Weight restrictions post on State Route 330 bridges in Calhoun removed

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has removed the load restrictions posted on several State Route 330 bridges in Calhoun County. … [Read More...]

Thompson settling in to familiar post for his family

Gerald Thompson has one primary focus as Calhoun County’s newest supervisor – roads. … [Read More...]

An interview with Addi Claire

Horses, soccer, and getting out of school seem to dominate the thoughts of my beautiful granddaughter Addi Claire Bailey. … [Read More...]

Bruce mayor signs proclamation for Heart Awareness Month

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope signed a proclamation as February being American Heart Awareness Month. … [Read More...]

Moore’s grilled deer is overall wildlife winner

A Wildlife Tasting Buffet and Expo program was held February 10 at the multi-purpose building in Pittsboro. … [Read More...]

Dixie National Sale of Junior Champions

Calhoun County 4-H Livestock club members had an outstanding year with their meat goat project. … [Read More...]

Local artists contribute work to Empty Bowls fundraiser

The returning artists for the Empty Bowls Fundraiser this year, benefiting Our Daily Bread Food Pantry, will be Sheryl Collins, her sister Anna Collums, and Matt Allen. The Empty Bowls Fundraiser will … [Read More...]

Supervisors approve new garbage and jail personnel

Two bridge projects and the hiring of some new personnel were among the items addressed by the Calhoun County Board of Supervisors at their meeting last Friday. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City receives first online sales tax revenue

Calhoun City mayor and board of aldermen approved the establishment of a new bank account to receive online sales tax revenue at their February meeting. … [Read More...]

Good roast for a very good cause

Over the last 30 years as a member of the Mississippi Press Association (MPA), I have attended dozens of “roasts.” It is MPA’s main fundraiser for its education foundation, which supports journalism in … [Read More...]

Tillman to host public program on stroke prevention

Chancery Clerk Romona Tillman and Working Group of the Mississippi Stroke Challenge (MSC-2030) & the Mississippi Health Ambassadors’ Program (MHAP) 2020 will host a public information and working s … [Read More...]

‘City Police investigating homicide, two car crash

Calhoun City Police are investigating a homicide and a two-vehicle head-on crash that occurred last Friday night. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City basketball teams win region titles

All but three of the basketball teams in Calhoun County have concluded their seasons as of press time with the three remaining teams being Calhoun City’s boys and girls and Vardaman’s boys. … [Read More...]

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Gerald Collins

Gerald Wayne Collins, 52, departed from this life February 16, 2020, at his home in Oldtown. … [Read More...]

Albert ‘Bully’ Varnado

Albert Varnado was born January 15, 1936 to Stanley and Izora Woodard Varnado in Big Creek. … [Read More...]

Norma Crutchfield

Norma Beck Crutchfield, 86, died February 13, 2020. … [Read More...]

Billy Joe Griffin

Our beloved husband and father, Billy Joe Griffin, passed away peacefully at his home in Buhl, Id. the evening of February 5, 2020. He was born in the small rural town of Bruce on February 2, 1932 to … [Read More...]

Faddock earns Bruce Rotary honor

The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for February is Austin Faddock, son of Stephen and Dana Faddock. … [Read More...]

Vanlandginham aims for third straight state title

Bruce senior Annie Kate Vanlandingham has found her athletic niche in Trojan powerlifting. … [Read More...]

Getting an early start on gambling, gardening

Gambling hasn’t always been legal in Mississippi, but gardeners have been doing it openly for generations. Unfortunately, the house usually has better odds than even us old hands. … [Read More...]

Mike Dunagin

Mike Dunagin, 76, passed away peacefully at Baptist Nursing Home in Calhoun City on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. … [Read More...]

Bruce, Calhoun City make their case to HGTV

Bruce and Calhoun City have entered a national contest hoping for an HGTV town makeover. The popular TV network is trying to find a town for its show, “Hometown Takeover.” … [Read More...]

Few better than Mike Dunagin

I’ve been blessed to have the opportunity to get to know a lot of remarkable people in my life and call many of them friends. I’d be hard-pressed to name many more remarkable than Mike Dunagin. … [Read More...]

Three Sisters serving up coffee & smiles in Pittsboro

Tanya Constant had become accustomed to hosting up to 20 people in her Pittsboro home just to visit and drink good coffee. … [Read More...]

Corporal punishment not the issue

State Rep. Carl Mickens of Brooksville is from the northern part of Noxubee County. A former Noxubee County circuit clerk and justice court judge, Mickens is a second-term Democratic lawmaker who is … [Read More...]

Eight Vardaman soccer players earn all region

Eight Vardaman soccer players earned All Region honors following the 2019-20 season. … [Read More...]

Bruce hears flood concern; meetings to be put online

Bruce mayor and board of aldermen heard from a citizen about flooding concerns and agreed to have their meetings streamed online. … [Read More...]

Basketball shifts to postseason action

With division tournaments on the horizon, each basketball team in Calhoun County concluded its regular season last week. … [Read More...]

Contracts, personnel are talk of Vardaman and Derma meetings

Grant project approvals and personnel matters made up the bulk of business conducted at Derma and Vardaman town meetings last week. … [Read More...]

Sports

Calhoun City basketball teams win region titles

All but three of the basketball teams in Calhoun County have concluded their seasons as of press time with the three … [Read More...]

