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R&L Motel owner charged with drug sale

A Calhoun City business owner has been charged with sale of methamphetamine as part of an investigation by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. … [Read More...]

Post office granted to Loyd in ‘84, name origin is mystery

During Andrew Jackson’s administration as President, a policy was adopted to remove all Eastern Indian tribes westward to the ‘Great Plains.’ … [Read More...]

Boyles earns Purple Heart in Vietnam War

Howell Johnson (Johnny) Boyles grew up a couple of blocks from both the school and square in Calhoun City with his parents, George and Cora Van Boyles and his brothers, George and Doug. … [Read More...]


Cal-Chick All Stars win state championship

Cal-Chick 12U All Star softball team won the District 5 Softball State Championship last week. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City schedule still uncertain with Winona move

The Calhoun City Wildcats open preseason practice in less than two weeks, but as of right now don’t have a complete … [Read More...]

Rams working to overcome thin roster, lack of linemen

Vardaman Ram football has gone back to 2013, at least in numbers. … [Read More...]

Cain excels at Prescott Camp

Easton Cain, an eighth grader at Bruce High School, earned an award for being one of the fastest campers at Dak … [Read More...]

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Past cooks share best recipes for 4th of July

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Lizzie Whitten

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Karen Porter

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Will Dowling feels like he’s come home to Lewis Memorial UMC

Will Dowling, Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church’s new pastor, fell in love with preaching at a … [Read More...]

Loose garbage is a problem, but carts are an expensive option for the county

All garbage must be bagged. That’s the reminder from county officials who try to find solutions for … [Read More...]

Calhoun City police chief resigns, plans to retire

Tito Lopez is resigning as chief of police in Calhoun City. Lopez submitted his two-week notice … [Read More...]

Zemek indicted by grand jury for role in deadly accident last march

Former Mississippi Highway Patrolman Lou Zemek, of Bruce, has been charged in connection with an … [Read More...]

Chamber pleased with Sawmill Festival; mayor speaks on path in Bruce Park

Bruce Chamber of Commerce president Theresa Nicks proclaimed the Bruce Sawmill Festival this weekend … [Read More...]

Derma churches broken into

Derma Police are investigating a pair of break-ins of local churches. … [Read More...]

Man wanted for Calhoun City shooting incident is in custody

Tevin Hall, who was wanted for a shooting in Calhoun City, is in custody after being picked up by … [Read More...]

Sherman was ‘Missing in Action’ in the South Pacific

Earl B. Sherman was the son of Buddy and Mollie Sherman from Calhoun City. He enlisted in the Navy. … [Read More...]

Calhoun County Fair opens next Monday

The 95th annual Calhoun County Fair opens next Monday, July 16 with the Fairest of the Fair Pageant. … [Read More...]

Rickey Tillman comes home from Australia with new company

Rickey Tillman grew up in Bruce dreaming of seeing the world, especially Australia. … [Read More...]

Jeff Dalton is new pastor at Bruce United Methodist

Jeff Dalton’s journey into the ministry began when he was a teenager in Corinth and was diagnosed … [Read More...]

Bruce Sawmill Festival is coming this weekend

The 2018 Bruce Sawmill Festival features an expanded schedule into Saturday night, some new … [Read More...]

Vardaman moving playground pieces to Veterans’ Park

The Vardaman Board of Aldermen voted to move the newer set of playground equipment in the old park … [Read More...]

‘City approves roofing bid; Gordon added to Park board

Calhoun City board of aldermen appointed a new member to the Park and Rec board, met two new police … [Read More...]

Downing earns Hall of Fame honor

Bruce native Ann Downing will be inducted into the 2018 hall of fame of the Southern Gospel Music … [Read More...]

Calhoun City native accepts job with MDE

Phelton Cortez Moss, a native of Calhoun City, was recently approved by the Mississippi State Board … [Read More...]

Sawmill Festival schedule for the weekend

Schedule for the 2018 Bruce Sawmill Festival … [Read More...]

Derma increases initial water and sewer connection fees

The Derma board of aldermen voted to increase the town’s water and sewer connection fees at last … [Read More...]

Bruce board buys sponsorships for football program and rodeo

The Bruce board of aldermen approved a handful of advertisements in a brief meeting of the board … [Read More...]

Doler among those to land at Normandy, 1944

Henry Cecil Doler was born February 15, 1922 in Slate Spring, MS to Jonathan Patrick and Henrietta … [Read More...]

Bruce Sawmill Festival coming up next week

The 2018 Bruce Sawmill Festival kicks off next week with entertainment scheduled for both Friday and … [Read More...]

