Archives for September 2015

SRR staff attends workshop at Ole Miss

Mikayla Shelton, Madison May and Lexi Harmon, members of the Skuna River Review newspaper staff,  attended the Mississippi Scholastic Press Association’s annual fall workshop Thursday, Sept. 24 on the Ole Miss campus.
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Calhoun City, East Webster meet in big Region 4-2A game Friday night

Calhoun City and East Webster will meet this Friday in Cumberland in a game many believe will decide the favorite in the north for Class 2A entering the post season.
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Bruce man arrested for selling counterfeit goods in Pontotoc

A Bruce man has been arrested by agents of the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office and charged with possession of counterfeit goods with the intent to sell, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.

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Bert Jenkins among best Mississippi coaches of all time

Hall of Famer Bert Jenkins, perhaps the best coach I ever covered and certainly in the top two or three, was not a screamer. Hollering and yelling – and certainly cussing — weren’t necessary for this gentleman/coach to make his points.
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State leaders intent on confusing us voters

Not long after last week’s Journal came out Bob Cooper, of Bruce, called me to discuss Initiative 42, the citizen sponsored proposal seeking improved funding for our schools.
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Second leg on Tanglefoot Trail just as nice as the first

Joel and I went back on the Tanglefoot Trail this weekend, but picked a shorter route which suited me much better.
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Internet taxes, internet sales are two very different things

STARKVILLE – National Taxpayers Union president Pete Sepp submitted op-ed columns to newspapers around the country in recent days trying to drum up an extension of the federal Internet Tax Moratorium and aiming that column in Mississippi at U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Tupelo.
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School Board favors appointing a school superintendent

The Calhoun County School Board began prioritizing their legislative agenda Monday night with changing from an elected to an appointed superintendent at the top.
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Bids opened for Weyerhaeuser turn lane project

Bids were opened Tuesday morning at Bruce City Hall for the Weyerhaeuser turn lane project on Hwy. 9 and came in under budget to the delight of Bruce officials.
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Calhoun Academy Senior Homecoming Maids

CA senior maidsCalhoun Academy’s “The Roaring 20’s” Homecoming will be Friday night at 6 p.m. Senior maids are front, Darby Caviness, Brenna Pullen, Shannon Stone, and standing, Casey Moss, Hillary Stacy, Maria Inman, Hunter Robertson, Ashley Logan, Macey Chrestman and Regan Hubbard. Photo by Celia D. Hillhouse