Stepp Saver Extern


stepp-student-2017Anna Crider of Brentwood, TN recently completed an externship with Andy Stepp at Stepp-Saver Pharmacy in Bruce. Crider is a first year pharmacy student at Ole Miss.

Dog Owners of Year


dog-ownerThe Dog Lovers League in Bruce has honored Doc and Louise Watson as their 2016 Dog Owners of the Year. Director Rose Wells said the Watsons have provided great care to their dog “Rebel” for the past 10 years.

Happy New Year


happy-new-yearHappy New Year from all of us at The Journal. It's a pleasure to cover all the happenings in Calhoun County every year. We look forward to a wonderful 2017.

Brown Honored


brown97Willie Ray Brown was honored at the first annual Ray Brown Classic at Bruce. He was presented a plaque by Calhoun City Coach Daren Coffey and Bruce Coach Willie Mays recognizing his tenure at both schools.

Draine and Jones in R.B. Classic


brown-city50Ladavius Draine of Calhoun City and Ty Jones of Pontotoc put on quite a show Tuesday in the Ray Brown Classic at Bruce. See more in the sports section. Photo by Joel McNeece

Ray Brown Classic


lady-trojans-coffBasketball action taking place all day today (Tuesday) at the Bruce gym in the Ray Brown Classic.

Bowles celebrate 80 years


bowlesBowles Honda on South Newberger in Bruce celebrated its 80th anniversary over the holiday weekend. Pictured are Jason and Mitzi McCostlin with Lexi and Jaxon and Jerry Bowles.  Photo by Joel McNeece

Bruce Christmas Parade


santa-bruce-paradeSanta waves from atop a Bruce fire truck during the Bruce Christmas Parade Thursday night.

jody-floatJody's Dancers float was among several on the parade.

Jody’s Dancers at Bruce Community Living Center


jodysJody's Dancers performed a Christmas Show for residents of Bruce Community Living Center Wednesday afternoon. A few of the K5 dancers performing "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" were Hadley Beckett, Elizabeth Ledbetter, Avery Logan and Joley Clark.

CCES food drive for Christmas


cces-canned-foodCalhoun City Elementary hosted a Christmas can food drive for the local food pantry.  They raised over 1,500 items for local families.  Mrs. McFarland’s 3rd grade class, pictured, brought in the most items.  Standing in the back: Mariah Whaley and Serenity Pass; back: Cheyenne Lamar, Jayden Brand, Olivia Gardner, Ah’miracle Johnson, Korde Moore, Breanne Emard, Preston Gardner, Deshun Jones, Cheyenne Sansing, Myles Mays, Joseph Powell, and Kah’damien Jones; sitting: Catherine Crawford, Naima Flowers, Lathan Willams, Hannah Green, Nadiya McNamee, Zack Harris, and Sameria Cook; front: Kemauri Salley and Faith Edwards.