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Louise Head

Louise Head VARDAMAN – Ellie Louise Hellums Head, 78, died Friday, March 1, 2013, at Calhoun Health Service Hospital in Calhoun City. She was born Nov. 15, 1934, at Springhill in Lafayette County, to John Warren Hellums and Willie Avis White Moore. She was a homemaker and retired employee of Franklin Manufacturing in Houston. Service […]

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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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Josie Murphree

PITTSBORO – Josie I. Spratlin Murphree, 93, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Bruce Community Living Center. She was born Aug. 20, 1919, in the Lloyd community. She was a homemaker and a member of Old Town Baptist Church. She was a retired seamstress for Glenn Slacks and DSL Mfg. of Bruce. Services will be […]

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Bessie Evans

BRUCE – Bessie Mae Evans, 81, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Calhoun Health Services. She was a member of Lord Is There Holiness Church and she worked at Spratlin Building Supply for several years. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Lighthouse Apostolic Church in Bruce, with Bishop Winfer Turner officiating. Burial […]

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Ila Mae Logan

BRUCE – Ila Mae Parker Turner Logan, 90, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at her home. She was born March 9, 1922, in Calhoun County. She lived her early years in Myrtle, where she shared her faith and love of God to so many who participated in Camp Zion. She was a homemaker and a […]

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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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288th welcome home is Sunday

HOUSTON — The Sappers wants to say thank you to Houston The 288th Engineer Company of the 223rd Battalion of the Mississippi National Guard has invited the community to a welcome home ceremony set for 2 p.m. Sunday at Houston High School. “This will be our first weekend drill since we returned from deployment,” said […]

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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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Mary Jones

PITTSBORO – Mary Helen Jones, 64, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at Mays Chapel in Pittsboro with the Rev. Lee Moore officiating. Interment will be at Cane Creek Cemetery. Belle Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. She is survived by one daughter, Reenovera […]

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Cortez Ingram

Cortez Ingram SHERMAN, Texas – Cortez Lamond Ingram, 25, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Wilson & Jones Hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Jackson Chapel M.B. Church in Bruce with the Rev. Penn Nolden officiating. Interment will be in Bruce Community Cemetery at Pittsboro. Belle Memorial Funeral Home of […]

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Dolores Earhart

PITTSBORO – Dolores Jean Earhart, 83, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. She was born Dec. 29, 1928, in Athens, Ga. She was a retired sales clerk for K-Mart and a member of Pittsboro Baptist Church. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in […]

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