Mary Ingram

Mary Ingram, 61 of Bruce,  died  Thursday, August 21, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in
Born Tuesday, April 28, 1953 in Chicago, Il., she was the daughter of the late John Johnson and the late Mary
Caples  Gordon. She was the wife of the late Gregg Ingram.
She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and a waitress
She was survied by a host of nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Online condolences may be made to the family at

North Pontotoc rallies for 28-20 win over Bruce

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The Bruce Trojans opened a 13-0 lead over North Pontotoc, but ran out of gas in the second half, ultimately suffering a 28-20 loss in Ecru.

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Wildcats open with win over Coffeeville

Brieton Sykes

Calhoun City Coach Perry Liles was pleased that his team opened the season with a 30-20 win over Coffeeville, but their inability to “finish” was less than satisfactory.

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Vardaman overwhelmed by East Webster in season opener

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VARDAMAN – Vardaman coach Larry Gann had to wait until the second half of Friday’s game against East Webster before he could find many positives in his team’s performance.

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Cougars open season with road win at Humphreys

Coach Tim Melton

Calhoun Academy opened the season with a big road win rolling over Humphreys Academy in Belzoni 33-0, but Coach Tim Melton still sees a lot of room for improvement.

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city front

The high school football season kicked off Friday night with Calhoun County teams going .500. Calhoun City defeated Coffeeville 30-20 and Calhoun Academy earn a 33-0 win at Humphreys. Bruce fell at North Pontotoc 28-20 and Vardaman suffered a 64-14 beating at the hands of East Webster. See recaps of all the games below in the sports section. Photo by Lisa McNeece

Yancy Library to host movie luncheon

god is not dead

Join us at the Jesse Yancy Memorial Library for a Movie Luncheon Tuesday, Aug. 26 from noon-2 p.m., we will watch the story of a young college student who attends a philosophy class, where the uncompromising professor requires all students to agree in writing that the Christian god is “dead.”

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Friday Night Finals

North Pontotoc 28, Bruce Trojans 20

Calhoun Academy 33, Humphreys 0

East Webster 64, Vardaman 14

Calhoun City 30, Coffeeville 20

pep rally

Bruce Cheerleaders fire up the student body at today’s pep rally in the gym. Keep up with tonight’s Bruce Trojans’, Calhoun City Wildcats, Vardaman Rams and Calhoun Academy Cougars’ football games by following The Journal on Twitter (@CalhCoJournal). Photo by Joel McNeece

Calhoun unemployment climbs back above 9%


After hitting its lowest mark in six years in April, Calhoun County’s unemployment rate has gradually climbed back above 9% the past few months, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

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