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Sarepta School played first football and basketball games in the county

Sarepta, once one of the more active towns in the county, has been drained of its vitality with the passing of the years, but its contribution to the history of this county cannot be erased. … [Read More...]

‘City couple arrested for drugs, child abuse

A Calhoun City couple was arrested for drugs and child abuse Tuesday after a welfare check at their home. … [Read More...]

Foxx is only third pastor at Friendship MBC in 70 years

Rev. Tracy Foxx described his preaching style as a cross between Baptist and Pentecostal. … [Read More...]

Sports

Gray, Peden, Spratlin chosen for All Star game

Three Calhoun County baseball players have been selected to play in the Mississippi Association of Coaches Crossroads … [Read More...]

Bluejays earns second in Oxford tournament

MS Bluejays 12U came in 2nd place in the Richey Sports Heavyweight Championship in Oxford recently. … [Read More...]

Local teams start baseball/softball playoffs this weekend

Matchups are set for the first round of softball and baseball playoffs this weekend around Calhoun County. … [Read More...]

Lady Wildcats top Bruce to clinch playoff spot

Calhoun City Lady Wildcats completed a season sweep of Bruce Tuesday night with a 12-6 win to clinch a playoff berth. … [Read More...]

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Recipes

‘Cooking For Fun’ girls

Eight teenage girls have been “cooking for fun” with members of the Bruce First Baptist Church … [Read More...]

MaKayla Walls

MaKayla Walls’ mother, Cindy, put her in the sink when she was little while she cooked, so she got … [Read More...]

Alisha Jackson

“My family loves three things--meat, condiments and cheese. I found out with these three … [Read More...]

Deana Thacker

Pinto beans (with onions, ham and bacon) and cornbread is Deana Thacker’s favorite meal, but … [Read More...]

Courtney Hubbard

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Lifelong Bruce resident Sandra Clark enjoys work, life, family ties in hometown

Sandra Clark has always called the Town of Bruce home, and she’s just fine with that. … [Read More...]

“Spruce Up Bruce” set for Saturday on Square

Bruce First’s spring home and garden show with a plant swap will be this weekend. “Spruce It Up! … [Read More...]

Cancer slapped Chad King in the face, now every day is a blessing

Anger and shock were the initial reactions of Chad King when he was diagnosed with cancer last year. … [Read More...]

Beautification committee in the works; Griffin hired as new Chamber secretary

Bruce Chamber of Commerce agreed Monday to ask the city of Bruce to join them in creating a Bruce … [Read More...]

Supervisors consider two new garbage trucks

Calhoun County Supervisors agreed to consider the purchase of two new garbage trucks at their … [Read More...]

Blaylock earns district club woman of year honor

Lyn Blaylock, of Eupora and formerly of Calhoun City, was recently selected as District III MFWC … [Read More...]

Dixie Regional Libraries sponsoring give-away

As part of their National Library Week celebrations, Dixie Regional Library System is kicking off an … [Read More...]

Midway celebrated its 150th anniversary in 1998

Midway Baptist Church, south of Vardaman on Highway 341, celebrated its 150th anniversary in May … [Read More...]

Kelley, Victory Baptist preach mistake or two is not defining

Victory Baptist Church, located on Hwy. 32 near the Calhoun and Chickasaw county line, was built in … [Read More...]

County students come together for ‘Maestros & Masterpieces’ Saturday

Many of Calhoun County’s best will showcase their talents on Saturday, April 14 at the “Maestros and … [Read More...]

Purple Heart recipients from Calhoun sought

Purple Heart recipients from Calhoun County are being sought in an attempt to honor them at … [Read More...]

Excel students show improvement

Excel Director Emily Word said the success of the program this school year is evident in the … [Read More...]

‘Spruce It Up Bruce’ postponed to April 21

Bruce First’s home and garden show event “Spruce It Up! Bruce” has been postponed until next … [Read More...]

Goforth named Homemaker of the Year

Calhoun County MHV Awards Banquet was held Saturday. … [Read More...]

Miller will headline ‘City Chamber Banquet April 26

Jan Miller, Field Director for the Mississippi Main Street Association, will be the guest speaker at … [Read More...]

McCormick, Bland named BHS STARs

Caitlin McCormick has been selected by the MS Economic Council (MEC) M.B. Swayze Foundation as the … [Read More...]

Big Creek merchandising in 1887

Looking back over the past I am reminded of a time forty-two years ago, to be exact. October 18, … [Read More...]

Logan began by sharing his testimony, now he’s a regular in Calhoun churches

Darrell Logan, of Bruce, speaks in a different Calhoun County Church almost every Sunday. … [Read More...]

Bruce Board approves changes to handling of park funds; selects official town flower

Park Director Mark Ferguson asked the board to approve a change in process of handling park funds … [Read More...]

