Calendar of Events

•Audra Marshall Hutchins Benefit Friday, Dec. 7 at the Methodist Corner, Calhoun City starting at 4:30 p.m. For info or to donate auction items call Abbie Nix (835-0171), Cathy Parker (9830-8345) or Kim Kendall (983-0942).

•CANCER SCREENINGS AVAILABLE Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7-8 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Masonic Hall in Bruce. Bring insurance card and ID.

•Maximum Championship Wrestling Superstars present Christmas Chaos Saturday, Dec. 8 at Cascilla. Doors open at 6, bell time 7 p.m.

•4-H Sewing club will meet Monday Dec. 10 at 3:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro.

•SONNY CLANTON will hold a book signing at Reed’s Gum Tree Bookstore in Tupelo Tuesday, Dec. 11 from noon to 1:30 p.m.

•Jesse Yancy Memorial Library will have a book talk/signing with former Bruce native, Jane Bennett Gaddy Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 5 p.m. Her new book, “Inherited Courage: A Novel, After the War Years” will be available for purchase and signing.

•Calhoun Avengers Camp 1969 Sons of Confederate Veterans and the Margery B. Rogers Clark Chapter 17 Order of the Confederate Rose will meet Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at Los Encinos Restaurant in Calhoun City. Guests are welcome.

•CALHOUN ACADEMY Blood Drive will be Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Donors will receive a MBS T-shirt. They must bring ID.

•4-H Lego Engineering program will be Thursday, Dec. 13 at 3:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Call 662-412-3177 for info.

•DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS AUXILIARY will have their annual Christmas Party December 14, and Geneise Hitt will be honored for over 38 years service. RSVP Marilyn Martin, 662-542-7972.

•BIG CREEK’S 19th REDNECK CHRISTMAS PARADE will be Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. (Line up 5 p.m.) rain or shine. Prizes for 1st and 2nd ($100 and $50).

•pre-christmas banquet December 15 at 6 p.m. at multi-purpose building in Pittsboro. Sponsored by Lawrence Woodard Lodge and Lawrence Woodard Court. Tickets $10.

•MHV Pieces and Patches Quilt Club will meet Monday, Dec. 17 at 1 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro.

•David Murphree Chapter Mississippi Society Sons of the American Revolution will meet Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Los Encinos Restaurant in Bruce. Guests are welcome.

•FRIENDS Holiday Silent Auction... Jesse Yancy Memorial Library annual FRIENDS Holiday Silent Auction is underway and bidding will close Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 5 p.m. Any donated items appreciated. Proceeds go to FRIENDS of the Jesse Yancy Memorial Library.

•3X To Rise December 21 at the mutlipurpose 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.

•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.

•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 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. 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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