Archives for April 2013

Frances Lucille Head Watson

Frances Lucille Head Watson, 96, of Pittsboro, died April 29, 2013 at Bruce Community Living Center. She was born February 21, 1917, the daughter of John Roy Head and Bessie Bell?Head. She was a retired Kellwood factory worker, and a member of Duncan Hill Baptist Church.

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Harold Howell

Harold Howell, 83, of Blue Mountain, died Monday, April 22, 2013, at Tippah County Hospital Nursing Home in Ripley. He was born November 27, 1929, in Banner to Dexter and Uvee Spradling Howell. He was a retired employee of the Farmers Home Administration, U.S. Navy veteran, and a member of First Baptist Church.

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The annual Sawmill Festival Queen tea, sponsored by Bruce Twentieth Century Club, was held Sunday at the Bruce Museum. Contestants included, from left, Brittany Griffin, Courtney Hubbard, Rebecca McCord, and Elizabeth Hathorne. Hathorne was selected Sawmill Queen and was crowned by last year’s winner, Nicole Duke, right. McCord was named runner-up. Elizabeth is the daughter of Daniel Hathorne and Christi Brown.  Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Aron, Gore hired as Bruce principals; search to begin soon for new BHS principal

The Calhoun County School board hired two new principals in Bruce and announced the third principal position would likely open soon during Monday's meeting of the board in Pittsboro.

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Sheriff’s Dept. launches new app for iPhone users

A new iPhone app recently released gives citizens unique access to information from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department.

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Ellar Hankins

Ellar Hankins, 68, of Bruce, died April 27, 2013 at Calhoun County Health Services. Belle Memorial Funeral Home, Bruce, is in charge of arrangements.

Ricky Henry

Ricky Henry, 53 of Decatur, MS, died Sunday, April 28, 2013 in Decatur, MS.

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Bill would allow sale of Grenada hospital

Legislation that would allow the University of Mississippi Medical Center to take over a hospital in Grenada has been signed into law.

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Sunday mornings shower proved refreshing for these clematis blooms in Bruce. Sunshine is in the forecast for Monday and Tuesday around Calhoun County with rain moving back in on Wednesday. Photo by Joel McNeece

Seasons end for Trojans, Lady Trojans, Lady Wildcats; Lady Rams forced to game three

Saturday was a winless day for Calhoun County softball and baseball teams with three teams seeing their seasons come to an end.

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