Sissy Tunnell earns school district Teacher of Year honor


Sissy Tunnell never wanted to be anything but a school teacher.
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Hard work of students a decade ago evident in Friday program honoring Gen. Fox Conner

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In 2007 the U.S. History class at Calhoun City High School went on a quest to build a proper memorial for a military hero who had been all but forgotten. His name was Major General Fox Conner, born in Slate Springs in Calhoun County.
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Jesse Yancy Library hosting Beatles program tonight at theater on Bruce Square


The Jesse Yancy Memorial Library invites everyone to “Come Together” for a special program on the influence of Rock ’n Roll on The Beatles on Monday, Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. in the Square Theater.
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Lawrence King – 60 years and counting in the lumber industry

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Leaning against a tall stack of freshly planed lumber, Lawrence King takes in the sights and sounds of the typical busy day at 3K Lumber east of Bruce and loves every second of it.
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Charlie Johnson – proud veteran, Calhoun County native

Charlie Johnson speaking at the dedication of the rehabilitation of the Vietnam Memorial. Johnson, a Vietnam veteran, has worked as an advocate for veterans and their needs since retiring after a long, distinguished military career.

Charlie “Sonny” Johnson is someone I’ve only visited with in person maybe once or twice, and yet I wouldn’t hesitate to say he’s one of the more fascinating people I know.
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Willie Mays finds his calling in the kitchen


Willie Mays dreams of one day owning his own restaurant and cooking foods from various cultures from all over the world.
The 1995 Bruce graduate took a step toward that recently when he graduated from  culinary school.
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Major General Fox Conner will be honored at Jan. 27 CCHS event, new biography released


Calhoun City High School Principal Mike Ray is inviting the public to honor one of Mississippi’s most noted sons, Major General Fox Conner, on Friday, Jan. 27 at 10 a.m. in the school auditorium.
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Reynolds to graduate from UM law school, achieve life goal


Adreain Reynolds of Bruce will graduate from law school at Ole Miss this May.
“I never thought I’d get here, and now I can’t believe I’m here!”
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Sarah Baker shares tales from her search for missing dog


Sarah Baker, of Bruce, has turned a five-week adventure filled with ups and downs into a new book entitled “Catching Gracie.”
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It’s not about the money, but the honey


It’s not about the money for Pete Vaughn, but the honey. The Bruce resident harvests almost 200 pounds of honey from his two backyard hives that he set up two years ago.
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