Wade service

U.S. Navy Sailors fold the American flag that draped the coffin of Durell Wade of Slate Springs to present to the family during the service at the Veterans' Cemetery in Kilmichael Friday evening. The Journal will have a full report on Friday's events in next week's CCJ.

Durell Wade procession

Calhoun City school children line Hwy. 9 as the procession carrying World War II veteran Durell Wade, of Slate Springs, to the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Kilmichael approaches.

Joan Frizzell

Joan Frizzell, 70, passed away Monday, December 3, 2018, at her home in Oxford. [Read more...]

Writer researches Turkey Creek community records

October 3, 1953 – In the State Archives at Jackson there are many old records. It has been my great pleasure to look many of them over throughout past years where there is revealed many things of a hundred years ago. Among them are records of many of the old churches.
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The last of a lot of good things?

“If a frog had wings, he wouldn’t hit his tail on the ground. Too hypothetical.”— George H.W. Bush on the campaign trail in 1992.

All right, so eloquent he wasn’t and he’s not apt to be included on many peoples’ lists of great orators, but when the future historians get around to writing their tomes on the life and times of the now late President George Herbert Walker Bush, I have the suspicion that a great many of them are going to find themselves using the word “last” a lot.
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Ace Cannon

Ace Cannon passed away this morning at his home. He was 84 years old. Read the related story in the news section. Photo by Joel McNeece

Ace Cannon died this morning at his home

Ace Cannon, the “Godfather of Sax,” died at his home in Calhoun City this morning.

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Wade service, processional set for Friday

The remains of Durrell Wade, a WWII Navy Sailor killed aboard the USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 , will be at Pryor Funeral Home Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 exactly 77 years from the date he was killed.
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Beauty and the Beast Jr. set for February

Centerstage of Calhoun County will present performances of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.
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Arts Council donates books to Calhoun Academy

The Bruce Arts Council recently made a book donation to the Calhoun Academy Library. From left, club member Ben Pratt, CA English teacher Jennifer Rogers and CA headmaster Donald Pendergrast. The library was remodeled with several upgrades recently.