Pittsboro says no to Sunday beer sales, but will allow to be sold cold

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The Pittsboro board agreed Monday night to forbid beer to be sold on Sundays, but they would allow it to be sold cold.

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Grants, BHS softball coach on school board’s Thursday agenda

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The Calhoun County School Board will meet Thursday night with a few personnel matters, some grant applications and a lease agreement on the agenda.

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Movie event on parade night drew big crowd

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Alderwoman Ellen Shaw told the Bruce Chamber Monday that 146 children attended the showing of “Home Alone” in the Cinema on the square on the night of the Bruce Christmas parade.

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Rotary Christmas Baskets

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More than a dozen Bruce Rotarians gathered at the Bruce Museum Tuesday afternoon to assemble 50 Christmas baskets containing staple food items to be distributed today (Wednesday) to the less fortunate around the county. Pictured, from left, are Rotarians Richard Freelon, James Wright and Romona Tillman. Photo by Joel McNeece

Classified Ads

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FOR SALE                       2
Houses, Land, Mobile Homes
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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
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REDUCED TO $55,000.  3 BR 2 B brick home in Bruce, 1,700 sq. ft. with 2 acres, 433 N. Pontotoc Rd. Call 983-2620 or 628-4171.                          23tnc-ec
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Appliances,  Furniture
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SAVE $100s, POSSIBLY over $1,000 on name brand mattresses at The Mattress Outlet, Hwy 8, Vardaman. Open every Saturday, 9-4. Tommy Scarbrough, owner.                 21tnc
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Used appliances washers, dryers, ranges for sale at Brasher’s Home Furnishings, ph. 983-2368.
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FOR SALE                    6
Animals, Pets
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SILKIE, POLISH and Barnevelder chickens. Call 983-3266.  16tnc
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Misc.
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FIREWOOD FOR SALE, split, sold by pickup load; will also split wood in Calhoun area; 706 Tractor, $3,500; 4-wheeler tilt trailer, $300. Call John Tucker, 637-7395.                                 22tnc
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FOR RENT                     8
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MOBILE HOME FOR RENT– 2 BR CR 100, Pittsboro. $200 month, $100 deposit. Call 800-5215.                                17p-jj
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1 BR 1 B APT in BRUCE. Appliances included. Call 662-983-8800.                 3,10,17,24c-js
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DERMA MINI-STORAGE has available space. 8-1/2×10 $35; 10×10 $40; 10×12-1/2 $45; 10×15 $55. Get a free padlock with new rentals during November and December.         -Dec24fn
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FOR LEASE– 1 BR 1 B APT in Bruce, water furnished. Deposit $300. 662-832-1290.   15tnc-lh
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MINI-SYSTEMS of Bruce. Short or long term rental storage units. Climate Control Available! Various sizes—5×10, 10×10, 10×15, 10×20. Brasher’s Home Furnishings, ph. 983-2368.
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OPPORTUNITY                   9
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BUSINESS FOR SALE. Owner wants to retire from well established local floral and gift shop. Great customer base! Serious inquiries only. Call 414-1108.
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WE ARE SEEKING TO HIRE a pianist/organist to play during our Sunday morning services in Water Valley. Contact us at watervalleyfumc@gmail.com or call the church office, 662-473-2682.                              22tnc
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The Journal assumes no responsibility for the wording or content of classifieds advertisements.
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METAL ROOFING, home repair, etc. For all your needs, call Kenny Neal, 662-983-9184.   -jan7p
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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
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WINTERIZE NOW! Consider a new metal or shingle roof. Call Joey Collins for all your building, remodeling, repairs, metal roofing, plumbing and electrical needs. Free estimates. Call 662-927-0856 today!          14tnc-jc
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DO YOU NEED YOUR YARD mowed or other yard work? Call 662-628-5271 or 662-414-1831.                             6tnc-jh
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HOME REPAIR & MAINTENANCE– Carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting and more. Tommy L. Roane, 662-983-8326 or 662- 983-7557.   ________________________

