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UPDATE: Jury finds former Bruce teacher not guilty  WTVA

A Calhoun County jury has found a former Bruce High School teacher not guilty of touching a child for lustful purposes.



Bruce High School Homecoming  Calhoun County Journal

Bruce High School will crown a homecoming queen Friday night when the Trojans host East Union. Senior maids up for queen are, from left, Caitlyn Burt, ...



Mr. and Miss Bruce High School  Calhoun County Journal

Julianna Cain and Wesley Ross have been selected Mr. and Miss Bruce High School. Julianna is the daughter of Jason and Jennifer Cain, and Wesley's ...



Bruce High School band director arrested for child enticement  WTVA

Bruce High School's band director has been taken into custody on five counts of child enticement for sexual purposes.



BWW Review: FUN HOME at Shea's 710 Theatre  Broadway World

Intelligent, engaging and well cast theatre has returned to the former Studio Arena theatre with MusicalFare's fine production of FUN HOME. The space may now ...



Gun found at Bruce High School  WTVA

Police say the student with a gun found in their possession did not have bad intentions.



Bruce High School Band Director faces sex crime charges  WJTV

BRUCE, Miss. (WCBI) – The Bruce High School Band Director is facing several child sex crime charges. Jon Bland, 41, is charged with five counts of Enticement ...



2017 Bruce High School Cheerleaders  Calhoun County Journal

Pictured, from left, front, Marbella Vargas, Hannah Morris, Brooke Bennett-captain, Keyziah Armstrong, Briana Pulliam-co-captain; middle, Alexis Browning, ...



Los Encinos signs go up  Calhoun County Journal

Signs for Los Encinos Mexican restaurant were going up in Bruce Tuesday. The restaurant will be opening in the former Vera Cruz location on Tyson St. Owners ...



Taylor One Of Mississippi's Finest In Restaurant Industry  Calhoun County Journal

Clint Taylor, 42, never envisioned becoming one of Mississippi's most successful restaurateurs, but the Bruce native has done exactly that. Taylor, a 1985 ...



22-year-old killed in shooting at Oakwood Apartments in Calhoun City  Calhoun County Journal

By JOEL McNEECE. A funeral *service* will be held Sunday, Feb. 27 at 1 p.m. in the Calhoun City High School gym for 22-year-old Malcolm Belim, who was shot ...



From Miss USA To Miss Mississippi, Everbody Wears Bonnie's Fashions  Calhoun County Journal

By JOEL McNEECE. Bonnie Tunnell's dresses have been worn by Miss USA, Miss Mississippi, Mrs. Mississippi and countless pageant winners at every level.



3 educators charged in Bruce child sex case  Jackson Clarion Ledger

The 8th grade victim's mother said she reported it to school officials in March.



Dallas Gore  Calhoun County Journal

Dallas Gore looks to help students #WinTheDay at Bruce High School this year. Read about his goals for the school as its new principal in the news section on ...



Two Arrested For Drugs In Vardaman  Calhoun County Journal

One of Vardaman's biggest crack cocaine suppliers, according to Deputy Dean Poynor, was arrested last Friday night along with another man. By LISA ...



Man arrested for late-night shooting in Bruce  WTVA

Law enforcement were able to take a man into custody following an overnight shooting in Bruce.



School district barely investigated sex abuse report, police say  Jackson Clarion Ledger

No leadership changes have been announced by the district.



Calhoun Soil and Water Conservation District will give-away trees Feb. 6  Calhoun County Journal

The Calhoun County Soil and Water Conservation District will have their annual tree giveaway Wednesday, Feb. 6 at their office on South Main Street in ...



Report: Court dates loom for educators charged in alleged sex scandal  WTVA

Court appearances loom for three men charged in connection with an alleged sex scandal within the Calhoun County School District.



Bruce High School Class of 1970  Calhoun County Journal

Bruce High School Class of 1970 met Saturday night at the American Legion in Bruce. Those attending were, front, Kathy McDonald Swanson, Dorothy Lowrey ...



City of Bruce plans to tear down building downtown  WTVA

The city plans to buy the old auto shop downtown and make it into a park.



Prayer Walks draw protest in Mississippi school district  The Commercial Appeal

Calhoun County Prayer Walks bring letter of complaint.



