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 week’s meeting.
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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 last week.
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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 West Doler. Mr. Doler died December 14, 2011 at age 89.
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Bruce Sawmill Festival coming up next week

The 2018 Bruce Sawmill Festival kicks off next week with entertainment scheduled for both Friday and Saturday nights.
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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 for a new industry as the Mississippi Agricultural and Industrial Board authorized a survey of requirements for a Certificate of Convenience and Necessity.
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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 place he calls home, with Yalobusha County Historical Society’s fifty-five members and guests.
He began his trip around the neighborhood at his childhood home.
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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 Bruce.
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Supervisors approve changes at airport; hear annual report from Communicare

Calhoun County supervisors approved several requests from Lynn Havens, county airport director, at Monday’s meeting of the board.
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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 used during the legislative session.
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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 Rotary Club banquet last week. He also hosts his own television ministry on WTVA on Sunday mornings.
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