Calendar of Events

•FRIENDS Holiday Silent Auction... will be ending this week. Bid book will be taken up at 5:01 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19. Bids will be tallied Thursday, Dec. 20. If you are a bidder, please make sure your phone number is with your bid. Winning bidders will be called Thursday, and winners will be posted on Facebook. Please pick up your items Thursday or Saturday.

•Yalobusha County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. in its headquarters the former Coffeeville Presbyterian Church for its Christmas program. The Gospel Revival musical group will perform Christmas music. Refreshments are served afterwards, and visitors are welcome.

•Dr. Martin luther king jr, banquet, sponsored by the W.C. Loggins Scholarship Committee, will be Saturday, Jan. 19 at 5 p.m., at the Multi-Purpose Building. Tickets are $12 from 10th grade to adults, and $5 for K-9th grade.

•3X To Rise will be Friday, Dec. 21 at the Mutli-Purpose building in Pittsboro sponsored by Calhoun County Community Outreach. Program consists of feeding the elderly, Christmas dinner Bingo and giving out fruit baskets for age 62-up beginning at 10 a.m. Luncheon guest speaker Larry Little. Fashion show from 7-9 p.m. For info, president Lee Ezell 412-2418 or 983-2207.

•THE JESSE YANCY MEMORIALY LIBRARY will be closed for Christmas and New Year’s Holidays: The library will be closed Friday, Dec. 21 for the staff to attend the yearly staff meeting at headquarters in Pontotoc. It will be open Saturday, Dec. 22, then closed until regular hours resume Wednesday, Dec. 26. The library will be closed for New Year’s Saturday, Dec 29 until regular hours resume Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019.

•SANTA CLAUS will be at Bruce VFW Post 5571 Saturday, Dec. 22 at 2 p.m. $2 at the door. There will be cookies, milk and Santa Claus.

•SOUTHERn connection band will be at Bruce VFW 5571 New Year’s Eve. Doors open at 7 p.m.

•Calhoun Lighthouse Missions can do small home repair jobs for the elderly, single parent, disabled or widowed. Applications at Calhoun Baptist Association. Call Jeremy White for info, 662-316-9695.

•#RECOVERY MEETS EVERY Thursday night at 7 p.m. Vardaman First Baptist Church Fellowships Hall. This is a Bible study based on the 12-Step Program. All are welcome. For info call Jerry Murphree 662-414-1107

•Tai Chi classes at Calhoun City Public Library will take a break after this week and classes will resume Thursday, Jan. 10. Contact Patsy Zeidman or the Calhoun City Public Library at 662-628-6331.

•OUR DAILY BREAD FOOD PANTRY accepts monetary or non-perishable foods donations all throughout the year. Call 983-4600 or mail donations to P.O. Box 206, Bruce, MS 38915. If you need food, come by the food pantry, 113 N. Thompson St., Bruce, to sign up.

•FREE ADULT READING AND WRITING HELP... Bruce First Baptist Church is enrolling adults who wish to learn to read or improve their reading ability. Each learner will be matched with their own private tutor for confidential tutoring sessions lasting approximately one hour per week. No charge for the tutoring, but small fee for workbook. All tutors certified by the MS Baptist Literacy Missions Board. For information, call the church office. 662-983-2218.

•Disabled American Veterans and the DAV Auxiliary #26 meet the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. to eat. Meeting at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Building in Calhoun City. DAV Membership is open to any veteran wounded, gassed, injured or disabled in the line of duty during time of war.

•Republican Party meets the third Tuesday in each month courthouse at 7 p.m. All are invited to attend.

•DOG?LOVERS! LEAGUE?FOR?NO-KILL?SHELTER meets the first Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the dog shelter on S. Thompson St. 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 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.

•FOSTER/ADOPT?PROGRAM... safe and stable families are sought in Calhoun County for foster families. Call 628-412-3183 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.

•BRUCE VFW & AUXILIARY MONTHLY meet second Saturday of each month. Pot luck meal at 1 p.m. Meeting at 2 p.m. To rent building, call Robert Henry 835-9726.

•BRUCE?LIONS?CLUB meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday at Pizza Palace at noon.

•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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call 983-2570, fax 983-7667
or email to: calhouncountyjournal@gmail.com