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LOST 2 FEMALE PUPPIES– Jack Russell/Chihuahua mix. One is light brown with white spot on face, other is darker brown. Call E.L. “Bunky” McCormick, 983-2737 or 255-1580.   11,18,25p


3 BR 2 B, barn, shop, 6.5 acres in Sarepta. Call 927-1719.

HOUSE FOR SALE– 3 BR 2 B, double carport, new AC unit, inside newly remodeled, on 1 acre lot, CR 103, Bruce. Price REDUCED! Call 983-4974.

3 lots in Churchhill Subdivision discounted to sell; 30 lots in Briarwood Subdivision Part II?in Vardaman, practically finished, super opportunity. Fred Nabors, 456-6319.             9tnc

SAVE $100s, POSSIBLY over $1,000 on name brand mattresses at The Mattress Outlet, Hwy 8, Vardaman. Open every Saturday, 9-4. Tommy Scarbrough. For weekday sales, 901-489-4318 or 662-983-0085.                               21tnc
Used appliances washers, dryers, ranges for sale at Brasher’s Home Furnishings, ph. 983-2368.

2001 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE. White, runs great, good condition. 1.9 Liter diesel engine. 217K miles, new tires, new battery, sun roof. $4,000. Call 662-983-8582.                     4tnc-lh


FIREWOOD. $80 for pickup load; HOGS, 175-200 lbs. Call 983-0772 or 800-6046.         2tnc-jt

RABBITS FOR SALE. Call 628-5088.                            25p-bjc

1 BR 1 B APARTMENT. Utilities included. Newly refinished. $200 deposit, $500 month. Call 662-983-8800.               7tnc-js

RV & CAMPER SPOTS available at The Shade Tree Farm, Hwy 9W Banner, 6 miles from Bruce. Monthly rates. Call 662-473-6660.                               12tnc

1-3 BR UNITS AVAILABLE. Utilities included. Stove, fridge and other furnishings available. $150-$225 per week. Call 662-832-4096.                     8tnc-nt


MINI-STORAGE at Derma available. 8-1/2x10; 10x10; 10x12-1/2; 10x15. Call 628-6635 or 231-9100.                     31tnc-fn

MINI-SYSTEMS of Bruce. Short or long term rental storage units. Climate Control Available! Various sizes—5x10, 10x10, 10x15, 10x20. Brasher’s Home Furnishings, ph. 983-2368.

BUSINESS FOR SALE– Owner wants to retire from well established local floral and gift shop. Great customer base! Serious inquiries only. Call 414-1108.

WANT TO BUY STANDING Hickory Poles 1-1/2”-3”. Call 835-9130 or 835-9358.  18,25,2p-lw

ROBERTS’ SMALL ENGINE and Auto Care next to Weeks’ Motors in Bruce. Repair on all small engines and top of line scanning on all new vehicles. M-F, 662-701-7128.              11,18,25pp

FLOORING, TILE SHOWERS & Construction Needs. Call Justin Ferguson, 662-983-8973. 30tnc _______________________

BIG ED’S JANITORIAL SERVICE. Carpet cleaning, cleaning offices, waxing floors, pressure washing. Reliable, dependable, affordable. Ed Parker, 662-567-8309.                                29tnc

VETERANS ELECTRIC LLC. Electrical work and handyman services. Experienced, references. Veteran owned and operated. Free local estimates. Call 662-701-7370, Dustin Dunegan, Bruce.                          1tnc

COLLINS DOZER WORK. Drive-ways, house lots. Cleanup and clearing. Joey or Joe Collins, 927-0856 or 800-4109.   20tnc

ROOFING! Metal or shingle. Call Joey Collins for building, remodeling, repairs, plumbing and electrical needs. Free estimates. Call 662-927-0856.             tnc

Bulldozer, Trackhoe and  Tractor and Pan Services available. Also environmental land clearing. MARTIN AND MARTIN CONTRACTING, LLC-Banner, MS, 35 years experience. For quotes or more information, please call Freddie Martin at 662-473-6658.                         6tnc

MARTIN CONSTRUCTION & Home Maintenance. Contact us for all your home repair needs. TONY MARTIN, ph. 413-4644.

