New coaches pleased with Trojans

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Bruce Trojan football coach Clint Faust said he was “proud of how hard our guys played” this spring, overcoming a lot including a coaching change, several injuries and shortened practice time.
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Josie Baker

Josie Chandler Baker, 96, died Saturday, May 13, 2017 at her residence, surrounded by her family and love ones. She was born August 26, 1920 to Abb and Minnie Mae Smith Chandler. She was a seamstress for Seminole, homemaker, devoted mother and a very good cook for her family. She was a member of Faith Bible Baptist Church of Houston. [Read more...]

Bruce woman killed in Thursday evening wreck in Pontotoc County

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A Bruce woman died as a result of a one-vehicle accident on Hwy. 9 Thursday in Pontotoc County.

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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

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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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