Carl Jenkins

Carl Gene Jenkins, 51, passed away Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at his home in Vardaman. He was born September 6, 1964 in Bruce, to Freddie Franklin Jenkins and Janie Lou Harris Burks Jenkins. He was a sawmill operator for Gillespie Furniture. He was a member of Jesus is the Lord Church in Vardaman. [Read more...]

Hunter Sullivan

Hunter Brent Sullivan, 49, of Vardaman, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at his home. Born January 30, 1967 in Bruce,  he was the son of the late Brown Sullivan and Margaret Walls. He was a member of Vardaman United Methodist Church. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them. He enjoyed four-wheeler riding, hunting and fishing. [Read more...]

Scott earns Vardaman award

casey scott

casey scottVardaman Mayor James Casey presented the Mayor’s Award to Vardaman Chief of Police Kenny Scott during the annual CEDA Banquet. See more pictures from the banquet in our photo gallery and in this week's print edition of the CCJ.

Sinatra Cruthirds has overseen circuit court records for nearly 20 years

sinatra cruthirds

Sinatra Cruthirds first began working in the circuit clerk’s office when he was in high school.
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Not the mascots, or school colors, but the people

Rick Cleveland

So now we’ve got an Ole Miss alum coaching football at Southern Miss. And we’ve got a Southern Miss alum coaching football at Ole Miss. This, I think, begs the question: Can’t we all get along?
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Bruce’s Terrence Jones signs with West Alabama

Terrence Jones

Itawamba Community College head football coach Sean Cannon announced sophomores Kendarius Hibbler (Tunica) and Terrence Jones (Bruce) have signed Letters of Intent to continue their careers at the University of West Alabama.
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CCJ Editor Lisa McNeece earns advertising awards

Lisa & Joel Mid Winter 2016 BNC

Lisa McNeece brought home four advertising awards for The Calhoun County Journal from the Mississippi Press Association’s Better Newspaper Advertising Contest last weekend.
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Wildcats’ Sykes, Trojans’ Byrd make college football choices

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Two Calhoun County football stars were part of the National Signing Day frenzy as they chose where they plan to play college football.

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Trailer park in South Bruce proposed to board of aldermen

bruce aldermen

The Bruce board of aldermen heard a request Tuesday night to build a new trailer park in South Bruce.
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Vardaman agrees to purchase hardware building on Main Street

james casey

The town of Vardaman has reached an agreement with the Sutherland family to buy the old hardware building on Main Street for a town complex.
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