State highways shut down simultaneously after two truck accidents

Two accidents involving big truck spills shut down highways in Calhoun County Thursday. … [Read More...]

County Fair opens next week in Pittsboro

The Calhoun County Fair opens next week at the fairgrounds in Pittsboro. … [Read More...]

Woman killed in car accident on Hwy. 9 north of Bruce

A woman was killed in a one-vehicle car accident on Hwy. 9 north of Bruce Wednesday morning. … [Read More...]

Dr. Sansing pushed his state forward

The death of retired University of Mississippi historian Dr. David Sansing is an event that should give all Mississippians pause, for we have lost one of the great, important voices urging our state … [Read More...]

Calhoun City Library eager to reopen doors

“If democracy appears any place, it’s at the front desk of the public library,” said Calhoun City Librarian Debbie Hunter, paraphrasing American author Kurt Vonnegut. … [Read More...]

Let Ellie answer some questions for a change

Ellie Kathryn is a pro at asking questions. My 7-year-old granddaughter is a regular at my house and The Journal and a lot of our time together involves Q&A. … [Read More...]

Unclaimed property event set for Thursday, Pittsboro

This Thursday, July 18, staff from the State Treasurer’s office will be available at the Calhoun County Multi-Purpose Building to help area residents search the State’s unclaimed property list and … [Read More...]

Parker wins Bruce Lions Club Sawmill Festival Car Show

The Bruce Lions Club hosted their annual Show & Shine Car Show at the Sawmill Festival last Saturday. … [Read More...]

Fleming, Nelson take top honors at Sawmill Fest 5K

Noah Fleming finished first overall and Jennifer Nelson earned first in the women’s division at the Bruce Sawmill Festival 5K sponsored by Reconnect Therapy. … [Read More...]

Carolyn Park

Carolyn Hardin Park, 88, passed away peacefully at The Village of Germantown Tennessee Tuesday, July 9, 2019. … [Read More...]

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Long to compete in Little Miss Magnolia

Parker Grace Long of Vardaman will be a contestant in the statewide Little Miss and Mr. Magnolia state pageant finals in Vicksburg July 20-21. … [Read More...]

Ronald Huffman

Ronald Keith Huffman, 60, died  July 1, 2019 at McAllen Medical Center in Texas after a sudden illness. … [Read More...]

Delois Edwards

Delois Foster Edwards, 95, joined her Heavenly Father July 10, 2019. … [Read More...]

Bruce, Water Valley Fred’s added to list of closures

Discount merchandise retailer Fred’s announced on Friday that it will close another 129 stores, including Bruce and Water Valley, and hold inventory clearance sales as the company works to repay its … [Read More...]

Yalobusha Historical Society – Childs gives funeral home and local business history at YHS meeting

The Yalobusha Historical Society met on June 20 and listened to Billy Childs talk about the early history of funeral homes.  Funerals in the early 1800’s were a very public affair, not only, did most … [Read More...]

Republican poll workers named for August primary

Poll workers shall have one day of training. The Poll worker training will be at the Circuit Clerk Courtroom on Thursday, July 11 starting at 8:30 a.m. until training is completed and on Tuesday, July … [Read More...]

Soil and Water Conservation District hold meeting

The Calhoun County Soil & Water Conservation District recently held their annual Supervisor Appreciation Dinner for the county supervisors and their spouses. … [Read More...]

Neshoba County Fair will have political heat

There will be just over seven hours of political speaking at the 2019 Neshoba County Fair, but most of the attention will focus on a half-hour on Thursday morning, a half-hour on Thursday afternoon, … [Read More...]

Insurance, personnel big part of school board meeting

The following actions were taken by the Calhoun County School Board at their June monthly meeting: … [Read More...]

Susan Davis

Susan Carol Ashford Davis, 70, passed away peacefully at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford July 2, 2019. … [Read More...]

Mary Chrestman

Mary Evelyn Chrestman, 79, of Oxford, went to her heavenly home Thursday, July 4, 2019. … [Read More...]

Kay Nabors

Kay Nabors, 61, went to her heavenly home on the morning of July 8, 2019 surrounded by her family. … [Read More...]

Sawmill Fest begins Friday night on the Bruce Square

The 2019 Bruce Sawmill Festival will open Friday afternoon on the town square and continue into Saturday night with some new attractions along with traditional favorites. … [Read More...]

Sosa returns from Kuwait to lead Bruce PD’s K-9 unit

Thomas Sosa had just returned from the extreme heat of the Kuwait desert with the 155th when he decided to take on another task – become Bruce Police Department’s new K-9 officer. … [Read More...]

David Sansing will be missed; Memphis 901 FC is quite the experience

Regretfully, I never had a class under Dr. David Sansing, at least not in the traditional classroom setting. I did, however, learn an awful lot from him as an avid reader of all his books and an eager … [Read More...]

It’s Sawmill Festival ice cream time for Bruce Fine Arts Club

The 27th annual Sawmill Festival is this weekend, and it’s the 18th year for the Bruce Fine Arts Club ladies to sell homemade ice cream. … [Read More...]

Busy summer for Trojan football as August practice approaches

It’s only 25 days until the Bruce Trojans hit the practice field to get underway for the fall season. … [Read More...]

Calhoun students honored at SkillsUSA Workforce event

Career and technical students in Mississippi won one of the nation’s highest awards at the 2019 SkillsUSA Championships, held in Louisville, Ky., on June 26-27. More than 6,500 students competed at … [Read More...]

Public hearing set for school district budget

The Calhoun County School District will hold a public hearing on its proposed school district budget for fiscal year 2019-2020 on July 22, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. at Calhoun County Schools Administration … [Read More...]

