Elizabeth Smith Blissard, 87, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Fernbrooke Personal Care Home in Houston. She was born May 3, 1927, in Van Vleet to James Jackson Smith and Mollie Mae Neal Smith. She was a homemaker and a member of Thorn United Methodist Church. [Read more...]
Imagine, for the moment, every famous athlete gave back to their community in the manner the Archie Manning family does. Just imagine.
The first day of school is only two weeks away, but that’s two weeks too long for new Bruce Elementary Principal Jeff Patton.
The pig scramble will return to the Calhoun County Fair after a year’s hiatus. The event, which always attracts a large crowd, is scheduled for Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
Jay Johnson became the first Bruce Trojan ever named to the Clarion-Ledger’s Dandy Dozen last week – the prestigious list of top football prospects entering the high school football season.
During our recent renovation of The Journal office, my wife Lisa uncovered a very comprehensive economic development plan for all of Calhoun County dated 1962.
My pre-fair cooking is done, perhaps the earliest ever. I always try to do some cooking before we go to Philadelphia, because it’s just so much easier.
Back in 1995 in the film “The American President,” Michael Douglas delivered a speech answering a rival that for many defined the cynical, hardball nature of politics in our country when he said that his opponent was “interested in two things, and two things only: making you afraid of it, and telling you who’s to blame for it. That, ladies and gentlemen, is how you win elections.”
Bruce Water Department Director Roderick Gray was fired last week on a 3-2 vote during a special called Bruce board of aldermen meeting.