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

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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

jo ann denley

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.

Band Camp

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band52Bruce and Calhoun City bands will be busy for the next two weeks preparing for the upcoming school year. Both school bands are hosting color guards this week with the drum line practicing at Bruce as well. Jaden Beth Smith is pictured keeping the beat at Bruce.

Much changed since 1945 Egg Bowl

Rick Cleveland

I have on my desk a perfectly preserved game program from the Mississippi State-Ole Miss football game played Nov. 24, 1945. On page 1, it tells us about school colors: “For Ole Miss, Red and Blue; for Mississippi State, Maroon and White.”
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Chelsea West

Chelsea West

“I just love to cook and I enjoy working in the restaurant business,” said Chelsea West,  a waitress at Pizza Palace in Bruce.
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Meet Gary Johnson, our next president?

Joel McNeece

If ever there was a year for a third party candidate to break through, you would think this would be the one.
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