Spray Paint Art with Hannah Goodson


The rattle of spray paint cans and their colorful fumes fill the air off a small country road south of Calhoun City. Wet paint in bold colors spout out of bottles and onto poster board. This is Hannah Goodson’s favorite pastime.
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Pieces & Patches quilting club keeps tradition alive


Quilting by hand, stitch by stitch has become a lost trade. Larger, more efficient machines have taken over what careful hands had previously took the time to do. Not many people still quilt regularly but six Calhoun County ladies do.
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John Hildreth proudly calls New Zealand, Bruce both home


John Hildreth graduated from Bruce High School in 1977. He wasn’t your typical graduate though.
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Policewoman LaTana Williams finds calling in community work


It’s 10 a.m. and LaTana Williams has already been on the job for six and a half hours. Five and a half hours still remain in her shift and her broad smile hasn’t left her face.
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Colby Bollinger leading a major expansion for Snack Time Vending

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Snack Time Vending was founded in 2001 with one vending machine containing nine items and a five-item drink dispenser.

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China is trip of a lifetime for long time friends

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Jerry Brasher, of Bruce, dreamed of going to China to see the Great Wall all her life.
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Sheryl Fleming retiring after 24 years as county’s purchasing clerk

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Sheryl Fleming loves to laugh, which was a good thing when for many years her job included talking to William Price Wright and Larry “Hamburger” Bailey on the CB Radio.
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Assistant District Attorney Lon Stallings set to retire in May

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Lon Stallings didn’t intend to enter the law profession initially. He graduated from Mississippi State University with an accounting degree.
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Calhoun Youth Court Judge Bob Cooper dies

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Calhoun County Youth Court Judge and Bruce attorney Robert S. "Bob" Cooper died Tuesday evening.

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Ken Chandler looks to bring “power football” to Bruce Trojans

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“Power football,” that’s how Bruce Trojans’ new head football coach Ken Chandler described his philosophy.
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