Many people enjoy family reunions this time of year, but few have the impact of the ones Shirley Bratton of Calhoun City has experienced.
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.
Justavian Tillman, of Bruce, hasn’t lacked for something to do during his tenure as a student at Ole Miss.
If you want to book an event at the largest hotel in Oxford, then you call Calhoun City native Jennifer Langford.
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.
Cliff Easley, Jr. considers himself a “country lawyer” and a cattleman –two professions he takes great pride in that complement each other.
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.
“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.”
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.
John Steele Davis grew up in the Ellard community, attended Bruce High School and Northwest Community College.