Bobby Ray Pulliam

Bobby Ray Pulliam of Derma, 65, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2018 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. [Read more...]

Sandra Jones

Sandra Joyce Jones, 74, of Calhoun City entered into her Heavenly home from Baptist Memorial Hospital in Calhoun City Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. [Read more...]

UM Cadets Ready to Run in Egg Bowl Tradition

OXFORD –  Two dozen Army, Navy/Marine and Air Force ROTC cadets from the University of Mississippi will arrive by van in Calhoun City Monday morning (Nov. 19) on a mission to retrieve the ceremonial game ball for the 91st Battle for the Golden Egg, but it will be their feet that bring them home to Oxford.
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Fine Arts Project

Bruce Fine Arts Club members June Vaughn (seated), Autumn Baker, Jeanne Cole, Beverly Baker and Becky Wright participated in a day of service on Saturday at the MFWC Headquarters in Jackson. See the related story in the news section.                               

Overflow notes– more news from devastating rain, flood

March 24, 1955 – “Four big flood-control dams in North Mississippi were credited with preventing major damage in the Mississippi Delta for holding back rainfall in the hills” was the report  in Wednesday’s Commercial Appeal.

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Sweet Potato Festival Tractor Show

Mayor’s Choice Award at the Sweet Potato Festival Antique Tractor show went to Jerry Burchfield, left, of Clarksdale. He was presented the award by Vardaman Mayor James Casey. There were eleven entries in the show, all from Mississippi.                                     

Tater Boy

Benny Graves was given the annual Tater Boy Award at the Vardaman Sweet Potato Banquet. Pictured, from left, are Sylvia Clark, Graves, Jamie Earp and Stephen Myers.

Fine Arts Club participates in statewide Women’s Club’s Veterans Day project

GFWC-MFWC Fine Arts Club of Bruce joined the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) in recognizing Veterans Day. 

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Parker ready to tip off season with Cougars

Coben Parker is optimistic about Calhoun Academy’s basketball season that opened Tuesday against Humphreys.

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Operation Christmas Child drop-off underway

Operation Christmas Child shoebox drop-off for the county is underway at Derma Baptist Church.

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