Tag Archives | Calhoun County

Billy Murk

BRUCE – Billy Wayne Murk , 81, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at his home. He was born June 15, 1931, in Bruce. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict. He was the owner of Bill’s Texaco and Bill’s Shoe Repair. He was a member of Mt. Comfort Baptist Church and the […]

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Billy Edmondson

VARDAMAN – Billy Edmondson died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at his residence. He was born Feb. 8, 1952. He was a member of Varadaman First Baptist Church and a self-employed concrete contractor. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Service is at 2 p.m. Monday at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Vardaman, with Bro. Don Wilson […]

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Charles Simmons

WATER VALLEY – Charles “Buddy” Simmons, 64, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at his home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Turkey Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Calhoun County. Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials may be […]

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Calhoun County man allegedly involved in shooting out of hospital

by JB Clark NEMS Daily Journal CALHOUN CITY – The Calhoun County man involved in a Jan. 10 fatal shooting has been released from the hospital and is waiting to see if charges will be pressed against him. It is still not clear what led to Wayne Therman Harris allegedly shooting Chris McGonagill at a […]

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Myrl Owen

CALHOUN CITY – Myrl Bounds Owen, 93, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Calhoun Health Services. She was born Nov. 2, 1919, at Charleston, to Timothy Monthree Bounds and Clara Boland Bounds. She was a retired seamstress and worked at Calhoun Garment Co. and Selective Service Secretary. She was a member of First Baptist Church […]

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Roy Gaskin

CALHOUN CITY – Roy Gaskin, 66, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at his residence. He was born June 7, 1946, and was retired from Kellwood Company. Services are at 2 p.m. Monday at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel in Calhoun City, with the Rev. Chris Conley officiating. Interment is at Bethlehem in Calhoun City. He is […]

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Journal newspaper delivery late today

Delivery of the Chickasaw Journal and the Daily Journal newspapers will be much later than normal today. We’re sorry for the delay and we are working to get newspapers to customers as soon as possible. Chickasaw Journal customers can always call 456-3771 if they do not receive their paper.

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Christopher Taylor

BRUCE – Christopher Dee Armstrong Taylor, 17, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born Aug. 7, 1995, in Oxford. He was a 10th grade honor roll student at Bruce High School and No. 15 on the football team. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church, Boy […]

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Charles Castleberry

BANNER – Charles “Bub” Armond Castleberry, 80, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at his residence. He was born May, 12, 1932, in Bruce. He was retired from Ford Motor Company and Calhoun County Maintaince Department. He was a member of Banner Baptist Church, Banner Masonic Lodge, Shrinners Association of Calhoun County and Woodman of the […]

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James Huckaby

BANNER – James Lafayette Huckaby, 82, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Oxford. He was born May 3, 1930, in Lafayette County. He was a retired business owner and a member of Driver’s Flat Baptist Church. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Driver’s Flat Baptist Church with Bro. Stacy Watkins officiating. […]

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New press to improve print quality

This week’s Chickasaw Journal newspaper has a fresher, cleaner, more colorful look, and there’s a reason.   The newspaper delivered to your door this week is the first full edition of the Chickasaw Journal to come off a new printing press at the production facilities of the Chickasaw Journal in Tupelo.   This multi-million dollar […]

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Inner healing conference is this weekend

An Inner Healing Conference at New Wine Fellowship in Houston will be held Jan. 18-20 for teaching and ministering to those who need emotional healing. Pastor Tommy Kelly and Pastor Scott Free invite those who have been abused sexually, physically, emotionally are invited to attend services at  7 p.m. Friday and Saturday with personal ministry […]

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Patsy Poindexter

BRUCE – Patsy Carolyn Thomas Poindexter, 72, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at her home. She was born April 14, 1940, in Bruce. She was a homemaker and a member of Parker Baptist Church. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce. Bro. Paul Morris will officiate, and […]

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Forecast from NWS for Chickasaw County

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 44. North wind 5 to 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Wednesday Night: A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow. Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. Calm wind […]

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