BHS class of 1968  Calhoun County Journal

BHS class of 1968 held their 50th reunion at Bruce Museum on June 23. Front, l to r, Shelia Casey Crump, Nathalene Easley Richardon, Gail Armstrong Massey, ...



New trailer for Calhoun City Band  Calhoun County Journal

The Calhoun City High School Band was recently presented with a new trailer courtesy Cannon Motors. Pictured with the new trailer, from left, are Asst. Band ...



Calendar of Events  Calhoun County Journal

•McQuay's 5th Annual Retiree Reunion will be Thursday, Oct. 3 at 1 p.m. at the Gore Springs Community Center. All invited. •EXCEL After School Parent Meeting ...



Charges against superintendent, BHS principal upheld by judge  Calhoun County Journal

Calhoun County Superintendent Mike Moore and Bruce High Principal Michael Gillespie will next face a trial in justice court after Circuit Judge Kelly Luther ...



Vardaman High School Graduation  Calhoun County Journal

Vardaman High School will host graduation this Friday, May 26 at 6 p.m. Pictured above are the 2017 Hall of Fame, from left, John Austin Bray, Tyler Boyette, ...



Ottis Crocker Has Some Stories  Calhoun County Journal

By JOEL McNEECE. Ottis Crocker has more stories to tell than most trees have leaves. It's understandable given his many experiences – his father, Dr. O.B. ...



Fatal wreck in Bruce  Calhoun County Journal

A Lafayette County man was killed and four others injured in a two vehicle, head-on crash on Hwy. 9 in Bruce this afternoon. Witnesses said a truck headed ...



Tupelo High's Jordan Graham alternative path to teaching  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO • When Jordan Graham was in the same seat as his current students, teaching was not part of the plan.



Dog training a lifelong passion for “Little” Ray Hamilton  Calhoun County Journal

By JOEL McNEECE “Little” Ray Hamilton, of Calhoun City has trained and sold bird dogs for people from all over the U.S. He's had dozens of his dogs compete ...



Bruce Band gets new trailer  Calhoun County Journal

Cannon Motor Company donated a trailer to Bruce High School Band for transporting their instruments and equipment. Recognition was given in a pre-game ...



Embry leads Water Valley to 3A championship | Sports  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

HATTIESBURG • Head coach Brad Embry finally brought home a state championship at Water Valley.



Pink Out Day  Calhoun County Journal

Among those participating in Pink Out Day at Bruce High School were, front, l to r, Cara Leachman, Michelle Skinner, Breana Massey, Callie Cain; back, l to r, ...



UPDATE: Teacher resigns after charged with enticing a student  WTVA

A teacher with the Lafayette County School District has been charged with the enticement of a child to meet for sexual purposes, stated Lafayette Investigator ...



Bea's Country Kitchen Opens  Calhoun County Journal

Bea Hall, center, had a ribbon cutting Friday at the opening of her restaurant, Bea's Country Kitchen. The restaurant is on Hwy 32 in Bruce next to Farm Bureau.



BHS Band performs at Walt Disney World  Calhoun County Journal

Bruce High School Marching Band from Bruce, MS, entertained thousands of Walt Disney World Resort guests with their performance at Magic Kingdom on ...



Three NEMISS districts get 'A' rankings | Education  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – Only three of Northeast Mississippi's 29 public school districts earned an “A” rating from the Mississippi Department of Education for 2017.



Lee County earns 'B' rating | Education  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – For the first time in recent years, the Lee County School District was given a “B” rating by the Mississippi Department of Education.



Three NEMISS districts earn 'A' ratings, Tupelo, Lee County districts rated 'B'  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – Only three of Northeast Mississippi's 29 public school districts earned an “A” rating from the Mississippi Department of Education for 2017.



BHS Class of 1976 holds 40th  Calhoun County Journal

Bruce High School class of 1976 held their 40th reunion Saturday. Those attending were, front, l to r, Celia Denley Hillhouse, Deanna Davis Ott, Carol Todd ...



BUES students study Holocaust with “remembrance butterflies”  Calhoun County Journal

Dacia Taylor's fifth grade students were required to create a butterfly in honor of one child as a part of the Holocaust unit. srr butterfly The Holocaust was a period ...



Jody's Dance Recital  Calhoun County Journal

Jody's Dancers 14th annual Spring Dance Recital “Dance Your Heart Out”is Sunday, Apr. 30 at 2 p.m. at the Bruce High School Auditorium. K4–Front, Macie ...



