Calendar of Events

•Quick Bites will meet Thursday, Jan. 12 at noon via interactive video at Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Program is Distinguishing the Internet’s True & False.

•Beef Producers meeting will be Thursday, Jan. 12, at 6:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Please call 412-3177 no later than Tuesday, Jan. 10, for food preparation. Please bring a dessert.

•BRuCe VFW will be open for Karaoke, Dance and DJ music this Friday and Saturday, Jan. 13-14. Canteen open, Doors open at 6 p.m. Music at 7 p.m. For info, call 662-800-9494. VFW will be closed Jan. 20-22.

•LOGGINS’ SCHOLARSHIP/MLK BANQUET is Saturday, Jan. 14 at 5 p.m. at the Calhoun Extension Building in Pittsboro. Tickets $12 per attendee, young students $5. Speaker is Betty Daniels of Bruce. Honors are Humphrey Graham, Donna Cole, Paul Moore Jr. and Cortez Moss.

•Calhoun City Public Library Reading Challenge... Make reading your New Year’s Resolution. Participate in the Calhoun City Public Library Reading Challenge. Each book you read in twenty-five different categories gives you a chance to win an Amazon gift certificate. Drop by the library or call 628-6331 for details.

•Calhoun City Public Library will be closed Saturday-Monday, Jan. 14-16. The library will re-open normal business hours Tuesday, Jan. 17 at noon.

•Jesse Yancy Memorial Library will be closed Monday, Jan. 16 in observance of the birthdays of Martin Luther King and Robert E. Lee.  Regular hours will resume Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 10 a.m.

•David Murphree Chapter Mississippi Society Sons of the American Revolution will meet Tuesday, Jan. 17 at Veracruz Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. Guest welcome.

•4-H Kids in the Kitchen and Handy Helpers club meeting is Thursday, Jan. 19, at 3:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Call 662-412-3177 for more information.

•Yalobusha Historical Society will meet Thursday, Jan. 19, at 2 p.m. at  the former Coffeeville Presbyterian Church. Speaker is YHS member Sarah Payne Reeves who will be talking about her book “Holcomb Memories.” Refreshments served. Visitors are welcome.

•PIECES AND PATCHES QUILTING CLUB will meet on Monday, Jan. 23,  at 1 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building. Everyone welcome to learn the art of hand quilting.

•MHV Council will meet Monday, Jan. 23, at 5:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building.  Gardener’s Delight will be in charge of the devotion and pledge. Installation of the 2017 Council Executive Board Members will be held. All MHV members are urged to attend. Annual MHV Awards Luncheon has been moved to April 8.The Gardener’s Delight and Master Gardeners will meet at 6:30 p.m. following the Council meeting.

•GARDENER’S DELIGHT/MASTER GARDENERS will meet Monday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at Multi-Purpose Building. Program is home safety. Everyone welcome.

•Quick Bites will meet Thursday, Jan. 26 at noon via interactive video at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Program will be “Got Computer Questions?”

•TONY PRIEST BENEFIT will be Saturday, Jan. 28 at Bruce VFW starting at 1 p.m. Early bird special $75.

•JASON TERRELL BENEFit will meet Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Serving starts at 4 p.m. Music and entertainment at 5 p.m. and auction at 6 p.m. For info, call Barry Reedy at 983-8395. Terrell, a state trooper, has recently been diagnosed with cancer.

•Master Gardener Training Course is being offered at the Calhoun County MSU Extension Office. The 40 hour training course is Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-5 p.m. beginning Feb. 28 through April 4 with a test. Course will cost $90. After completing the course you must fulfill 40 hours of volunteer service within a year to become a certified Master Gardener. Come by the Calhoun County Extension Office to register or call 412-3177 for information. Master Gardeners may sit in on the classes as a refresher at no charge.

•VFW #4100 BINGO every Friday night. Cards available at 6, play begins at 7. Ends at 10 p.m. For info, call 662-786-1545.

•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 and Republican Women meetingS... Women meet the first Tuesday in each month at the courthouse in Pittsboro at 5:30 p.m. The county party meets the third Tuesday in each month courthouse at 7 p.m. Anyone interested is invited to attend.

•VFW #4100 Saturday night dance doors open at 6 p.m. Band plays 8 p.m.-midnight. Bobby Hood and Sandra Martin on the first, second, fourth Saturdays and Prime Country the third and fifth Saturdays.

•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 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.

•WATER VALLEY VFW POST 4100 AUXILIARY will have Bingo every Friday night from 7-10 p.m. Dances every Saturday from 8 p.m.-midnight. Bobby Hood and Sandra Martin will provide music on 1st, 2nd and 4th Saturdays. Prime Country on the 3rd and 5th Saturday.

•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