ALL LAND OWNED AND LEASED by Steve Parker Farms in Big Creek, Calhoun City and Skuna is posted against any hunting, fishing and trespassing.

POSTED– Land in Calhoun and Pontotoc counties belonging to Mitzi Aron, Joe Aron or Jim Jim Aron is posted against hunting, fishing or trespassing of any kind without written permission of the landowners.                  -dec31p
POSTED–The Gullick Place land of Rabon Gullick, Nellie Davis, Lillie Newsome and Sara Quillen is posted against hunting, fishing or trespassing of any kind.

Calendar of Events

•Calhoun City Public Library will be closed from Wednesday, Nov. 25 through Sunday, Nov. 29 for Thanksgiving holidays.

•A.D. GOODMAN SCHOLARSHIP BANQUET will be Saturday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. at St. Luke Lodge on Young St. Tickets are $20. Call Richard Freelon at 662-829-9172.

• CHARLES & MARINE CLARK ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION will be Sunday, Nov. 29 at Montgomery Gardens, 4348 Old Hwy. 12 West in Starkville from 2-3:30 p.m. Family and friends are invited.

•BRUCE ROTARY CHRISTMAS AUCTION will be Thursday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Bruce Museum. Refreshments will be served as you bid on items including toys, pallets of Banner sod, Weyerhaeuser lumber, tools, local services and much more.

•WOODMEN OF WORLD, Lodge 1366, Family Christmas Party will be Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. at American Legion Building in Calhoun City. All members and family urged to attend. Please bring canned goods for food drive. All 25 and 50 year members will be presented a pin.

•CALHOUN CITY CHRISTMAS PARADE will be Thursday, Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m.

•Santa will be on the Bruce Square Saturday, Dec. 5 from 2-3:30 p.m. Santa must leave promptly at 3:30 p.m. to prepare for the Christmas Parade.

•Bruce LIONS CLUB Christmas Parade will be Saturday, Dec. 5, at 4:30 p.m. Parade theme will be  “A Fairy Tale Christmas and Grand Marshal is Dr. Bruce Longest.  Each float will receive expense money.  There is no charge to be in the parade.  Deadline to sign up for participation in the parade is Friday, Nov. 27. Call Jerry Janci, 662-412-2029 for more information.

•Bruce CHRISTMAS TOUR OF HOMES will be Sunday, Dec. 6 from 1:30-4 p.m. Tour will start at Bruce United Methodist Church where refreshments will be available. Homes on tour are Marshall and Whitney Bailey, Shawn and Emily Snellings and Larry and Christi Stacy.
Tickets are $8 and available from any Bruce Fine Arts Club members, at Jeffery’s or at the church on event day.

•PIECES AND PATCHES QUILT CLUB will meet Monday, Monday, Dec. 7 at 1 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building. Everyone is invited.

•Annual Holiday Silent Auction, sponsored by FRIENDS of the Jesse Yancy Memorial  Library, is underway at the library until December 9.  Anyone with items or services to donate for the auction should get in touch with a FRIEND or the Library Staff.  All proceeds go to the FRIENDS group  to fund family nights, book signings, movies, snacks, and any materials or equipment needed by the library.

•VARDAMAN CHRISTMAS PARADE will be Thursday, Dec. 10 at 6:30 p.m. on Main Street. Grand Marshals for this year’s parade will be John Jasper Adams and Ruben Byars.

•2nd NAACP A NEW VISION EVERYBODY IS SOMEBODY event will be Friday, Dec. 18 at 5 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Admission is $5 at door. Guest group will be Community Choir. Guest speaker will be Walter Zinn Jr., of Pontotoc. For information call Ella Ezell at 412-2418 or Santana Silas.

•16th ANNUAL REDNECK CHRISTMAS PARADE in Big Creek will be Saturday, Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. Lineup at 5 p.m. Rain or shine. $100 to #1 redneck. Call 628-6882 after 5 for more info.

•Tai Chi classes will be held at the Calhoun City Public Library at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Tai Chi is a gentle form of exercise to increase balance and flexibility. There is no charge. For info, contact Patsy Zeidman at 662-628-1378 or the Calhoun City Public Library at 662-628-6331.

