Draine, North Mississippi Kings win AAU title


Ladavius Draine, who will be a junior at Calhoun City this fall, won the 16U AAU national title with the North Mississippi Kings Monday in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Calhoun City man strikes deputy in head with pistol

Glenn Ellison

A Calhoun City man is being held on $100,000 bond in the county jail after an altercation with law enforcement officers Sunday night during which he struck one in the head with a pistol.
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Scott Longest

Scott Allen Longest, 55 of Bruce, died  Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North MS in Oxford. He was born April 28, 1960 in Bruce, the son of David Longest and the late Vivian Jenkins Longest. He was a member of New Liberty Baptist Church and was a truck driver for FSR Transport.

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Terry Dunn

Terry Wade Dunn, 47, of Bruce, died  Thursday, July 23, 2015, at his residence in Bruce. Born August 28, 1967, he was the son of Morris Elvis Dunn, Jr. (Penny) and Mattie Louise Hill Buchanan (Freddie) all of Bruce. He was a member of Concord Baptist Church and a graduate of Bruce High School. He was a kind and loving person with a witty personality, who loved his family especially his many nieces and  nephews. [Read more...]

Charles Smith

Charles Earl Smith, 71 of Bruce, died Saturday, July 25, 2015, at NMMC in Tupelo.  Born July 27, 1943 in Bruce, he was the son of Louise Kisner Smith and the late Elmo Smith. He was retired from National Resource Conservation Service. He served as an SP4 in the Army. He was a Veteran of Vietnam where he received the Bronze Star of Valor. He was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, and Lieutenant in the SCV Camp, Calhoun Avengers, #1969.

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County Fair Petting Zoo


IMG_6919Brooke Doss and Kendyl McKnight were among those taking in the petting zoo at the Calhoun County Fair in Pittsboro last week. See more pictures from the fair in this week's CCJ.

4-H Goat Show

4-H Goat Show Group

4-H Goat Show GroupAmong the Calhoun County participants in the Goat Show at the County Fair were, front, from left, Bailey Williams, Jillian Bramlitt, Layla Bramlitt, Jensyn Cain, Conner Shelton, Saige Williams, Parker Winter. Back, C.J. Weddle, Alyssa Alford, Madison Cox, Ellen Harrell, Julianna Cain and Austin Winter.

Pittsboro man charged in Covington murder case

Frankie Jones

A Pittsboro man has been charged with murder and a Calhoun City woman accessory after the fact in the death of Billy Ray Covington. [Read more...]

Catherine Crutchfield

Catherine Myrtle Marter Crutchfield, 80, of Calhoun City died Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at her daughter’s home in Vardaman.  She was born September 23, 1934 in Grenada County. She was the daughter of Cecil Marter and Willie Spears Marter. She was retired from Calhoun Apparel and a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Willie Frank Hatchet

Willie Frank Hatchet, 79 of Pittsboro  died Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at his home. [Read more...]