Vardaman Rams will be inexperienced in skill positions

New faces are the name of the game this season for the Vardaman Rams. … [Read More...]

Trojans striving for more progress in 2019

As Bruce football enters year three of the Clint Faust era, they are looking to take another step forward after earning a playoff berth a season ago. … [Read More...]

New coach, lots of new starters for 2019 Wildcats

Calhoun City fell just shy of another state title appearance last season, but they look to go for it again this year with a new head coach and a new offensive system. … [Read More...]

Cougars hope for good health, good season

This football season wasn’t promised for the Calhoun Academy Cougars, but they will once again take the field on Friday nights this fall. … [Read More...]

Best moments come often with AC

We were running a little late, which conflicts with every ounce of my personality. I’m nothing if not punctual. The traffic between Bruce and Oxford early mornings and around 5 p.m. is always amazing … [Read More...]

Pittsboro approves water rate increase; El Jefe to pursue Sunday sales

The Pittsboro board of aldermen approved a water rate increase for their customers and opened the door for El Jefe Mexican restaurant to possibly serve alcohol on Sunday afternoons in the future. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City board sells town property to Parkers

The Calhoun City Board of Aldermen voted to sell the city-owned warehouse in the industrial park to Parker Family Enterprises LLC at their August meeting. … [Read More...]

Taylor Blue explores her creativity with Blue South

Taylor Blue, of Vardaman, began her college years not knowing her career would be about food and business. … [Read More...]

Calhoun Academy cheerleaders attend camp in Tupelo

Calhoun Academy cheerleaders recently attended cheer camp at Extreme Cheer in Tupelo. … [Read More...]

Calhoun Academy, Vardaman enjoy unbeaten weeks

Two schools had perfect weeks, and Calhoun City scored 38 runs in one night to cap off this week of slow-pitch softball action in Calhoun County. … [Read More...]

Calhoun’s state senator endorses Congressional term limits

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the national, non-partisan movement to limit terms for elected officials, is gathering support from state lawmakers across the nation. … [Read More...]

Meet the Trojans held in preparation for start of season

Meet the Trojans was Friday, Aug. 16. The Trojan football team, softball team, cheerleaders, and band were all introduced. … [Read More...]

Brunson receives local veterans’ honor

Jamie Brunson has been selected as Veteran of the month for August by the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Unit 26 Calhoun County. … [Read More...]

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Sharon Swindoll

Sharon Kay Abbott Swindoll, 66, passed away peacefully at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo  Wednesday, August 7, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.   … [Read More...]

Guy F. Taylor Jr.

Guy F. Taylor, Jr. of Chapin, SC passed away August 16, 2019. … [Read More...]

Dr. Ruby Griffin Martin

Dr. Ruby Griffin Martin was born August 7, 1934 in Calhoun County. She died Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. … [Read More...]

Jim Ray Hitt

Jim Ray Hitt, 73, passed away peacefully at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo  Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. … [Read More...]

Big Creek School holds annual reunion

The 2019 Big Creek School wide reunion was held at Paisley’s Steakhouse in Big Creek Saturday, August 3, 2019. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City Class of 1964 reunites

Calhoun City Class of 1964 held their 55th reunion May 25 at The Methodist Corner in Calhoun City. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City Band under new leadership

Calhoun City High School has had many new changes and many new people this school year, and a new band director is one of them. … [Read More...]

Billy Newsom

Billy Wayne Newsom, 69, of Water Valley,  died Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at Diversacare in Batesville. … [Read More...]

ICE raids show a disconnect

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids in Scott County and other Mississippi locales where there are large-scale poultry processing operations are more than headlines to me. … [Read More...]

Faith fueled Morgan Turner to the Mrs. Mississippi crown

Morgan Turner had stepped out of her comfort zone to center stage determined to deliver her best in only her second pageant. Then suddenly, her best was the best. … [Read More...]

Sports Column – ‘City, Vardaman to renew football rivalry

After a hiatus of nearly a decade, they’re back. For the first time since 2010, Calhoun City and Vardaman will meet on the gridiron this Friday at Carter Field. While the game will just be a scrimmage … [Read More...]

A deep dive into primary numbers

Who will be Calhoun County’s next state senator? Diving into the numbers from last week’s primary sheds some interesting light on the subject. … [Read More...]

Fugett is new town clerk in Vardaman

Tiffany Fugett has officially been named Vardaman town clerk and Wendy Scott deputy clerk. … [Read More...]

Aubrey likes baking with Memaw Nelson

Aubrey Nelson of Bruce started making cookies and cupcakes with her Memaw (Penny Nelson) when she was about seven years old. … [Read More...]

Derma police department experiences complete overhaul

The Derma Police Department has undergone a major transition with a new police chief and several new officers. … [Read More...]

Football scrimmages kickoff this week

Football season unofficially opens this week in Calhoun County as all four schools will be participating in fall scrimmages to open the year. … [Read More...]

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Vardaman Rams will be inexperienced in skill positions

New faces are the name of the game this season for the Vardaman Rams. … [Read More...]

Trojans striving for more progress in 2019

As Bruce football enters year three of the Clint Faust era, they are looking to take another step forward after earning … [Read More...]

New coach, lots of new starters for 2019 Wildcats

Calhoun City fell just shy of another state title appearance last season, but they look to go for it again this year … [Read More...]

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Aubrey likes baking with Memaw Nelson

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Great time for trying new recipes is at NCF

Cabin 16’s kitchen table, along with most all others at the Neshoba County Fair, is always full of … [Read More...]

