Archives for July 2017

Roger Tucker

Roger Lee Tucker departed this life on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at his home in Calhoun City. He was born September 23, 1967 to Zoila and John Tucker. He was a member of Double Spring MB Church and was a 1986 graduate of Calhoun City High School. He will most be remembered to family as a son, brother, uncle to many, and as a Calhoun City Wildcat fan. He was employed at the Piggly Wiggly Store in Bruce, where he loved his job and the people he came in contact with. [Read more...]

Band Camp

bruce band15School doesn't start until next week but the Bruce High School Marching Band was out on the practice field early this morning getting ready for the new year.

Mac McAlpine

Frank McKown “Mac” McAlpine, Jr., 58, of Haleyville, AL passed away Monday, July 17, 2017 after a hard-fought battle with cancer over the past two years. He spent his last days surrounded by family and innumerable friends. The outpouring of love and community support for he and his family was a true testament to his life.

Mac was born in Bruce on August 21, 1958. [Read more...]

Harold Walls

Harold R. Walls, 75, of Calhoun City, a retired trucker died Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at University Medical Center in Grenada. Born June 23, 1942, he was the son of Frank  and Mader Stepp Walls. He was the husband of Brenda Walls. [Read more...]

Dorothy Bryant

Dorothy Jean Hollingsworth Bryant, 87, passed away peacefully at Baptist Nursing Home in Calhoun City on Saturday, July 29, 2017. Born September 26, 1929, she was the daughter of Robert Clay and Myrt Pumphrey Hollingsworth. She was a retired seamstress from Kellwood and member of Bradford Chapel Baptist Church. [Read more...]

George Nix

George Wesley Nix, 76, passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Regional One Medical Center, Memphis, from complications as the result of a vehicle accident. He was born July 23, 1941, to Bailey and Louise Hamilton Nix.  He was a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church and Bruce Masonic Lodge. He was a retired crane operator for Weyerhaeuser Company over 25 years.  He was preceded in death by his devoted wife, Charlsey Terry Nix, and brother, Leslie Joe Nix, and his parents. [Read more...]

North Mississippi Lakes invite public to view total Solar Eclipse

On August 21, 2017 our country will experience a rare event it hasn't seen in 38 years. The last total solar eclipse to cross a significant portion of the U.S. occurred on February 26, 1979. This year, we will experience a total solar eclipse that will proceed from west to east; from Oregon to South Carolina, crossing 14 states directly. People across the globe will be coming to prime locations in the U.S. along the route of the total eclipse to get a view of this unique event.
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Lady Cougars open season with double header split

Calhoun Academy softball split its first two games of the 2017 season versus West Memphis Christian.

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Fire in Bruce

hughes fireFire destroyed a house owned by Brian Hughes in Bruce Saturday night. The house, located on North Newberger near the Hwy. 9 intersection, was unoccupied. The cause of the fire was not known. Bruce and Chickenbone fire departments responded.

CCHS Class of 1951

CCHS Class of 1951Members and friends of the Calhoun City High School Class of 1951 gathered at the Methodist Corner in Calhoun City July 22 to celebrate the 66th Anniversary of their graduation. Front, from left, Barbara Bryant, Frances Adkins, Nita Hardin Dyer, Bob Anderson, Ada Gwin Buford, Chatt McGonagil, Adrian May; back, Jill Black, Henry Lackey, Niki Anderson, Karen McGonagil, Pat May, Lou Boland and Robert Boland. The group of longtime friends enjoyed renewing their good times together, reminiscing over lots of photos, and sharing updates on families. The Methodist Corner was decorated with orange and black balloons, CCHS displays, and fresh flowers on every table. Meal was served by the Methodist Corner staff. After lunch Judge Henry Lackey entertained with recollections of the “good ole days” all the way back to grammar school fun times to the present.