Archives for October 2015

Happy Halloween

nolaArion Shepherd of Calhoun City at Octoberfest on the square. Photo by Lisa McNeece

BHS students share some of their Halloween traditions

It seems like October just began, but it is almost that time again! Halloween, and all the traditions that come with it, are this Saturday. A few BHS students have shared theirs, or they wish their traditions could be.
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Bruce kindergartners visit The Journal

bes ccj visit17Kindergartners from Bruce Elementary visited The Journal office last week to learn more about the newspaper. The visit was part of several the children were making to different businesses around town.

Ann Bordelon

Anne Provine Bordelon, 79, of Grenada, died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 at her home. She was born July 31, 1936 in Holly Springs, the daughter of John S. and Jamie L. Jones Provine. She was secretary for the 4-H office, Pryor Implement Co. and Pryor Hardware, was a teller at Sunburst Bank in Calhoun City and Guaranty Bank in New Roads, LA, secretary for Raymond International, tour guide for Oak Alley Plantations, and member of First Baptist Church in New Roads, LA.  [Read more...]

Calhoun City Octoberfest

slideNaima Flowers of Big Creek enjoys a trip down the giant slide at Octoberfest in Calhoun City. Photo by Lisa McNeece

Calhoun Republican Women earn honors at state convention

Calhoun County Republican Women president Linda Haire, of Bruce, recently attended the Mississippi Federation of Republican Women in Pearl.
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Farmer earns preseason honors for Northeast basketball

Calhoun City’s V’lenchia Farmer is among several Northeast Mississippi Community College women’s basketball players to garner recognition prior to the start of the upcoming 2015-16 campaign.
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Fundraising effort underway for Blues marker honoring Welch

The Bruce Chamber of Commerce has established a fundraising effort to get a Mississippi Blues Trail Marker in Bruce honoring Leo "Bud" Welch.

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Reading Fair Winners

CAread 4-6Reading Fair winners at Calhoun Academy included, 4th grade: Lynsey Leachman, 4th; Kaylee Tallent, 3rd; Abby James, 2nd; Alyssa Thweatt, 1st; center, 5th grade: Sara Jane Parker, 4th; Georgia Ellard, 3rd; Carson Spratlin, 2nd; Jensyn Cain, 1st; back, 6th grade: George Tedder, 3rd; Seth Walker, 4th; Creed Stafford, 2nd; Bella Nichols, 1st.

Bruce Fall Festival

witchesHanding out candy at the Bruce Fall Festival Thursday night at Bruce Upper Elementary School were Bruce Fine Arts Club witches Sandra Pope and Lib Massey. Photo by Joel McNeece