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More than 150 attend reunion, Slate Springs School in 1968

June 6, 1968 – If you weren’t, you should have been at the Slate Spring school reunion last year. Everyone who came had plenty to say and many old acquaintances were renewed. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City Police searching for shooting suspect from late night incident

A Calhoun City man is hospitalized in Memphis after being shot multiple times “in the body” outside his home Wednesday night. … [Read More...]

Bailey continues tradition growing pumpkins, gourds

Tom Bailey and his family have been raising pumpkins and gourds on four acres in the Lloyd Community for a few decades. … [Read More...]

Sports

Guy loves to ‘attack,’ exercise his emotions

Calhoun City senior Jordan Guy spends every Friday night in the trenches for the Wildcats. The 6’1”, 220 pound lineman … [Read More...]

Walker, Suber receive honors for ‘W’ Golf

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – The W’s Owls men’s golf team reached a high point during its inaugural season by placing third at … [Read More...]

Wildcat Madness set for Thursday night

Calhoun City basketball will open their season Thursday, Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. with “Wildcat Madness” in the school gym. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City falls at Winona; host Leflore this week

Calhoun City and Winona was an even battle for the first 24 minutes, but the host Tigers pulled away in the second half … [Read More...]

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Recipes

Charlotte Stephen

“To be a devoted cook you have to have the passion and the patience,” said Charlotte Stephen of … [Read More...]

Cynthia Tedford

“I cook like it’s Thanksgiving!” said Cynthia Tedford of Bruce, about getting ready for gatherings … [Read More...]

Kids in the Kitchen

The “Kids in the Kitchen” cooking program has been going on for Calhoun County 4-Hers almost 17 … [Read More...]

Melissa Parker

“I watched Mama (Barbara Bryant) cook all my life, but I didn’t help,” said Melissa DeVall Parker of … [Read More...]

Lisa Doss

“I’m a vegetable person--old school, and I can’t get enough of fried okra, but I like to grill, … [Read More...]

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Absentee voting underway for Nov. 6 election

Absentee voting for the Nov. 6 election is taking place now at the circuit clerk’s office in … [Read More...]

School board candidates discuss qualifications, goals ahead of Nov. 6 election

Calhoun County’s districts three and four will have school board elections on the Nov. 6 ballot … [Read More...]

Oakley will direct countywide musical

Casting is complete and rehearsals are now beginning for Beauty and the Beast Jr. under the … [Read More...]

James family desperate to hear news on missing son

Family members are desperate to find information on their son who is missing from Tupelo. … [Read More...]

Bruce, Calhoun City Bands qualify for State

Bruce and Calhoun City High School bands both have advanced to state competition next week. … [Read More...]

School Board says yes to Families First

The Calhoun County School Board unanimously approved a proposal to allow Families First to put in a … [Read More...]

Scarecrows to be judged this Thursday

Bruce Chamber of Commerce President Theresa Nicks told the group Monday that she was thrilled with … [Read More...]

Big Creek man killed in ATV accident

A Big Creek man was killed in an ATV accident early this morning. … [Read More...]

Hwy. 9W north of Bruce opened in 1958

October 23,1958 – Highway Commissioner Roy C. Adams said this week that contractors are expected to … [Read More...]

Golden refuses to sign extradition papers

Adrian Golden, who was captured in Arkansas Wednesday night,  has refused to sign extradition papers … [Read More...]

Rick Tramel always happiest when he’s working

Seventy years of hard work is evident in Rick Tramel’s face, his leathery hands and his faded blue … [Read More...]

Skuna Art Festival returns to Bruce Square this Saturday

The fourth annual Skuna River Art & Music Festival is Saturday, Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on … [Read More...]

Extension building project is still ongoing

Calhoun County Extension Agent Trent Barnett sees unlimited potential with the new addition at the … [Read More...]

Students getting real experience with new Pathways program

The Calhoun County Career and Technical Center (CCCTC) has multiple programs to offer – automotive, … [Read More...]

‘City, Bruce bands earn honors at Northeast

BOONEVILLE, Miss. -- In one of the largest Northeast Regional Marching Band Championships in a … [Read More...]

‘City Chamber changes date for Octoberfest

Calhoun City Chamber agreed to hold Octoberfest Tuesday, Oct. 30 on the town square. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City board denies permit to potential scrap metal business

Calhoun City aldermen denied a request for a privilege license for a potential scrap metal business … [Read More...]

Medicare enrollment period opening

The enrollment period for joining or changing Medicare Prescription drug plans for 2019 is October … [Read More...]

Sunny Rea wanted to teach for as long as she can remember

Sunny Rea has been teaching 10 years. Her first job was in Greenville, and she has been at Bruce for … [Read More...]

