Bruce players competing in Cotton States League

Four Bruce Trojan baseball players have spent their summer playing with the Red Wasp in the Cotton States Baseball League in New Albany.

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Derma police down to one officer; two gun crime investigations ongoing

Derma is home to just under 1,000 people and one policeman. Chief Stephen Faddock is operating the police department as a one-man outfit right now.
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Myra Shields

Myra Delle Griffin Shields, 96, of Coffeeville died July 20, 2019 at Yalobusha County Nursing Home. [Read more...]

Mike Mitchell

Mike Mitchell, 76, died July 19, 2019 with his family by his side, after an extended illness. [Read more...]

Elaine Hollis

Elaine Hollis, 79, of Calhoun City, died peacefully Saturday, July 20 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. [Read more...]

Janelle Burke

Janelle Vance Burke, 88, died Sunday, July 21, 2019, from Baptist Nursing Home at Calhoun City.  Born September 11, 1930, in Calhoun County, she was the daughter of R.E.  and Margaret Doler Vance. She was a 1948 graduate of Slate Springs High School, and member of Shiloh Baptist Church.  She was retired from working many years as Dr. Aycock’s secretary.  In 1960, she married Luther Burke, and they spent 25 years together until his passing in 1985. She dedicated her life to her family and her church. She had a deep love for music and played the piano for over 40 years at Shiloh Baptist Church. Her favorite place to be was outdoors working in her yard. She was quite crafty and loved to make quilts for her family. She also enjoyed reading and working crossword puzzles. A beautiful soul that will never be forgotten, her memory will be cherished forever in the hearts of her family and friends. [Read more...]

State highways shut down simultaneously after two truck accidents

Two accidents involving big truck spills shut down highways in Calhoun County Thursday.

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County Fair opens next week in Pittsboro

The Calhoun County Fair opens next week at the fairgrounds in Pittsboro.
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Woman killed in car accident on Hwy. 9 north of Bruce

A woman was killed in a one-vehicle car accident on Hwy. 9 north of Bruce Wednesday morning.

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Dr. Sansing pushed his state forward

The death of retired University of Mississippi historian Dr. David Sansing is an event that should give all Mississippians pause, for we have lost one of the great, important voices urging our state to move forward.
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