Three charged with capital murder after robbing Calhoun City store, killing clerk

Three men are charged with capital murder after killing a store clerk at a Calhoun City gas station Wednesday night during a robbery. Deputy Ezra Conner said authorities were dispatched shortly after … [Read More...]

Chapel at Cowpen has become local wedding destination

It all began when Sarah and Chance Adair were looking for a place to get married. … [Read More...]

Bruce Christmas parade canceled, Calhoun City’s date changed

The Bruce Lions’ Club Christmas Parade and a handful of surrounding events have been canceled due to COVID-19, but parades in Calhoun City and Vardaman are moving forward as scheduled. … [Read More...]

Calhoun election results certified

Calhoun County’s election results from Nov. 3 were officially certified last week with 70.6% of the registered voters in the county participating. … [Read More...]

Mickey and Donald among write-in votes

Late last week the results of the Nov. 3 general election in Calhoun County were certified and made official. We had the expected winners with no changes from the unofficial results previously … [Read More...]

Trump continues long, unfortunate presidential tradition of lies and self deception

In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Polonius advises his son departing for his university schooling: “To thine own self be true.” … [Read More...]

Reedy’s Bible Conference went real well

This week, November 28, 1783, the first U.S. Post Office was established. … [Read More...]

Academy opens basketball season with new coaches, outlook

Calhoun Academy basketball has some familiar faces at the helm of its programs this year. … [Read More...]

Sports Column – M.D.’s imprint all over this Wildcat team

“If I had told you when you got the job last spring that you’d be playing for North Half, what would you have said?” … [Read More...]

Vardaman soccer wins two of three prior to break

Vardaman High School soccer teams won two of three games over the past week. … [Read More...]

Malone honored by NMMC in Tupelo

NMMC of Tupelo recently honored Bill Malone Jr. with the Excellence in Nursing Award for Non-Traditional Nursing. … [Read More...]

Bennett shares favorite holiday recipe for cream corn

“This is my version of cream corn. It is a favorite holiday recipe that my family always requests,” said Gayla Bennett of Bruce. … [Read More...]

2020 was difficult year for many of us

We had a very blessed week at Mt Liberty this week. I’ve been reflecting on change. We’ve been so focused on the turmoil our country has been in that it’s been pretty difficult to focus on much good. … [Read More...]

Don’t eat too much on Thanksgiving

Monday was Sue Hardin’s birthday. We went out to eat. Hope everyone will have a Happy Thanksgiving. … [Read More...]

Take precautions if having family over

Thanksgiving has always been a time for families to be together, but with the virus going strong many are keeping the numbers down at their gathering. … [Read More...]

Research sheds light on best times to hunt bucks

“Where are all the bucks?” Several years ago, Larry Castle, formerly of Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP), and Steve Demarais of the Mississippi State University Deer … [Read More...]

Calhoun City defeats East Webster; advances to North Half title game

Calhoun City football is heading to the North Half Finals after knocking off East Webster on Friday 30-14. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City released honor roll

Calhoun City Elementary School announces their first nine weeks honor roll. … [Read More...]

Christi Story

Christi Vanlandingham Story, 51, of Bruce, suddenly passed from this life November 22, 2020, in Water Valley. … [Read More...]

Leroy Chrestman

James Leroy Chrestman, 87, of Calhoun City, died November 22, 2020 at Sanctuary Hospice House. … [Read More...]

Cavan Grist

Cavan Louis Grist, 19, tragically passed from this life November 18, 2020, in Waterford, MS. … [Read More...]

Patsy Denley

Patsy Kaye Turner Denley, 63, Coffeeville, passed away  November 19, 2020 at Methodist Hospital in Memphis. … [Read More...]

Jackie Eastridge

Winnie Jackie Gilder Eastridge, 90, retired nurse from Veterans Hospital in Memphis, died November 19, 2020. … [Read More...]

Quay Wolfe

Quay Chambers Wolfe, 75, passed away at her home in Calhoun City on November 18, 2020. … [Read More...]

Sherri Childers

Sheri Mabry Childers, 72, of Bruce passed from this life November 18, 2020, at her home. … [Read More...]

Eddie Bailey

Edmond Rance Bailey, Jr. 75, of Vardaman cast his line toward the shores of eternity November 16, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden-Triangle in Columbus. … [Read More...]

Leslie Wicker

 Leslie Whitehead Wicker, 69, of Paris, passed from this life November 15, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. … [Read More...]

Bruce Ellard

Carl Bruce Ellard, of Natchez, quietly left this life November 10, 2020. … [Read More...]

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Calhoun County History – Turn of fate denies Beadle chance in 1964 Olympics

July 25, 1996 – Dr. Gene Beadle of Bruce almost made it to the Olympics representing the U.S.A. in judo. … [Read More...]

Sports

Academy opens basketball season with new coaches, outlook

Calhoun Academy basketball has some familiar faces at the helm of its programs this year. … [Read More...]

Sports Column – M.D.’s imprint all over this Wildcat team

“If I had told you when you got the job last spring that you’d be playing for North Half, what would you have said?” … [Read More...]

