Goodwins love freedom of open road on their Can-Am Spyder


Vardaman First Baptist pastor Archie Goodwin grew up on motorcycles, evolving from dirt bikes as a kid to street bikes as an adult.
“I’ve just always loved it,” Goodwin said.

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Tito Lopez to become Calhoun City’s next police chief

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Tito Lopez spent much of his youth trying to protect himself. He’s now passionate about his career of trying to protect others.

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Gracia opens tortilla bakery, delivery service in Calhoun

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Taste, freshness, and authenticity – those are the characteristics that Alex Gracia says separates his tortillas from others you might find in this area.
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Local farmers’ markets bringing visitors to squares for produce, baked goods, music and fellowship


Fresh vegetables, baked goods, good music and lots of fellowship are bringing people out to the Bruce and Calhoun City squares each Wednesday and Thursday both to shop and sell.

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Shirley Bratton reunited with another of her lost siblings

Siblings Gene Boyd, Cynthia Ruth Yates and Shirley Bratton recently reunited in Calhoun City. It was the first time the three had been together since they were put up for adoption as small children more than 60 years ago.

Many people enjoy family reunions this time of year, but few have the impact of the ones Shirley Bratton of Calhoun City has experienced.

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


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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