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Bruce native is new associate director of annual giving for MSU

Mary Beth Baldwin, native of Bruce, is the new associate director of annual giving for the Mississippi State University Foundation. In this position, Baldwin will secure leadership-level annual giving … [Read More...]

Derma man charged, ATV death

A Derma man indicted by the Mississippi Highway Patrol for a DUI that resulted in a death turned himself in at the Calhoun County Jail yesterday. … [Read More...]

Armstrong talks Baptist Association to chamber

Kenneth Armstrong, director of the Calhoun Baptist Association, talked to the Bruce Chamber of Commerce about the assocation at the regular meeting Monday. … [Read More...]


Ram soccer drops first games

The Vardaman Ram soccer teams lost their first two games of the season to Grenada and Pontotoc. … [Read More...]

Lady Wildcats win two; Lady Rams drop three

Calhoun City Lady Wildcats picked up a couple wins over the past week, while the Vardaman Lady Rams suffered some … [Read More...]

Lady Trojans earn win over Charleston

The Lady Trojans beat Charleston last week 39-36. Bryann Petty led all scorers with 18 points. … [Read More...]

Wildcats shut out Philly to advance to North Half

It was a defensive performance the 1985 Chicago Bears would have been proud of. The Calhoun City Wildcats forced 10 … [Read More...]

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Sandra Alvarado

Sandra Alvarado of Vardaman said her Thanksgiving will have a Mexican twist this year. … [Read More...]

Gaby Tovar

“I was intrigued by watching my mother cook,” said Gaby Tovar of Bruce, who was cooking by age 10. … [Read More...]

Charlotte Stephen

“To be a devoted cook you have to have the passion and the patience,” said Charlotte Stephen of … [Read More...]

Cynthia Tedford

“I cook like it’s Thanksgiving!” said Cynthia Tedford of Bruce, about getting ready for gatherings … [Read More...]

Kids in the Kitchen

The “Kids in the Kitchen” cooking program has been going on for Calhoun County 4-Hers almost 17 … [Read More...]

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Supervisors asked to take bids on cleaning services

Paige Gray and Julie Newman, of P&J Cleaning Service, asked the board of supervisors for an … [Read More...]

Man arrested after domestic shooting incident

Calhoun County Sheriff's Department arrested a man this morning who shot a woman last night in a … [Read More...]

Cain earns Rotary honor

  The Bruce Rotary Youth Leader for November is Callie Cain, daughter of Chad and Jonna … [Read More...]

First meeting held for FCCLA at BHS

FCCLA or Family, Career, Community Leaders of America is a career and technical student organization … [Read More...]

UM Cadets Ready to Run in Egg Bowl Tradition

OXFORD –  Two dozen Army, Navy/Marine and Air Force ROTC cadets from the University of Mississippi … [Read More...]

Overflow notes– more news from devastating rain, flood

March 24, 1955 – “Four big flood-control dams in North Mississippi were credited with preventing … [Read More...]

Fine Arts Club participates in statewide Women’s Club’s Veterans Day project

GFWC-MFWC Fine Arts Club of Bruce joined the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) in … [Read More...]

Operation Christmas Child drop-off underway

Operation Christmas Child shoebox drop-off for the county is underway at Derma Baptist Church. … [Read More...]

Veterans’ Day speakers focus on remembrance, thankfulness, peace

Brigadier General John Rhodes told a large audience at the Veterans’ Day program at the American … [Read More...]

Calhoun City square, Hwy. 8 bridges set for repair work from MDOT

The Calhoun City Square will get fresh pavement within the next few years. … [Read More...]

Egg Bowl Run returns to Calhoun City on Monday

The annual Egg Bowl Run returns to Calhoun City next Monday, Nov. 19 with Mississippi State and Ole … [Read More...]

‘City Christmas parade set; Buddy Benches will soon be delivered

The Calhoun City Chamber is busy planning for the Saturday, Dec. 1 Christmas Parade. … [Read More...]

U.S. Senate, Chancery Judge on Nov. 27 runoff ballot

Calhoun County voters will return to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 27 to help decide two races that … [Read More...]

Reservoir damage to road and railroad is tremendous

March 24, 1955 - This vicinity suffered one of the biggest rains on record–10.32 inches within the … [Read More...]

Program on chronic wasting disease in deer set for Nov. 15

A Calhoun County Forestry meeting will be held Thursday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose … [Read More...]

Derma board buys new air packs for fire department

Derma Board of Aldermen approved the purchase of new air packs for the fire department at the … [Read More...]

Vardaman man arrested on drug, weapon charges

A Vardman man was arrested last night on multiple drug and weapon charges. … [Read More...]

Scott joins Calhoun City police force

Calhoun City aldermen voted to hire part-time police officer Kenneth Scott Jr. as full-time at their … [Read More...]

