Bruce Sawmill Festival t-shirts now available

Amy and Ashlee Roberson take a look at the 2019 Sawmill Festival shirts. … [Read More...]

Political fallout aside, Biden’s ‘reach across the aisle’ premise is the pragmatic approach

Among most of his supposed 2020 Democratic presidential primary opponents – particularly those hitching their political wagons to the New Left – Joe Biden’s recent comments on the days when those with … [Read More...]

Steven Criss left his job at TV-7 in Bruce to go explore the beauty of the West

Steven Criss, 37, grew up in Slate Springs the son of Stanley and Donna Criss. He is best known locally for his dozen years of covering all kinds of events in Calhoun County for the Bruce television … [Read More...]

A little politics, a lot of friends and family

“That’s not even enough for Tate to pave his driveway.” That was the line of the day, delivered by former Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr. who is running against Lt. Gov. Tate … [Read More...]

Absentee voting now underway for party primaries

Absentee Ballots are now available for the Aug. 6 Republican and Democratic primaries. … [Read More...]

Bruce plans for Fourth of July festivities

The Bruce Chamber of Commerce is encouraging all businesses to decorate their storefront with patriotic colors from now until July 13 for “Go Red, White and Blue for Red, White and Boom.” … [Read More...]

Campbell talks to Chamber about bike trail; mayor tells paving plan

Bruce Chamber of Commerce met June 17 and Mike Campbell was guest speaker. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City’s Fred’s store among latest closures

Calhoun City’s Fred’s Discount chain store is among nearly 50, the Memphis-based company intends to close. … [Read More...]

Toxic Win in Oklahoma

The 14U Toxic Fastpitch Softball team based out of Batesville competed in the OKC Triple Crown Tournament held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. … [Read More...]

Locals attend Elite Basketball Showcase

A number of local players and coaches were selected for the MHSAA/MAC Elite 100 Basketball Showcase last weekend in Madison. … [Read More...]

Third District Drug Court holds graduation ceremony

Twenty-six people were expected to graduate from the Third Judicial District Drug Court during a ceremony scheduled for June 25 at the Lafayette County Courthouse in Oxford. … [Read More...]

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Lillie Pulliam

Lillie Mae Jennings Pulliam died June 10, 2019 in Calhoun City. … [Read More...]

Martha Hamilton

 Martha Sue Hamilton, 80, of Pittsboro died June 22, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Oxford. … [Read More...]

Kenneth McMahan

Kenneth Wayne McMahan, 75, of Grenada, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Grenada Living Center. … [Read More...]

Bishop Sherman Adams

Bishop Sherman Adams made his final move June 20, 2019 and relocated from this earthly home to his new address in heaven. … [Read More...]

Harrell, Pullen compete at 4-H Club Congress

Calhoun County 4-H members Ellen Harrell and Anna Grace Pullen recently competed in photography judging and beef cattle visual presentation contest at the 2019 4-H Club Congress at Mississippi State … [Read More...]

Town of Vardaman seeking new clerk

The Town of Vardaman is accepting applications for a town clerk position. … [Read More...]

Barnett earns Extension award

Extension Agent Trent Barnett recently received the North Central Area MHV Extension Support Award. … [Read More...]

Fuel tax debate renewed with this year’s campaigns

Speaking to the Delta Council Annual Meeting in Cleveland recently, United Parcel Service chairman and chief executive officer David Abney – a Mississippi Delta native who leads the world’s largest … [Read More...]

Cougars plan to play football this fall; seeking coaches in all sports

Calhoun Academy is making plans for the fast approaching softball and football seasons, including nailing down who will be the head coach of the programs. … [Read More...]

Bailey helps team win AAU title

Quay Bailey, of Calhoun City, helped lead the MHSP Bobcats (AAU team) to a championship this past weekend in the CYBL Tournament in Hoover, Alabama. … [Read More...]

New businesses visit Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce

Two new business owners in Calhoun City visited with the Chamber of Commerce recently at their monthly meeting to inform the group of their goals and purposes. … [Read More...]

Tony Terry

Tony Dale Terry, 58, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019, at his home.  He was born June 5, 1961 to Thaddeus Terry Jr. and Marilyn Terry in Calhoun City. He was a member of Providence Baptist Church. He … [Read More...]

Event planner reaches goal with restaurant

“Presentation is everything to me,” said Peggy Buchanan. … [Read More...]

Art is Nature is Art

Dudley Davis can see art in virtually everything, such as a hollow tree stump, odd shaped gourd, or a gnarled tree branch. His true talent, however, is how others can suddenly see it following his … [Read More...]

Quiet time on the water, and with art I love

There weren’t a lot of words spoken, just as I like it. You could hear the water lapping the shore, an occasional duck in the distance, and feel the stare of a heron at the water’s edge. It seemed a … [Read More...]

Calhoun County School Nurse Kristy Barnett earns statewide honor

Kristy Barnett, left, was recently awarded Mississippi School Nurse of the year by the Mississippi School Nurses Association. … [Read More...]

Sheriff’s Department’s “Paper Chase” team earns award

Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office litter program was recognized last week at the Mississippi Sheriffs’ Conference by MDOT. … [Read More...]

Vardaman to run sewer smoke tests

The public works department in Vardaman will be conducting smoke tests of the town’s sewer lines over the next week to help identify areas needing attention. … [Read More...]

Sports

Toxic Win in Oklahoma

The 14U Toxic Fastpitch Softball team based out of Batesville competed in the OKC Triple Crown Tournament held in … [Read More...]

