Archives for November 2015

Gregory Willis

Gregory O’Bryan Willis, 26, of Toledo, Oh., died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. He was born February 26, 1989, the son of Larnard Pinson and Shurrlette Pearson Hereford. He was a member of Kyle Chapel MB Church. [Read more...]

Mary Willis

Mary Willis, 62, of Bruce, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2015 at BMH-NM in Oxford. She was born October 6, 1953 in Calhoun County, the daughter of June Welch and Viola Woodard. She was a member of Little Rock MB Church. [Read more...]

Joe Lewis

Joe Spurgeon Lewis, 80, of Memphis, died  Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East in Memphis. He was born May 24, 1935 in Houston, the son of Spurgeon and  Mary Inmon Lewis. He was a truck driver for UPS for 35 years, and served in the U.S. Army. [Read more...]

Food drive for Christmas

food driveThe MSU Extension Service in Pittsboro is once again serving as a collection site for people wanting to donate canned goods for the Christmas food drive. All items donated will be distributed to the food pantries in Bruce and Calhoun City. The final day of collections are Friday, Dec. 18.

Clarence Swain

Clarence M. Swain, 73, of Coffeeville died Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015 at Grace Health & Rehab in Oxford. He was born July 18, 1942 in Norfolk, Va. He was the son of Clarence M. Swain, Sr. and Clara M. Herin Wolf. He was a retired fireman for Dade County, Fl. [Read more...]

Syble Aven

Syble Jean Parker Long Aven, 86, of Calhoun City died Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015 at her home in Calhoun City.  She was born March 5, 1929 in Calhoun County, the daughter of Willie P. and Annie Pearl Shoemake Parker. She was a restaurant owner, member of Calhoun City First Baptist Church, Republican Women, D.A.V. Auxillary, and First Baptist Joy Club. [Read more...]

Calhoun native Easley commits to play golf at Auburn

Calhoun native C.J. Easley has committed to play golf for Auburn University.

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Bruce Rotary Auction, Calhoun City Parade kick off Christmas festivities Thursday night

A flurry of Christmas activities around Calhoun County will begin Thursday, Dec. 3 with the annual Bruce Rotary Christmas Auction and the Calhoun City Parade.
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The slowest internet in Mississippi found in Calhoun County Schools

Stuck with huge bills for Internet service that barely works, Calhoun County schools have missed out on the digital revolution.
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MSU ROTC donates to Calhoun food pantry

msu food pantryMississippi State University Army ROTC members delivered canned goods to the Calhoun City Square Monday morning during the 3rd Annual Egg Bowl Run for the Calhoun Baptist Association’s food pantry. Pictured, from left, are Rev. Allen Dearing, Michael Hunter and Caleb Ordung of MSU, and Curtis Ferrell with the food pantry. Photo by Joel McNeece