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Empty Bowls event set to benefit Calhoun County food pantry

Sisters Anna Collums’ and Sheryl Collins’ pottery wheel at Deer Run Pottery off Oldtown Road has been spinning briskly the past month as they’ve churned out 250 hand-made, colorful bowls for a very … [Read More...]

Nicks to lead Bruce Chamber of Commerce

Theresa Nicks will lead the Bruce Chamber of Commerce for the next year. She was elected as the organization’s new president Monday by the chamber’s board of directors. … [Read More...]

School board continues superintendent discussions in another special meeting

The Calhoun County School Board continued discussion on the current applicants for the superintendent’s job at a special called meeting Monday night. … [Read More...]

Sports

Bruce, Calhoun City, Vardaman boys all eliminated from basketball playoffs

Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman boys' basketball teams all fell in playoff games Tuesday night ending their season. … [Read More...]

Lady Rams will face Durant with Jackson on line

The Vardaman Lady Rams are one win from Jackson after defeating Piney Woods 63-41 Monday night in the North 1A playoffs. … [Read More...]

Lady Wildcats are one win from Jackson

Calhoun City’s Lady Wildcats will try to punch their ticket to Jackson Friday night when they host New Site at 7 p.m. … [Read More...]

Bruce looks to extend their season Tuesday night

The Bruce Trojans were on the road Tuesday night trying to extend their season in the North 2A playoffs at Coahoma … [Read More...]

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Recipes

Nicole Cotten

Nicole Duke Cotten is always looking for a really good kid-friendly meal, and Chicken Parmesan … [Read More...]

Kay Tyler

Kay Tyler has always been a “breakfast person” and that’s a good thing, because that’s the meal she … [Read More...]

Super Bowl favorites work all year long

Although Super Bowl LII is history, it’s a perfect time to gather recipes for next year. Super Bowl … [Read More...]

Kim Gregory

“There is something special about family recipes,” said Kim Parker Gregory of Bruce. … [Read More...]

Dee Franklin

Dee Franklin was involved in Calhoun County 4-H’s Kids in the Kitchen when she was younger and … [Read More...]

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Supervisors hire new garbage truck driver; election worker

Calhoun County Supervisors hired a new driver for the solid waste department, accepted the … [Read More...]

Tidwell enjoys summer with Music City Drum Bugle Corps

Vasilios Zachery Tidwell was a member of the Music City Drum and Bugle Corps of Nashville last … [Read More...]

Peden earns Bruce Rotary honor

Broc Peden, son of Lee and Lori Peden of Bruce, was presented the February youth leadership award … [Read More...]

National Commander to speak at American Legion in Calhoun City

National American Legion Commander Denise H. Rohan will speak in Calhoun City Monday, Feb. 19. … [Read More...]

New leadership at Bruce, Derma police departments

Tony Sockwell’s first two months as Bruce Police Chief have been busy if nothing else. … [Read More...]

Shed King is new pastor at Bridges Chapel in Pittsboro

Shed King was named pastor at Bridges Chapel west of Pittsboro in December. Bridges became … [Read More...]

School Board talks of superintendent search behind closed door

The Calhoun County School Board met briefly Monday night discussing the potential hiring of a new … [Read More...]

Calhoun City board adopts new ordinance to keep people from “loitering” on square

A new ordinance will take effect next month in Calhoun City preventing people from loitering on the … [Read More...]

Chamber making plans for Spring Fling, SquareFest

Calhoun City Chamber President Laura Edwards and Secretary Rose Diamond reminded all members and … [Read More...]

Magness will be speaker at annual wildlife event in Pittsboro

Calhoun County will host a Wildlife Tasting buffet and expo Monday, Feb. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the … [Read More...]

Calhoun man missing from Lee/Monroe

Sheriffs offices in Lee, Monroe and Calhoun are searching for a Vardaman man reported missing Sunday … [Read More...]

Hearing for Moore, Gillespie continued; new prosecutor appointed

The scheduled probable cause hearing for former Calhoun County School Superintendent Mike Moore and … [Read More...]

Relay For Life kick-off rally set for Feb. 10

The 2018 Relay For Life season will officially begin on February 10th with select Calhoun City, … [Read More...]

Brianna Caradine strives to make classroom fun, engaging

There was never really any doubt Brianna Caradine would be a school teacher. … [Read More...]

Smithville principal pastors Trinity Bible near Derma

Chad O’Brian’s first Sunday at Trinity Bible Baptist Church was March 16, 2014. … [Read More...]

House fire victim dies at Memphis hospital

A Bruce woman has died as a result of a fire at her home on Mt. Moriah Road early this morning … [Read More...]

Vardaman board agrees to fix break in sewer line

The town agreed to repair the sewer at the home of a Vardaman resident who has had to move out of … [Read More...]

Welch Museum being considered in Bruce

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope said Leo Welch Jr. asked permission to turn his late father Leo “Bud” Welch’s … [Read More...]