Vanlandginham aims for third straight state title

Bruce senior Annie Kate Vanlandingham has found her athletic niche in Trojan powerlifting. … [Read More...]

Eight Vardaman soccer players earn all region

Eight Vardaman soccer players earned All Region honors following the 2019-20 season. … [Read More...]

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Alaina likes instant pot, cooking with her family

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School board approves NLR program contract

The Calhoun County School Board entered into a new contract for a drop out prevention program and ordered some new Chromebooks and charging stations … [Read More...]

Melba Hitt

Melba Reedy Hitt, 87, of Vardaman died February 10, 2020 at NMMC in Tupelo. … [Read More...]

Catherine Walker

Catherine Walker, 69 of Calhoun City.  passed away February 7, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. … [Read More...]

Annie Barton

Annice Forrest Barton, 82, passed away peacefully at Baptist Reynolds Hospice House in Collierville February 7, 2020. Born November 19, 1937, in … [Read More...]

Bobbie Blount

Bobbie Nell Blount, 89, of Calhoun City, died February 9, 2020 at Bruce Community Living Center. … [Read More...]

Fay Coker

Fay Jones Coker, 73, passed away peacefully at her home in Grenada on February 6, 2020. … [Read More...]

Marion Besse

Marion Annie Besse, 96, of Escondido, Ca., passed on January 18, 2020. … [Read More...]

Carl James

Carl David James, 80, of McDonough, Ga., died January 28, 2020. He was born in Gore Springs to Carl Bradford and Mary Ellen James. … [Read More...]

Jonni Bumgart

Jonni Bumgart, 64, passed away at Baptist Nursing Home in Calhoun City February 5, 2020. … [Read More...]

Empty Bowls annual fundraiser set for March 7

The third annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser will be March 7 at the multi-purpose building in Pittsboro from 5:30-6:30 p.m. … [Read More...]

Bruce native earns Oxford teaching honor

Libby Kakales Tidwell, formerly of Bruce, has been named an Oxford Middle School Teacher of the Year for 2020. … [Read More...]

Exposed tree roots worth celebrating

Oops! My roots are showing, but it’s okay. … [Read More...]

Parker honored with latest Veteran of Month Award

Daniel L. Parker has been named Veteran of the Month by the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary #26 of Calhoun County. … [Read More...]

Owen leading both boys’ and girls’ powerlifting at Bruce

Angie Owen is now head powerlifting coach of both boys and girls Powerlifting at Bruce High School. … [Read More...]

Sports Column – Sports memories with family among my favorite

Unless you were living under a rock, you’re probably aware that last Sunday was the Super Bowl, the annual meeting between the champions of the AFC a … [Read More...]

Local businesses, citizens honored at annual gathering of county association

Calhoun Economic Development Association (CEDA) honored local citizens and industry and heard from Northwest Community College President Dr. Michael … [Read More...]

Trying for a ‘Hometown Takeover’

There are countless translations of the old Zig Ziglar quote, but Jason Collins summed it up in our visit Monday afternoon by saying, “You can get w … [Read More...]

Hall, Gates speak to Calhoun City Elementary School students

Former Calhoun City Wildcat football players, Kemon Hall and Chakel Gates, visited Calhoun City Elementary recently. … [Read More...]

Reynolds enjoying role as new Bruce Elementary secretary

Rachel Reynolds works as the new secretary for Bruce Elementary School. … [Read More...]

Absentee voting underway for presidential primaries

Calhoun County voters will go to the polls March 10 to cast their votes in the United States Presidential Primaries for the both the Democrat and … [Read More...]

Chef shares sweet potato bacon soup recipe

Sweet potatoes are one of Mississippi’s most iconic and abundant fall food crops, so in this recipes we elevate and celebrate this Mississippi f … [Read More...]

Mays siblings will close out basketball careers in Calhoun City

With senior night coming up on Friday for Calhoun City basketball, the Mays name will be well-represented on the court during the ceremonies. … [Read More...]

Mississippi voters to decide on marijuana

Mississippi is one of three states that will vote on some type of marijuana-related referendum in the November 2020 elections – the others being New J … [Read More...]

Bruce boys earn second in region powerlifting

Bruce High School Boys’ powerlifting team placed second at regionals last week. … [Read More...]

Local teams locking up region seeds for playoffs

Calhoun County teams are winding down their basketball regular seasons, and with division tournaments on the horizon, the Cougars, Rams, Wildcats and … [Read More...]

Supervisors approve pay increase for election workers

Calhoun County Supervisors agreed to raise the pay for voter precinct workers at their meeting Monday in Pittsboro. … [Read More...]

Myles Johnson

Myles Dewitt Johnson, 76, of Vardaman, died February 1, 2020 at his home with his family by his side. … [Read More...]

Mable Tuggle

Mable O. Tuggle, 84, of Bruce, passed away January 28, 2020 on Hwy. 9 in Bruce. … [Read More...]

Annie Taylor

Annie Taylor, 69, of Fulton passed away  January 31, 2020 at NMMC in Tupelo. … [Read More...]

Sherry Christ

Sherry Lynn Gamble Christ, 71, a long time resident of Bruce, passed away February 2. 2020 at BMH in Oxford. … [Read More...]