•FREE ADULT READING AND WRITING HELP... Bruce First Baptist Church is enrolling adults who wish to learn to read or improve their reading ability. Each learner will be matched with their own private tutor for confidential tutoring sessions lasting approximately one hour per week. No charge for the tutoring, but small fee for workbook. All tutors certified by the MS Baptist Literacy Missions Board. For information, call the church office. 662-983-2218.

•DOG?LOVERS! LEAGUE?FOR?NO-KILL?SHELTER meets the first Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the dog shelter on S. Thompson St. For info, call 983-7471.

•DRIVER’S LICENSE RENEWAL station is open in Pittsboro every third Tuesday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the old tax assessor’s office/church building near the entrance to the Multi-Purpose Building on Hwy 9.

•ARE?YOU?A?CANCER?PATIENT? Calhoun Cares is an ongoing non-profit organization to benefit cancer patients. If you are taking cancer treatments and you live in Calhoun County, you are eligible for assistance. Contact Calhoun Cares, Tammy Tallant, 662-983-0864.

•LOOSA SCHOONA CHAPTER of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet the second Monday of
each month from September through May at Jeffery’s on Bruce Square at 2:30 p.m. Meal is Dutch treat.

•CALHOUN?VETERANS SERVICE?OFFICER Robert Gosa is at the American Legion Building in Calhoun City on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. until. Call for appointment, 628-1933 or 983-9328.

•FOSTER/ADOPT?PROGRAM... safe and stable families are sought in Calhoun County for foster families. Call 628-412-3183 for info about the Mississippi Department of Human Services Resource program.

•CALHOUN CITY AMERICAN LEGION POST #50 and American Legion Auxiliary Post 50 meet the first Monday of every month at 7 p.m. Meal at 6:30 p.m.

•WEIGHT?WATCHERS?IN BRUCE meets every Monday night at 5:30 p.m. at Jody’s Dance Studio.

•ANTIOCH LODGE 549... first Monday at 7:30 p.m.

•CALHOUN CITY VFW POST 12032 meets every 4th Thursday at 7 p.m. in the old Kellwood Outlet store building on N. Madison in Calhoun City.

•FREE ADULT BASIC EDUCATION/GED preparation classes are held at the Bruce Adult Education Center on Newburger Ave. Call Ada Armstrong 414-6063 or the center 983-2038. Classes meet Tuesday and Thursday 9- noon, 5-8 p.m. Counseling 2 Career (C2) for ages 17-21 (out of school) available. Teachers are Ada Armstrong and Margaret Mays.

•NARCOTICS?ANONYMOUS meets Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. at Mt. Comfort Baptist Church, 38 CR?257, Bruce.

•SONS?OF?CONFEDERATE?VETERANS &?Order of the Confederate Roses meet every third Thursday at 6:45 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Grace Southern Baptist Church in Calhoun City. All are invited.

•CALHOUN?COUNTY?SHRINE CLUB meets every third Thursday at 7 p.m. at Masonic Lodge in Calhoun City.

• BRUCE GROUP ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets Friday nights at 8 p.m. at Bruce United Methodist Church.

•CALHOUN?CITY?ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets Monday nights at 8 p.m. at Lewis Memorial Methodist Church, Calhoun City. For info, call 628-4222.

To submit items for the calendar,
call 983-2570, fax 983-7667
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Holiday Bazaar


bazaarMillie and Joe Goforth of Derma were among the many vendors selling products at the annual Holiday Bazaar held last Friday at the Multi-Purpose Center in Pittsboro. Photo by Joel McNeece

Egg Bowl Run 2015

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egg bowl r 215ROTC soldiers from Ole Miss and Mississppi State came together on the Calhoun City Square Monday at noon to exchange the game ball for Saturday's Egg Bowl. The Ole Miss ROTC ran the ball from Oxford to Calhoun City and the MSU ROTC will carry it on to Starkville. A large, cheering crowd representing both schools welcomed them all to the square. Photo by Joel McNeece

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Broughman advances to Junior Miss Magnolia State Finals

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