Local sales tax returns mostly even thru April

Bruce and Derma are showing improvements in sales tax returns thus far this fiscal year while Vardaman is holding firm and Calhoun City shows a decrease in figures released by the Mississippi Department of Revenue.
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Solis joins Journal staff

Cristal Solis, a senior at Vardaman High School and the daughter of Leo and Yolanda Solis, has joined the staff at the Calhoun County Journal. [Read more...]

Mask money donated


Barbara Blount, left, Kathleen Blount and Pearlene Saxon raised $650 by making masks and sending them to 12 different states. [Read more...]

Baker wins coloring contest

Chalyn Baker of Bruce Elementary was the overall winner of the Farm Bureau Coloring Contest for Calhoun County second grade students.

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‘Sissy’ Poe

Nancy “Sissy” Rushing Poe, 90, passed away at Yalobusha Nursing Home in Water Valley Sunday, May 31, 2020. [Read more...]

Polly York

Paulette (Polly) Hill York was born June 25, 1948 in Vardaman, the daughter of Marie Fleming and James Orby Hill. [Read more...]

Dorothy Hughes

Dorothy Huguley Hughes, 82, of Big Creek, passed away at Bruce Community Living Center May 26, 2020. [Read more...]

School board extends superintendent’s contract two years

The Calhoun County School Board voted to extend the contract of Supt. Dr. Lisa Langford two years at their May 26 meeting.
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Bollinger crowned Sawmill Festival Queen

Lexie Bollinger, center, has been selected the new Bruce Sawmill Festival Queen.

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Calhoun County History – Pine Valley lives again as Mrs. Brower recalls days gone by for history group

Mrs. Evelyn Williams, 95, who still lives in Pine Valley Community, recalls “six grown Indians who lived within site” of their house.
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