BWS WELDING, STEEL & ALUMINUM, farm equipment repair, portable welder. Bobby W. Sexton, 614 CR 130. Call 662-414-8295 (cell)                   21tnc-bs
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MARTIN CONSTRUCTION & Home Maintenance. Contact us for all your home repair needs. TONY MARTIN, ph. 413-4644.
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Landowner Owners
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DEWEY BOLLINGER LAND is posted against hunting, trapping or trespassing of any kind.
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ALL LAND IN SKUNA BOTTOM, Big Creek and Calhoun City owned and leased by Steve Parker Farms is posted. No hunting, fishing or trespassing. Steve Parker.                -Jan28p
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WEEKS-WOOTEN LAND on CR 210 and adjoining roads is posted againt hunting, fishing and trespassing of any kind. Also Walter Moore and Leslie Hearvey land. Cody Weeks.  -may15
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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
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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

•MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. BANQUET will be Saturday, Jan. 17 at 6 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. The event is sponsored by the Loggins Scholarship Committee.

•MHV COUNCIL MEETING has been rescheduled for Saturday, Jan. 24 at 10:30 a.m. before the Awards Luncheon at the Multipurpose Building. All members are asked to attend.

•Calhoun City Public Library will be closed on the following days for the holidays:  Christmas: Dec. 25 – Dec. 28. New Years: Jan 1 –Jan. 4.  For more information, call 662-628-6331.

•EXCEL Parent Meeting  is Thursday, Jan. 8 at 7 p.m.  Mandatory adult family attendance. January tuition payable then. Topic: MS Third Gate Implementation and Impact by Raven Hawkins, CCSD Staff.

•GENTIVA HOSPICE WE HONOR VETERANS program provides information on benefits, end-of-life issues, getting into VA system, and more. For more info on the program 662-844-2174 or Tracey Hollimon at tracey.hollimon@gentiva.com.

•DOG?LOVERS! LEAGUE?FOR?NO-KILL?SHELTER meets the first Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at Bruce Park Pavilion. 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.

•COUNTRY COUPLES/LINE DANCING classes are being held on the second and fourth Tuesday nights at each month at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion in Calhoun City. For more information call 628-0617.

•CALHOUN ANTIQUE TRACTOR CLUB meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival building. The club is setting up a senior scholarship fund and has begun fundraising. Danny Tutor is club president. For more info, call 682-7594. Everyone is invited.

•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. Contact Natalie Bryant at 628-412-3138 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.

•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 Mike Winter 412-2114 or James Hardin, 983-7536.

•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.

•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
or email to: calhouncountyjournal@gmail.com

Phillip McGonagill

Phillip Lowell McGonagill, 78, of Columbus, Oh., died Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at his residence.  He was born September 30, 1936 in Oxford, the son of the late Lowell McGonagill and the late Christine Holley McGonagill. He served as a PFC in the Marine Corps.  [Read more...]

Dixie Davis

Dixie Davis, 82, of Bruce, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Calhoun Health Services in Calhoun City. She was born March 4, 1932 in Ellard, the daughter of the late E.L. Steele and the late Helen McKibben Steele. She worked for the School of Pharmacy at the University of Mississippi for over 30 years. She was a member of Ellard Baptist Church.  [Read more...]

Qualifying papers for 2015 candidates now available in circuit clerk’s office

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Qualifying papers are now available in the Calhoun County Circuit Clerk’s office at the courthouse in Pittsboro for anyone interested in running in the 2015 elections.

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Pearline Hamblin

Pearline Harrelson Hamblin, 92, of Bruce,  died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at her daughter’s residence. She was born November 1, 1922 in Sabougla, the daughter of Eli Jahew and Minnie Mooneyham Harrelson She was a homemaker and attended Mt. Comfort Baptist Church.  [Read more...]