Indian battle at Oldtown

Joel McNeece

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.

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New additions to this year’s Neshoba County Fair menu

Lisa McNeece

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.

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Black voter participation in GOP primary is not a step backward

Sid Salter

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.”

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Gray fired from water dept.; mayor says Liles will be promoted to the position

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Bruce Water Department Director Roderick Gray was fired last week on a 3-2 vote during a special called Bruce board of aldermen meeting.

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Sawmill Festival expected to break record for financial success

Becky Wright

Bruce Chamber officials reported Monday the 2014 Bruce Sawmill Festival is expected to be record-breaking.

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Rebecca Grier

Rebecca Grier

Rebecca Grier of Calhoun City continues to make the Butterscotch Chewy recipe she got from her mom that came from a 1956 Pillsbury Bake-off book. She learned to cook from her mother and grandmother, but says when she really started cooking by herself was while in home-ec class. There she learned to make a chocolate sheet cake that she still makes.

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Fair Queen

Julianna Cain, of Bruce, was crowned Fairest of the Fair at the Calhoun County Fair Monday night. Julianna, who will be a junior at BHS this fall, is the daughter of Jason and Jennifer Cain. Photo by Lisa McNeece

MHSAA announces changes to football, basketball state championship sites


CLINTON — The Mississippi High School Activities Association announced Monday new locations for upcoming Football and Basketball State Championships for the next four years.

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Calhoun All Stars win North State Title

future all stars

The Calhoun County Future All Stars won the North Half State Title in Winona.

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Schools Supply Lists


Following are school supply lists for Calhoun County Public Schools.

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