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Supervisors award scholarships; agree to advertise for garbage truck

Calhoun County Supervisors awarded Jo Gray and Skylar Nichols, both seniors at Calhoun City High School, $500 scholarships at their meeting Monday in Pittsboro. … [Read More...]

Bruce chamber receives updates on July 4, festival, town business

Bruce Chamber of Commerce heard from the new career pathway director for Calhoun County Schools and updates about upcoming events at the regular meeting of the organization Monday. … [Read More...]

Bruce traced through first 33 years of growth

Thirty-three years ago the town of Bruce was established. Actually the town was incorporated June 29, 1927. … [Read More...]

Sports

Clarke wins Tupelo Amateur

Cameron Clarke, of Pittsboro, shot a second-round 65 to win the fourth Tupelo Amateur golf tournament Sunday afternoon. … [Read More...]

Bruce, Calhoun City, Vardaman all breaking in new quarterbacks

Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman all wrapped up spring football practices last week with quarterback a big question mark … [Read More...]

Yarnell Marks to take over Bruce boys’ basketball; Moore resigns as baseball coach

Yarnell Marks is believed to be the next head boys’ basketball coach at Bruce High School. … [Read More...]

Meeting Mississippi State’s Coach Moorhead

Calhoun City residents, from left, Charles Hardin, Gary Hawkins, and Johnny Dean, far right, met new Mississippi State … [Read More...]

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Recipes

Featured cooks share summer favorites

Sharing a few recipes this week from our past Look Who’s Cookin’ features that have a taste of … [Read More...]

Katelyn Bailey

“If you don’t have the right words to say, just feed them,” is what Katelyn Bailey’s grandmother … [Read More...]

Rebecca Pilgreen

“What I remember earliest is standing in a chair and dropping dumplings in the broth,” said Rebecca … [Read More...]

Teresa and Allena Moore

The first place Teresa Moore of Pittsboro took her Twinkie Pie was to Old Town Church revival … [Read More...]

‘Cooking For Fun’ girls

Eight teenage girls have been “cooking for fun” with members of the Bruce First Baptist Church … [Read More...]

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James Maxwell enjoyed career in law near New Orleans and many unique adventures, now ‘somewhat’ retiring in Derma

James Maxwell was raised in Champaign, Illinois, home to the University of Illinois more than 100 … [Read More...]

Why and how are pastors called to preach?

Why and how are pastors called to preach? It’s a question we ask of most of our subjects in our … [Read More...]

Calhoun City’s 48th SquareFest will be next weekend

The 48th annual SquareFest in Calhoun City opens Friday, May 25 with two days of fun planned on the … [Read More...]

Banner woman dies in Wednesday morning house fire

A Banner woman died in her home on CR 278 today when it became engulfed with fire around 10 a.m. … [Read More...]

Farmers’ Market to open on Bruce Square June 7

The weekly Bruce Farmers’ Market – Throwback Thursdays – will return in June for a four month run on … [Read More...]

Tuesday storm causes damage around Bruce

A short but strong storm blew through Bruce Tuesday evening around 5:30 p.m. taking down trees and … [Read More...]

Griffin aims to share her love for Bruce as new chamber secretary

A love for Bruce and a desire to help share it with the world motivated Trina Griffin to seek out … [Read More...]

Two contested judicial races on the ballot in Calhoun

Calhoun County will have two contested judicial races on the November ballot after qualifying in the … [Read More...]

Injured Bald Eagle in Slate Springs taken to Jackson Zoo

When Deputy Dean Poynor got the call Tuesday morning that a Bald Eagle had been hit by a big truck … [Read More...]

Haworth tank still issue for Bruce

The Bruce Board of Aldermen took action in a special called meeting last week to try and find a … [Read More...]

Pittsboro talks water, backhoe issues; tall grass at Town Hall

Pittsboro board of aldermen discussed a water rate complaint and backhoe repairs at their meeting … [Read More...]

Free family law clinic set for June 7 in Oxford; Calhoun residents invited

A free family law clinic will be held June 7 in Oxford to assist north Mississippi residents with … [Read More...]

Pittsboro was first graded school in the county

While going through some old things searching for material that would be of interest to Journal … [Read More...]

Caitlin McCormick – BHS senior leads music at Macedonia

Caitlin McCormick’s love affair with music dates back to her earliest memories. … [Read More...]

Brower to serve as schools’ first Career Pathway Coach

Laura Brower, counselor at Bruce High School, will be transitioning into a new school district … [Read More...]

Jailhouse ministry started Rev. Charles Tillman’s path

Rev. Charles Tillman, pastor of West Grove MB Church, got his start as a pastor in jailhouse … [Read More...]

Main Street Makeover – Amy White leading effort to spruce up Vardaman

Amy White, deputy town clerk, was looking out the window from her desk in Vardaman Town Hall at an … [Read More...]

