Danny Harrelson leads the team of saw filers keeping Weyerhaeuser in Bruce running smooth

There’s an old theory in the sawmill industry that suggests the filing room is “the heart of the sawmill.” Danny Harrelson is the head filer at Weyerhaeuser in Bruce that leads the team that keeps that heart pumping everyday.
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Pearl Harbor veteran Durell Wade laid to rest

Durell Wade, of Slate Springs, who was killed during the attack at Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941, and whose remains were only recently recovered from the site, was honored with a pair of services and a funeral procession worthy of his service last Friday, Dec. 7, 2018.
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Bollinger Family Theater returns with two shows Saturday

The Bollinger Family Theater in Bruce is returning this Saturday, Dec. 8 for some special Christmas shows at 2 and 7 p.m. and a possible kickoff to more to come over the next year.
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Durell Wade finally coming home

December 7, 1941 may be a date which will live in infamy, but December 7, 2018 will be a date that will bring closure to a family that’s been waiting for nearly 80 years.
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Beasley shares memories as the first Sweet Potato Queen

The 45th Vardaman Sweet Potato Queen will be crowned this Thursday night. Vardaman native Kathy Tedder Beasley, of Taylor, was the first ever crowned and said today’s pageant is a little different than the one she remebers 44 years ago.

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Maddox focused on providing positive school experience for students at BES

Paula Maddox is in her 30th year in education and her first as a school principal. Maddox is leading Bruce Elementary this year, the same school where she began her education career as a fifth grade social studies teacher.

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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.

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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 jeans.

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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 from making the 60th on Sunday, Oct. 7.

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Anthony Bollinger – a lifetime of playing music

Anthony Bollinger’s connection to music dates back to his earliest memories.

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