Wicker made right choice going against Trump

The social media hysteria, threats of political retribution, and withering criticism of Mississippi senior U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker’s vote in favor of a resolution of disapproval for President Donald … [Read More...]

Grace Shoaf

Grace Lovelace Shoaf, 78, of Olive Branch, passed away March 14, 2019 at Methodist Olive Branch Hospital. … [Read More...]

Need to get my hands back in the dirt

The edges of the spiral notebook are a bit tattered, but its contents are priceless. It’s a detailed, hand-written catalog of the many plants we’ve tried in our yard through the years – the ones that … [Read More...]

Cake baking Pat Beadle also loves her soul food

“Cake baking is my favorite thing,” says Pat Beadle of Bruce. “I will tackle any kind of cake.” … [Read More...]

Hegwood eager to share her love of plants as spring arrives

Today, March 20, is the first official day of spring, but it started months ago for Donna Hegwood. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City’s Miller earns 200th; Bruce, Vardaman collect victories

A look at high school baseball from around the county over the past week. … [Read More...]

Vance recording Ks; VHS, Bruce earn wins

A look at fastpitch softball from around the county over the past week. … [Read More...]

Randall Jefferys

James Randall Jefferys of Banner passed away on Monday, March 18, 2019 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. … [Read More...]

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Mary Tunnell

Mary Elizabeth Tunnell, 94, passed away  March 12, 2019, at her residence in Calhoun City. … [Read More...]

Hortense Bryant

Mary Hortense Hood Bryant, 92, passed away peacefully at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Calhoun City March 11, 2019. … [Read More...]

Luther Huguley

Earnest Luther Huguley, 76, passed away peacefully at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford on March 16, 2019. … [Read More...]

Burt earns Bruce Rotary honor

The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for March is Caitlyn Burt, daughter of Nicole McGreger and Jody Burt. … [Read More...]

Best friends at Bruce High School

Friendships are very important to many students at BHS. As the school year dwindles down, friendships do not. … [Read More...]

Latest Gore sculpture will be unveiled at Mississippi College

Sam Gore’s newest sculpture, “Christ in Gethsemane,” will soon be unveiled as one of the cornerstones of Mississippi College’s Rhoda Royce Prayer Garden. … [Read More...]

American Legion celebrates 100th

National American Legion Commander Brett P. Reistad spoke at the Winona American Legion Post 52 on this year’s 100th anniversary of the American Legion. … [Read More...]

Local youth participate in Upward Bound program

The Coffeeville-Calhoun Upward Bound Program partnered with the Ladies of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. to host their annual Youth Symposium recently. … [Read More...]

SRR profiles Bruce Upper Elementary teacher Angie King

Angie King graduated in 1986 from Vardaman High School. … [Read More...]

Robersons win Sawmill Festival Art Contest

Ashlee and Amy Roberson of Bruce recently won the Bruce Sawmill Festival T-shirt Design contest recently. … [Read More...]

Linda Anglin

Linda McCluney Anglin, 89, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019. She is survived by her husband, Joe V. Anglin, Sr. … [Read More...]

Calhoun students learning while helping local families

The partnership between the new Families First Center and the school district’s Career and Technical Center is already paying off for local families who don’t have beds for everyone in their … [Read More...]

Bella makes holiday dishes, but baking is what she likes

“Lisa’s Favorites” cookbook is Bella Norwood’s “guidebook.” For the past three years, she has been making four dishes using her mom’s recipes every Thanksgiving and Christmas. … [Read More...]

Charlie leads the way on tour of Bruce

It’s a frequent question every time we loop around town – “You walking that dog or is he walking you?” … [Read More...]

Baker, Fitch or Taggart?

The 2019 Mississippi Republican primary for attorney general will pit three veteran GOP politicians against each other for the right to become Mississippi’s first GOP attorney general since George … [Read More...]

Liability insurance coverage approved by supervisors

Supervisors approved liability insurance coverage and lease purchase quotes for a new dump truck and roll-up door at their meeting last week. … [Read More...]

Derma board tables speed bumps issue

Derma mayor and board of aldermen tabled a decision on speed bumps in town while deciding to move forward with selling some town-owned property. … [Read More...]

Vardaman board accepts bids on surplus equipment

Vardaman board accepted a number of bids on surplus property at their meeting last week. … [Read More...]

Bruce board addresses issues with baseball facility in park

Leon Prestage addressed the Bruce Board of Aldermen last week in reference to the issues with the high school baseball batting facility at Bruce Park. … [Read More...]

David Sanders

David Ray Sanders, 52, died Monday, Mar. 4, 2019 in Starkville. … [Read More...]

Connie Reynolds

Constance Lee “Connie” Reynolds, 62, passed away peacefully at her home in Pontotoc March 5, 2019. … [Read More...]

Sports

Calhoun City’s Miller earns 200th; Bruce, Vardaman collect victories

A look at high school baseball from around the county over the past week. … [Read More...]

Vance recording Ks; VHS, Bruce earn wins

A look at fastpitch softball from around the county over the past week. … [Read More...]

Rams top Academy; Calhoun City, Bruce collect victories

A look at high school baseball from around the county over the past week. … [Read More...]

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“Lisa’s Favorites” cookbook is Bella Norwood’s “guidebook.” For the past three years, she has been … [Read More...]

