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CIRCLE (I) FLEA MARKET. Every 1st and 3rd Saturday. Auction every Friday night at 6:30 p.m. Mini-Storages for rent. 82 Front Street, Coffeeville. 662-417-1256.                               16tnc

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.

HOUSE AT 424 E CLAY ST. 2 BR 1 B, Central heat/cooling, covered carport and concrete parking space, utility building. All appliances including washer and dryer. Good, safe neighborhood, joins BHS property. Prefer single female or older couple. Call 983-2461.              8tnc-es

3 BR 1 B HOUSE. 220 E. Calhoun St. $475 Rent, $500 deposit. Call 662-414-1919.  8tnc

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.

NEED TRANSPORTATION ANYWHERE? Call Wild Bill Fleming. Very reasonable. 835-9199.

WILL MOW LAWNS and cut up gardens in Pittsboro area. Call John Tucker, 983-0772 or 800-6046.
SMALL BUSH-HOGGING JOBS. Grading drive-ways, cutting and rowing up gardens. Call Phillip Ledbetter, 662-927-0362.
-Apr 26p

HARRIS HEATING & COOLING Heating & Cooling. Ph. 662-983-8446 or 662-413-4140.

ELECTRICAL WORK... for all your electrical needs, call H&E Eleectrical Services. Tyler Hill 662-927-0029, Christopher Easley, 662-414-6148.       22tnc

HILL’S HEATING & COOLING. David Hill, Sales & Service. Call 662-983-5882.          -June30p

LYNN INMAN COOLING & HEATING. Service and sales. Free estimates! Call 662-983-2894.

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

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

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, EXCAVATORS and Dirt Moving. MARTIN AND MARTIN CONTRACTING, LLC-Banner, MS, 35 years experience. For quotes or more info, call Freddie Martin, 662-473-6658.

BLOUNT PROPERTY– All land owned by Bobbie Blount and A.D. is posted against trespassing of any kind. Violators will be prosecuted.               13tnc-adb

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.

Supervisors expand college program to Northeast, ICC

Sonny Clanton

Calhoun County high school graduates will now be able to attend Northwest, Northeast and Itawamba community colleges tuition free after the board of supervisors voted Monday to expand the county program.
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Calendar of Events

•Calhoun Avengers Camp 1969 Sons of Confederate Veterans and the Margery B. Rogers Clark Chapter 17 Order of the Confederate Rose will meet Thursday, April 20 at the Farmhouse Grocery and Cafe at 6:30 p.m. Guests are welcome.

•Yalobusha Historical Society will meet Thursday Apr. 20,  at 2 p.m. in its headquarters the former Coffeeville Presbyterian Church.  Speaker is Michelle Weaver Jones, who will talk about Historical Preservation.

•4-H Kids in the Kitchen club meeting is  Thursday, Apr. 20, at 3:30  at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Call 662-412-3177 for more information.

•Calhoun Community ChoIR has set the dates for their spring concert “What A Wonderful World.” Dates are Saturday, Apr. 22 at 3 p.m. at Jackson Chapel Baptist Church, Bruce; Saturday, Apr. 22 at 6 p.m. at Derma Baptist Church; and Sunday, Apr. 23 at 3 p.m. at Vardaman First Baptist Church. Admission is free, all are invited.

•O.L. Alexander family reunion will be Saturday,  Apr. 22 at noon at the Community Center on Hwy 341 north of Vardaman.

•CCHS Band of Colors Run/Walk will be Saturday, Apr. 22 at Calhoun City High School,201 Beadle Street. Registration Begins at 7:30 a.m. 5k starts at 8:30 a.m. Online Registration is at Email: 5k race ($25 adults, $15 students) will start CCHS parking lot. Awards given each age group. Proceeds will go to the CCHS BAND.

•CHICKASAW INDIAN EXPert Dr. John P. Dyson will speak at the Calhoun City Library Saturday, Apr. 22 at 1 p.m. He will talk about the history and language of the Chickasaw Indians in this area. All are invited.

•WATER VALLEY VFW POST 4100 AUXILIARY will have Bingo every Friday night. Start selling books at 6 p.m. Play at 7 p.m. Dances every Saturday from 8 p.m.-midnight. Doors open 6 p.m. April 22– Bobby Hood; April  29– Band announced later. All are invited.

•GFWC Federation Day Celebration, sponsored by Bruce Fine Arts Club, will be held at the Bruce Museum Monday, Apr. 24 from 4-6 p.m. with program and Volunteer Week Kickoff beginning at 6 p.m. Public invited.

