Sheriff seeks supervisors’ permission to build larger evidence room

Sheriff Pollan

The board of supervisors authorized Sheriff Greg Pollan to seek quotes for the construction of a new evidence room at the sheriff’s office in Pittsboro.

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Calhoun City Library to host “Magic Mr. Nick” July 21

magic mr nick

The Calhoun City Public Library invites the public to enjoy a fun-filled evening of Wacky Science at the First Baptist C.A.R.E. Center located across the street from FBC at 213 Taylor Street in Calhoun City.

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Photo gallery from the “Boom” July 4th Parade in Bruce


The “Boom” July 4th parade in Bruce in memory of Linda Cooper. Photos by Joel McNeece/Calhoun County Journal ©

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MDOT’s Myrtle the Turtle to visit Yancy Library in Bruce July 7


Summer fun continues at Jesse Yancy Memorial Library in Bruce!  On Monday, July 7, MDOT will present“Think Green, Keep Mississippi Clean” with Myrtle the Turtle.

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Fourth of July celebration set for Friday on Bruce Square


Bruce will celebrate the Fourth of July this Friday with a parade to the square, followed by live music, jumpers for kids, hamburger plates and a fireworks show.

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858th soldiers are back on Mississippi soil


Members of the 858th Engineer Company (Horizontal), headquartered in Calhoun City, returned to Mississippi from service in Afghanistan early this morning around 2 a.m. at the Tupelo Regional Airport.

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Turn lane project on Hwy. 9 for Weyerhaeuser approved

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope

Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope told the board of aldermen at Tuesday night’s meeting the city has been approved for a $200,000 grant to install a turn lane for Weyerhaeuser along Hwy. 9.

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Calhoun City board continues to address potholes

Barbara Goodson

Calhoun City Mayor J. R. Denton asked each alderman at their regular meeting last night to check the streets in their wards that have large potholes and report back to him so they can try to repair them. Improvement of the streets has been an ongoing project with the board for the last few months.

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Derma awards contracts for water and sewer projects

Derma Town Clerk Deneen James shows the town's new flag while attending the MML convention in Biloxi.

Derma board of aldermen awarded contracts for water and sewer and fluoridation at their regular meeting last night.

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Vardaman board approves advertisement for delinquent taxes

Vardaman Flag

Vardaman board of aldermen voted to table all old business until next month due to the absence of aldermen Jeff Clements and Jeff Hamtilon.

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