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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Calhoun City Library eager to reopen doors

“If democracy appears any place, it’s at the front desk of the public library,” said Calhoun City Librarian Debbie Hunter, paraphrasing American author Kurt Vonnegut.
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Unclaimed property event set for Thursday, Pittsboro

This Thursday, July 18, staff from the State Treasurer’s office will be available at the Calhoun County Multi-Purpose Building to help area residents search the State’s unclaimed property list and file claims for their funds.
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Parker wins Bruce Lions Club Sawmill Festival Car Show

The Bruce Lions Club hosted their annual Show & Shine Car Show at the Sawmill Festival last Saturday.

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Long to compete in Little Miss Magnolia

Parker Grace Long of Vardaman will be a contestant in the statewide Little Miss and Mr. Magnolia state pageant finals in Vicksburg July 20-21.

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Bruce, Water Valley Fred’s added to list of closures

Discount merchandise retailer Fred’s announced on Friday that it will close another 129 stores, including Bruce and Water Valley, and hold inventory clearance sales as the company works to repay its debt and diversify its product selection.

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Yalobusha Historical Society – Childs gives funeral home and local business history at YHS meeting

The Yalobusha Historical Society met on June 20 and listened to Billy Childs talk about the early history of funeral homes.  Funerals in the early 1800’s were a very public affair, not only, did most people die in their homes, but most funerals were held in the homes of the deceased. Drapes and shutters were closed and heavy black fabric called crepe was fastened to the doorknob or knocker.
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Republican poll workers named for August primary

Poll workers shall have one day of training. The Poll worker training will be at the Circuit Clerk Courtroom on Thursday, July 11 starting at 8:30 a.m. until training is completed and on Tuesday, July 16 starting at 8:30 a.m. until training is completed.
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