Calendar of Events

Yalobusha County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Oct. 18,  at 2 p.m. in its headquarters the former Coffeeville Presbyterian Church. Circuit Court Judge Jimmy McClure will talk about courthouses in Panola, Tate, Tallahatchie and Yalobusha counties.  Refreshments served. Visitors are welcome.

•SONNY CLANTON BOOKSIGNING... Calhoun City Public Library will host a reception for Calhoun City native and attorney Sonny Clanton Thursday, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m.  He will be available for questions and signing copies of his novel, Mr. Joab’s Will. The public is invited.

•front porch pickin’ Saturday, Oct. 20 at 4 p.m. at 79 CR 353. Featured groups to include Alan Sibley, Ellis Family, Masters Quartet, Good Times Express. Meal served at 6:30 p.m. Hay ride and jumper for the kids. FMI call Jess Moore 628-0727.

Bruce VFW  Post 5571 Halloween Festival will be Saturday, Oct. 20 starting at 6 p.m. Costume contest, give-aways, trick or treat, raffles and more.

•RUFUS-GREEN-LOGAN FAMILY REUNION will be Sunday, Oct. 21 at Bruce Community Building. Doors open at 10 a.m. Potluck lunch at 12:30. All are invited.

J.D. Brown Memorial Trail Ride for St. Jude’s will be Saturday, Nov. 3 at 725 Mud Creek Bottom Rd, CR 240 Pontotoc. Starting at 10 a.m. Lunch served following ride, auction after lunch. Wagons welcome. For info, call Ruth Hall 662-489-1995.

vardaman school reunion November 3 at Vardaman Gym from 4:30 p.m. until. For info, contact Carolyn Davis or Lorna Reifers.

LAURA LAUGHLIN, of Calhoun City, will be honored on her 90th birthday Sunday, Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. at the Methodist Corner, Calhoun City Square. No gifts please. Everyone is invited.

Loosa Schoona Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will be celebrating its 50th anniversary Saturday, Nov. 10. Any former member or family member of a deceased member who is interested in attending this event may contact Angie Newlin at 662-568-3339 for more information.

•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.

•Local home of Bluesman Leo ‘Bud’ Welch is open for touring. Leo Welch Jr., of Bruce, opens the home Fridays and Saturdays 9 a.m. until. Artwork, guitars, posters, and other memorabilia. Call 800-8127. 

#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. 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 or 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.  bAll 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.

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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