Locals attend Elite Basketball Showcase

A number of local players and coaches were selected for the MHSAA/MAC Elite 100 Basketball Showcase last weekend in … [Read More...]

Cougars plan to play football this fall; seeking coaches in all sports

Calhoun Academy is making plans for the fast approaching softball and football seasons, including nailing down who will … [Read More...]

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Lady Rams in NEMSBCA All Star Games

Nora Blake Parker of Vardaman played in the NEMSBCA slow pitch All Star game recently and Anna Beth Lucius of Vardaman played in the NEMSBCA Fastpitch … [Read More...]

Merle Williams

Merle Marie Anderson Williams, 72, of Coffeeville, passed away Friday, June 14, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – North MS in Oxford. … [Read More...]

Kenny Calder

Kenneth Wayne “Kenny” Calder, 51, of Coffeeville, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019 at his residence. … [Read More...]

Nancy Petros

Nancy Faith Petros, 71, of Oxford took her first breath in Heaven late in the evening June 14, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. … [Read More...]

Local teams playing basketball at CCHS Tuesday

Calhoun City High School will host a full slate of games in the gym on Tuesday, June 18. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City competes at MSU basketball camp

Calhoun City Wildcat basketball team recently competed at the Mississippi State University basketball camp winning three of their five games. … [Read More...]

Wade items donated to museum

Memorial Day fell on Durell Wade’s 102nd birthday. Wade was a Slate Spring native who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor at the onset of World War II. … [Read More...]

Dr. McNamee elated to return home as part of Golden Class

The idea of success is subjective. Some equate it with a specific dollar amount. Others feel that garnering attention for whatever reason brings them … [Read More...]

Rosemary Collins

Rosemary Reed Collins, 79, died at her home in Marvell Saturday, June 8, 2019. … [Read More...]

Charles Terry

Charles Morris Terry, 94, of Big Creek traded his sorrow for joy with his family by his side on June 11, 2019 at the Veterans Home in Oxford. … [Read More...]

Will 2019 flood be the worst?

In what would be his final studio album, the inimitable Mississippi blues legend B.B. King in 2008 covered the 1927 Bessie Smith classic “Backwater … [Read More...]

William Murphree

William Fate Murphree, 90, of Senatobia, passed away Friday, June 7, 2019, at his daughter’s home in Birmingham, AL. … [Read More...]

Bruce board moves forward with cleanup effort

The Bruce mayor and board of aldermen voted unanimously to move forward on trying to clean up several private properties they determined to be a … [Read More...]

Vardaman sells old Town Hall property

Vardaman mayor and board of aldermen sold the former town hall building, received request from Furniture Wood on a tax exemption and discussed keeping … [Read More...]

Glad to be surrounded by some amazing cooks

Sunshine McGreger’s favorite food is Southern food, especially garden vegetables. “I’m not picky,” she said, and she also loves sweets. … [Read More...]

Grand Champions – Bond between man and dog brings success, satisfaction

Roger Poynor walks across a thick, grassy field. “Lacey,” his 5-year-old Black Labrador, is glued to his side, taking every step he takes. They are in … [Read More...]

Happily reminded of my wonderful dog Daisy

Looking into the deep brown, almost orange eyes of Roger Poynor’s dog “Lacey,” I couldn’t help but think of my Daisy. … [Read More...]

Magic Mr. Nick entertains at library show

Magic Mr. Nick entertained a group of children at last week’s Summer Reading Family Night at the Bruce Theater. … [Read More...]

Citizens ask about police protection on Church Hill

The Derma mayor and board of aldermen heard from citizens regarding police protection and agreed to keep the tax millage the same for the next fiscal … [Read More...]

Locals compete in NEMBCA All Star Game

Three Calhoun County basketball players were in action at the Northeast Mississippi Basketball Coaches Association All Star Basketball Game in … [Read More...]

Liles joins Germantown Chiropractic clinic

Dr. Lindsey Liles, DC, has officially joined the Germantown Family Chiropractic team. … [Read More...]

Letha Bailey

Letha Newman Bailey, 95, passed away peacefully at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford Monday, June 10, 2019. … [Read More...]

Armstrong earns Willis Scholarship

Jalen Armstrong of Calhoun City is the 2019 recipient of the C.M. and Swanee Willis Scholarship of $500 for Academic Excellence Award. … [Read More...]

Southern Tradition opens in Bruce

Ribbon cutting was held Saturday at Southern Tradition restaurant next to Sawmill Restaurant in Bruce. … [Read More...]

Are we a moocher state?

A Democratic New Jersey congressman recently vented his contempt for so-called ‘moocher states’ like Mississippi that receive more money from the … [Read More...]

‘Year of Assessment’ – School district moving forward with high expectations, several changes

The Calhoun County School District has completed what Supt. Dr. Lisa Langford called “a year of assessment” as the 2018-19 school year ended. Dr. … [Read More...]

Seeking serenity between sand and sky

It is said a day at the beach restores the soul. We gave it our best shot last week with our vacation to “L.A.” (Lower Alabama). … [Read More...]

Natchez Trace Electric Power receives $8.56 million loan

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that USDA is providing $858 million in loans to upgrade rural electric systems in 17 states. The … [Read More...]

Free eye exams offered for kids who don’t pass the reading gate

For the fifth year, the Mississippi Optometric Association (MOA) and the Mississippi Vision Foundation (MVF) will provide eye exams at no-cost to … [Read More...]

Bruce Elementary says goodbye to longtime BES teacher Cook

Bruce Elementary teacher Patricia Cook was honored with a retirement reception. … [Read More...]