Mary Cole’s ‘cheeseball flop’ was best dip she ever made

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Rams top Academy; Calhoun City, Bruce collect victories

A look at high school baseball from around the county over the past week. … [Read More...]

Lady Rams still unbeaten; Vance delivers Ks; Lady Trojans lose close one to East Webster

A look at fastpitch softball from around the county over the past week. … [Read More...]

Alice Lott

Alice ‘Bean’ Clanton Lott, 87, passed away peacefully at Highland Home in Ridgeland on February 26, 2019. … [Read More...]

Sybil King

Sybil Warren King, 84, passed this earthly life at her residence in Oxford, March 8, 2019. … [Read More...]

Ralph Gary

Ralph Gary, 90, left his earthly home Thursday, Mar. 7, 2019 to eternally join his Lord and Savior in Heaven,  along with many loved ones. … [Read More...]

Richard Mann

Richard Lee Mann, 64, passed away suddenly at his home March 7, 2019. … [Read More...]

Bobby Phillips

Robert Orien “Bobby” Phillips, 78, passed away peacefully at NMMC in Tupelo Monday, Mar. 4, 2019. … [Read More...]

Books given in memory of Theresa Nicks Drake

Dr. Seuss books purchased with donations to the Jesse Yancy Memorial Library in Bruce in memory of the late Theresa Nicks Drake, along with the Cat In … [Read More...]

Looking back at the Bruce School Band from 1954

The Bruce School Band which was organized a year ago by J.G. Leonard, will enter the Band Contest this year in Jackson. … [Read More...]

Doug Russell

Doug Russell, 56, passed away peacefully at his brother’s home in Calhoun City Sunday, Mar. 3, 2019. … [Read More...]

Hention Eugene Smith

Hention Eugene Smith, 91, entered into his Heavenly home from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Grenada, on Monday, March 4, 2019. … [Read More...]

Election law issues in the SOS primary

One of the more interesting political 11th-hour developments as the March 1 qualifying deadline approached came in the Secretary of State’s race with … [Read More...]

Mary Cole’s ‘cheeseball flop’ was best dip she ever made

Mary Cole’s “accidental” dip recipe is 30 years old. While a student at Ole Miss, she was attempting to make a cheese ball. That “flop” turned out to … [Read More...]

Cannon urges attitude, vision in workplace

The Bruce Chamber of Commerce Banquet was held last Thursday night at the Museum. … [Read More...]

Crown Jewel of the Mississippi Gulf Coast

It was recently rated the best hotel in Mississippi. I’ve considered The White House Hotel on Beach Boulevard in Biloxi the true Crown Jewel of the … [Read More...]

Five county offices contested in this year’s elections

The offices of chancery clerk, coroner, supervisors in districts three and four, and sheriff will all be contested during the 2019 Calhoun County … [Read More...]

School District seeking big grant for new after school program

The Calhoun County School District is pursuing a $750,000 grant for the Career and Technical Center that could bring a one-of-a-kind after school and … [Read More...]

‘City Chamber hosting soup and game night Thursday

The Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce will host soup and chili fundraiser and game night Thursday night. … [Read More...]

Twenty-six local powerlifters advance to state championships

Jamirquile Gray and Mary Mason Langford of Calhoun City and Annie Kate Vanlandingham of Bruce will be among 19 female powerlifters from Calhoun County … [Read More...]

Lady Wildcats’ run ends in the 2A state semifinal

The shots just weren’t falling for Calhoun City Tuesday morning at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson as they fell 53-50 to West Lincoln in the Class … [Read More...]

MEMA will inspect properties next week; document your damage

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope is urging citizens who suffered damage from the recent floods to not begin rebuilding projects until MEMA inspectors can review … [Read More...]

Softball roundup for the week – Vardaman sweeps locally

The Vardaman Lady Rams defeated Bruce 11-5 last week at Scotty Inman Field. … [Read More...]

Kevin ‘Biggon’ McCormick

Kevin “Biggon” McCormick, 46, passed away, Sunday, Mar. 3, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis after a long illness. … [Read More...]

Wildcats win county baseball tournament

Calhoun City swept Bruce and Vardaman last Wednesday to win the annual county baseball tournament. … [Read More...]

Homer Logan

Homer Allen Logan, 74, passed this earthly life on February 27, 2019 at NMMC in Tupelo after an extended illness. … [Read More...]

Ruth gets 50 year DAR pin, Parker is speaker

Loosa Schoona Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met February 11 at Jeffery’s. … [Read More...]

Green New Deal and price of gas in Coffeeville

STARKVILLE – Newly-minted New York Democratic Party U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – also a member of the Democratic Socialists of America – … [Read More...]

Lady Wildcats defeat Ingomar to advance to Final Four in Jackson

The Calhoun City Lady Wildcats knocked off the two-time defending state champion Ingomar Lady Falcons 72-69 before a standing-room only crowd Tuesday … [Read More...]

Lady Rams’ run ends in state quarterfinals

The Vardaman Lady Rams came up just short of a trip to Jackson for the Class 1A Final Four after a 53-44 loss at Leake County Monday night. … [Read More...]

Nila Orr looks for dishes in which to put deer meat

Nila Orr’s tater tot casserole with ground deer meat was a winner at the recent Wildlife Tasting Buffet and Expo. … [Read More...]