Small group states in public meeting what they want from superintendent

“Someone who will put the interest of all of the students first,” was the consensus of the group … [Read More...]

Haire to be released from prison May 22

Tyler Haire is set to be released from the Mississippi Department of Corrections on May 22. … [Read More...]

Supervisors expand college program to EMCC, Holmes

Calhoun County Supervisors voted unanimously Monday to expand their free college tuition program to … [Read More...]

Republican poll workers named for June 5 primary

Republican poll workers have been named for the Republican Primary election Tuesday, June 5. … [Read More...]

Lee earns Bruce Rotary Youth Leader honor

The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for May is Braiden Lee, son of LaDonna Burt and Jeff Lee. … [Read More...]

Dr. Harrison loved country doctor life

Many of those who have figured prominently in the settling and growth of Calhoun have their roots in … [Read More...]

Mart Mounger’s garden is meticulously organized

Mart Mounger’s garden in the Pleasant Hill Community is meticulously organized from the layout of … [Read More...]

Bruce mayor airlifted to Memphis hospital

Alderman Johnny Armstrong presided over a very brief Bruce board meeting Tuesday night after Mayor … [Read More...]

Turtle Creek bridge is two-way again in Calhoun City

Calhoun City Board of Aldermen voted at last night’s regular meeting to reopen Turtle Creek Bridge … [Read More...]

Hope 4 Dogs helps with Vardaman stray problem

Nicole Beasley with Hope 4 Dogs reported to the Vardaman board of aldermen that she has 37 stray … [Read More...]

School Board honors Vals, Sals; discusses grants and CTC roof; approves many personnel moves

The Calhoun County School Board honored this year’s valedictorians and salutatorians from each … [Read More...]

Calhoun City band earns prestigious Sweepstakes Award

The Calhoun City High School Band was recently presented the prestigious “Sweepstakes Award” from … [Read More...]

Calhoun kindergarten registration dates set

Calhoun County Schools K4 and K5 registration dates are set. … [Read More...]

Bruce was a “No-No Town,” but it wasn’t “Goody-Goody”

The Guinness Book of Records does not contain these unusual, bizarre happenings that I observed when … [Read More...]

Marlon Long is new pastor at Grace Southern

Marlon Long said he felt a calling to preach 20 years ago. … [Read More...]

Drug Take Back Day set Saturday, April 28

Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration will give … [Read More...]

Community Choir spring concerts this weekend

Calhoun Community Choir, in its third season, will present their spring concert, “If I Can Help … [Read More...]

Conflicting reports issued as to whether Calhoun Schools are under investigation

Jean Massey, executive director of the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE), told The Journal … [Read More...]

Absentee voting for primaries underway

Calhoun Countians will have one contested race to vote in on June 5, regardless of whether they … [Read More...]

MACD president speaks to local Soil Water Conservation District

Pete Hunter, Mississippi Association of Conservation District President, stressed water … [Read More...]

Superintendent applications submitted to MSBA for review

The Calhoun County School Board submitted the 18 applications they received for the superintendent’s … [Read More...]

Calhoun City Chamber Banquet is Thursday night

Jan Miller, Field Director for the Mississippi Main Street Association, will be the guest speaker at … [Read More...]

Presley to host meeting in Bruce Thursday

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley will address the citizens in the Bruce area on Thursday, … [Read More...]

Man who robbed Pittsboro Liquor Store this morning in custody

A Bruce man is in custody after robbing the Pittsboro Liquor Store this morning around 11 a.m. … [Read More...]

Academy hosting blood drive on April 25

Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) will be holding a blood drive with Calhoun Academy on Wednesday, … [Read More...]

Sarepta School played first football and basketball games in the county

Sarepta, once one of the more active towns in the county, has been drained of its vitality with the … [Read More...]

‘City couple arrested for drugs, child abuse

A Calhoun City couple was arrested for drugs and child abuse Tuesday after a welfare check at their … [Read More...]

Foxx is only third pastor at Friendship MBC in 70 years

Rev. Tracy Foxx described his preaching style as a cross between Baptist and Pentecostal. … [Read More...]

Lifelong Bruce resident Sandra Clark enjoys work, life, family ties in hometown

Sandra Clark has always called the Town of Bruce home, and she’s just fine with that. … [Read More...]

“Spruce Up Bruce” set for Saturday on Square

Bruce First’s spring home and garden show with a plant swap will be this weekend. “Spruce It Up! … [Read More...]

Cancer slapped Chad King in the face, now every day is a blessing

Anger and shock were the initial reactions of Chad King when he was diagnosed with cancer last year. … [Read More...]

Beautification committee in the works; Griffin hired as new Chamber secretary

Bruce Chamber of Commerce agreed Monday to ask the city of Bruce to join them in creating a Bruce … [Read More...]

Supervisors consider two new garbage trucks

Calhoun County Supervisors agreed to consider the purchase of two new garbage trucks at their … [Read More...]

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