Calendar of Events

•Macedonia Water Association annual meeting will be Thursday, Aug. 27, at 7 p.m. at well site. All members of the association are encouraged to attend.

•7th CALHOUN COUNTY SCHOOL REUNION will be Sept. 4-6 at multi-purpose building in Pittsboro. Cost is $50 per person. Will be dedicating our memorial stone to be installed at the school on Sept. 5. You may mail registration to North Calhoun High School Reunion, PO Box 1020, Bruce, MS 38915.

•Jesse Yancy Memorial Library will be closed Saturday-Monday, Sept. 5-7 in observance of Labor Day.  Regular hours resume Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 10 a.m.

•MT. COMFORT WATER ASSN. Annual Meeting will be Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. at the association office.

•Springhill School class reunion will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 5 in the Springhill Schoolhouse in Webster County. The school operated from 1927-57. Anyone who attended is invited. Spouses are welcome. Potluck will begin at noon; bring your favorite dish.
For more information, call 662-226-4393 or 662-258-3893.

•2015 MRS. calhoun cares pageant September 12 at 6 p.m. at Vardaman Gym. Register on or before August 28. Entry forms available at HomeTown Cafe in Bruce or Hudson’s Flowers in Calhoun City. For info, Tammy Tallant 983-0864, Chad Whitworth 983-7777, Brenda Ellett 628-3511.

•2-mAN SCRAMBLE Mid-South Chapter ITPA Golf Tournament, at Creekside Golf & Swimming Thursday, Sept. 17, at 10 a.m. shotgun start. 18-hole event with $10,000 hole-in-one prize on #15. $80 per team. Lunch provided. Cash prizes each flight. Mulligans 2/$5. Golf carts $10 (unless a premier cart member.) Contact Deanna Wooten 662-983-1211 or deanna@brucetelephone.com

•STOVALL, CORBITTS, MHOONS, BURSONS, WORTHAMS, STEELS will have their family reunion Saturday, Sept. 19 at Bruce Community Center. Country style BBQ served. Event starts at 11 a.m. For info, call Ron Mabry 662-209-0131, Helen Spencer 628-630, Larry Corbitt 800-4787. $25 for a family of four, and $5 per person. Send fees to Mary Cole, 134 Parkview Dr., Calhoun City, MS 38916.

•calhoun cares 5k glow run/walk October 3 at 8 p.m. Bruce Square. Entry $25 before September 24 guarantees shirt. Race day registration $30. Proceeds to Calhoun Cares benefiting county cancer patients. FMI Tracey Bailey 983-8736 or email  spedbailey@hotmail.com Registration forms available at HomeTown Cafe.

•FREE ADULT READING AND WRITING HELP... Bruce First Baptist Church is currently 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. There is no charge for the tutoring, but there is a small fee for the workbook. All tutors have been certified by the MS Baptist Literacy Missions Board. For more information, call the church office. 662-983-2218.

•NORth CALHOUn GRADUATES of 1952-1970 are raising funds to place a memorial stone on the grounds of the school in Bruce. An account has been set up by Leon Harris for donations at BancorpSouth, and the address for mailing is PO Box 368, Bruce, MS 38915.

•SOUth CALHOUn GRADUATES from the school beginning to 1970 are raising funds to place a memorial stone on the grounds of the school in Calhoun City. An account has been set up by Ada Armstrong, Earnest Fox, Carl Roberts and Frank Morgan. Bring donations to Renasant Bank in Calhoun City. For info, call Ada at 662-414-6063. Dedication will be Saturday of Labor Day weekend.

•DUSTY GOODSON BENEFIt will be Saturday, Oct. 17 at Vardaman Community Center. They plan to have an auction and a meal. If you want to help, contact Charles Mahan, 983-0931. Proceeds will go to buy medical equipment for Goodson, who is a paraplegic.

•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 the entrance to the Multi-Purpose Building on Hwy 9.

•CALHOUN ANTIQUE TRACTOR CLUB meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival building. The club is setting up a senior scholarship fund and has begun fundraising. Danny Tutor is club president. For more info, call 682-7594. Everyone is invited.

•ARE?YOU?A?CANCER?PATIENT? Calhoun Cares is an ongoing non-profit organization to benefit cancer patients. If you are taking cancer treatments and you live in Calhoun County, you are eligible for assistance. Contact Calhoun Cares, Tammy Tallant, 662-983-0864.

•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.

•CALHOUN CITY VFW POST 12032 meets every 4th Thursday at 7 p.m. in the old Kellwood Outlet store building on N. Madison in Calhoun City.

•FREE ADULT BASIC EDUCATION/GED preparation classes are held at the Bruce Adult Education Center on Newburger Ave. Call Ada Armstrong 414-6063 or the center 983-2038. Classes meet Tuesday and Thursday 9- noon, 5-8 p.m. Counseling 2 Career (C2) for ages 17-21 (out of school) available. Teachers are Ada Armstrong and Margaret Mays.

•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 Mike Winter 412-2114 or James Hardin, 983-7536.

•NARCOTICS?ANONYMOUS meets Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. at Mt. Comfort Baptist Church, 38 CR?257, Bruce.

• BRUCE GROUP ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets Friday nights at 8 p.m. at Bruce United Methodist Church.

•CALHOUN?CITY?ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets Monday nights at 8 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