Calendar of Events

•ASTON REUNION will be Saturday, July 4 at the American Legion Building in Calhoun City. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Potluck lunch. All family and friends are invited.

•BeCKETT REUNION will be Sunday, July 5 at the Bruce Community Building. Doors open at 10 a.m. Potluck lunch. All family and friends are invited.

•Aqua Queen Contest is Thursday, July 9 at the Bruce Theater on the Square. Registration 6-6:30 p.m. $20 one child, $35 two children, $45 three or more children. Photogenic  $15. Admission cost: $2. Pageant starts at 6:30. Categories: girls – 0-11 months, 1-2 years, 3-4 years, 5-6 years, 7-9 years, 10-12 years, 13 and older; boys – 0-11 months, 1-2 years, 3-4 years, 5-9 years.

•BHS CLASS of 1960 REUNION will be Friday, July 10 at 6 p.m. on the Bruce Square in conjunction with the Sawmill Festival (Look for Class of 1960). Saturday, July 11, the group will meet around 5 p.m. at the Bruce Museum (old E.L. Bruce Co. Store). Meal at 7 p.m. For info, call Kay Ferguson 983-2448 or Jane Plunk 983-7586.

•BHS Class of 1982 appreciation & Celebration of Life for Pam Inman and Jackie Shaw Pittman July 11 at Bruce National Guard Amory. Doors open at 4 p.m. $5 donation at entry. Gospel singing, auction, doorprizes. Fun, food, fellowship. Proceeds go to medical expenses. For info, call Nanette Shaw 334-202-2182, Pam Odom 662-414-6026, Paula Monaghan 662-983-7138, Moo Cat Parker 662-983-7600.

•Pleasant Agers will not meet in June, July and August. The group will resume meetings in the fall.

•BRUCE SAWMILL FESTIVAL GOLF TOURNAMENT has been canceled for this year.

•BRUCE MUSEUM 5K COLOR RUN will be Saturday, July 11 during the Sawmill Festival. Race begins next to Bruce City Hall. Pre-register for $30 until June 30, receive t-shirt and one color pack. July 1-race day registration is $40. Enter at racesonline.com or at the Chamber Office, 983-2222. Walkers and runners of all ages are welcome.

•BHS Class of 1965 will have its 50th reunion on Saturday, July 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Cart Barn Inn in Bruce. Cost is $15 per person.

•BIG HORSE SHOW July 12 in Mantee at the Covington Place. Gates open 3 p.m. Show time 5 p.m. Adm. $3 at gate. Horse entry $7. For info, call 983-0772 or 800-6046.

•WEDDING RECEPTION honoring Charley and Cindy Bruff Davis, who married June 15 on Biloxi Beach, will be July 12 at The Front Porch in Vardaman from 2-4 p.m. Family and friends are invited to the reception, which is being given by his parents, Billy and Carolyn Davis.

•BHS CLASS of 1975 Reunion will be Saturday, July 18, at 7 p.m. in the Museum on the Bruce square. Send payments by June 30 to: Carol Clark Cowsert-BHS Class of 1975, P.O. Box 673, Bruce, MS 38915 or Ricky Joe White-BHS Class of 1975, 730 N. McSweyne, Bruce, MS 38915. Cost per person is $25. Carol Cowsert, Karen Shook or Joey Grist by facebook.

•Annual huckaby Reunion will be Sunday, July 19 at 10 a.m. at the community building in Bruce. All relatives and friends are invited to attend.

•Calhoun County Fair Adult & Youth Exhibit Books… Fair Association invites the people of Calhoun County to enter exhibits in the county fair July 20-25. Exhibits books are available at the Extension Office.

•FAIREST OF THE FAIR PAGEANT… Calhoun County Fairest of the Fair pageant will be Monday, July 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Contest open to any participant from any county. Register for pageant anytime between now and the start of pageant Monday, July 20. Entry fee: Beauty/Photogenic $25, Photogenic $10, Beauty $15. Contestants MUST wear WESTERN WEAR ONLY.

•Intensive one day musical theatre camp for high school students in grades 9-12 will be offered by Tupelo Community Theatre Tuesday, July 21 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Camp will include emphasis on acting, music, choreography and technical areas. Suzanne Oakley and Tom Booth will direct the camp. Cost is $50, includes lunch. Limited to 20 students. Call 844-1935 to register.

•Calhoun County Fair 4-H/FFA Meat Goat Show will be at the Calhoun County Fair at the Calhoun County Agri- Center in Pittsboro, Wednesday, July 22 beginning at 1:30 p.m.

•Calhoun County Fair Youth Pig Scramble will be held at the Calhoun County Fair Thursday, July 23, at 7 p.m. or immediately after the Pet Show. Participants must be 12 years old and under. The pig scramble will be held at the Livestock Barn at the Fairgrounds in Pittsboro. For more information contact Trent Barnett at the Calhoun County Extension Office at 412-3177.

•Calhoun County Fair Rodeo will be Friday, July 24 beginning at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to come and watch local cowboys and cowgirls as well as competitors from other states compete in the bull riding, bareback horses, roping, steer wrestling and barrel racing. Kid activities offered as well. For information contact Trent Barnett  at 412-3177.

•CALHOUN CO. FAIR BAKING/CANDY CONTEST with adult and youth divisions will be held at the Calhoun County Fair at the Pittsboro Fairgrounds, Saturday, July 25. Registration from 11 a.m.-Noon. Categories include breads, cookies, cakes, pies and candy. Call the Extension Office (412-3177) for info and an exhibit book.

•Calhoun County Fair Youth Cook-Off will be at the at the Fairgrounds, Saturday, July 25. Cook-off begins at 10:30 a.m. and will end at noon. Participants need to bring their own grill, charcoal, lighter fluid, utensils, tables, chairs, etc. The Fair Association will provide the meat and paper plates. Participants do not have to be a resident of Calhoun County to participate. For more information call Trent Barnett, 4-H Youth Agent at the Extension Office at 412-3177. Come and join the fun.

•FREE ADULT READING AND WRITING HELP... Bruce First Baptist Church is offering free help to any adult who wants to learn to read or improve their reading ability. Tutors certified by the Mississippi Baptist Literacy Missions Board. Call the office at Bruce First Baptist Church 983-2218 for information.

•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 Saturday of Labor Day weekend.

•DOG?LOVERS! LEAGUE?FOR?NO-KILL?SHELTER meets the first Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at Bruce Park Pavilion. 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.

•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.

•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.

•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.

•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 6:45 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Grace Southern Baptist Church in Calhoun City. All are invited.

•CALHOUN?COUNTY?SHRINE CLUB meets every third Thursday at 7 p.m. at Masonic Lodge in Calhoun City.

• 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