Calhoun City man arrested, charged with murder in Derma

A Calhoun City man is in custody at the Calhoun County Jail charged with murder. … [Read More...]

Plants don’t hold grudges against all us caretakers

To hear some folks talk, you’d think plants have intentions, good or bad and everything in between. Ain’t so. … [Read More...]

Calhoun County History – Two from Calhoun in 1920s gospel group

Two men from Calhoun County played important roles in the Murphree-Hartford Quartette, (sic) which not only made numerous public appearances, but also made recordings in the late 1920s on old 78 rpm … [Read More...]

Ramey Gill

John Ramey Gill, 44, of Bruce, died Friday, May 22, 2020, at his residence. … [Read More...]

Glenda Barnett

Glenda Faye Parker Barnett, 84, of Twin Lakes, Wi., departed from this life May 18, 2020 at Alden Nursing Facility in McHenry, Il. … [Read More...]

Dessie Dunn

Dessie Mae Dunn, 90, of Bruce traded her sorrow for joy  May 20, 2020 at Bruce Community Living Center. … [Read More...]

Vardaman Soccer Program has big dreams for new complex

Vardaman soccer is looking for community help to take another step forward in their young program. … [Read More...]

James Pittman

James Clovis Pittman, 87, passed away at Olive Grove Terrace in Olive Branch Thursday, May 14, 2020. … [Read More...]

Charles Cain

Charles Edward Cain, 89, of Banner departed from this life May 19, 2020 at Baptist Calhoun Nursing Home in Calhoun City. … [Read More...]

David Hatchett

David Lee Hatchett, 72 of Bruce, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020 at NMMC in Tupelo. … [Read More...]

Danna Johnson finds joy in service to others

Danna Johnson has experienced personal tragedy, triumph, the deepest depths of sadness and the greatest of joys. She draws on all of it to serve others today in Vardaman. … [Read More...]

Whatever it takes, kids just want to play soccer

The texts come often and never fail to get me excited and desperate to find some way to fulfill their requests. … [Read More...]

Reopening casinos big for revenue

Mississippi’s current leadership is taking a page from the state’s not-so-distant past by making the state’s gaming industry one of the first enterprises to be allowed to reopen as the state tries to … [Read More...]

Supervisors wrestle with when and how to reopen county facilities safely

Calhoun County Supervisors agreed to reopen the horse arena at the fairgrounds, but held off after a lot of discussion changing current status at the multi-purpose building and courthouse offices. … [Read More...]

Cook signs to play baseball with East Mississippi CC

Calhoun City’s Jobi Cook is taking his baseball talents to the next level. … [Read More...]

Lucius wraps up softball career at Northeast C.C.

Although she is hanging up her cleats after this season, Vardaman’s Anna Beth Lucius found a place for herself among the collegiate softball ranks at Northeast Mississippi Community College. … [Read More...]

Susan Patton receives Arts Commission grant

Susan Patton of Bruce has been awarded a grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC). The grants are made possible by continued funding from the Mississippi State Legislature and the National … [Read More...]

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3BR/2BA house, screened in backporch, 2 carports (one on each end of house), storage building, 1850 sq. ft., 241 Hasting Street in Bruce. Must see. Call Alan 414-9225. … [Read More...]

James Allen Armstrong

The viewing James Allen Armstrong … [Read More...]

Olga Vallejo

Olga Vallejo, 78, of Houston, falleció el 15 de mayo de 2020 en el Centro Médico North Mississippi en Tupeloi. … [Read More...]

Elouise McGuire

Elouise Johnson McGuire, 86, passed away May 13, 2020 at Lynn Wood Senior Care Facility in Laurel. … [Read More...]

Albert Goodson

Albert Evans Goodson, 85,  of Grenada, formerly of Winona, passed away at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson on May 16, 2020. … [Read More...]

Clint ‘Tex’ Howell

Clint Ray “Tex” Howell, 85, of Coffeeville, died May 6, 2020, at NMMC in Tupelo. … [Read More...]

Calhoun County School District’s Child Find underway

The Calhoun County School District is participating in an ongoing statewide effort to identify, locate, and evaluate children birth up to the age of 21 who have a physical, mental, communicative … [Read More...]

Dr. Petty champions prevention of e-cigarette use in Alabama children

Melody Petty, M.D., MPH, FAAP, assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, was selected as the e-cigarette chapter champion for the Alabama Chapter of the … [Read More...]

2020 Seniors will be honored in May 27 edition of The Journal

The Calhoun County Journal is providing an opportunity for family and friends to honor their 2020 graduates in the May 27 edition of The Journal. … [Read More...]

Inman finds calling with ministry, technology

Vardaman’s Jordan Inman is a man of many talents. A graduate of Vardaman High School and Itawamba Community College, Inman serves as youth minister at Midway Baptist Church outside of Vardaman and … [Read More...]

Sports Column – Trojans earned memorable win over Okolona in 2016

The 2016 season was not an easy one for the Bruce Trojans, but this week, I want to take a look at their regular season finale that made the struggles of the campaign worthwhile. … [Read More...]

Lots of fun twisting, tying up my vines

Ever notice how a cat can’t help raising its rear when you stroke its back? Vines do the same thing. Sorta. … [Read More...]

Jane Hayes

Jane Morgan Hayes, 90, of Memphis, passed this earthly life May 8, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. … [Read More...]

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Vardaman Soccer Program has big dreams for new complex

Vardaman soccer is looking for community help to take another step forward in their young program. … [Read More...]

Cook signs to play baseball with East Mississippi CC

Calhoun City’s Jobi Cook is taking his baseball talents to the next level. … [Read More...]

