Archives for April 2012

Dario Shunkeith Moore

Dario Shunkeith Moore, 21, of Bruce, died in Walnut Grove. Visitation is Wednesday  from 6-8 p.m. at Belle Memorial.

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National Day of Prayer to be observed May 3 on Bruce, Calhoun City squares

National Day of Prayer services will be held Thursday, May 3 at noon on both the Bruce and Calhoun City Squares.

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Dena LaShea Smith Mason

Dena LaShea Smith Mason, 33, of Grenada, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2012.  She was born November 14, 1978 in Isola.  She was a graduate of Holmes Community College Practical Nursing Program and had been accepted in the Registered Nursing Program at Holmes.  She was a loving mother and will be missed by all who knew her.

Louette Collins Wren

Louette Collins Wren, 96, of Bruce, died April 25, 2012 at Calhoun County Nursing Home in Calhoun City. She was born December 6, 1915 in Calhoun County, the daughter of John Collins and Flossie Foshee Collins. She was a homemaker and member of Duncan Hill Baptist Church, and was active in quilting circles.

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Vardaman Lady Rams, Bruce Trojans advance in the playoffs

The Vardaman Lady Rams and Bruce Trojans are the only teams left in the playoffs from Calhoun County.

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Miss. lawmakers approve most parts of $5.6B budget; MAEP $250 million short of full funding

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi lawmakers on Saturday approved most parts of a $5.6 billion budget with only a few arguments about the level of education funding and whether to set aside money for an anticipated legal fight over voter ID.

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Vardaman mother, boyfriend arrested at LeBonheur in death of 4-year-old

A Vardaman woman and her boyfriend have been arrested at LeBonheur Hospital in Memphis in the death of the woman's four year old daughter.
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Calhoun County unified in one district under redistricting plan approved by MS House

The Mississippi House of Representatives passed a redistricting plan Thursday that will unify Calhoun County in one district (23) with portions of Lafayette, Webster and Grenada counties included.

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Jane Magness Hardin

Jane Magness Hardin, 82, of Calhoun City, died April 25, 2012 at Calhoun County Nursing Home in Calhoun City. She was born April 6, 1930, the daughter of J.W. Magness Sr. and Lucille Denton Magness. She was a homemaker and member of Bethany Baptist Church.

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Gayle Morris Turner

Gayle Morris Turner, 62, of Bruce, died April 25, 2012. She was born January 30, 1950 in Houston, TX, the daughter of D.E. Morris and Libby Dole Morris. She graduate from high school in Texas, and was a graduate of the University of MS with her B.S. She was a retired school teacher after over 25 years.

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