Cub Scouts visit The Journal, TV station

Scouts visit

Calhoun City Cub Scout Pack 40 toured the Calhoun County Journal and W07BN in Bruce last Monday. They are, front, Fisher Jackson, Eli McGee, Jonathan Lucius, Carson Brumley, Caleb Brumley, and back, Jordan Wells, Ryan Dickey and Cameron Brumley.  They will be going on camping trip to Camp Seminole in Starkville April 24-26. Photo by Celia D. Hillhouse

Harmon finishes fourth at MACJC

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Calhoun Academy product Hunter Harmon and his East Mississippi Community College golf team earned second place in the 2015 MACJC State Men’s Golf Championship held last weekend at Lion Hills.

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Ruths earn Margery B. Rogers Clark Scholarship

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Teaching history to the next generation is one way of preserving it. The Margery B. Rogers Clark Memorial Scholarship was bestowed on Jacob Ruth and Jade Ruth recently at the eighth annual ceremonies and dinner held recently in Bruce.

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Grenada man killed in Hwy. 8 accident Monday morning

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A fatal accident occurred around 8:30 this morning on Hwy 8 West in Calhoun County near County Road 380.

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Faye Snyder

Faye Snyder, 86, of Bruce, died Sunday, April 19, 2015, at her residence. Born Friday, October 26, 1928 in Merryville, La., she was the daughter of the late Clayton Earl Glaze and Sallie Lou Deason Glaze. She was the wife of the late Boyce Franklin SnyderShe was retired, former employee of Glenn Slacks as a quality control supervisor. She was a member of Ellard Baptist Church, and Veteran of Foreign War-Ladies Auxiliary. [Read more...]

Bruce Lady Trojans win state powerlifting title

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The Bruce Lady Trojans edged Calhoun City in winning the Class I Powerlifting State Championship this weekend. Read the related story in the sports section. Photo by Keith Warren/MHSAA

Calhoun County population continues very gradual decline

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Calhoun County’s population is continuing a very gradual decline, according to statistics recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Bruce girls win state title; Brown, Liles set state powerlifting records

Lady Trojans earn state title

Calhoun County came up big at the state powerlifting championships this weekend highlighted by the Bruce Lady Trojans winning the Class I state title and state records being set by Bruce’s Jamar Brown and Steele Liles of Calhoun City.
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Mary Nell Moore

Mary Nell Sheffield Moore went home to be with the Lord April 18, 2015. She was born January 6, 1919 to Mary Sue and Jess A. Sheffield, the youngest of their four children. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Paul Meadows Moore Sr. and by her grandson, Bennett Van York Jr. A lifelong resident of Calhoun City, she was a graduate of Calhoun City High School and Mississippi State College for Women. She was a dedicated member of Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church where she was active in United Methodist Women and served in numerous positions throughout her life. [Read more...]

Calhoun Academy district art winners

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Grades 4th-6th competition was held at Calhoun Academy. Winners, front, Bella Norwood, Lily Clark, Layla Bramlitt, Sara Jane Parker, Carson Spratlin; middle, Bella Nichols, John Grayson Leachman, Seth Walker, Creed Stafford, Meggan Reeder, Hayden Todd, Lexie Bollinger; back, Cole Baker, Megan Stribling. Not pictured is Zeke Easton. Photo by Celia D. Hillhouse