County Courthouse to limit public traffic effective Friday, April 10

Because of the extraordinary threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, necessary changes are being implemented at the Calhoun County Courthouse.

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Community called on to help protect health care professionals

The University of Mississippi Medical Center is calling on the community to help protect its employees after the Mississippi Department of Health directed all health care professionals in the state to wear a mask while at work.

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Gardening can be like home cooking

Gardening and home cooking have a lot in common, creating sustenance and comfort by combining basic ingredients using simple techniques.
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Keel sentenced in Drivers Flat murder case

A Bruce man was sentenced to two life sentences Thursday after pleading guilty to two counts of first degree murder.

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Academy extends their time out of school to match shelter-in-place order

Calhoun Academy has announced it will keep its doors closed at least through April 20 in accordance with the state's newly enacted "shelter-in-place" order.

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Statewide shelter-in-place order enacted to combat COVID-19

Gov. Tate Reeves enacted a shelter-in-place order to combat COVID -19 Wednesday afternoon to give state officials and medical providers time to collect the resources to fight the virus and to give public health officials time to attempt to curb its spread.
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Calhoun County History – Early theaters in Bruce

It wasn’t the first theatre in town for there was one where Brasher’s is now located that was operated by Dude Riley and Jim Faust, and there was an even earlier one on the second story of the E.L. Bruce Company Store building on the square. Movies were also shown at Bruce High School soon after Pilgreen School moved here from Mt. Comfort in 1930.
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Anonymous Hope, Saving Paws team up to give away vegetables

You could see the smiles even through the masks as volunteers from “Anonymous Hope” and “Saving Paws Animal Rescue” shared some kind words and a sack full of fresh vegetables to dozens of people who pulled up to Vardaman Fire Department.
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Column – Support each other right now

These are unprecedented times in our county, nation and world. The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting all walks of life, from businesses to pastimes. In these difficult times, it’s important to remember your friends and neighbors who depend on small businesses for their livelihoods.
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Dr. Longest survives COVID-19; spent two weeks in quarantine

The Mississippi Department of Health’s latest figures show Calhoun County with three confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Dr. Bruce Longest, Chief of Staff at Baptist-Calhoun in Calhoun City and owner of Bruce Family Medical Clinic on the Bruce Square, was one of those cases.
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