A couple of secrets shared by past cooks

The first Look Who’s Cookin’ “secret” divulged to us was by the late Mary Jo Thomas of Bruce. … [Read More...]

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Lady Wildcats win county slow pitch tournament

The Calhoun City Lady Wildcats won a rain-shortened slow-pitch Calhoun County Tournament on Wednesday after capturing victories over Bruce and … [Read More...]

Massey signs with Blue Mountain

Bailey Massey, former Bruce and Miss. Gulf Coast CC softball player has signed to play with Blue Mountain College. … [Read More...]

Clarke repeats as Pine Hills Club Champion

Pine Hills Country Club held their annual championship last weekend with Cameron Clarke, of Pittsboro, repeating as club champion. … [Read More...]

Local coaches have mixed reviews about new basketball playoff format

On July 21, the MHSAA announced yet another change to its basketball state championship format. … [Read More...]

4th Annual LeBonheur Fox Hunt

More than $63,000 was raised at the annual Fox Hunt benefiting LeBonheur Children’s Hospital. … [Read More...]

Dustin Wilburn

On August 4, 2019 Dustin Lee Wilburn, 31, was called into rest at Regional One Medical Center in Memphis after a car accident. … [Read More...]

Derma Baptist and Stone family pack OCC boxes in memory of Katelin

Derma Baptist Church’s hallways had shoe boxes stacked up for an Operation Christmas Child packing party last Wednesday night. This particular packing … [Read More...]

Miller signs with Blue Mountain

Clay Miller, of Calhoun City, has signed to play baseball at Blue Mountain College. … [Read More...]

Rainy season has impacted soybean growth, conditions

The process of planting this year’s soybean crop in Mississippi has been anything but normal. … [Read More...]

Will Supreme Court revisit Heller case?

It’s been 20 years since mass shooting gun violence became part of the national lexicon in America after the Columbine, Colorado massacre. As is the … [Read More...]

Column – Let’s make some history together

Calhoun County is unique. According to the 2010 census, our county had a mere 14,962 residents, a smaller population than 26 municipalities in the … [Read More...]

Bruce’s Turner wins Mrs. Mississippi Pageant

Morgan Turner of Bruce won the Mrs. Mississippi Pageant in Tupelo last weekend. … [Read More...]

Coroner Jerry Fleming, Supervisor Gwin Longest both defeated in Tuesday’s primary; Senate races head to runoff

Justin Ferguson, Ben Suber, Kegan Coleman, Salena Westmoreland, and Sheriff Greg Pollan were the big local winners in Tuesday’s primary election in … [Read More...]

Supervisors close bridge; altering road for another

Calhoun County Supervisors took steps to remove half a mile of CR 346 from the State Aid System and to “abandon” a bridge on CR 136 in their meeting … [Read More...]

Always fun with Addi Claire, Ellie and me

I must say it was the best four hours I’ve had in what seems like a very long time, and yet it was still flooded with complications. … [Read More...]

Great time for trying new recipes is at NCF

Cabin 16’s kitchen table, along with most all others at the Neshoba County Fair, is always full of food for family and friends. … [Read More...]

Lady Cougars collect victories

The Lady Cougars of Calhoun Academy started their season with one win and one loss last week, the win coming in a 15-0 run-rule of Columbus Christian. … [Read More...]

Ola Flint

Ola Rae Smallwood McGee Flint, 89, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at  Baptist Nursing Home in Calhoun City. … [Read More...]

Arthur Williams

Arthur Curtis Williams, 86, died July 31, 2019 at Diversicare of Eupora. … [Read More...]

Annie Spencer

Annie Mae Sims Spencer, 76, died August 4, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. … [Read More...]

Ruby Parker

Ruby Faye Parker, 89, of Bruce died August 3, 2019 at Pontotoc Extended Care. … [Read More...]

Wings visits Bruce Rotary Club

The Wings emergency helicopter team out of Memphis touched in Bruce last week for a visit with the Bruce Rotary Club. … [Read More...]

Lady Wildcats fall at Winona

The Calhoun City Lady Wildcats started their softball season 0-2 after dropping both games at the Winona Jamboree on Saturday. … [Read More...]

Delinquent tax list released for Derma

Town of Derma will sell at 8:30 a.m. on August 26, 2019, for the amount of Delinquent taxes for the year 2018, and prior thereof, plus damages, all of … [Read More...]

Football practice begins across Calhoun County

Football season has arrived, and the schools in Calhoun County have begun practice for their fall campaigns. … [Read More...]

Lady Rams look to keep momentum going

The Vardaman Lady Rams experienced a state title in fast-pitch softball last spring, but they have yet to conquer the slow-pitch mountain. … [Read More...]

Delinquent tax list released for Calhoun City

The City of Calhoun City will sell on the last Monday in August 2019 (8-26-19) in the Board Room at Calhoun City-City Hall  at 8:30 a.m.  to the … [Read More...]

Arthur Williams

Arthur Curtis Williams, 86, died Thursday, July 31, 2019 at Diversicare of Eupora. … [Read More...]

E.O. Boyle Jr.

E.O. Boyle, Jr., 77, of Coffeeville, passed away Friday, Aug. 2, 2019 at his residence. … [Read More...]

Northwest fall registration is Aug. 15-16, all campuses

Registration for the 2019 fall semester at Northwest Mississippi Community College is just around the corner. Open registration for day classes for … [Read More...]