Lucius wraps up softball career at Northeast C.C.

Although she is hanging up her cleats after this season, Vardaman’s Anna Beth Lucius found a place for herself among the … [Read More...]

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Kathryn glad to be quarantined with good cook, sister Elizabeth

“Being quaratined with Elizabeth sounded scary at first, but she makes great food” said Kathryn … [Read More...]

Brownlee cooks a lot of big meals in and out of Covid 19 quarantine

“With five kids I cook a lot!” said Mallory Brownlee of Bruce. … [Read More...]

Mattie Beck Gore enjoys baking since there’s not much school work

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Martha Massey

Martha Faye Baker Massey, 88, passed from this life at home in Paris after an extended illness. … [Read More...]

Myron Davis

Claud Myron Davis, 95, passed away May 5, 2020, at The Rose Monahan Hospice Home in Worcester, MA.  He was born August 23, 1924, in Pine Valley, the … [Read More...]

Diane Lee

Diane Holder Lee, 65, passed away at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford on May 4, 2020. … [Read More...]

Morris, Brasher to work their final election this November

Faye Morris and Jerry Brasher are in the process of winding down their final terms as Calhoun County Election Commissioners. … [Read More...]

Brenda Poteete shares God’s love one painted rock at a time

Brenda Poteete calls it a “God Thing.” Many who have been fortunate enough to find her works of art would agree. … [Read More...]

Fortunate if you find one of Brenda’s rocks of art

They come in all shapes, sizes and bright, beautiful colors and it’s hard not to pick up every one you see and put it in your pocket. It’s okay if you … [Read More...]

Gubernatorial power changed little since 1890

So a Mississippi governor and the state’s Legislature disagree over constitutional powers and responsibilities when it comes to how the state utilizes … [Read More...]

Kathryn glad to be quarantined with good cook, sister Elizabeth

“Being quaratined with Elizabeth sounded scary at first, but she makes great food” said Kathryn Hathorne in a Twitter post including a picture of BBQ … [Read More...]

England, Griffin returning to local football sidelines

Two familiar faces are returning to football coordinator positions in Calhoun County this fall. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City’s SquareFest is postponed for now

The Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce has announced the annual SquareFest arts and crafts festival on the town square has been postponed. … [Read More...]

Academy closing out school year, making plans for graduation

Calhoun Academy is in the process of ending its 2019-20 school year and making plans for graduation. … [Read More...]

High school graduations moved to summer months

The Calhoun County School Board voted to move 2020 graduation ceremonies for all three schools to the end of June in response to the COVID-19 … [Read More...]

Bruce ends town curfew; May set as cleanup month

Bruce board of aldermen voted to end the town’s curfew and address other issues pandemic related at their May meeting. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City board asks Congress, COVID-19 help

Calhoun City board of aldermen approved a resolution urging Congress to support direct federal funding to Mississippi municipalities to help fight … [Read More...]

Teams can use Vardaman Sportsplex, with restrictions

The Vardaman board of aldermen cleared the way for ball teams to start practcing at the Sportsplex starting May 18. … [Read More...]

Floor damaged at Derma Town Hall, claim is filed

Derma board of aldermen discussed the need for floor repair at Town Hall and the ability for kids to play ball this summer due to COVID-19 pandemic at … [Read More...]

Sports Column – Wildcats couldn’t be stopped in 2016 season

This week, I am continuing my series on looking back at some of my favorite games from Calhoun County that have happened since I’ve been a part of the … [Read More...]

Calhoun County History – Steam engine powered Bruce mill for decades

James Bryant stands in front of the steam engine that has been used to power the sawmill at Memphis Hardwood since it was moved here by E.L. Bruce … [Read More...]

Blounts, Hamiltons utilize sewing skills to produce masks for public

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are those around Calhoun County who are lending their talents to help the community. … [Read More...]

Historical Society working to preserve, but hitting financial hardships with decreasing membership

Walk through the door and you immediately encounter the first of the many walls of bookshelves filled to capacity. There are transcriptions of land … [Read More...]

Uncle Ken was the cool one

It was just about 15 of us scattered amongst the front few pews in the chapel at Glenwood Funeral Home in Vicksburg staring at the American flag … [Read More...]

School closings expose deficiencies

In 2019, Corona was a popular beach beer rather than a deadly respiratory virus and no Mississippian had really ever seriously contemplated a … [Read More...]

Supervisors extend limited courthouse access to May 14

Calhoun County Board of Supervisors agreed to keep the courthouse operating on a curbside basis and prevent the multi-purpose center in Pittsboro from … [Read More...]

Lady Trojans to get new head basketball coach

Yarnell Marks is expected to take over both the girls’ and boys’ basketball programs at Bruce High School when teams are ready to return to the … [Read More...]

Some plants better when put together

Social distancing doesn’t apply to Victory Garden vegetables; some actually do best when in stuffed into close quarters. … [Read More...]

County’s recycling bins have been quarantined

Calhoun County’s recycling bins have been quarantined as a result of COVID-19. … [Read More...]

Powerlifting titles were in reach for local athletes

Along with the typical spring sports of baseball and softball, powerlifting was also impacted this year by the coronavirus pandemic. … [Read More...]

Danner Tedder

Danner Lee Tedder, 22, of Houlka, departed for his eternal home of rest May 1, 2020  after a car accident. … [Read More...]

Agnes Gaskin

Agnes Ann Reynolds Gaskin, 69, of Calhoun City, passed away May 2, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. … [Read More...]

Mildred Crocker

Mildred Spencer Crocker, 77, passed away at her home in Calhoun City on May 3, 2020. … [Read More...]