Webster seeking man on child battery charges


Webster County Sheriff Department is seeking the public’s help in finding Christopher Hardwick.

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June yard of the month

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Yard of Month timThe Timmy Parkers were awarded June Yard of the Month by the Bruce Twentieth Century Club. L to r, are Moocat, Timmy and Timeka Parker. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Kenny “Cornbread” Thornburg

Kenny Thornburg, AKA “Cornbread”, died Friday, June 17, 2016 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. He was born October 24, 1962 in Rockford, IL to Johnnie and Donna Hada Thornburg. He was an avid Indiana Colts fan who enjoyed hunting, fishing, dancing, NASCAR racing and playing with his dog “Boo-Boo”. He was a fun-loving person and always the “life of the party”. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and loved spending time with his grandchildren. [Read more...]

Victor Veazey

Victor Veazey, 76, of New Albany and formerly of Calhoun City, went to his heavenly home Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany. He was born July 2, 1939, the son of L.E.Veazey and Annie D. Hale. He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church in Calhoun City. [Read more...]

Veterans Day


pledgeThe Pledge of Allegiance is recited at the Veterans Day Program on the Calhoun City Square Wednesday morning. Photo by Joel McNeece

Bettie Pullen

Bettie Virginia Herron Pullen, 77, of Big Creek, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015 at her daughter’s home in Byhalia. She was born August 5, 1938 in Horn Lake. She was the daughter of William Milton and Margaret V. Grooms Herron. She was a retired office manager for Kellwood, member of Big Creek Baptist Church,  and member of the American Legion Auxillary. [Read more...]

Vardaman Rams goal is simply to win

Brandon Washington

If attitude and team chemistry add up to wins, then the Vardaman Rams should get off the schneid this season and earn their share of victories.
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Fourth of July to be celebrated on Bruce Square with music, food, fireworks

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Hamburgers, hot dogs, ice cream, watermelon, live music, a parade and a giant fireworks display are all planned for the Bruce Square to celebrate the Fourth of July.

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Calhoun records its lowest unemployment rate in 15 years


Calhoun County recorded its lowest unemployment rate in nearly 15 years in April, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
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Mary Broome

Mary Frances Edwards Broome passed away Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Highland Home in Ridgeland. She was born in Pine Valley September 19, 1924 to the late Eula and Nannie V. Collins Edwards. She was raised in Bruce, and graduated from Bruce High School. She worked over 40 years as an accountant at Capital Barber and Beauty Supply. She was a member of Galloway United Methodist Church in Jackson. [Read more...]