Pauls Valley Public Library's next series of book lectures begins with a gathering this week.

Four lectures are scheduled for a series featuring the theme of “Getting Your Reading Kicks on Route 66.”

Up first is the book “Route 66: The Mother Road” by Michael Wallis.

Rex Morrell will lead the lecture discussion, which is set to start at 6 p.m. Aug. 15.

The remaining lecture series features:

• Sept. 19, “Mother Road” by Dorothy Garlock. Lecture led by Carol Sue Humphrey.

• Oct. 17, “Route 66 Remembered” by Michael Witzel. Lecture led by Ken Hada.

• Nov. 21, “West on 66: A Mystery” by James Cobb. Lecture led Bill Hagen.

All the books are now available to check out at the Nora Sparks Warren Memorial Library.

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The 75th annual Heritage Days Rodeo will get started at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 16-17 at the PV Round Up Club Rodeo Arena. A rodeo parade in downtown PV is scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday night.

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Residents in Elmore City and the Elmore City-Pernell School District have until Aug. 16 to register to vote or get their registration updated for an upcoming election.

The election for a municipal race and school issue is now set for Sept. 10.

On the ballot are a three-candidate race for a town council office and a school bond issue that includes two propositions.

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