Durell Wade finally coming home

December 7, 1941 may be a date which will live in infamy, but December 7, 2018 will be a date that … [Read More...]

Veterans’ Day programs set around county

Veterans’ Day programs are scheduled for Bruce and Calhoun City next Sunday, Nov. 11 and Monday, … [Read More...]

Cooks will lead Vardaman Christmas Parade

Paul and Daphna Cook will be the grand marshals of the Vardaman Christmas parade this year, Mayor … [Read More...]

Bruce board gets go ahead to clean properties with current ordinance

Bruce board attorney Jim Beckett confirmed to the mayor and board of aldermen that the town’s … [Read More...]

Logan, Vance win school board races; chancery headed to run-off

Brad Logan, of Bruce, and Christie Vance, of Calhoun City, were elected to the Calhoun County School … [Read More...]

School Board Race Results

Current results for Calhoun County School board races. Four of four precincts reported. … [Read More...]

Extension Service loses one employee, gains two

Calhoun County Extension agent Trent Barnett informed county supervisors Monday he’s losing an … [Read More...]

Pinson Square to perform at Sweet Potato Banquet Saturday

The annual Sweet Potato Harvest Banquet will be held Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Front Porch on Main … [Read More...]

Tornado touches down on county road 361

Cleanup is ongoing up and down CR 361 south of Calhoun City where a tornado touched down last … [Read More...]

Sweet potato harvest described as “fair”

Mississippi sweet potato fields that missed needed rains in June and July are experiencing favorable … [Read More...]

Vances travel to anniversary in car they drove to wedding

Last week Carl Vance of near Slate Spring, took the 1916 Model T Ford from the shed and put it back … [Read More...]

Beasley shares memories as the first Sweet Potato Queen

The 45th Vardaman Sweet Potato Queen will be crowned this Thursday night. Vardaman native Kathy … [Read More...]

Barnett a finalist for Mississippi School Nurse of the Year

Kristy Barnett, school nurse at Calhoun City, is up for Mississippi School Nurse of the Year. … [Read More...]

45th Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival set for Saturday

The 2018 Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival kicks off this Saturday, Nov. 3 with the arts and crafts … [Read More...]

Absentee voting will conclude this Saturday

The deadline to cast an absentee ballot in the Circuit Clerk’s office will be Saturday, Nov. 3 at … [Read More...]

Bland scheduled to be arraigned Nov. 26

Former Bruce High School Band Director Jon Bland, charged with five counts of enticement of a child … [Read More...]

Accreditation grades now official; Liles announces retirement

Supt. Dr. Lisa Langford informed the Calhoun County School Board Monday night that the previously … [Read More...]

Golden in custody at jail in Pontotoc

A Pontotoc man has finally been served an indictment for attempted murder in Bruce in 2017. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City, Bruce bands excel at state championships

Calhoun City High School Marching Band earned second and Bruce’s took fourth in the Class 2A MHSAA … [Read More...]

Dr. Lee Pullen shares insights on dental career

Lee Pullen is a general dentist with offices in Water Valley and Bruce. … [Read More...]

Schuhs compile Bruce census in 1938, boasting of population

Bruce, the biggest little town in the world, has 1,505 persons it was learned after a final … [Read More...]

Shelton, Edington earn Congressional Awards

Two Mississippi State University Extension Service 4-H members in Calhoun County were recognized … [Read More...]

Take-Back Drug Day is Saturday, Sheriff Office

After collecting a total of more than 9.9 million pounds of expired, unused and unwanted … [Read More...]

Maddox focused on providing positive school experience for students at BES

Paula Maddox is in her 30th year in education and her first as a school principal. Maddox is leading … [Read More...]

Calhoun Disaster Team works in Albany, GA

Calhoun Baptist Disaster Relief Team worked in Albany, GA four days last week,  with well over 400 … [Read More...]

Numerous Halloween, fall festival events planned around the county this week

Halloween events submitted to The Journal from around the county include: … [Read More...]

Town, Suber close to agreement on dilapidated Western Auto building

Progress is reportedly being made toward turning the dilapidated former Western Auto building on the … [Read More...]

Playground in Bruce Park to be shut down indefinitely for repairs

The Kids Korner playground at Bruce Park will be closed indefinitely starting Wednesday for … [Read More...]

Calhoun City Police searching for shooting suspect from late night incident

A Calhoun City man remains  hospitalized after being shot multiple times “in the body” outside his … [Read More...]

More than 150 attend reunion, Slate Springs School in 1968

June 6, 1968 – If you weren’t, you should have been at the Slate Spring school reunion last year. … [Read More...]

Bailey continues tradition growing pumpkins, gourds

Tom Bailey and his family have been raising pumpkins and gourds on four acres in the Lloyd Community … [Read More...]

Absentee voting underway for Nov. 6 election

Absentee voting for the Nov. 6 election is taking place now at the circuit clerk’s office in … [Read More...]

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