Demand growing for Emily Rennie’s homemade magnets

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Emily Rennie looks through dozens of magazines at a time, but not necessarily because she’s fascinated by the stories. She’s on a scavenger hunt for interesting images she can turn into her increasingly popular magnets.

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Alford wins “Senior Meat Goat Princess” in only second year of competition

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Vardaman senior Alyssa Alford is still a relative newcomer to competing in goat shows, but she has quickly risen to among the best in her class.

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Dr. George McNamee proud of his Bruce beginnings

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Bruce native Dr. George McNamee knew what he wanted to do early on with his love for science.

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Winfer Turner has led Lighthouse Church in Bruce from its beginning in a cow pasture

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Bishop Winfer Turner will never forget his first sermons in Bruce. He preached in the school gymnasium, several homes, and a cow pasture.

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John Gillespie is the new Voice of the Rams

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If you’ve been to a home sporting event at Vardaman High School this year, then you’ve heard 16-year-old John Macon Gillespie, although you may not have realized it.

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Boland family has gathered for Thanksgiving stew cooking for almost 30 years

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Most people think of Thanksgiving as a family gathered around the dinner table covered with a big, baked turkey and a deep dish of dressing. That’s not the case for the descendants of the late U.L. “Coot” and Mattie Boland.

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A.M. Zeidman loves politics, religion, football and the South

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Sitting at his desk in the front corner office of the Lackey Building on Main Street in Calhoun City, A.M. Zeidman spends his time assisting families with financial planning, preparing a lesson for his students at Northwest Community College and studying modern day politics.

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Robert Gosa served his country and now serves fellow veterans

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Robert Gosa has spent virtually his entire life in service to his country and fellow veterans.

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Living with Cystic Fibrosis – Burt sisters focus on what they can do, not what they can’t

Chloe Beth, Caitlyn and Laken Burt recently returned from a trip to Walt Disney World with their family that was sponsored by the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Chloe Beth, 8, and her oldest sister Laken, 16, both have cystic fibrosis. Caitlyn, 13, does not.

Nicole McGreger, of Bruce, always strives for normalcy when it comes to her three girls, but that can be a challenge at times when two of the three have Cystic Fibrosis – a life-threatening disorder that causes severe damage to the lungs and digestive system.

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Mission trip to Africa provides life changing experience for J.B. Long

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J.B. Long had the moment he’s longed for where he felt closest to God and it happened on a mountaintop in Africa.

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