Nancy Crutchfield

Nancy Sue Crutchfield, 62, went to her heavenly home on Monday, May 23, 2016 at Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home in Calhoun City. She was born May 29, 1953 in Calhoun County, the daughter of Jimmy and Norma Beck Crutchfield. She was retired from the Mississippi State Tax Commission. [Read more...]

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SUPER NICE HOUSE– 4 BR 2B, Trane Central Heat/Air. 86 CR 151, Chickenbone Road. Call Sonny Burt, 662-456-6822.

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.

2000 MUSTANG, 5 speed, 6 cyl engine. Good shape. Call 983-0772 or 800-6046.         6tnc-jt
2001 LINCOLN TOWN CAR. One owner, 157,000 miles. Call 628-5031.                          4,11,18p

LAYING HENS 1 year old; pullets six months old; banties; turkeys (young) and cottontail rabbits. Call 662-412-2429.    18,25c-dc

2 BR 1 B HOUSE ON N. Pontotoc Rd. Bruce. Parking for one vehicle only. $450 month with one month security deposit. Must be employed. Serious inquiries only. Call 601-520-5905.   25tnc
HOUSE ON 230 PILGREEN availabe immediately. 3 BR 2 B efficiency apartment above double car garage. $600 month, $600 deposit. Call 234-7912, 801-7645, 832-1290.         18tnc-sh
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 in Banner. Utilities included. Stove, fridge, other furnishings available. $150-$225 per week. Call 662-832-4096.               8tnc-nt

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 RENT a 3 BR/1 or 2 B house in Calhoun City. Prefer out of city limits, but in is okay. Call 800-5507.                  25,1c-am

PATIENT COURTESY REPRESENTATIVE. Well established medical supply mail order company has immediate opening for employee to assist patients over the telephone and process orders in computer system. Competitive compensation and benefits. Pleasant work environment. Apply in person at Gathright Reed Diabetic Supply, 1420 North Lamar, Suite 102, Oxford, MS, EOE.                 25,1,8,15c

EASLEY HEATING & COOLING. Call Kyle Easley for all your needs. HVAC technology degree. Call 662-983-8634.
LYNN INMAN COOLING & HEATING. Service and sales. Free estimates! Call 662-983-2894.

GREGORY’S LAWN CARE. Call Clay 983-0528 or 983-0510.

METAL ROOFING & HOME REPAIR. Kenny Neal, 983-9184.

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

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

BLOUNT PROPERTY– All land owned by Bobbie Blount and A.D. is posted against trespassing of any kind. Violators will be prosecuted.                     13tnc-ad
L.W. MORRIS PROPERTY is posted against trespassing of any kind.                      -Aug24p
CODY WEEKS, MIKE WOOTEN, WALTER MOORE land is posted against hunting, fishing and trespassing of any kind.    -Dec31,16p

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

•ABE/GED CLASS registration at Adult Education Center in Bruce is May 25-26 for the summer term. No cost. Call Ada Armstrong 414-6063 or Margaret Mays 414-5018.

•Calhoun City Public Library’s book discussion group will meet Thursday, May 26 at 2 p.m. at the library. This month’s topic is fiction published after 2001 (reader’s choice). All are invited to enjoy books and coffee.

•CALHOUN CITY’s SquareFest will be May 27-28. Outdoor movie “Mercy Rule” Friday at 8 a.m. New Century Club 5-K Glow Run Friday at 8 p.m. Methodist Men’s Pancake Breakfast starts Saturday at 6 a.m. Food vendors and children’s activities start Friday night. Pryor Funeral Home annual balloon release Saturday at 10 a.m. Jessey Higdon and Sharecroppers Band Saturday 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bring lawn chair. Call  for info– 628-6960.

•PICKIN’ SHED will be having live music Friday night, May 27, at 7 p.m. The House Band and The Ellis Family from Pope will be providing the music. Saturday night, May 28, at 7 p.m. The Pickin’ Shed is hosting Karaoke.  Both nights at 6 p.m. Potluck meal. Donations accepted Friday night. Cover Charge for Saturday night.

•5-K GLOW FUN RUN OR WALK will be Friday, May 27 in Calhoun City. Registration is at 7 p.m. Race at 8 p.m. Glow sticks and t-shirt provided. Race will start at corner of Monroe and Taylor. Registration is $25 for adults, $10 for 12 and under. Event is sponsored by New Century Club and Cannon Motors. For info, call Stephanie Lee at 628-6636. Proceeds to Calhoun City Fire Department.

•Newman Reunion will be this Saturday, May 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Turkey Creek Baptist Church just off Hwy 32 between Bruce & Water Valley All friends & family invited to bring a covered dish and join us. Contact Margaret Newman Browning for more information 542-8743.

•Calhoun City Public Library will be closed Saturday, May 28-Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.

•Jesse Yancy Memorial Library will be closed Saturday, May 28-Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, May 31 at 10 a.m.

•Calhoun County Extension Office will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.

•Calhoun City Lady Wildcat Softball Camp (Open to next years 3rd – 6th grade girls) will be May 31-June 2 from 9 a.m.-noon at softball field. Register at Chandler Drug on square. Cost $35. For info, call Coach Travis England (662) 927-0639.