Vardaman soccer wins two of three prior to break

Vardaman High School soccer teams won two of three games over the past week. … [Read More...]

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Gross shares favorite Thanksgiving cake recipe

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Calhoun City fifth graders use writing project to make recipes

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A slice of England in Mississippi

A little bit of this, a little bit of that… I just finished a new garden bed that is a nostalgic nod to my part-time home in northern England and the … [Read More...]

Bruce man arrested after stealing truck, fleeing police officers

A Bruce man is in the county jail in Pittsboro after running from police, stealing a truck from a local business and then abandoning it on the highway … [Read More...]

Calhoun Farm Bureau earns regional award

Calhoun County Farm Bureau received the Region 2 Most Outstanding County Award. … [Read More...]

Sports Column – Wildcats, Wolverines will get their matchup after all

Calhoun City and East Webster didn’t get the chance to play earlier this year, but, thankfully, we get the chance to see them this Friday night. … [Read More...]

Bruce to host Christmas window display contest, Winterfest event

The Bruce Chamber of Commerce has announced two new events to help promote and celebrate the Christmas season. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City sets Christmas Parade for Dec. 5

The Calhoun City Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, Dec. 5. This year’s theme is “Heroes of Our Heart.” … [Read More...]

Supervisors purchase new garbage truck

Calhoun County Supervisors approved the reverse auction bid for an automatic side loading garbage truck from Sansom Equipment in the amount of … [Read More...]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month acknowledged in Calhoun

October was Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Calhoun County community came together to show their support for the many survivors and victims … [Read More...]

Veterans honored at annual Bruce program hosted by local VFW

Gail Wilson, a Purple Heart recipient and current state senior vice commander of the VFW offered praise for all veterans during the annual Veterans’ … [Read More...]

DAR announces citizenship awards

The Loosa Schoona Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met November 9, 2020 in the Bruce Methodist Church. … [Read More...]

Great time had by kids and adults

I heard stories of tears shed because it ended, admissions of new dedication for future years, and lots of questions of when can we start again. … [Read More...]

Political system must include all our diversity

Our country is watching a historic drama play out in the wake of the uber-contentious 2020 presidential election. … [Read More...]

S&R Flowers opens in Calhoun City

S&R Flowers held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at their opening Saturday on the Calhoun City Square. … [Read More...]

Many local events coming up this December

The weekend was beautiful to take AG on his rides. Saturday we checked out Eastern part of MS and saw the beautiful, older homes in Aberdeen. … [Read More...]

Bro. Billy returns with an inspiring message

I pray everyone has had a great week. It’s been great at Mt. Liberty. We’ve enjoyed this weather. The mornings are a little cool but it’s been so … [Read More...]

Spotted geese flying; church Thanksgiving

This week 50 years ago, November 22, 1970, funeral services for Jesse Mott, 82, were held in Indianola, Burial was in Linn Cemetery. … [Read More...]

There’s no place like church

Early service at 8:30 a.m., Sunday School at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m., Sunday night service at 6 p.m. with Bro. Haggerty preaching good … [Read More...]

Lynn Nix

Lynn Nix, 76, passed away November 13, 2020, in Water Valley. … [Read More...]

Mildred Moore

Mildred Lee Moore, 83, transitioned from this life September 23, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Restorative Center in Memphis. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City pays tribute to veterans with annual program

Lt. Col. Vincent L. Jackson paid tribute to all veterans from all walks of life during the Veterans’ Day service at Calhoun City last week. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City’s Conlee signs with Belhaven baseball

Preston Conlee of Calhoun City signed a baseball scholarship with Belhaven University Monday morning. … [Read More...]

Lady Trojans, Lady Wildcats collect victories

The basketball season is moving along in Calhoun County with all of the public schools participating in the action last week. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City makes easy work of Mantachie; faces East Webster next

Calhoun City football is advancing in the 2A State Playoffs after knocking off Mantachie on Friday 60-13 on the road. … [Read More...]

Doris Rogers

Doris Gregg Rogers, 80, passed away at Baptist Nursing Home in Calhoun City. … [Read More...]

Mark Threadgill

James Mark Threadgill, 65, of Duck Hill, passed away November 11, 2020 at his residence. … [Read More...]

Sammie Hardin

On Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 Sammie Doolittle Hardin, 93, passed peacefully to her heavenly home at the Beehive Home of Starkville. … [Read More...]

Rose Chandler

Helen Rose Chandler, 95, passed away at Bruce Community Living Center on November 13, 2020.  … [Read More...]

Pesticide disposal event scheduled for local farms

Mississippi area farmers with waste agricultural pesticides are invited to take part in a waste pesticide disposal event to be held on Thursday, Nov. … [Read More...]

Vardaman soccer splits first two games of season

Both the girls’ and boys’ Vardaman High School soccer teams split their opening matches of the 2020-21 season at Pontotoc and Ripley. … [Read More...]

Band members reflect on Bruce Trojans’ marching season

Marissa Pettigout and Kodie O’Bannon say they are happy with the way the band’s marching season. … [Read More...]