Archives for August 2015

Tanner Lafayette

Tanner Easley Lafayette, 21, of Calhoun City died Sunday, August 31, 2015 at Grenada Lake Medical Center.  He was born December 10, 1993 in Grenada, the son of Randy Lafayette and Leigh Ann Easley Rimmer. He was a criminal justice student at Ole Miss, a member of Trinity Baptist Church, and  Calhoun City Fire Department. [Read more...]

Calhoun City man killed, another injured in early morning accident in Grenada County

An early morning automobile accident in Grenada County claimed the life of a Calhoun City fireman and injured another.

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Frances Snyder

Frances Jean Snyder, 82, of Bruce,  died Sunday, August 30, 2015, at Grenada Lake Medical Center. Born February 10, 1933 in Bruce, she was the daughter of the late L.D. and Frances Hastings Snellings. She was a devoted homemaker and loving mother. She was a member of Bruce First Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Odie is a champ again

odie sabercatsVardaman native Odie Armstrong and San Jose SaberCats' teammate Nich Pertuit, at left, hold up the ArenaBowl trophy after beating the Jacksonville Sharks, 68-47, in ArenaBowl XXVIII at Stockton Arena in Stockton, Calif., Saturday night. Photo by Jim Gensheimer/Bay Area News Group

Bruce vs Vardaman

bruce vard109Bruce and Vardaman renewed their county rivalry Friday night at Carter Field with the Trojans earning a 38-13 win. Read the game story in the sports section. Photo by Joel McNeece

Ross, Willis have big nights as Bruce beats Vardaman 38-13

The Bruce Trojans provided plenty of offensive fireworks during a 38-13 win against Vardaman at Carter Field.

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Calhoun City comes up four yards short against Houston

Calhoun City RB Brieton Sykes was tackled four yards short of the end zone to help the Houston Hilltoppers hold on to a 9-6 win over the Wildcats Friday night.

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Friday night scores

Bruce 38, Vardaman 13
Houston 9, Calhoun City 6
Delta 28, Calhoun Academy 0


PEPA moving line

pepa71Pontotoc Electric Power is in the midst of a major project along Hwy. 9 in Bruce where they are moving a major line up and away from the highway toward Weyerhaeuser. The area should see a lot of work over the coming months as the new turn lane for the mill is installed. Photo by Joel McNeece

Water leak on Countiss Street

city of bruce waterJust another day at the office for City of Bruce workers as they've spent the day on Countiss Street working on a water leak. Photo by Joel McNeece