•multi-county forestry meeting will be Tuesday, Apr. 25, from 8:30 a.m.-4: p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. This  short course  will cover various alternative methods to earn money on timber land during a time of reduced pine timber prices.

•Quick bites  will be Thursday, Apr. 27, from noon until 1 p.m. via interactive video at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Program will be on termites.

•Maximum Championship Wrestling superstars  Rage in the Cage Friday, Apr. 28 at Bruce National Guard. Bell time 8. General admission $8.

•SAREPTA SCHOOL REUNION will be Saturday, April 29 beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Sarepta Baptist Church with potluck lunch following the program. All invited.

•DRUG TAKE BACK DAY Sheriff’s Department in Pittsboro will accept all medications for disposal from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 29 as part of National Take Back Drugs Day. Deputy Kenneth White said expired/unused drugs will be accepted, “no questions asked” so that they may be disposed of properly.

•PRO WRESTING EGO Unite and Fight will be Saturday, Apr. 29 at Bruce VFW. Doors open at 6, show at 7 p.m. Admission $10, kids 4 and under free.

•Fine Forgiveness Month... April is Fine Forgiveness Month for the Calhoun City Public Library. All fines will be forgiven on returned materials. Overdue fines will also be forgiven for patrons who update their accounts.

•DEMOCRATIC MUNICIPAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEES can receive assistance in preparing for this year’s elections by contacting Marshall W. Coleman, Chairman of the Calhoun County Democratic Committee at 662-816-6031 or by email at

•VFW #4100 BINGO every Friday night. Cards available at 6, play begins at 7. Ends at 10 p.m. For info, call 662-786-1545.

•Republican Party/Republican Women meetingS... Women meet the first Tuesday in each month at the courthouse in Pittsboro at 5:30 p.m. The county party meets the third Tuesday in each month courthouse at 7 p.m. Anyone interested is invited to attend.

•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 entrance to the Multi-Purpose Building on Hwy 9.

•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.

•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.

•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.

•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 p.m. All are invited.

•CALHOUN?CITY?ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. at Lewis Memorial Methodist Church, Calhoun City. For info, call 628-4222.

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Easter coloring

CC Easter Coloring

CC Easter ColoringCalhoun City Chamber of Commerce sponsored an Easter Egg Hunt with other games  and activities on the Calhoun City square Saturday morning. From left, Bella and Alexis Langley, of Big Creek, enjoyed coloring in the giant Easter coloring book. See more Easter activity photos from all over the county in this week's CCJ. Photo by Lisa McNeece

Lacey Loupe

Lacey Lynn Loupe, 33, a native of Lockport, La., passed away Sunday, April 2, 2017 in Boyds, Md. She was born September 26, 1983. Lacey is survived by her sister, Tiffany Dauzat (Jonathan) Fugett; [Read more...]

David Stewart

David Henry Stewart, Sr., 94, died Saturday, April 1, 2017, at his residence in Louisville, Ms. with family members present.  He was born March 4, 1923, in Derma.  He moved to Louisville in 1963 as partner with Eugene Robinson (Robinson Insurance Agency).  He was a Sunday School teacher for over 50 years and served in the US Air Force during WWII.Funeral services were  April 3, 2017, in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Rich Malone officiating. Interment was at Oak Springs Cemetery, approximately four miles northeast of Calhoun City. [Read more...]

Walker, Harrell help ICC golf advance to Region 23 Tourney

Brandon Walker

The Itawamba Community College golf team earned its best finish of the season to advance to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 23 tournament at Grand Bear Golf Club in Saucier.

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Bishop joins staff of Calhoun County Medical Clinic

Lisa Bishop

Lisa H. Bishop, DNP, FNP-BC, has joined the medical staff of Calhoun County Medical Clinic.
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Franklin earns scholarship from GFWC-MFWC

Dee Dee

Dee-Ivy Jo Franklin, of Pittsboro was awarded the first GFWC-MFWC District III Scholarship at the 102nd District III convention in Booneville March 18.

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Gordon Logan

William Gordon Logan, 90, went to his heavenly home Wednesday, Apr. 12, 2017, at Mississippi Veterans Home in Oxford. Born November 16, 1926, he was the son of Harvey and Daisey Coleman Logan. He was retired from Graeber Bros. Propane Gas, where he was district manager. He proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II, and was awarded the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign medal, WWII Victory medal, and Honorable Service Pin. He was a member of Grace Southern Baptist Church, serving as a deacon for over 50 years. He was a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, and the American Legion. [Read more...]