History of Sarepta compiled and read by Jesse Yancy Jr. at the 1958 Homecoming

  May I in the beginning of these brief remarks on the history of Sarepta apologize for the … [Read More...]

Liles is finalist for scholar-athlete award

Steele Liles, of Calhoun City, has been named a semi-finalist for the William V. Campbell Trophy.  … [Read More...]

Bruce board asked to remove town ban against Pit Bulls

Rose Wells, director of the Dog Lovers’ League in Bruce, asked the Bruce mayor and board of aldermen … [Read More...]

Bruce board discusses complaints over recent flooding in town

Heavy rains throughout the day and night of Sept. 26 overwhelmed Bruce’s drainage system flooding … [Read More...]

Vardaman sets Halloween curfew

The town of Vardaman has set a curfew of 10 p.m. for Halloween night, which falls on a Wednesday  … [Read More...]

Pittsboro board continues to work on Mahan agreement

Pittsboro board of aldermen considered an agreement with Water Director Charles Mahan for him to … [Read More...]

Calhoun City board postpones meeting due to lack of quorum

Due to the illness of a few aldermen, Calhoun City was forced to postpone their regular monthly … [Read More...]

Mississippi reaches 40 West Nile cases; two in Calhoun

Three central Mississippi counties are reporting four new cases of West Nile virus, bringing the … [Read More...]

Sorghum acres way down

Grain sorghum has never been a major agricultural commodity in Mississippi, but it has seen better … [Read More...]

Supervisors still await answers on bridge closure

There was no news on bridges at Monday’s board of supervisors’ meeting, but they were the first … [Read More...]

BHS Annual Staff ready for a new year

BHS teacher Rebecca King is the new advisor for the 2018-19 annual staff, meaning a fresh start for … [Read More...]

Reflections: Mrs. Simpson was Queen of the Spinners

There is an old legend about the queen of Helvetia, who was known as “Bertha the beautiful … [Read More...]

Heavy rain leads to flooding in Bruce

The Skuna River is high this morning as flood waters depart Bruce. Heavy rains throughout the day … [Read More...]

60th Sarepta Homecoming scheduled for Oct. 7

Brenda Yancy Winter has been to all 59 Sarepta Homecomings and there’s nothing that will prevent her … [Read More...]

One bridge still closed on 306; supervisors seek answers

Calhoun County currently has two bridges that remain closed by federal investigators – one on an … [Read More...]

Official school accreditation grades postponed; district believes it’s a “solid C”

Calhoun County School District is projected to earn a C in the latest A to F ratings, but the … [Read More...]

School board hopes to attract Families First center to CCTC

Attracting a Families First center, expanding workforce development opportunities through Northwest, … [Read More...]

App still not working on iPhone, but don’t stop tests

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley is encouraging all interested in helping improve cell … [Read More...]

Old Town community of the long years ago

There are folklore reports that have been handed down for more than a century about the glamorous … [Read More...]

Calhoun County School District projected a C, but release of official grade postponed

Calhoun County School District is projected to earn a C in the latest A to F ratings, but the … [Read More...]

Anthony Bollinger – a lifetime of playing music

Anthony Bollinger’s connection to music dates back to his earliest memories. … [Read More...]

Lino gets Girls’ State scholarship

BHS senior Alexis Lino attended Magnolia Girls State this summer and earned a $1000 scholarship.  … [Read More...]

Chamber discusses fall, holiday promotions

Bruce Chamber of Commerce released details about their fall and Christmas promotions Monday at their … [Read More...]

Citizens voice frustrations with frequent Yalobusha flooding

Landowners, public officials and many more packed City Hall in Calhoun City Tuesday morning to voice … [Read More...]

Heather Nix is eager to lead, motivate at CCES

Stacks of papers cover Heather Nix’s desk at Calhoun City Elementary where the first year principal … [Read More...]

Ballot is set for Nov. 6 election

The ballot is set for the Nov. 6 general election with five contested races for most of the county. … [Read More...]

Welch among Toyota-Haley Barbour scholarships, MSU

Through the generosity of Toyota Manufacturing Mississippi and former Mississippi Governor Haley … [Read More...]

Supervisors discuss potential schedule for fire department payments

Board President Barney Wade encouraged the county board of supervisors to establish two definitive … [Read More...]

Grenada Lake hosting annual veterans hunts

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Grenada Lake will host its annual Veterans Hunt in two sessions … [Read More...]

Bruce man charged with murder in deadly home explosion case

A Bruce man has been charged with murder after a home explosion killed Johnny Baker last week. … [Read More...]

Young leads music education at BES, BUES

Corey Young teaches music education at BES and BUES to second through fifth grade students.   … [Read More...]

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