•Create Club will meet Tuesday, May 31 at the Multi-Purpose Building at 6 p.m. Group will be making a barb wire cross.

•Calhoun City Public Library Summer Reading kicks off on Thursday, June 2 at 10:30 am with The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County program presented by Liza Mays. Ages 3-12.  Everybody welcome. Program is approximately forty-five minutes.

•New Start Resource Center in Pittsboro has released their June schedule. All programs and events are free. June 4, Farmers Market 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; June 6-7 Kids Book Club, noon-3 p.m.; June 11 Driver Safety Course noon-3 p.m..

•CCHS CLASS OF 1952  will have their annual BBQ reunion, Saturday, June 4 at the home of Nancy Jaffe in Germantown. Come early and stay late. Visitors welcome. Jaffe’s home is at 8065 Stonewyck Rd. For info, call her at 901-755-7266.

•JIM & MATTIE HARBOR MCKIBBEN REUNION will be Saturday, June 4 starting at 10 a.m. at Old Field Methodist Church activity building. All are invited.

•DALLAS MARTIN BENEFIT to help purchase a headstone will be Saturday, June 4  at Thorn Community Center, CR 405 & CR 37 Houston. Entertainment will be Downs Family of Booneville and the Nooner Family of Lapanto, AR. BBQ plates will be served. Also selling cakes, pies and Boston Butts. For info, call 456-0890.

•MARY COLE RECEPTION... Retiring CCMS teacher Mary Cole will have a retirement reception Saturday, June 4 at 5 p.m. at the Methodist Corner in Calhoun City.

•EXCEL SUMMER SCHOOL... Excel is in the process of taking applications for summer school.  Summer session will begin June 6. Call 662-628-5165 or 662-614-1648 for more details.

•MARTY TURNER BENEFIT will be Saturday, June 11 at Banner Church. Chicken plates will be served from 4-7 p.m. Several items to be given away.

•BENEFIT FOR JACKIE HOLLAND KIMMONS June 11 at 6 p.m. at Bruce Masonic Hall (blue building). Choirs, praise teams, churches invited. Donations accepted. For info, Helen Spencer 628-6830, Kasie Young 983-2429.

•DAVIDSON REUNION  Sunday, June 12 at Bruce Community Building beginning at 10 a.m. All friends and relatives welcome.

•South Calhoun head start center is accepting applications for the 2016-17 school years for 3 and 4-year olds. Applications accepted from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. For info call (662) 628-6585 or stop by South Calhoun Head Start, 125 Carter St., Calhoun City.

•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. No charge. 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.

•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.

•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.

•BRUCE VFW & AUXILIARY MONTHLY meet first Thursday of each month. Pot luck meal at 6 p.m. Meeting at 7 p.m. To rent building, call Robert Henry 835-9726.

•BRUCE?LIONS?CLUB meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday at Pizza Palace at noon.

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

• 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.

Dorothy Crocker

Dorothy Hardin Crocker, 89, of Bartlett, TN, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2016 in Memphis. She was formerly a member of National Avenue Baptist Church and most recently, New Church, Memphis. She was the daughter of Curtis and Pearl Hardin. She is the widow of Kinard Crocker.

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Thomas Morgan

Thomas Richard Morgan, 72, of Vardaman, died Monday, May 23, 2016, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Born September 27, 1943 in Vardaman, he was the son of the late James Richard “Treetop” and Virginia Hollingsworth Morgan.  He was a graduate of Vardaman High School and attended ICC Junior College playing football. He was a veteran of the MS  National Guard where he served during Iraqi Freedom and he was a member of Bailey Memorial Methodist Church. During most of his life he worked in the construction industry. [Read more...]

Denise Lee

Denise Lee, 56, of Derma, went to her heavenly home Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born January 18, 1960 in Illinois, the daughter of Elmer Carlson and Arlene Krieman Carlson. She was a member of College Hill Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Arlene Rasberry

Arlene Joyce Dunlap Rasberry, 88, went to her heavenly home Friday, May 20, 2016 at Calhoun Health Services in Calhoun City. She was born October 7, 1927 in Webster County, the daughter of W.R. and Addie Melton Dunlap. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Calhoun City, active member in church activities and a custom service manager at Kellwood for 34 years. [Read more...]

Joey Mason

Joey Wayne Mason, 36, of Coffeeville,  passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at his residence. Born December 25, 1979, he was the son of the late Gary Mason and the late Millie Sanders Cowsert. He was the husband of the late Dena Smith Mason. [Read more...]

Edith Hardin

Edith Hardin, 96, of Pittsboro, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home in Calhoun City. Born Saturday, October 18, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Harrison Brown and the late Nancy Austin Brown. She was the wife of the late Granville Hardin. [Read more...]

Doolittle, Easley retire at VHS

doolittle easleyfeat

doolittle easleyRobert Doolittle and Mrs. Doug Easley were honored with a retirement reception last week at Vardaman High School. Doolittle served Vardaman and Calhoun County Schools for 25 years as maintenance director. Easley worked for almost 30 years in the Vardaman cafeteria where she was supervisor.