Archives for November 2016

Jeanette Wilson

Jeanette Wilson, 65 of Bruce, passed on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at her home in Bruce. She was born February 19, 1951 in Pelahatchie, she was the daughter of Woodrow and Sara Smith. She was the wife of Jerry Lee Wilson of Bruce. She was a member of Pittsboro First Pentecostal Church, where she served as First Lady and was a Prayer Warrior. She loved her church and family. [Read more...]

Bruce, Calhoun City Christmas Parades are Saturday; Vardaman is next Monday

Bruce and Calhoun City will host their annual Christmas parades this Saturday, kicking off a flurry of Christmas events around Calhoun County over the next several weeks.
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Homer Moore wins district two supervisor runoff

Homer Moore will become the next supervisor in district two after defeating Kevin Chrestman Tuesday in the runoff.
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Calhoun City will face explosive offense from Bay Springs Friday

Calhoun City was anticipating playing Bassfield for the third time in the state title game, but the defending champs were knocked off by Bay Springs in the South Half Championship 18-13.
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Mary Joy Tedder

Mary Joy Tedder could not cook when she and Chris married. He sent her to his grandmother, Ruby Dean Tedder’s, to learn to can tomatoes, but the first thing she had to learn was how to peel one! Now during the summer she puts up her own corn and peas, and she cans tomatoes.
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Pruitt, Bailey lead football honorees for 2016 Cougars

Calhoun Academy QB Cody Pruitt and LB Preston Bailey were honored with top awards in the conference at the conclusion of the football season.
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CCES salutes Sweet Potato Festival winners

cces-sweet-potato03Calhoun City Elementary recognized their students who earned honors in various contests held during the annual Sweet Potato Festival in Vardaman. Pictured, from left, back, Naimi Flowers (honorable mention), Jakiyah Pittman (2nd Place), Evelyn Medrano (honorable mention), Lora Leigh Melton (2nd place); front, Caleb Rogers (honorable mention), Alantis Platt (honorable mention), Michelle Torres (honorable mention), and Marleigh Moore (3rd place). Not pictured is Nadia McNamee (2nd place).

This is a special group of Wildcats

There are so many things to love about this year’s Calhoun City Wildcat football team it’s hard to list them all.
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Thanksgiving meal a surprising success

Thanksgiving dinner at our house was a surprising success. For someone who is not a very accomplished cook, I’m always pleased when things turn out well.
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Ferriss turned down Major Leagues for Delta State

The late, immeasurably great Boo Ferriss could have become a Major League manager had he chosen that path. With his people skills and his baseball acumen, he surely would have been a splendid one.
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