Bruce Rotary Club President Shelia Freely, third from left, presented perfect attendance awards to, from left, Don Bell, 38 years; Bill Cooper, 32 years; Freely; and Tommy Hallum, 33 years; at last week's annual banquet. Photo by Jo Ann Denley
The Calhoun City Library hosted “Military Heroes” last week as part of the Summer Reading Program. Ada Armstrong organized the program where the “heroes” shared stories of their service to children attending the summer program. Pictured, from left, front, Orby Jean Kimbrough and Virginia Boland; back, Rev. Willie Lowry, Buford Usry, Edwin Boland, Rex Spratlin Jr., Felix Hubbard, James Pratt and Hal Reese Jr.
Gerald Hubbard officially became the newest member of the Pittsboro Board of Aldermen last week when he was sworn in by board attorney Ben Suber. Hubbard won a special election over Matthew Easley to succeed Les Morgan as alderman after Morgan resigned. Hubbard’s first town meeting as an alderman will be July 7.
Robert Baker, in front, and a group of bicyclists met at Bruce Park Saturday morning and took a ride in support of Rails To Trails. They left the park and rode to the square, down South Newberger and back to the park. Among the aother riders were Mel and Robert Logan of Clinton (formerly of Bruce), Tommy McGregor and Floyd Harris, both of Bruce, and friends of Baker’s from Houlka and Coffeeville. Photo by Celia Hillhouse
This photo taken by CCJ Publisher Joel McNeece of Calhoun City fireman Jarrod Davis at a house fire early one morning in October won Photo of the Year honors for all newspapers, weekly and daily, from the Mississippi Press Association last week. "Excellent photo...tells the story and is of great quality as well. Top notch work," judges said. It was the first time The Journal had earned the Photo of the Year honor.
Calhoun County Supervisors met Monday morning in Pittsboro where they opened proposals from two architectural firms to lead the expansion project at Calhoun Health Services scheduled for later this year. See the related story in the news section. Pictured, from left, are Earnest Fox, Attorney Sonny Clanton, J.B. Rogers and Barney Wade. Photo by Joel McNeece
Oh’Niyah Woodard, John Allen Shaw and Carsen Stegall have control of the “robots” as Mary Katelyn Baker, Cheyenne Lamar, Ethan Ward, Tony Pollan and more look on, awaiting their turn to “drive” one. Jennifer Bennett, instructor of the robotics class at the Calhoun Career and Technical Center, with student Jadwin Manuel, presented the program during Jesse Yancy Library's Summer Reading program. Photo by Celia Hillhouse