New Derma Police force in place and on the job

Dean Poynor took over as Derma Police Chief almost three months ago and has assembled a team of officers giving the town it’s largest police force in years.
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MBN, Sheriff’s Office join forces to search the county for marijuana

Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics (MBN) combed the county by air last week looking for marijuana plants.
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High speed chase ends in Big Creek with arrest

An Ecru man was taken into custody after a high speed chase from Bruce to Big Creek last Friday.
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Investigation ongoing into Calhoun City motorcycle theft

An investigation is ongoing into the theft of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle off the Alan West used car lot in Calhoun City recently.
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Nearly 50 judgments rendered in latest term of Calhoun Circuit Court

The following judgments were issued in Calhoun County Circuit Court’s August term with Judges John Gregory and Andrew Howorth presiding.
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Bruce woman arrested for abusing ‘vulnerable adults’

A Bruce woman faces multiple charges of abuse in relation to a make-shift nursing home she was operating out of a home near Old Town.
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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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Loray Jordan found not guilty by Calhoun County jury

A Calhoun County jury found Loray Jordan not guilty Thursday evening after a three-day trial in Pittsboro.

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Jordan trial underway at Pittsboro

The trial for Loray Jordan, the former Bruce High School assistant coach charged with touching a child for lustful purposes, was scheduled to start today at the county courthouse in Pittsboro.
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MBN officers seek ban on new energy shot in county

Calhoun County Supervisors agreed in principle to adopt a countywide ordinance banning the sell of “Kratom” – an energy drink narcotics agents suggested has contributed to 11 fatal overdoses recently.
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