Sinatra Cruthirds has overseen circuit court records for nearly 20 years

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Sinatra Cruthirds first began working in the circuit clerk’s office when he was in high school.
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Andy Davis’ love for archery inspired him to carve own bows and arrows

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Andy Davis was cutting some firewood about two years ago and ran across a big piece of hickory that was cut down.
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Patsy Zeidman finds strength and balance in ancient Chinese exercise

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Tai Chi is often described as one of the most effective forms of exercise for a healthy mind and body.
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Kevin Hall works to share automobile knowledge with Career & Technical Center students

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Kevin Hall has spent most of his life fixing cars as an automobile mechanic. Now the first year teacher is trying to impart that knowledge on his 30 students at the Calhoun Career and Technical Center.
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Ben Arrington’s 100 years, a testament to hard work

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Ben Arrington lived his life by the theory, “hard work don’t kill you.” Arrington will celebrate his 100th birthday with family and friends at a Dec. 30 gathering at the Gore Springs Community Center.
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Pennsylvania native feels right at home in Bruce


Jerry Janci will be the one running around frantically late Saturday afternoon getting everyone lined up in the right order for the annual Bruce Lions Club Christmas Parade.
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BUES project intends to bring Christmas joy to more boys and girls

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The teacher’s lounge at Bruce Upper Elementary School looks more like a toy store these days.
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German students visit Sweet Potato Capital during cross-country trek

Gina and Julia Raddatz, from Munich, Germany,  are pictured with Vardaman UMC Pastor Harold Robinson and Mayor James Casey. Photo by Joel McNeece

Julia and Gina Raddatz were warned by many not to go to Mississippi, but the two students from Germany bicycling across the United States have discovered the perceptions of others to be wrong.
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Turkey Tales – 3rd grade class writes Thanksgiving book

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Spoiled turkeys, magic turkeys, mean turkeys and lots of turkey hunting are all part of a book of stories published by Sissy Tunnell’s third grade class at Bruce Elementary.
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Wayne Mullen battles Sarcoidosis with optimism, hope and thankfulness

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Wayne Mullen has loved to work all his life, dating back to his youth in Vardaman.
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