Archives for April 2008

True Blue Trojan

juanice.jpgIt would be difficult to find a more devoted Bruce Trojan fan than 81-year-old Juanice Kelly Logan.
“I’ve been to an awful lot of ball games in my life,” Logan said.
Her love for the Trojans, however, started when she was still playing and left the dirt court of Banner for the gym at Bruce.

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CEDA Unveils New Website

Terry Fales, executive director of the Calhoun Economic Development Association (CEDA) announced Monday that the organizations new website is now up and running.
The web address is

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Freelon, Hensley, Oakley Current Qualifiers For Mayor

The race for the Bruce mayor's position now has three candidates.

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Hula Dancers

Learning to Hula at the Bruce First Baptist Relay For Life Hawaiian
Luau Saturday are, from left, Taylor White, Camryn Harris, Chasey
Bennett, Ivy Hutchins and Sarah Grace Parker. Robin Harrelson, assisted
by Alayna Yarbrough and Kelsey Webb, taught the dance. The girls
enjoyed several other activities. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Wet Weather Leads To Several Accidents

Bad weather conditions contributed to a number of wrecks last week around the county. Chris Conner, 36, of Slate Springs, was airlifted from a crash scene on
Hwy. 9 south of the Hwys. 8-9 intersection last Thursday around 11:30

Conner was driving a New Holland tractor down the highway and was hit by a log truck when Conner attempted to turn on to CR 368.

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Phone Service Over Internet Causes 911 Problems

If you have telephone service through your computer, and call 911, emergency services may be unable to locate you. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), is a technology that allows you to make voice calls using a broadband Internet connection instead of a regular phone line, and Calhoun County E911 director Wayne Stone says this may cause some problems if you have an emergency.

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Hanging Out


Danterrian Shaw hangs out on the monkey bars at Kids Rainbow Daycare in
Bruce as the break in the recent steady rain allowed the kids to enjoy
some time on the playground. Photo by Joel McNeece

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Bruce Native Brad Embry New Water Valley Coach

A new Blue Devil head football coach was selected Monday night, April 7, during a school district board meeting.
Board members voted 3-2 to hire Brad Embry, a Calhoun County native, to lead the Blue Devils. Board members Cayce Washington, Dr. Steve Edwards and Lamar Burgess
accepted the recommendation by Water Valley High School Principal Glen
Kitchens and Athletic Director Gary “Chick” Drewery to hire Embry from
the field of 18 candidates.

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