Farm Bureau honored

Calhoun County Farm Bureau received Outstanding County in region 2 for 2018. In addition, they  received the 2018 Mike Blankenship Outstanding Safety Award for Outstanding Safety Education Efforts. Left to right are, Terry Norwood, Regional Manager District 2; Perry Bailey CCFB President; Rita Leachman, Membership Secretary and Mike McCormick, MSFBF President.

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Academy Food Drive

4th-6th Grade classes at Calhoun Academy brought donations to the school the past 2 weeks for the Calhoun County Baptist Association Food Pantry. The picture is, of the 4th-6th grade, what they donated plus what Calhoun Academy collected at the Bruce and Calhoun City Christmas parades.

Odom is Teacher of the Year

Supt. Dr. Lisa Langford and Calhoun County Teacher of the Year Pam Odom. Read more in the story on the school board meeting.

Best Christmas Tree

CHERYL BURNETT and her Christmas tree featuring bright red berries and colorful lights earned top honors in the Christmas lighting contest sponsored by the 20th Century Club. The tree, that sits in an upstairs window in the house at the northwest corner of Yancy-Easley subdivision, is eye-catching from the road each night. Photo by Joel McNeece

Calhoun Community Choir Concert

Calhoun Community Choir, under the direction of Kim Gregory of Bruce, presented their Christmas concerts this past weekend. The program included their first performance of “My Dancing Day” written in the memory of two choir members, Beverly Ruth and Cela McGregor. The program was dedicated to the memory of Lisa Denley McNeece.  Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Durell Wade service

U.S. Navy Sailors carry the casket oof Pearl Harbor veteran Durell Wade out of Pryor Funeral Home for the procession from Calhoun City to the North Mississippi Veterans Cemetery in Kilmichael. The route was lined with individuals from each town along the way standing roadside with American flags. Photo by Joel McNeece

Community Choir Christmas Concerts set this weekend

Calhoun County Community Choir, under the direction of Kim Parker Gregory perform their annual Christmas concerts this weekend. Three concerts will be held in the county– Friday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. at Derma Baptist Church; Saturday Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. at Bruce United Methodist Church; Sunday, Dec. 16 at 3 p.m. at Vardaman First Baptist Church. Choir members are: front, from left, Paula Bryant, Betty Jamerson, Robin James, Pam Bollinger, Kay Tyler, Raymona James, Chris Pasquale, Angel Swords, Doris Walker, Gwen Dudley, Lisa Norwood; 2nd row, Cheyenne Bryant, Charlotte Byrd, Gayle Peeples, Sarah Reed, Angie Newlin, Birdie Tidmore, Stephanie Edmondson, Megan Stribling, Sara Aden Long, Suzanne Oakley, Charlotte Oakley, Lisa Bollinger; 3rd row, Jasmine Flemons, Linda Ward, Stephanie Lucius, Kim Gregory, Rachelle Edwards, Julie Baker, Larissa Hegwood, Tammie Cook, Pauline Crofford, Kathryn Winter, Jimmy Dobbs; back, Jimmy Hardin, Phil Hamilton, Richard Easley, James Vanlandingham, Whit Casey and Dalton Russell.