Archives for April 2017

Storms cause damage around county, Dentontown gets the worst of it

The severe storms that passed through Calhoun County this morning and early afternoon caused lots of damage, primarily in the south end of the county.

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Pinned by tree

IMG_6407Parker Shea Woodcock was trapped in her vehicle when this tree fell across the highway near Big Creek this morning. She was not injured. See more storm pictures in the news section and on The Journal's instagram account.

Calhoun Academy to host blood drive on May 2

Calhoun Academy will be holding a community blood drive with Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) on Tuesday, May 2, from 11 a.m. – 6p.m.

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Pamela Hand

Pamela Sue Stephenson Hand of Senatobia, formerly of Pittsboro,  passed away peacefully Friday, April 28, 2017, after a very brief illness with a GBM brain tumor. She went to Heaven, surrounded by her loving family and friends.

She was born August 3, 1959 in Tupelo, to James Bruce Stephenson and Annie Margaret Mabry Stephenson. She graduated high school in Columbus, Ga.  As a young girl, she had a dream to become a CRNA. While working as a nurse aide in the emergency room at North MS Medical Center, and attending EMT school, she met her husband, Thomas. [Read more...]

DAR and guests visit plantation owned by member’s grandson

Members of the Loosa Schoona Chapter DAR and invited guests traveled to Wayside, MS and toured the restored antebellum home of Belmont. The home is owned by daughter Mattye Ruth’s grandson, Josh Cain.
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Calhoun City athletes advance to North Half meet

Several Calhoun City athletes advanced to the North Half track meet with their performances Monday.
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Bluejays win Alabama Tourney

MS Bluejays 11U took the  Championship in the King of the Diamonds Tournament in Russellville, AL, April 8.

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Bollingers entertain Calhoun City Chamber

Chamber EntertainmentEddie Bollinger was the featured entertainment at the Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce Banquet Tuesday night. His wife Karen joined him for a couple of songs.

Revitalizing Bruce

Revitalizing BruceBruce native Joy Brown Foy, Sara Quillen of Bruce and Bruce native Kay Tutor Rowell were among speakers at the Revitalizing Bruce meeting at the Bruce Museum this morning.

Calhoun City Chamber honors Ball Building Supply

Jimmy BallJimmy Ball and Ball's Building Supply were honored by the Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce for 50+ years in business at their annual banquet Tuesday night. At left is Julia Brandon, a chamber director, and right Chamber President Laura Edwards.