Sandy Aron expected to resign as BES principal

Sandy Aron

Bruce Elementary appears in the market for a new principal as Sandy Aron, who just completed her first year as the school’s leader, is expected to resign.

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Cochran defeats McDaniel in runoff; carries Calhoun again

US News & World Report     Store     Twitter     Facebook     Google+      Sections     Special Reports     Rankings  news      News         Ken Walsh's Washington         Newsgram         Washington Whispers         At the Edge         The Ballot 2014         Data Mine         The Run 2016     Opinion     Science     Cartoons     Photos     Videos  GOP Sen. Cochran wins Mississippi runoff over tea party's McDaniel The Associated Press  U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., greets supporters and volunteers at his Canton, Miss., headquarters, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Cochran is in the Republican primary runoff election against state Sen. Chris McDaniel on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

In a remarkable political turnaround, six-term Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi edged out tea party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel Tuesday night in a bruising, costly Republican runoff that pitted Washington clout against insistence on conservative purity.

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Journal earns several awards from Press Association contest

Addi Claire Bailey

The Calhoun County Journal, which competes in the category with the largest weekly newspapers in Mississippi, earned seven awards in the press association’s Better Newspaper Contest, including three first place.

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It’s Election Day


It’s election day around Calhoun County as voters will return to the polls to decide the runoff election between Sen. Thad Cochran and State Sen. Chris McDaniel.

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858th is back in the U.S. after year deployment to Afghanistan

Amerflag veterans

The Mississippi National Guard 858th Engineering Company, based in Calhoun City, has returned to the U.S. following a year-long deployment to Afghanistan and is expected to return home to Calhoun County around July 4.

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Journal publisher elected president of Mississippi Press Association

Joel McNeece

BILOXI – The publisher of The Calhoun County Journal in Bruce was elected the 142nd president of the Mississippi Press Association during the newspaper trade group’s annual meeting on the gulf coast.

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MDA officials to conduct asset mapping in Calhoun later this week

Shelia Freely

Representatives with the Mississippi Development Authority will be touring Calhoun County later this week as part of a state asset mapping project.

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Hendrix promoted within MDOT enforcement division


Mark Hendrix, of Vardaman, has been promoted to lieutenant effective July 1 with the Mississippi Department of Transportation Enforcement Division.

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Animal Science program coming to Bruce theater building


You are invited to Jesse Yancy Memorial Library’s Summer Reading Family Night featuring “Animal Science: Classifications” by Animal Tales.

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Lindsey brings taxidermy business to Calhoun County

josh lindsey

Josh Lindsey has been an avid hunter all his life, but he could never afford to save his greatest trophies, so he took matters into his own hands.

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