Calendar of Events

•pesticide applicator training will be Thursday, Feb. 22 at 10 a.m. Cost is $20 (check or money order) per person and you must bring your driver’s license or your PAT certification number as we no longer use SSN# as identification. Training will be at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. For more info, call 662-412-3177.

•Bruce vfw 5571 will be open Friday, Feb. 23 and Saturday, Feb. 24. Karaoke, dance, DJ and music nights. Kitchen/canteen will be open. All are invited.

•Calhoun County Fair meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Anyone interested in helping with the county fair and planning is encouraged to attend.

•multi-county row crop meeting will be Thursday, Mar. 1, at 3 p.m. at the Calhoun County Extension Office in Pittsboro. MSU specialist will discuss all aspects of corn, soybeans, cotton and wheat production including fertility, diseases, weed management, phenoxy herbicides and economics. This meeting is sponsored by MSU-ES and Wade Inc. RSVP by noon Tuesday, Feb. 27 by calling (662) 412-3177 to guarantee your meal.

•Calhoun County Forestry meeting will be Monday, Mar. 5 at 6 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Program will be a pond management program by Mississippi Department Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks. Call 662-412-3177 by Friday, Mar. 2 for food prep.

•ServSafe Food Certification Class will be taught March 22, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Certification exam will begin around 4 p.m. and should be completed by 6 p.m. The class will be at the Yalobusha County Extension Office in Coffeeville. Cost $140. Deadline to register is February 22. Call Pamela Redwine at the Extension Office at 662-675-2730 to register.

•4-H Advanced Sewing club meeting will be Monday, Feb. 26 at 3:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Call 662-412-3177 for information.

•EMPTY BOWLS FUNDRAISER, to benefit the local Our Daily Bread Food Pantry, will be Saturday, Mar. 3 at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro starting at 5 p.m. Tickets are $15 each will includes soup, water, roll and a handmade bowl by Deer Run Pottery, of Pittsboro. Eat in or carry out. Limited tickets available.

•SOUTH CALHOUn HEAD START CENteR is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year for children ages 3-4 and Early HeadStart ages 0 month-36 months on or before Sept 1. Applications are being accepted from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday. For info call 628-6585 or stop by the center in Calhoun City.

•#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 have resumed at the Calhoun City Public Library. Classes are held at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Tai Chi is a gentle form of exercise to increase balance and flexibility. No charge. Contact Patsy Zeidman at 662-628-1378 or the Calhoun City Public Library at 662-628-6331.

•OUR DAILY BREAD FOOD PANTRY accepts monetary non-perishable foods donations all throughout the year. Call 983-4600 or mail donations to P.O. Box 206, Bruce, MS 38915.

•FREE ADULT READING AND WRITING HELP... Bruce First Baptist Church is enrolling adults who wish to learn to read or improve their reading ability. All tutors certified by the MS Baptist Literacy Missions Board. For information, call the church office. 662-983-2218.

•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 sought in Calhoun County. Call 628-412-3183 for info about the MDHS 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.

•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.

•ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meetings every Tuesday from 7-8 p.m. at the Bruce Methodist Church. All are welcome.

•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.

To submit items for the calendar,
call 983-2570, fax 983-7667
or email to: calhouncountyjournal@gmail.com

Calendar of Events

•CALHOUN RETIRED TEACHERS MEETING is Monday, Jan. 8 at Buck’s in Calhoun City at 11 a.m.

•PIECES AND PATCHES QUILT CLUB Monday, Jan. 8, at 1 p.m. at Extension Office.

•4-H Sewing club meeting will be Monday, January 8 at 3:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Call 662-412-3177 for more information.

•loosa schoona chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet Monday, Jan. 8 at 2:30 p.m. at Jeffery’s on the Bruce Square. Natalie Bryant will present program. All Daughters are encouraged to attend.

•Tai Chi classes will resume Tuesday, Jan. 9 at the Calhoun City Public Library. Classes are held at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Tai Chi is a gentle form of exercise to increase balance and flexibility. No charge. Contact Patsy Zeidman at 662-628-1378 or the Calhoun City Public Library at 662-628-6331.

•QUICK BITES will be Thursday, Jan. 11 at noon via video conference at the Multi-Purpose Building at noon. Program will be Technology Tools for Saving Money.

•DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING PROGRAM will be hosted by the Order of Eastern Star at the Houston Civic Center Jan. 13 at 6 p.m. Speaker will be Larry J. Middleton.

•Beef Producers meeting will be Tuesday, January 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Call 412-3177 by January 12, to allow for food prep. Please bring a dessert.

•3rd Annual BRIDGE FOR THE BAND benefit for the Houston High School Hilltopper Band will be Tuesday, Jan. 16 at Immaculate Heart Church Hall. $20 per player, register by tables of four. Lunch from 11:30-noon. Bridge from noon-4 p.m. Call Diane Clark, 567-5090, Ann Kimmel 456-9876.

•4-H Kids in the Kitchen club meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 18 at 3:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Call 662-412-3177 for info.

•BENEFIT PROGRAM for Donna F. Glaspie January 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the Masonic Hall. Sponsors are Shawn Freelon, Ella Stovall, Jessie Moore and other family members. For info, 662-983-2207.

•4-H Advanced Sewing club meeting will be Monday, Jan. 22 at 3:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro.

•GARDENER’S DELIGHT/MASTER GARDENERS will meet Monday, Jan. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the Multipurpose Building. Project is making a rain chain. Call the Extension Office (412-3177) if interested by Jan. 19. Fees will be determined later.

•MHV Council will meet Monday, Jan. 22 at 5:30 p.m. at the Multipurpose Building. All MHV members are requested to attend.

•4-H Handy Helpers club meeting will be Tuesday, Jan. 23. at 3:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Call 662-412-3177 for more information.

•OUR DAILY BREAD FOOD PANTRY accepts monetary non-perishable foods donations all throughout the year. Call 983-4600 or mail to P.O. Box 206, Bruce, MS 38915.

•FREE ADULT READING AND WRITING HELP... Bruce First Baptist Church is enrolling adults who wish to learn to read or improve their reading ability. For information, call the church office. 662-983-2218.

•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.

•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.

•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.

•ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meetings every Tuesday from 7-8 p.m. at the Bruce Methodist Church. All are welcome.

•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.

To submit items for the calendar,
call 983-2570, fax 983-7667
or email to: calhouncountyjournal@gmail.com