Archives for January 2016

Calhoun Avengers new members

SCV 1Calhoun Avengers Camp #1969 Sons of Confederate Veterans and the Margery B. Rogers Clark Chapter #17 Order of the Confederate Rose met Thursday night for their annual Ms Louise Smith Odd Dish Supper. Camp Commander Rev. James A. Taylor, left, inducted new members Terry Arthur, Zach Todd and W.S. Suggs into the Camp.

Jean Bishop

Jean M. Bishop, 69, retired RN of Bruce, passed away January 25, 2016. She was a
member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Southaven.
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BUES Reading Fair

BUES Reading Fair 24th grade winners: from left, 3rd place Fisher Gulledge, Honorable Mention Maggie Brooke Long, 2nd place Josey Clark, 1st place Abigail Daughdrill, Honorable Mention Emilee Mixon, Lexi Bowling and Tatum Turner.

Miller excels in Accelerated Reader competition

Accelerated Reader is something that is common for the students who attend Bruce Schools. They are given a goal to reach a certain number points and have to achieve 85% comprehension.
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Severe storm program coming to Calhoun in February

The spring severe storm season is approaching.  Are you ready for whatever is in store?  Do you have a severe weather plan at your home and your workplace?
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Wildlife Tasting Buffet set for Feb. 8 in Pittsboro

Calhoun County will host a Wildlife Tasting Buffet Monday, Feb. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro.

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Moore appointed vice chairman of Northwest board

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, center, congratulates newly-elected board officers Mike Moore, left, vice chairman, Calhoun County, and Jerry Moore, right, chairman, Marshall County at the Jan. 14 meeting of the Board of Trustees.

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PEPA assists in Tippah county

PEPABruce Pontotoc Electric Power crew members B. J. Daniel, Barrett Wooten, Jake Yarbrough, B. J. Farmer and Richard Morgan, along with eight other crew members from the Pontotoc office assisted Tippah Electric Power Association with putting up power lines from Thursday, Dec. 24 until the end of the day Monday, Dec. 28 after a tornado came through Wednesday, Dec. 23. They sacrificed time with their families during Christmas to help folks in need of electricity around the Walnut area.

Jeremy Parker

Jeremy Keith Parker, 39 of Calhoun City, Mississippi died on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at North Mississippi Medical
Center in Tupelo, Mississippi.

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Timing stinks, but Monken deserves thanks, not daggers from USM fans

Last weekend’s surprising news — Todd Monken leaving Southern Miss to become offensive coordinator of the Tampa Bucs — immediately was followed by some harsh, bordering on nasty, criticism via social media.
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