Calendar of Events

•4-H Kids in the Kitchen club meeting Thursday, Apr. 19 at 3:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Please call 662-412-3177 for more information.

•Yalobusha Historical Society will meet Thursday, April 19, at 2 p.m. at the former Coffeeville Presbyterian Church. Speaker is Roy Bennett Stevens, and his topic is “Bryant.” Refreshments served, all invited.

•CHILD ABUSE & PREVENTION SUMMIT… Calhoun County Child Protective Service will host their 2nd Child Abuse and Prevention Summit Friday, Apr. 20 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. All invited. For info or to RSVP, call 412-2183.

•Bruce VFW will have karaoke, dance, and music night with a DJ Friday, Apr. 20. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Everyone welcome.

•ANTIQUE TRACTOR SHOW and Plow Day set for April 21 from 9 a.m. until between Bruce and Houlka (10 miles east of Bruce and 11 miles west of Houlka on Hwy. 32). Free Admittance. For more info contact Danny or Mary Tutor at 682-7594 or any member of Calhoun Antique Tractor Club. If rained out will hold May 5.

•Sabougla/Slate Springs VFD trail ride and Community Benefit. Saturday, Apr. 21. Robert and Judy Doolittle, 217, CR 380, Calhoun City. For info, contact Robert Doolittle 662-800-1271, Jess Moore 662-628-9727, Joe Youngblood 662-628-9301. Proceeds to go Sabougla/Slate Springs Volunteer Fire Department.

•love program for neil penson of Vardaman at Calhoun City American Legion bldg. April 21 at 6 p.m. Choirs, groups, soloists invited. Penson is in stage four renal failure and needs kidney transplant. For info, 662-628-6830, 662-414-5487, 662-637-7050.

•BEnefit program for Jessie Ellen Jones Sunday, Apr. 22 at 5 p.m. at Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Sponsored by Calhoun County Community Outreach, president Lee Ezell. For info, 662-412-2418 or 983-2207.

•MHV Quilting club will meet Monday, Apr. 23 at 1 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro.

•Master Gardeners and MHV Gardeners Delight club will meet Monday, Apr. 23 at 2 p.m. at Stinkin’ Jim’s horse trail and camp ground in Houston.

•4-H Advanced Sewing club meeting will be Monday, Apr. 23, at 3:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Call 662-412-3177 for more information.

•JESSE YANCY MEMORIAL LIBRARY SPEAKER... Jesse Yancy Memorial Library will host a book talk/signing for Mississippi author Paul Evans Vaughn, from Houston. His debut novel is “Dragon Ascendants,” the first in the Luminess Series about elves, dwarves, dragons and men fighting to free their land. Tuesday, Apr. 24 at 3 p.m. he will meet with the YAC students. Public is also invited. Books available for purchase for $15.

•Calhoun County Fair planning meeting will be Tuesday, Apr. 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Anyone interested in helping with the County fair and planning is welcome to attend.

•PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACk DAY... Calhoun County sheriffs office host a Drug Take back Day Saturday, Apr. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Expired or no longer needed prescription medication can be brought to the sheriff’s office that day for disposal.

•Sarepta school reunion Saturday, Apr. 28 at Sarepta Baptist Church beginning at 10:30 a.m. Potluck lunch at noon. All former students and friends are invited.

•CALHOUN COMMUNITY CHOIR SPRING CONCERT dates are set for April 27, 28 and 29. “If I Can Help Somebody,” in memory of Beverly Ruth and Cela McGreger, will be Friday, Apr. 27 at Bruce United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. Saturday, Apr. 28 at Derma Baptist Church at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Apr. 20 at Vardaman First Baptist Church at 3 p.m. Choir directed by Kim Gregory.

•FINE FORGIVENESS MONTH... In honor of National Library Week, the Calhoun City Public Library designates April as Forgiveness of Fines Month. All fines will be forgiven on returned material. Overdue fines will also be forgiven for patrons who update their accounts.

•Stewart Cemetery will hold its annual meeting Sunday, Apr. 29, at 3 p.m. Anyone with interest in the cemetery is encouraged to attend. For info, call Thomas Camp at 662-414-7230.

•calhoun county community outreach FunFest for the elderly May 5 at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Activities include booths set up outside, talent show, lunch and pageant. Booth fee (may include arts & crafts, jewelry, food, etc.) is $25, time is 8 a.m.-5 p.m. To have a booth please call by April 21. Talent show 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Lunch served free to elderly over 65. The 50-state pageant will be at 5 p.m. in which men and women will represent a state. Admission $5, non-contestant from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. and $5 non-contestant at 5 pm. For info, Lee Ezell, president, 983-2207 or 412-2418.

•BRUCE HIGH CLASSES OF 1958-59 will have a reunion July 14 at 6 p.m. at the Bruce Museum. All classmates, their family and friends are invited. RSVP by calling Danny Caldwell at 662-401-0010 or email dannyzcaldwell@gmail.com.

•Purple Heart Award Recipients… all active duty military and all veterans from Calhoun County who have received the Purple Heart Award and family of deceased veterans who received the Purple Heart Award are being sought for a special Veterans Day Program program Monday, Nov. 12, on the Calhoun City square of Calhoun.  Please contact Billie Hitt, Adjutant for the Disabled American Veterans at 662 637 2211 or bnghitt@hughes.net or 541 Hwy 8 West Calhoun City, MS 38916.

•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 are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1 p.m. at the Calhoun City Public Library. 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. 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.

•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.

•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