Calhoun City seeks funds for well project

Calhoun City Public Works employee Willie Fox was made a full-time worker at the Calhoun City Mayor … [Read More...]

Derma opens account to help fire department save for air packs

Derma board of aldermen approved opening an escrow bank account to help the fire department purchase … [Read More...]

Pittsboro board continues study of water pressure issues

The Pittsboro board of aldermen spent much of Tuesday’s meeting trying to solve water pressure … [Read More...]

Winter Sweet Potato Production Meeting set for Feb. 23, Pittsboro

Calhoun County will host the 2018 Winter Sweet Potato Production Meeting Friday, Feb. 23 at the … [Read More...]

County crews rescue man from grain bin

A Vardaman man is safe and back at work after being rescued from a grain bin Monday afternoon by … [Read More...]

Board aims for improvements at county airport

Calhoun County Supervisors moved forward with their requests for funding for two separate … [Read More...]

Miller is new at Bruce Middle School

Dusty Miller is the new English and Reading teacher for the seventh graders in Bruce Middle School. … [Read More...]

Franklin Dunn in his fifth year as pastor of historic Pleasant Grove Baptist Church

Franklin Dunn was saved at the age of 12 and when asked by an evangelist what Jesus had done for … [Read More...]

Congressional candidate Michael Guest has Calhoun County roots

Mississippi’s next United States congressman could have some deep Calhoun County roots. Michael … [Read More...]

Relay For Life kick-off rally set for Feb. 10

A torch run and kick-off rally are planned for Saturday, Feb. 10 for the 2018 Calhoun County Relay … [Read More...]

Alcohol effort still 300 signatures short

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope said the local committee working to put legalizing alcohol on a countywide … [Read More...]

Fleming, Golliday chosen to lead school board

Will Fleming was elected president and Janice Golliday vice president of the Calhoun County School … [Read More...]

School Board votes 3-2 to limit superintendent candidates to current district employees only

The Calhoun County School Board voted 3-2 Monday night to limit the search for the next … [Read More...]

‘City man chases, shoots at car with two-year-old son riding with him

A Calhoun City man is out on bond after chasing and shooting at another vehicle with his … [Read More...]

Sales tax revenue up and down around the county

Half way through the current fiscal year, sales tax revenue for local municipalities is both up and … [Read More...]

Bruce Band sells calendars for annual fundraiser

The Bruce High School Band sells calendars every year to those wanting to support the program and … [Read More...]

Graduation workshop set for Feb. 1; mandatory for 8th graders

District-wide graduation ready workshop for Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman Schools will be … [Read More...]

23rd Turkey Banquet will be on Feb. 3

Calhoun County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation has announced plans for its 23rd … [Read More...]

Parker elected to county FSA board

County committee election ballots have been counted and Brent Parker of Slate Springs was elected to … [Read More...]

Chase Hubbard releases debut album – Badlands

Chase Hubbard, known in the music business as Hubb, released his debut solo album last weekend. The … [Read More...]

Davidson, Jesus is Lord Church in Vardaman ‘loves their neighbors’

Jesus is Lord Church in Vardaman started in 1994 with the first services in the late Lorene Havens’ … [Read More...]

MDEQ awards grant to Three Rivers

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) awarded the Three Rivers Solid Waste … [Read More...]

Moore, Gillespie hearing tentatively set for next month; Jordan trial not until later

Former Calhoun County Superintendent Mike Moore and Bruce High School Principal Michael Gillespie … [Read More...]

School board holds “work session” to discuss superintendent search

The Calhoun County School Board met briefly last Thursday evening for a “work session” in … [Read More...]

Local farmer speaks to Bruce Chamber, banquet scheduled for March 1

Local sweet potato farmer Kyle Carter spoke to the Bruce Chamber of Commerce at their Monday … [Read More...]

Schools hoping snow days will be forgiven by state

Jean Ann Casey’s first full week on the job as Calhoun County School Superintendent was spent mostly … [Read More...]

New year, new club at BHS – FCCLA

FCCLA stands for Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America. It is a student organization that … [Read More...]

Movitz is back in ‘Magic Kingdom’

Nine years ago, Alison Movitz was one of BHS’s most unique teachers. Recently retiring from 25 years … [Read More...]

Vardaman native Keith Bradford a vice president with Disney

Keith Bradford grew up in Vardaman loving football, math and Ole Miss. The son of George and Joyce … [Read More...]

Bobby Cobb feels something special working at Westside Baptist Church

Bobby Cobb ran a service station in New Albany in the late 1960s before leaving to take a truck … [Read More...]

Roads in county still too dangerous for school buses; no school on Thursday

Calhoun County Schools will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, January 18 due to the aftermath of winter … [Read More...]

Flu, strep, stomach virus rampant around Calhoun County

“This is my tenth year in the school system, and I haven’t seen it hit as hard as it has this time,” … [Read More...]

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