Archives for May 2016

Bruce, Calhoun City farmers’ markets start this week

Calhoun City will kickoff its weekly “Walkabout Wednesday” for the summer today (June 1). This year’s market will be located under the arbor that has been erected on the corner of the west side exit off the square.
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McCain continues his battle against U.S. catfish producers

STARKVILLE – Politics is about nothing if not timing, and U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, saw his opportunity and seized upon it while President Barack Obama was on a state visit to Vietnam in recent days.
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Tutors win Calhoun City Glow Run

Paul Tutor earned first in the 2016 5K Glow Run in Calhoun City last Friday sponsored by the New Century Club. [Read more...]

NEMCABB All Star Game

Calhoun County was represented at the annual NEMCABB All Star Game in Corinth last weekend.

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Harbour breaks record while qualifying for world competition

Hayden Harbour, of Bruce, attended the APA/WPA Mississippi State Powerlifting Championship in Philadelphia recently.

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Raymond Nichols

Raymond Leon Nichols, 74, of Derma, went to his heavenly home Sunday, May 29, 2016 at NMMC in Tupelo. He was born February 22, 1942 in Vardaman. He was the son of Kirkum and Annie Louise Marshall Nichols. He was a retired truck driver for Kellwood and a member of Calhoun City First Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Memorial Day: Thankful for all who served

Remembrance, honor and thankfulness were themes of Memorial Day speeches on the Bruce and Calhoun City Squares Monday morning,
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Memorial Day Remembrance

memorial guardHal Reese plays “Taps” in the background as members of the 858th stand at attention after firing a 21-gun salute. Pictured, from right, are SGT Chad Tedder, SGT Chris Moore, SGT Denise Phillips, SSG Shelton Edwards, SGT William Hancock, SGT Joseph Brown and SPC Angelica Colbert.

Jerry McGregor

Jerry Boyce McGregor, 72, of Oxford,  died Sunday, May 29, 2016, at his residence.Born March 21, 1944, he was the son of Hubert Oris and Lorene Hayes McGreger. He served in the United States Army. He was a member of North Oxford Baptist Church, a retired mechanic from Rebel Inc. and former employee of Sentinel Security at Baptist Memorial Hospital.  [Read more...]

On the lesser of two evils

As if 2016 had not already produced enough reasons to brand it the strangest political year some of us have ever seen, just consider this: the United States’ major political parties are both primed, both on the verge of, respectively nominating the two most divisive, unpopular and polarizing political figures in the country.
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