Singing in Sacred Harp on a Sunday afternoon

February 5, 1976 – After most church parking lots have emptied on Sunday afternoon, and the congregations have left to spend the rest of the day at the golf course or in front of the television set, voices can still be heard drifting from an old, white-frame church just outside of Bruce.
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Chandler making most of two sport opportunity

Payton Chandler is a two-sport athlete at Calhoun City, and even though he has struggled with some injury issues during his senior year, he has bounced back time and time again.
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Hych excited to share God’s word at new church in Derma

A transformation is taking place in downtown Derma in the old building by the post office.
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California Dreaming on such wintry days

Temperatures in Mississippi over the past week have been cold enough to freeze mercury, which has prompted a few of my friends and me to reminisce of a trip in the California sunshine with dreams of planning another.
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Winter storm shuts down most of Calhoun County

Unusually cold temperatures and slippery road conditions overwhelmed Calhoun County this week as winter storms shut down roads, schools, most businesses, even the post office.
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Marijuana issue may endanger initiative process

In the 2020 election cycle, Mississippi voters overwhelmingly voted in favor of authorizing a medical marijuana voter initiative as outlined in Initiative 65 over the express objections of the majority of legislative leaders.
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Locals share hominy casserole recipes

Over the more than 10 years of recipes featured in The Calhoun County Journal, many versions of the same dishes have been submitted.
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Bruce High School beauty review

The Bruce High School beauty review was held February 6. Most Beautiful and Most Handsome, Lexie Bollinger and Conner Starks, seniors.

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Staying in during all the snow, ice

I know what is on everyone’s mind this week, snow and ice! My kids all called giving me helpful advice on what to do to prepare for the worst, then called to be sure I was staying inside. I assured them that they need not worry, I was home and here I would stay.
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Most churches still limited schedules

Spoke at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in a Bible Conference 50 years ago this week, February 18, 1971. (That was about the time Bro. L.S. Hearn was pastor there and College Hill.)
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