Calendar of Events

•Pleasant Agers will meet at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Wednesday, Jan. 21. Meet and greet, 11:30. Potluck at noon. Pastor Justin Gates invites all.  Church is on County Road 231 across the railroad on the left.

•MHV COUNCIL MEETING has been rescheduled for Saturday, Jan. 24 at 10:30 a.m. before Awards Luncheon at Multipurpose Building. Group must elect officers.

•MHV Awards Luncheon will be Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Multi-Purpose Building. Potluck meal at 11:30 a.m. with program following. Have food items at the building by 11 a.m. Each club is asked to bring a fruit basket or two potted plants.

•CONG. BENNIE THOMPSON will make a personal appearance Saturday, Jan. 24 at Oakland Masonic Lodge Hall, 121 Cherry St. Brunch at 10 a.m. For info, Anita Bledsoe-Covington, 625-0728.

•Pieces and Patches Quilting Club will meet Monday, Jan. 26 at 1 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building.

•Master Gardeners and Gardener’s Delight will meet Monday, Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building with guest speaker Sister Judy Sinnwell.

•CALHOUN COUNTY PROM will hold a meeting for all juniors and seniors and their parents Monday, Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at Nelson’s Soul Food in Calhoun City. For info, Peggy Buchanan at 662-800-5351.

•QUICK BITES will meet Thursday, Jan. 29  at noon at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Program is forcing bulbs.

•VARDAMAN BASEBALL will host a Womanless Beauty Revue Thursday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. in the VHS gym. Participants will be 9th-12th grade boys. Admission is $5. Concessions available. All proceeds go to VHS baseball.

•STEW will be sold Saturday, Jan. 31 sponsored by Bomb Squad travel softball team at Vardaman Fire Department. Pick up at noon. $25 gallon. Call 983-8312 to pre-order.

•interested in Adult Sewing? Meeting will be Saturday, Jan. 31, at 9 a.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building. Group will be sewing dresses for the Costa Rican project. Join the group if you would like to sew or donate material. Machines be provided.  For info call 412-3177 or email

•EXCEL SPANISH CLASS Mondays, Feb. 2 – March 2.  Two sites and two times: Level 1: Beginners 10:30-11:45 a.m. at Vardaman Family Life Center; 6-7:15 p.m. at Calhoun City Excel. Level 2: Building Fluency, 9-10:15 a.m. at  Vardaman Family Life Center; 7:30-8:45 p.m. at Calhoun City Excel. Cost: $40 each series of five classes. Must register: 628-5165.

•ANNETTE McNAMEE FREELON BENEFIT will be Friday, Feb. 13 at 6 p.m., multi-purpose building in Pittsboro. All choirs, soloists, groups invited. Call Ella Stovall 983-2207.

•ServSafe Food Certification Class will be taught Tuesday, Feb. 24, at 7:30 a.m. Certification exam around 4 p.m. Class will be held at the Yalobusha County Extension Service. Cost is $135.  Deadline to register is January 23. Call Pamela Redwine at the Yalobusha County Extension Office @ 662-675-2730 for additional details and to register.

•CALHOUN COUNTY TRANSIT BUS (formerly LIFT bus) has routes available to Tupelo, Oxford, Pontotoc, Houston and Grenada for doctors’ appointments and to fill prescriptions. Ages 59 and under rate is $6. Age 60 and over, in county free and out of county $6. Children can ride with parent/guardian present. Call 662-412-2222, 414-5676 or 662-800-9550 for info.

•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.

•COUNTRY COUPLES/LINE DANCING classes are being held on the second and fourth Tuesday nights at each month at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion in Calhoun City. For more information call 628-0617.

•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.

•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.

•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.

•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.

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