Supervisors hire circuit clerk to build election database


Supervisors agreed to pay Circuit Clerk Carlton Baker $300 to build the election database for this November’s election rather than contract it out for a lot more money.
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Cheek gives update on hospital; Taggart to speak at Chamber Banquet

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Bruce Chamber of Commerce heard an update on Baptist Hospital Calhoun City from the associate administrator Collin Cheek Monday at the regular monthly meeting of the Chamber.
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New students, teachers at Calhoun Academy this year


Calhoun Academy has several new students, along with a few new staff members. The new students are Kayla Costilow, Ashley Perrigin, Brody Thweatt, Chloe Wright, Zachery Card, and Lane Devall. [Read more...]

Skuna River Fest planned for Oct. 7 on Bruce Square


“It’s not all day singing and dinner on the ground, but it’s pretty close,” says Leah McCormick of Bruce First, the organization sponsoring the third annual Skuna River Art & Music Festival on Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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Participating in halftime with Mississippi State’s band

Caitlin McCormick, Audrey Crocker, Callie Cain, Jacob Haire, Connor Bland, Anna Grace Pullen, and Madison May participate in the MSU Honor Band. Not pictured is Mataya Gates.

Callie Cain, Anna Grace Pullen, Jacob Haire, Connor Bland, Madison May, Audrey Crocker, Caitlyn McCormick, and Mataya Gates went with band directors Jon Bland and Steven Newell to Starkville September 2 to participate in the MSU Marching Honor Band.
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Rowan Oak history book signing set in Coffeeville

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The public is invited to an exciting book event Thursday, Sept. 28,  from 5:30-7 p.m., at Seven Oaks Venue in Coffeeville.
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Edge, Wilkie, Dunlap among panel at ‘Front Porch’ event

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TAYLOR, MS –  The Conference on The Front Porch - the only conference in America devoted exclusively to the study and celebration of the front porch – has announced its final lineup of speakers for this year’s conference.
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Maxwell to speak at Sunday program at the courthouse

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James D. ‘Jimmy’ Maxwell II, Mississippi Supreme Court Associate Justice, will be guest speaker this Sunday, Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. at the courthouse in Pittsboro at a program to celebrate the 230th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution.
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Barefield, May, Jennings lead high school bands on to the field

BHS Drum Majors pre

Leadership, pride and a love for music is what this year’s drum majors at Bruce and Calhoun City have in common.
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Old Field’s Craig McCormick preaches living Christ-like every day

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“When I was saved in 1992, I felt like God had something special for me,” said Craig McCormick, pastor of Old Field Methodist Church west of Bruce.
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