Sports

Fleming, Nelson take top honors at Sawmill Fest 5K

Noah Fleming finished first overall and Jennifer Nelson earned first in the women’s division at the Bruce Sawmill … [Read More...]

Busy summer for Trojan football as August practice approaches

It’s only 25 days until the Bruce Trojans hit the practice field to get underway for the fall season. … [Read More...]

Calhoun All Stars win tournaments

The 12-year-old Calhoun County All Stars are still undefeated winning two tournaments the past two weekends – one at … [Read More...]

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County, Three Rivers PDD partner for Medicare assistance

Calhoun County has voted to partner with Three Rivers Planning & Development District in a program offering free assistance with Medicare Part D … [Read More...]

Several honored at annual Bruce Rotary Club Banquet

Bruce Rotary Club held their annual banquet recently. Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley was the keynote speaker talking about telephone … [Read More...]

Calhoun 4-H compete in horse show

Calhoun County 4-H youth recently competed at the 2019 Mississippi State Championship 4-H Horse Show in Jackson. Calhoun County Youth competed against … [Read More...]

Schedule released for 2019 Bruce Sawmill Festival

Callie Cain will reign over the 2019 Bruc Sawmill Festival which is scheduled for July 12-13 on the town square. … [Read More...]

It’s about long line of refugees

The haunting photo of the bodies of Salvadoran migrant Oscar Alberto Martínez Ramirez and his 23-month-old daughter, Valeria, on the banks of the Rio … [Read More...]

Calhoun All Stars win tournaments

The 12-year-old Calhoun County All Stars are still undefeated winning two tournaments the past two weekends – one at Starkville and the other one in … [Read More...]

Lights, Camera, Action… Brenda Hillhouse looks back on a career in Hollywood

Bruce native Brenda Hillhouse kissed “The Fonz” on Happy Days, shared the movie screen with the likes of Christopher Walken and George Clooney, and … [Read More...]

Mother-daughter cooks share Bait Shop kitchen

Ernestine James and Angela Norris of Calhoun City are the mother-daughter cooking team, along with Kathleen Welch, at The Bait Shop in Bruce. … [Read More...]

Celebrating Jaslyn, Cameron at Old Capitol

Gold - that was the color and it was everywhere and beautiful. It was tastefully incorporated into the humbling wedding invite I received and equally … [Read More...]

Former Western Auto building demolished on Bruce Square

Two old store buildings in Bruce and Calhoun City have been demolished and cleared off over the past week. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City basketball fundraising for DC trip

“We See D.C.” is the trip both Calhoun City High School basketball teams are working on right now. … [Read More...]

Local students attend Boys’ State

Kel Lovorn, Chris Mathieu, Levi Gosa, Nathan Dowling and William Dowling recently attended the American Legion Boys’ State. … [Read More...]

Bobra Gentry

Bobra Ann Gentry, 74, entered into her Heavenly home from Greenwood Leflore Hospital June 17, 2019. … [Read More...]

Mavis Holder

Mavis Quay Winter Holder, 88, passed away  Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. … [Read More...]

Jimmy McNair

Jimmy McNair, 58, of Bartlett, TN died unexpectedly at his home Tuesday, June 25, 2019.  … [Read More...]

Willie Porter

Willie Charles Porter, 68, passed away Sunday, June 23 at NMMC in Tupelo. … [Read More...]

Samuel Adkins

Samuel Richard Adkins, 79, of Memphis drifted into rest June 28, 2019 at Saint Francis Hospital in Bartlett, Tn.  He was born in Bruce to  Howard … [Read More...]

Danny Coleman

Danny Keith Coleman, 61, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019, in Dadeville, AL. … [Read More...]

Rogers part of pinning ceremony at Holmes Community College

The Holmes Community College Grenada Campus held a Pinning Ceremony for the graduating Practical Nursing Class of 2019 on June 20 in the Corey Forum … [Read More...]

Calhoun youth compete at Northeast district horse show

Calhoun County 4-H youth recently competed at the 2019 Northeast District 4-H Horse Show at the MSU North Mississippi Research & Extension Center … [Read More...]

Bruce Sawmill Festival t-shirts now available

Amy and Ashlee Roberson take a look at the 2019 Sawmill Festival shirts. … [Read More...]

Political fallout aside, Biden’s ‘reach across the aisle’ premise is the pragmatic approach

Among most of his supposed 2020 Democratic presidential primary opponents – particularly those hitching their political wagons to the New Left – Joe … [Read More...]

Steven Criss left his job at TV-7 in Bruce to go explore the beauty of the West

Steven Criss, 37, grew up in Slate Springs the son of Stanley and Donna Criss. He is best known locally for his dozen years of covering all kinds of … [Read More...]

A little politics, a lot of friends and family

“That’s not even enough for Tate to pave his driveway.” That was the line of the day, delivered by former Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Bill … [Read More...]

Absentee voting now underway for party primaries

Absentee Ballots are now available for the Aug. 6 Republican and Democratic primaries. … [Read More...]

Bruce plans for Fourth of July festivities

The Bruce Chamber of Commerce is encouraging all businesses to decorate their storefront with patriotic colors from now until July 13 for “Go Red, … [Read More...]

Campbell talks to Chamber about bike trail; mayor tells paving plan

Bruce Chamber of Commerce met June 17 and Mike Campbell was guest speaker. … [Read More...]

Calhoun City’s Fred’s store among latest closures

Calhoun City’s Fred’s Discount chain store is among nearly 50, the Memphis-based company intends to close. … [Read More...]

Toxic Win in Oklahoma

The 14U Toxic Fastpitch Softball team based out of Batesville competed in the OKC Triple Crown Tournament held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. … [Read More...]

Locals attend Elite Basketball Showcase

A number of local players and coaches were selected for the MHSAA/MAC Elite 100 Basketball Showcase last weekend in Madison. … [Read More...]