Maddox focused on providing positive school experience for students at BES

Paula Maddox is in her 30th year in education and her first as a school principal. Maddox is leading Bruce Elementary this year, the same school where she began her education career as a fifth grade social studies teacher.

[Read more...]

Bailey continues tradition growing pumpkins, gourds

Tom Bailey and his family have been raising pumpkins and gourds on four acres in the Lloyd Community for a few decades.

[Read more...]

Rick Tramel always happiest when he’s working

Seventy years of hard work is evident in Rick Tramel’s face, his leathery hands and his faded blue jeans.

[Read more...]

60th Sarepta Homecoming scheduled for Oct. 7

Brenda Yancy Winter has been to all 59 Sarepta Homecomings and there’s nothing that will prevent her from making the 60th on Sunday, Oct. 7.

[Read more...]

Anthony Bollinger – a lifetime of playing music

Anthony Bollinger’s connection to music dates back to his earliest memories.

[Read more...]

Heather Nix is eager to lead, motivate at CCES

Stacks of papers cover Heather Nix’s desk at Calhoun City Elementary where the first year principal is unquestionably “busy.”

[Read more...]

B.J. Farmer finds satisfaction in service

Pontotoc Electric Bruce Right-of-Way Coordinator B.J. Farmer is a little partial to helping others. A Bruce native, Farmer said it’s even something he loves about his hometown.  

[Read more...]

Calhoun Academy celebrates 50th year

This week isn’t your typical Homecoming celebration at Calhoun Academy, the school is also celebrating their 50th anniversary.

[Read more...]

Priceless! Mounger’s 1939 film shows schoolchildren, parade, old businesses, schools & more

The old black and white film is grainy and jumps around a bit on the screen, but the history it shows is undeniable.
[Read more...]

Local businesses enjoy work with family dogs

If it’s truly a family business,  then the dogs have to come to work. At least that’s the theme garnered from several local businesses last week.

[Read more...]