Bobby Hannaford

Bobby Fate Hannaford, 83, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, TN. surrounded by his loving family. … [Read More...]

Jimmie Harville Nigliazzo

Jimmie Ree Nigliazzo left this world on January 16, 2019. She was born on June 20, 1924, in Bruce, to James Lonnie Harville and Mary Francis Burgess Harville. … [Read More...]

Golden in court at Pittsboro for first time

Adrian Golden was appointed an attorney and had his bond denied Tuesday morning at the Calhoun County Courthouse in Pittsboro. Golden is charged with the attempted murder of Kimberly Sisk in June of … [Read More...]

Judge Selene Maddox’s investiture

An investiture ceremony for United States Bankruptcy Judge Selene Dunn Maddox was January 11 at the Thad Cochran United States Bankruptcy Courthouse in Aberdeen. … [Read More...]

Classified Ads

Classified Ads for The Journal for the week of Jan. 23. … [Read More...]

Reda Bullard

Reda Franklin Bullard, longtime and current Mayor of Pittsboro, passed away  Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. … [Read More...]

Marion’s passion for the game motivates Trojans

Quavon Marion, a junior for the Bruce Trojans, describes basketball as his “passion.” … [Read More...]

Bland pleads in Calhoun court; receives probation

Jon Bland, the former Bruce High Band Director charged with multiple counts of enticement of a child to meet for sexual purposes, entered a guilty plea last week in Calhoun County Circuit Court. … [Read More...]

Jessie Howell

Jessie Mae Howell, 83, entered into her Heavenly home from Baptist Nursing Home in Calhoun City Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. … [Read More...]

Jay Edmondson

Jay Edmondson, 71, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. … [Read More...]

Producer meetings provide chances to review ag needs

The time of year has come for producers in Mississippi to provide input on agricultural programming and research at Mississippi State University. … [Read More...]

Danny Harrelson leads the team of saw filers keeping Weyerhaeuser in Bruce running smooth

There’s an old theory in the sawmill industry that suggests the filing room is “the heart of the sawmill.” Danny Harrelson is the head filer at Weyerhaeuser in Bruce that leads the team that keeps … [Read More...]

Connie Thomas

 Connie Faye Waldo Thomas, 58, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 at her home in Bruce. … [Read More...]

Carl Baker

Carl Nolan Baker, 81, of Banner passed away Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. … [Read More...]

Recounting old school days at Voss, Ivy, Lewelling, Sarepta

Please allow newspaper space in The Journal to write to my boyhood schoolmates and all other friends of by-gone days. … [Read More...]

Sports

Marion’s passion for the game motivates Trojans

Quavon Marion, a junior for the Bruce Trojans, describes basketball as his “passion.” … [Read More...]

Vazquez sets scoring mark as Ram soccer wins

The Vardaman Rams won their seventh straight soccer game Monday night defeating MSMS 8-0 in Columbus. … [Read More...]

Lady Trojan Powerlifters Win

Bruce Lady Trojan powerlifters won the Water Valley Invitational last week. … [Read More...]

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Recipes

Rivers Miller has a dream of someday owning bakery

Although cakes have been the most challenging to Rivers Miller so far, she does like to bake, and … [Read More...]

‘Chopped’ & grandmothers inspire Cannon girls to cook

Cobi Lann, 12, and Piper Cannon, 9, of Calhoun City began watching Food Network’s ‘Chopped’ with … [Read More...]

New Year’s food traditions… lots of peas, and quesadillas

“Peas for pennies, greens for dollars, cornbread for gold”-- all food for good luck  for the new … [Read More...]

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Producer meetings provide chances to review ag needs

The time of year has come for producers in Mississippi to provide input on agricultural programming and research at Mississippi State University. … [Read More...]

Danny Harrelson leads the team of saw filers keeping Weyerhaeuser in Bruce running smooth

There’s an old theory in the sawmill industry that suggests the filing room is “the heart of the sawmill.” Danny Harrelson is the head filer at … [Read More...]

Recounting old school days at Voss, Ivy, Lewelling, Sarepta

Please allow newspaper space in The Journal to write to my boyhood schoolmates and all other friends of by-gone days. … [Read More...]

Attorney General to speak at CEDA Banquet

Attorney General Jim Hood will be the featured speaker when the Calhoun Economic Development Association hosts their annual banquet Thursday, Jan. 31 … [Read More...]

24th annual Wild Turkey Banquet planned, Jan. 29

The Calhoun County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) has announced plans for its 24th annual Hunting Heritage Membership Banquet … [Read More...]

Sweet Potato Council hosts annual meeting in Pittsboro

The Mississippi Sweet Potato Council hosted its annual meeting at the multi-purpose building at the Calhoun County Extension Office in Pittsboro last … [Read More...]

Ezell-Johnson will headline 2019 MLK Banquet

The Loggins Scholarship Committee will host the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Banquet Saturday, Jan. 19 beginning at 5 p.m. at the multi-purpose … [Read More...]

Dauzat joins Extension Service office, Pittsboro

Calhoun County Supervisors met the newest MSU Extension employee in Pittsboro and were briefed on the services offered by the new Families Resource … [Read More...]

Ozbun earns Rotary honor

The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for January is Cade Ozbun, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dwayne Ozbun. … [Read More...]

Penick is ‘King’ of the sweet potato industry

November 27, 1969 – In a democratic nation few men can claim to be king. J.R. Penick Sr. is the 20th century king of the sweet potato industry. … [Read More...]

District Three Supervisor remains only contested race thus far

All Calhoun County incumbents have qualified to seek re-election thus far with only one contested race thus far. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City board considers street light request

Calhoun City mayor and board of aldermen discussed street lights, approved the town depository, appointed park directors and more at a meeting last … [Read More...]

Bruce begins condemnation proceedings on Suber property

Bruce and Vardaman town boards both held very brief meetings last week immediately following the New Year’s holiday. The Bruce board discussed … [Read More...]

Clanton, Hill reappointed to their positions by supervisors

Calhoun County Supervisors reappointed Sonny Clanton board attorney and Jenny Hill purchasing clerk at their first meeting of 2019 Monday morning. … [Read More...]

Derma buys rifles for police department

Derma mayor and board of aldermen approved a letter demanding property cleanup and purchased rifles for police department at their Jan. 2 meeting. … [Read More...]

More than a dozen have already qualified for Calhoun County elections

Qualifying began today for 2019 Calhoun County elections. Those entering races this far are: … [Read More...]

County WIC office will remain open

The Mississippi State Department of Health’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) will remain open through the … [Read More...]

2018 Year in Review

A rash of catastrophic house fires opened 2018 and the year closed with a number of deaths to prominent citizens. The year saw new businesses arrive … [Read More...]

Grenada Lake will host Bald Eagle survey Jan. 11

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Grenada Lake is asking for volunteers to assist with its mid-winter bald eagle survey scheduled Jan. 11 from 7:45 … [Read More...]

Bruce native McNamee promoted to Clinical Associate Professor

George Allen McNamee Jr., DVMS, the first licensed veterinarian from Bruce, was recently promoted to Clinical Associate Professor in the Uniformed … [Read More...]

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