Calhoun County History – Bruce takes another stride in search for new industry

Bruce, MISS--Aug. 24, 1950--This little city of 1,800 Thursday won another skirmish in its battle … [Read More...]

Bryant tells history of long gone ‘Bryant,’ everyone east had to move due to lake

The first day of summer, June 21, Roy Stevens Bryant shared his memories of Bryant, Mississippi, a … [Read More...]

David Haggerty is new pastor at Mt. Comfort

David Haggerty is completing his first full week as the new pastor at Mt. Comfort Baptist Church in … [Read More...]

Supervisors approve changes at airport; hear annual report from Communicare

Calhoun County supervisors approved several requests from Lynn Havens, county airport director, at … [Read More...]

New law allows alcohol to pass through dry Calhoun

AP — Several new laws are taking effect Sunday in Mississippi. They are listed with bill numbers … [Read More...]

Bruce Rotary hosts banquet; Walker is new club president

Rev. Tommy Galloway, pastor of the Word of Life Church in Tupelo, was the guest speaker at the Bruce … [Read More...]

Weyerhaeuser in Bruce earns 3rd straight honor

For the third consecutive year, the Weyerhaeuser sawmill at Bruce, Mississippi is the recipient of … [Read More...]

One arrest made in pair of shooting incidents in county

A pair of shooting incidents in the county last week remain under investigation. … [Read More...]

Hubbard died aboard Japanese POW ship

Private First-Class A. G. Hubbard was born July 8, 1922 at Big Creek, MS to Harvey and Mable Bounds … [Read More...]

Calhoun County History The story of the ‘Know Mississippi Better’ Train

The Story of the “Know Mississippi Better” Train: In 1925, after the Mississippi Legislature, under … [Read More...]

Sherman carries Calhoun, but Baria wins statewide; Guest, with Calhoun connections, advances to general

AP – Republican nominee Michael Guest moves toward the general election in Mississippi’s 3rd … [Read More...]

Armstrong is new director of Calhoun Baptist Association

Kenneth Armstrong, a Calhoun native who has previously pastored churches in the county, was named … [Read More...]

Dale Hays still loves Calhoun City

Dale Hays, 67, is a fixture in Calhoun City. He served more than three decades in education, most as … [Read More...]

Bruce to celebrate Fourth of July with program on Square

Bruce will celebrate the Fourth of July with food, games, a parade, live music and a big fireworks … [Read More...]

Nix hired as CCES principal; Career Center opened to Calhoun Academy students

Heather Nix was hired as the next principal of Calhoun City Elementary Monday night in the regular … [Read More...]

Gladney questions district policy in talk to school board

Marcus Gladney, who was denied an opportunity to teach in the school district on a 3-2 vote by the … [Read More...]

Vardaman FFA excels at state, two are elected state officers

Three Vardaman High School FFA members received high honors at the State FFA convention recently. … [Read More...]

Supervisors add colleges to tuition assistance program

PITTSBORO, Miss., - The Calhoun County Board of Supervisors is pleased to announce the addition of … [Read More...]

USDA Rural Development has funds for water and wastewater infrastructure

The Mississippi Office of USDA Rural Development has more than $100 million in funds available for … [Read More...]

Authorities still searching for Calhoun City shooter; one arrested in Derma shooting case

Authorities are still searching for a man wanted in a shooting incident in Calhoun City last week … [Read More...]

County unemployment on the rise

Calhoun County unemployment crept back up in May, but remains relatively low when looking back two … [Read More...]

Sgt. Clayton Betterton was killed in action in WWII

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Betterton, of the Macedonia community, received a telegram from the War … [Read More...]

Banner college catalog provides wealth of info

There aren’t many people living in Banner today who still remember about the college which was … [Read More...]

Democratic runoff next Tuesday

Calhoun County Democrats will return to the polls next Tuesday, June 26 for a runoff between Howard … [Read More...]

Calhoun City man shot in stomach, hand at his home

A Calhoun City man remains hospitalized after being shot twice in his home Wednesday night. … [Read More...]

Vance loves the ministry

Jim Vance, 76, was born and raised in Calhoun County east of Slate Springs. He graduated from … [Read More...]

Hamilton strives to bring business perspective to Vardaman Board

Jeff Hamilton, 58, has served more than a quarter century as an alderman in Vardaman. He’s in his … [Read More...]

Mt. Comfort Water’s concern only one voiced in hearing for new Bruce rubbish site

Calhoun County Supervisors hosted a public hearing on the proposed expansion of the Town of Bruce … [Read More...]

Chamber hears about County Fair; plans for Fourth of July

Calhoun County extension agent and 4-H Trent Barnett told the Bruce Chamber of Commerce about … [Read More...]

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