta region of Mississippi with Greenville being his home base.

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Cliff Easley Jr. takes pride in career as “country lawyer,” cattleman

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Cliff Easley, Jr. considers himself a “country lawyer” and a cattleman –two professions he takes great pride in that complement each other.

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Vardaman native Ginger Tedder is finalist for Mississippi Teacher of the Year

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Ginger Tedder, a finalist for Mississippi Teacher of the Year, credits her experience in Calhoun County Schools and the strong support of her family as reasons she entered the teaching profession.

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Calhoun and Gore Springs native Don Phillips earns state honor

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“In Matthew chapter 28, Jesus tells his disciples to go and minister in Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and the outermost parts of the earth,” Don Phillips said. “Mississippi College has been my Jerusalem.”

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Goudelocks, Collums donate old M&SV bell to Bruce Museum

Dr. John Goudelock with the bell donated to the Bruce Museum.

When the E.L. Bruce Company established their sawmill in Calhoun County in 1927, they built a railroad connecting their mill to the Mississippi Central Railroad at Coffeeville.

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John Steele Davis prefers to create “functional art”

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John Steele Davis grew up in the Ellard community, attended Bruce High School and Northwest Community College.

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Bill Williams aims to return WWII flag to Japanese soldiers’ families

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Bill Williams, of Calhoun City, was listening to National Public Radio one day when he heard a story that struck a chord with him.

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