Bruce, Calhoun City athletes advance to State Track Meet

Bruce and Calhoun City athletes competed at the North State Track Meet last weekend at Mississippi State University with several advancing to the state meet in Pearl May 12.

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Bruce Trojans sign scholarships for tennis, softball

Three Bruce Trojans signed college scholarships Monday for tennis and softball. Pictured, from left, are John Michael Crews, who signed a tennis scholarship with Holmes; Ashley Hubbard and Katie Corder signed to play softball with Mississippi Delta. Pictured in the back, from left, are BHS Tennis Coach Heather Nix; Crews’ mother Laura Gulledge; Hubbard’s parents Ramey and Angie Gill, Melissa and Donny Hubbard; Corder’s parents Jackie and Kevin Corder; BHS Softball Coach Seth Burt. Photo by Joel McNeece

Bruce, Calhoun City players make All-Region teams

Selections were recently announced for 2-2A All Region honors in baseball and softball with 18 Bruce and Calhoun City athletes leading both teams.

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Jimmy Lavon Zinn

Jimmy Lavon Zinn, 60, of Carrollton, Tx., died May 3, 2012 at his home. He was born December 3, 1951 in Bruce, the son of Jack Lavon and Erma Raye Reasons Zinn. He was a Baptist, served in the MS National Guard four years, was a graduate of Clarksdale High School class of 1969, attended Northwest MS Community and the University of Mississippi, and was an employee of Buzi Paper Distributing Co.

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Annie Brown

Annie Lee Brown, 85, of Bruce, died May 6, 2012 at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville. She was born July 10, 1926 in Calhoun County, the daughter of Eli and Inez Spencer Lafayette. She was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist church, a fellow seamstress at Glenn Slacks Garment Co., and a homemaker.

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Nettie Edwards

Nettie Mae Edwards, 92, of Bruce, died May 6, 2012 at Calhoun Health Services nursing home in Calhoun City. She was born August 1, 1919 in Calhoun County. She was a homemaker and member of Church of God of Prophecy.

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Sheriff informs supervisors he will purchase a new Tahoe for the department

Sheriff Greg Pollan notified the board of supervisors Monday that he will be purchasing a Chevy Tahoe on state contract to replace one of the department's high mileage trucks.

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Laura Edwards is next president of Calhoun City Chamber

Laura Edwards, owner of M.J. Boland and Associates and Laura Edwards Accounting in Calhoun City,  was introduced as the new president of the Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce at Tuesday's meeting.

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289th in Water Valley heading to Afghanistan; send-off ceremony is Sunday

A send-off ceremony will be held Sunday for about 150 members of the 289th Engineer Company (Vertical), based in Water Valley, who are deploying to Afghanistan in June.'

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Calhoun County will have one senator, one representative under new redistricting plans

Calhoun County will have one senator and one state representative if the redistricting maps approved by the Mississippi Legislature are upheld by the U.S. Justice Department.

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