Sparks compete in Orlando World Series


The Mississippi Sparks 12u completed their spring/summer season last week with a fourth place finish in the USSSA ESPN Fastpitch World Series in Orlando, FL.

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Calhoun County Fair Youth Cook-Off

Fair Cook Off

Fair Cook OffYouth recently participated in the Youth Pork Chop cook-off at the Calhoun County Fair. From left, Madison Cox received 5th place, Maggie Rennie received 4th place, Mikayla Shelton received 2nd place, Conner Shelton received 6th place, Aysen Adams received 3rd place, Austin Bullard received 7th place and Bryan Nix received 1st place.

‘City’s Tito Lopez teaches girls self defense at Dorroh Lake Teen Camp

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“I’m moving to a new location next month and my mom is worried sick about me getting in and out of my car in the dark by myself after work.”
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Bonnie Williams

Bonnie Ruth Abbott Williams, 77, of Nesbit, went to her heavenly home Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Methodist LeBonheur Hospice Residence in Memphis. She was born April 27, 1939 in Calhoun City, the daughter of Woodrow Abbott and I.V. Hood. She was a member of Bridgetown Baptist Church in Nesbit. [Read more...]

Gates to play football at Mississippi College this fall

Chakel Gates

Calhoun City’s Chakel Gates will play football at Mississippi College this season in Clinton.
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Alvie Potts

Alvie Dirl Potts, 74 of Paris, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016, surrounded by his family at his home. Born December 1, 1941, he was the son of Arvie Potts and Clyde Joblin Potts. He was the husband of Lucille Hill Potts. He was retired from Whirlpool Appliance Corp in Oxford. He served in the Army from 1966-1968 and he was a Vietnam Veteran. [Read more...]

Bud plays Neshoba Fair

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leo fairLeo "Bud" Welch performed before a standing room only crowd at the Founders' Square Pavilion during the Neshoba County Fair last weekend as part of the Thacker Mountain Radio Show. Photo by Joel McNeece

Thomas wins Yard of the Month

July yard of month

July yard of monthClara and Jimmy Thomas were selected for the July Yard of the Month by the Bruce Twentieth Century Club. Photo by Celia Hillhouse

Jo Ann Denley fell in love with journalism at The Journal

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The Calhoun County Journal has been a family affair for more than half a century now. Bruce’s Jo Ann Denley has been around for a majority of it.
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Chicken Show at Fair

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chicken showThe Calhoun County Fair is ongoing in Pittsboro. The chicken show was taking place Thursday morning. Thursday night is the pet show, pig scramble, pony pull and the carnival will be open.