Vardaman takes no action on stray dog issue

Vardaman board of aldermen took no action on a a proposal from Nicole Beasley and Hope 4 Dogs at … [Read More...]

Calhoun City board pleased with progress on the square

Calhoun City Public Works Director Lee Burns reported to Mayor Amye Hill and the board of aldermen … [Read More...]

Derma fire rating drops, insurance rates should too

Homeowners in Derma should see lower insurance premiums due to the town’s public fire protection … [Read More...]

Pittsboro says no to additional fire plug

The Pittsboro board discussed briefly the fireplug Reginal Baskin asked for on Oldtown Road at their … [Read More...]

School board begins studying resumes of 18 applicants for superintendent job

A total of 18 candidates have applied for the county’s superintendent of schools position. That … [Read More...]

Supervisors hire three new employees, two for sheriff, one for district one

Three new hires and several bills were on the agenda for the county supervisors Monday morning. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City man dies in accident involving 4-wheeler, car

A Calhoun City man was killed early Sunday morning in an accident on Hwy. 8 involving a vehicle and … [Read More...]

SEEK students participate, Oxford Escape Room game

SEEK students enjoyed a trip to Oxford last week to participate in a game known as the Escape Room. … [Read More...]

Pittsboro resident recalls courthouse fire of 1922

“When I got there the fire hadn’t reached the chancery clerk’s office but it was full of smoke and … [Read More...]

Demarcus Pittman can play it all, but loves bass the best

Demarcus Pittman’s face changes when he picks up his bass guitar. It’s like he enters a whole other … [Read More...]

Rob Abel brings humor, emotion to preaching at Bruce Worship Center

Rob Abel just completed his first month as pastor at Bruce Worship Center on the corner of Rogers … [Read More...]

County population dropping annually according to latest Census data

Since the 2010 U.S. Census, Calhoun County has lost on average 70 people per year in total … [Read More...]

Thirteen applications submitted thus far for superintendent job

Attorney Paul Moore, Jr. told the Calhoun County School Board Monday night they had 13 applicants … [Read More...]

Frito-Lay building distribution center in Banner

Frito-Lay is building a distribution center in Banner to service five routes throughout the region. … [Read More...]

‘Spruce it Up” event planned for Bruce Square

Bruce First is planning spring home and garden show and is seeking local businesses to participate. … [Read More...]

Bruce native earns Achievement Medal

Bruce native Reed Gregory received the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal recently. … [Read More...]

Early history of Bruce School

The construction of the school building in Bruce was begun in 1929, and the 1929-30 term was first … [Read More...]

Allie Kendall is Mrs. Mississippi; will compete next in Las Vegas

Allie Kendall, of Vardaman, said she froze when they announced her name as the winner of the 2018 … [Read More...]

Dr. Cook loves to see people saved, repent, grow at Taylor

Taylor Church off CR 433 near Vardaman has grown considerably since the arrival of Dr. Timothy Cook … [Read More...]

Classmates reunite at Jesse Yancy Library

Diane Kennedy fulfilled her first requirement for library “field experience” working at the … [Read More...]

MS Supreme Court denies appeal, 1994 Calhoun County murder case

The Supreme Court of Mississippi denied an appeal from Gregory Todd Dunn Thursday, March 15, seeking … [Read More...]

Bruce Chamber of Commerce works on goals for new year

New Bruce Chamber president Theresa Nicks talked to the Chamber about developing short and long term … [Read More...]

Grain bin rescue workshop planned

PITTSBORO, Miss. -- Emergency responders and farmers will learn grain bin safety practices and … [Read More...]

Supervisors approve new property, liability insurance plan

Calhoun County Supervisors approved a new property and liability insurance plan last Wednesday … [Read More...]

Irish immigrant Finn was first to settle at Banner

The fate of the 120-year-old Banner Lodge was originally tied to that of a Methodist Church, both of … [Read More...]

Kayla Wesley is experienced on both sides of military deployment

Vardaman Town Clerk Kayla Wesley isn’t just a veteran, she’s a veteran of coping with military … [Read More...]

Phillips excited by growth, spirit exuded at Robbs Chapel M.B.C.

Erwin Phillips has served Robbs Chapel as pastor for three years. The church, located off Hwy. 341 … [Read More...]

Volunteering spirit leads Casmus to Calhoun City Police Dept.

George Casmus has a passion for service. It’s what led him into the military for 12 years. It was … [Read More...]

Farm-to-YOUth combats local food insecurity in Calhoun County

Results are in for last year’s Farm-to-YOUth! project at the University of Mississippi, a program … [Read More...]

BTC earns prestigious national honor

Bruce Telephone Company (BTC) has been honored with the Smart Rural CommunitySM Showcase award by … [Read More...]

Calhoun City’s Spring Fling set for March 22

The Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce will host its annual “Spring Fling” event on Thursday, March 22 … [Read More...]

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