Calendar of Events

•Macedonia Water Association will hold their annual meeting Thursday, Aug. 24, at 7 p.m. at the well house. New board member will be elected. All members are encouraged to attend.

•South Calhoun Head Start open house will be Friday, Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. All invited.

•VFW POST 4100 WATER VALLEY be open August 25 and 26. Bingo on Friday night, opening at 6 p.m. games start at 7 p.m. Bobby Hood Saturday night. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Band starts at 8 p.m.

•Gospel Music Festival at Pine Valley School August 26 on 4490 Hwy. 32, Water Valley at 6 p.m. Admission is $5. Singing will be Larry Kilgore, Crowder; Rowe Family, Charleston, and Boundless Love, Cleveland. Concession stand open. Event will support Old Pine Valley School and Pine Valley Volunteer Fire Dept.

•Pieces and Patches Quilt Club will meet Monday, Aug. 28, at 1 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building. Anyone interested in quilting is welcome to attend.

•MASTER GARDENERS & GARDENER’S DELIGHT will meet Monday, Aug. 28,  at 6:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building. Guest speaker will be Dr. Thomas Legiandenyi, extension agent-Oktibbeha County. Dr. Legiandenyi will be presenting on Agriculture in Kenya and will share some attractions about Kenya. Everyone is invited.

•VFW POST 4100 WATER VALLEY be open Sept 1 and 2. Bingo on Friday night, opening at 6 p.m. games start at 7 p.m. Delta Rockers Saturday night. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Band starts at 8 p.m.

•BRUCE NORTH/SOUTH CALHOUN HIGH SCHOOL REUNION will be Sept. 1-3 at the Multi-Purpose Extension Building in Pittsboro. Friday night at 6:30 p.m. Saturday 7 p.m. Banquet. Sunday 2 p.m. Single fee $55, couples $100. “Let’s come together and talk of old and new life.” For info, Cheeta Norris 983-7167, Archie Talford 983-0569, Ada Armstrong 628-6071. Send fees to Bruce Calhoun HS Reunion PO Box 1020, Bruce MS 38915.

•Jesse Yancy Memorial Library will be closed Sept. 2-4 in observance of Labor Day.  Regular hours will resume Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 10 a.m.
•Banner Lodge Fish Fry will be Saturday, Sept. 2 at Banner Lodge 329 in Banner from 5-7:30 p.m. Catfish with all the trimmings/chicken, drink and dessert. Eat in or carry out. For info, call 662-413-4119 or 662-628-0117.

•Springhill School, Webster County, will have their 22nd reunion  Saturday, Sept. 2. Registration begins at 9 a.m.  Potluck lunch served at noon. Guest Speaker is Bobby Moreland. The school is at Highway 404 and Cadaretta Road in Webster County.  All former students,
families, and friends are invited.

•Harold ray walls benefit is planned for Saturday, Sept. 9 at The Methodist Corner in Calhoun City. Plates will be available for $10 beginning at 5 p.m. An auction will follow. T-shirts will also be sold. All proceeds go toward funeral expenses.

•James D. ‘Jimmy’ Maxwell II MS Supreme Court Associate Justice will be guest speaker Sunday, Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. at the courthouse in Pittsboro at a program to celebrate the 230th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution. The public is invited to attend.

•VFW POST 4100 WATER VALLEY be open Sept 8 and 9. Bingo on Friday night, opening at 6 p.m. games start at 7 p.m. Bobby Hood Saturday night. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Band starts at 8 p.m.

•ALGOMA CROSS-TIE FESTIVAL will be Saturday, Oct. 7 off Hwy 15S, one mile down Algoma Road. Turn left in front of Algoma Grocery just behind Seafood Junction.

•Tai Chi classes will be held at the Calhoun City Public Library at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. No charge. Contact Patsy Zeidman at 662-628-1378 or the Calhoun City Public Library at 662-628-6331.

•FREE ADULT READING AND WRITING HELP... Bruce First Baptist Church is enrolling adults who wish to learn to read or improve their reading ability. For information, call the church office. 662-983-2218.

•Republican Party/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.

•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 first Thursday of each month. Pot luck meal at 6 p.m. Meeting at 7 p.m. To rent building, call Robert Henry 835-9726.

•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.

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