Bruce High teacher facing sex charge involving student

Loray Jordan

A Bruce High School teacher has been charged by the Bruce Police Department with “gratification of lust against a vulnerable person.”
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Court denies appeal of Derma man serving life sentence

Aaron Lee Patane

A Derma man will spend the rest of his life in prison after the Mississippi Court of Appeals denied his request for relief.

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Mayor outlines busy agenda to Bruce Chamber of Commerce

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope outlined to the Bruce Chamber of Commerce Monday at lunch a number of projects recently completed, others ongoing and even more he hopes to accomplish in the near future.
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Supervisors expand college program to Northeast, ICC

Sonny Clanton

Calhoun County high school graduates will now be able to attend Northwest, Northeast and Itawamba community colleges tuition free after the board of supervisors voted Monday to expand the county program.
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Bishop joins staff of Calhoun County Medical Clinic

Lisa Bishop

Lisa H. Bishop, DNP, FNP-BC, has joined the medical staff of Calhoun County Medical Clinic.
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Franklin earns scholarship from GFWC-MFWC

Dee Dee

Dee-Ivy Jo Franklin, of Pittsboro was awarded the first GFWC-MFWC District III Scholarship at the 102nd District III convention in Booneville March 18.

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BHS Student Council ‘hits home run with leadership’

Rudy Ferguson, Mary Alon James, Liz Reeder, Jersey Ferguson, Logan Collins, Chassidy May, and Mikayla Shelton attended the annual Mississippi Association of Student Councils Conference at St. Patrick’s Catholic High School in Biloxi on March 24-25.

Members of BHS Student Council went to Biloxi March 24-27.
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Community Choir to perform April 22-23 around county

Kim Gregory

Kim Gregory, of Bruce, spoke to the Bruce Rotary Club last week about the Calhoun Community Choir’s spring concert, “What a Wonderful World,” scheduled for April 22-23.
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Work, Family Provide Ideal Combination for Stewart

billy jack stewart

Pontotoc Electric Meter Route Coordinator and Collector Billy Jack Stewart can’t imagine working anywhere else.  Since age 19, Stewart has followed in the footsteps of his grandfather Leo Parker and great-grandfather Morris Tranum, who both worked for Pontotoc Electric Power Association.  Tranum is remembered for helping bring the power lines from Pontotoc into Bruce in 1936.
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Oak Grove CME is ‘small church doing big things’

willie nichols oak grove

Oak Grove C.M.E. Church west of Bruce is known as the “small church that’s doing big things.”
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