Haire pleads guilty, sent to Rankin, could be released soon

Tyler Haire

Tyler Haire of Vardaman finally got his day in court.
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Chamber expresses pride in upgrades at Bruce Museum

Ben Hogan

Improvements at the Bruce Museum facility dominated discussion at Monday’s Bruce Chamber of Commerce meeting.
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Bruce police warn of scam involving $50 bills


Bruce police are warning area store owners and clerks to be aware of a suspected scam in the area.
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Emergency appeal issued for O-negative blood


United Blood Services has issued an emergency appeal for O-negative blood type donors.  Reserves of O negative type blood are depleted to a less than one day supply on the shelves.  [Read more...]

BHS host ‘Bring a Bible to School Day’


Students across the country celebrated their religious freedom and love for God by participating in Bring Your Bible To School Day on Thursday, Oct. 6.

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Tutor earns Bruce Rotary honor


The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for October is Paul Tutor,  the son of Renee Tutor and Sam Tutor.

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Kakales family takes once in a lifetime trip to Greece


The little village of Kastania in Greece, is home to Maria Vlachuo, the 95-year old mother of Voula Kakales of Bruce.
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Vardaman woman returns to her first, and last, love

The best way to get Jan Cook Houston off her tractor may be to start taking pictures of small or scuffed sweet potatoes destined for processing instead of the large, blemish-free No. 1 grade sweet potatoes. This photo was taken Sept. 20, 2016, in a Vardaman, Mississippi field. (Photo by MSU Extension Service/Linda Breazeale)

VARDAMAN, Miss. -- After 30 years behind a desk, Jan Cook Houston has returned to her first love and her second career, this time seated on a tractor pulling a sweet potato digger.
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Calhoun County Blues marker unveiled on Bruce Square

Leo "Bud" Welch

“We may not have a four-lane highway in Calhoun County, but we have a Blues Trail, and perhaps in the long run that will prove even more meaningful,” said Calhoun County Journal Publisher Joel McNeece at the unveiling of Calhoun County’s Blues Marker last Saturday on the Bruce Square.
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Good times had at second Skuna River Art Fest


A good time was had by visitors and artists alike at the second annual Skuna River Art and Music Festival last weekend in Bruce.

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