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Nathaniel Madkins

QUEENS, N.Y. – Nathaniel Madkins, 71, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at his home in Queens, N.Y. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Belle Memorial Funeral Home of Bruce.

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Sarah Fitts

ECRU – Sarah Turner Fitts, 65, passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Baptist Hospital in Oxford. She was born to Ray and Katherine Bray Turner on Dec. 4, 1947, in Bruce. She later married Joe Fitts on Oct. 5, 1973. She was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Pontotoc. She worked at West […]

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Carmina Frizzell

BRUCE – Carmina B. Frizzell, 65, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born Oct. 29, 1948, in the Phillipines. She was a homemaker, a former clerk at Junior Food Mart and Food Value and a former employee of Weyerhaeuser. Services will be 2 p.m. today, Nov. 10, […]

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FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Highschool games Friday, Nov. 8, 2013

Daily Journal reports Top-seed Corinth picked a bad night to play a bad game, losing 15-10 against visiting Byhalia (4-6) in the opening round of the Class 4A playoffs. The Journal’s No. 1-ranked Warriors gave up a 72-yard hail mary on fourth-and-17 with 11 seconds left in the game. “We picked a bad night to […]

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BILLY McCORD: As I see it

The weather is absolutely beautiful, marred only by having to move the clocks back one hour this morning. I do not like the time change at all because it provides too much darkness as far as I am concerned. I realize that it may be because I am getting old and grouchy. Even if that […]

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FOOTBALL SCORES: Friday, Nov. 8, 2013

AREA SCORES 4A Playoffs Byhalia 15, Corinth 10 Greenwood 52, Houston 7 Lafayette 24, Itawamba AHS 12 Ripley 31, Pontotoc 0 Rosa Fort 29, Shannon 7 3A Playoffs Aberdeen 48, Humphreys County 12 Charleston 41, Belmont 0 East Side 42, Nettleton 13 North Panola 52, Booneville 48 North Pontotoc 47, Independence 21 Water Valley 47, […]

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Zerrel Bond

BRUCE – Zerrel Thomas Bond, 81, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at his home. He was born Feb. 6, 1932, in Calhoun County. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the VFW. He was a retired machinist for Weyerhaeuser. He attended Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. Services will be at […]

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Bro. W.R. Harrelson

PITTSBORO – Bro. William R. “”W.R.”” Harrelson, 79, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at his home. He was born Sept. 25, 1934, in Calhoun County. Known also as “”Dub,”” he retired from Central Bell after more than 19 years. He was in the ministry for more than 40 years and pastored Singleton Baptist Church in […]

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Johnny Brummett

PITTSBORO – Johnny Franklin Brummett, 66, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at his residence. He was born Sept. 30, 1947, in Bruce. He was a Methodist and a Mason, where he was a member of the Antioch Lodge 549 of Bruce. He was also a member of The Calhoun County Shrine Club. He was a graduate […]

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Ishmel Campbell

BRUCE – Apostle Ishmel Campbell, 73, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He retired from Weyerhauser as a line supervisor after 25 years. He began pastoring in 1981 and in 1987 founded Church of God Our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ where he remained pastor until his death. He […]

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AREA ROUNDUP: Okolona tops Bruce, Cal City downs Eupora

Daily Journal reports In a critical Division 4-2A battle, Okolona and Bruce went into the fourth quarter tied at 13. The two teams battling for playoff positioning each piled up points in the final quarter, going into overtime tied 33-33. The host Trojans forced overtime with a 1-yard touchdown run by Donta Armstrong and extra […]

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Grady Ferguson

  BRUCE – Grady T. Ferguson, 89, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. He was born Aug. 19, 1924, in Bruce. He was a retired teacher and coach, a former Calhoun County Superintendent of Education. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in Italy for two years. […]

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FOOTBALL SCORES: Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

Area scores Aberdeen 26, Winona 21 Amory 28, Tishomingo County 16 Baldwyn 41, Walnut 12 Booneville 26, Belmont 6 Calhoun City 27, Eupora 20 Coahoma Co. 23, Potts Camp 8 Coffeeville 63, Vardaman 0 Corinth 31, Shannon 7 Hamilton 19, Coldwater 14 Hatley 35, New Site 20 Heritage Aca. 14, Starkville Aca. 10 Houlka 50, […]

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WEEK 10: High School Football Capsules

KEY GAMES Baldwyn (6-3, 3-0) at Walnut (8-1, 3-0) THE BUZZ: Division 1-2A game. … Ozzie Price had 9 tackles and a TFL in a win against East Union. … Baldwyn QB Corbin Scott threw for 189 yards and 3 TDs. … Baldwyn won 35-6 last season. … Walnut QB Will Quinn will miss the […]

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