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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 taught in the Bruce school district. When time came for school to begin the building was incomplete, … [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 Mrs. Mississippi Pageant. … [Read More...]


Havens working to make most of senior year with the Rams

Vardaman’s Tanner Havens wants to experience more postseason success before his baseball career is done with the Rams. … [Read More...]

Stoddard makes most of every chance to improve

Every day on the softball diamond for Calhoun City senior Landyn Stoddard is an opportunity to improve. … [Read More...]

Lady Rams top Charleston, Bruce

Vardaman hammered Charleston 17-2 last Thursday with Maddie Terrell hitting for the cycle with a single, double, triple … [Read More...]

Gray homers Wildcats past Delta; Langford leads Lady ‘Cats over Valley

Calhoun City defeated Delta Academy 11-1 Saturday. Jo Gray had two hits, including a home run, and two RBIs. Hayden … [Read More...]

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Deana Thacker

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Courtney Hubbard

Courtney Hubbard doesn’t do as much baking as meal cooking, but she is looking forward to Charlotte … [Read More...]

Lindsey Faust

Lindsey Faust of Bruce is excited that she can now get mirliton (chayote) locally, so she can make … [Read More...]

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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...]

Severe storm program set for March 20 in Calhoun City

The spring severe storm season is approaching. Are you ready for whatever is in store? … [Read More...]

Calhoun’s “Fantastic Four” win design award

The Fantastic Four Robotics team was awarded the Design Award at the MS VEX Middle School State … [Read More...]

Austin, May attend Rotary Conference

BHS juniors Caden Austin and Madison May attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference in … [Read More...]

Former Bruce resident killed in auto crash with MHP trooper

A former Bruce resident was killed in a two-vehicle crash this morning near Houlka involving an … [Read More...]

A faithful leap led Conlee to Big Creek Baptist 20 years ago

Chris Conlee came to Big Creek Baptist Church through a big step in faith. … [Read More...]

Rain, sleet, snow…Terry Griffin works school crossing with smile

The rain is pouring down and Bruce Policeman Terry Griffin has to stand out in it and get soaked to … [Read More...]

Bruce board talks ‘Park Funds’ in closed meeting

The Bruce mayor and board of aldermen held a 53 minute executive session, excluding the public, … [Read More...]

Vardaman talks stray dog issue, possible shelter

A Vardaman resident told the board of aldermen last night that she wanted to start a no-kill … [Read More...]

Calhoun City board agrees to employ volunteer policeman

Calhoun City board of aldermen approved the request of Police Chief Tito Lopez to allow George … [Read More...]

Myers offers engineering services to Pittsboro

Chodie Myers, engineer with Willis Engineering, offered their services to Pittsboro at Tuesday’s … [Read More...]

Derma hires part-time police officer

Derma board of aldermen approved a part time police officer at the regular meeting of the board last … [Read More...]

School board agrees on pay range for superintendent, waiting on applications

The Calhoun County School Board discussed a few parameters in play as they continue their search for … [Read More...]

Sewerage treatment and Extension Service topics at supervisors’ meeting

Calhoun County Supervisors are considering paying $1,000 per month for someone to get their sewerage … [Read More...]

Taggart encourages citizens to improve tone and ‘pick it up’

“Pick it up,” was the message Andy Taggart delivered to the Bruce Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet … [Read More...]

Pittsboro to host MDWFP pond workshop March 5

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) and the Mississippi State … [Read More...]

Quillens brew up new coffee business

Preston Quillen sold his first bag of coffee in January of 2017. … [Read More...]

School board reverses course; opens superintendent search statewide

The Calhoun County School Board voted unanimously Monday night to rescind its decision to limit … [Read More...]

Calhoun City pool drained, soon to be cleared

The first steps have been taken toward clearing the old swimming pool property in Calhoun City. … [Read More...]

Bruce seeking radio meter reading system

The town of Bruce has applied for a $300,000 grant for a radio-based electronic meter reading … [Read More...]

Taggart to speak at Bruce Chamber Banquet Thursday

Andy Taggert, an attorney, former Madison County Supervisor and Chief of Staff to former Gov. Kirk … [Read More...]

Bruce native dies in Oxford house fire

An 84-year-old Bruce native was killed in a fire early Monday morning just after midnight. … [Read More...]

Heavy rains cause flood issues around Calhoun

Several areas of Calhoun County are still recovering from flooding issues from the recent heavy … [Read More...]

Students compete in Science and Math Tournament

BHS students Caitlin McCormick, Callie Cain, Madison May and Caden Austin went to Mississippi … [Read More...]

King excited for future at Clark’s Chapel MBC

Gene King Sr. was hired as pastor at Clark’s Chapel seven months ago. The small church is located on … [Read More...]

John Pryor shares family history with Calhoun City Rotary

John Pryor, of Tupelo, visited Calhoun City Rotary Club recently sharing his memories of Calhoun … [Read More...]

Empty Bowls event set to benefit Calhoun County food pantry

Sisters Anna Collums’ and Sheryl Collins’ pottery wheel at Deer Run Pottery off Oldtown Road has … [Read More...]

Nicks to lead Bruce Chamber of Commerce

Theresa Nicks will lead the Bruce Chamber of Commerce for the next year. She was elected as the … [Read More...]

School board continues superintendent discussions in another special meeting

The Calhoun County School Board continued discussion on the current applicants for the … [Read More...]

Supervisors hire new garbage truck driver; election worker

Calhoun County Supervisors hired a new driver for the solid waste department, accepted the … [Read More...]

Tidwell enjoys summer with Music City Drum Bugle Corps

Vasilios Zachery Tidwell was a member of the Music City Drum and Bugle Corps of Nashville last … [Read More...]

Peden earns Bruce Rotary honor

Broc Peden, son of Lee and Lori Peden of Bruce, was presented the February youth leadership award … [Read More...]

National Commander to speak at American Legion in Calhoun City

National American Legion Commander Denise H. Rohan will speak in Calhoun City Monday, Feb. 19. … [Read More...]

The Hanging of Dock Bishop In 1886

The information I have here was collected from many different people and papers. Some of the main … [Read More...]

New leadership at Bruce, Derma police departments

Tony Sockwell’s first two months as Bruce Police Chief have been busy if nothing else. … [Read More...]

Shed King is new pastor at Bridges Chapel in Pittsboro

Shed King was named pastor at Bridges Chapel west of Pittsboro in December. Bridges became … [Read More...]

School Board talks of superintendent search behind closed door

The Calhoun County School Board met briefly Monday night discussing the potential hiring of a new … [Read More...]

Calhoun City board adopts new ordinance to keep people from “loitering” on square

A new ordinance will take effect next month in Calhoun City preventing people from loitering on the … [Read More...]

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