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...]

Lady Trojans advance to semis with win; season ends for boys

Kalisha Parks

A dominating second half propelled the Bruce Lady Trojans to a 56-40 win Tuesday night in the region 4-2A quarterfinals and clinched a berth for them in next week's playoffs.

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U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee in hospice care

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Rep. Alan Nunnelee, who has been absent from Capitol Hill for the majority of the past year after being diagnosed with a brain tumor in the spring, was moved to home hospice care in Tupelo Monday according to a source with knowledge of the Republican’s condition.

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Sue Martin

Sue Easley Martin, 84, of Pittsboro,  died Friday, January 30, 2015, at Bruce Community Living Center. Born Sunday, Nov. 2, 1930, in Calhoun county, she was the daughter of the late Edgar Easley and late Dora Parker Easley.  She was a member of Pittsboro Baptist Church, and was etired after 26 plus years as Deputy Tax Assessor.  [Read more...]

Big Creek Christmas Parade

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