Prairie, Mississippi doesn't ring a bell with most Mississippians  Calhoun County Journal

Feb. 13, 2003 – The mention of Prairie, MS, doesn't even ring a bell with most Mississippians. But 60 years ago the now floundering little village on Highway 382 ...



Band halftime show depicts police at gunpoint, stirs anger  WTVA

A high school band's halftime performance depicting police being held at gunpoint is fueling anger in a Mississippi city where two police officers were recently ...



Cavalier Shoppe Closing After 42 Years  Calhoun County Journal

The Cavalier Shoppe in Bruce has begun the process that will ultimately lead to the store's closing in the next few months. By JOEL McNEECE. The Cavalier ...



Tupelo maintains 'B' rating, Milam moves to 'A'  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – New letter-grade ratings among the schools in the Tupelo Public School District vary, but the district maintained its overall “B” rating and inched ...



Monday wreck sends three to hospital  Calhoun County Journal

A head-on collision on CR 427 west of Vardaman Monday night sent two men and a child to the hospital. Victor Ramirez of Vardaman collided with a car driven ...



2018 State Champion Scott Central Rebels  Scott County Times

The Scott Central Rebels gave everyone a season to remember in 2018. The Rebels started off the season with a new coach, high hopes and seniors who ...



Houston teacher indicted for sexual battery | Chickasaw  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

HOUSTON – A school teacher has been indicted on one count of sexual battery after a Chickasaw County grand jury met earlier this week.



Man arrested for enticement of a child  WTVA

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) -- A joint investigation by state and local law enforcement leads to the arrest of a man on charges he attempted to entice a child for ...



Topashaw Farms New Packing Facility Employng 30  Calhoun County Journal

By CHRISTINA DiMARTINO and JOEL McNEECE. Topashaw Farms' new 45,000-square-foot sweet potato facility in Vardaman is the latest significant ...



UPDATED: Complete list of athletes honored at Best of MS Preps  Jackson Clarion Ledger

On Thursday, May 28 - The Clarion-Ledger will honor more than 1,500 student athletes in 22 sports at the Best of MS Preps banquet. It's going to be a great night ...



Panola County Sheriff Dead Of Apparent Suicide  Calhoun County Journal

AP – Panola County Sheriff Hugh Bright died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Sunday while at his girlfriend's Batesville home, officials said.



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Townes Funeral Home opens  Calhoun County Journal

Townes' Funeral Home, located at 253 Cook Street in Bruce, is now open. Staff members are, l to r, Ken Biery, Ella Stovall, Pastor Sammy Townes, Felicia ...



Video: Bruce Teacher Accused Of Child Sex Crime To Appear Before Grand Jury  WCBI

CALHOUN CO., Miss. (WCBI) – A former Bruce High School teacher and coach accused of a child sex crime has waived his right to a probable cause hearing.



39th Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival is this weekend  Calhoun County Journal

The 39th Annual Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival kicks off this Saturday with the arts and crafts festival on Main Street. In addition to the many arts and crafts, ...



Child enticement arrest made in Prentiss County  WTVA

Wayne Clark Inman was arrested in Prentiss County.



Pope fondly recalls when New Hope ended Hamilton's winning streak  The Commercial Dispatch

Streaks are part of Northeast Mississippi''s football history. But before South Panola High School football team claimed the honor of holding the state''s longest ...



January 6, 2015 – The Grenada Star  Daily Sentinel Star

Charles Michael Bryant A graveside *service* for Charles Michael Bryant, 50, of Banner, Miss., will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, at Pine Flat Cemetery in ...



Deaths in Central Florida: 11/26  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.



You Will Weep and Know Why  SB Nation

After sunset on a cool Friday evening in November 2005, two high school football teams played a game in Water Valley, Mississippi. Unless you were a player, ...



Behind the Wheel: Don Henley, Johnny Mathis among Upshur County’s famous births  Tyler Morning Telegraph

GILMER - Gwen Jewett wasn't born and raised in Gilmer, but she seems to know more about the town than many long-timers.



A first and a last for the DARE program  Pierce County Herald

Wednesday's DARE graduation at the Ellsworth Middle School was a milestone for lots of people. For the 110-plus fifth graders, it represented the end of a ...



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