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Pollworker Training Scheduled

    A required pollworker training for the upcoming August Primary is July 17 at 7 p.m. at the Coffeeville Courthouse and July 19 at 7 p.m. in the Water Valley Courthouse.
    The public is invited to attend this training, which is being conducted by the Democratic Executive Committee, Election Commissioners and the Circuit Clerk.

County Republicans Will Re-organize
Party Committee

    A meeting will be held on July 24 in the Multi-Purpose Building at 18025 Highway 7 in Coffeeville at 6:30 p.m. to reorganize the Yalobusha County Republican Committee. “All Republicans are welcome,” stated Eddie Ray, temporary chairman.

Benefit Car Wash For Betty Crawford
Scheduled For Saturday

    A benefit car wash for Betty Crawford will be held Saturday, July 14, from 10 a.m. until at Regions Bank on Central Street in Water Valley. The benefit is sponsored by the House of Prayer Church.
    For more information contact Evelyn Willingham at (662) 513-4649 or (662) 232-2358.

Masonic Groups Will Have Regular Meeting    McConico Chapter No. 96 RAM & J. J. Melton Council No. 50 will hold their regular scheduled meetings on Thursday, July 12, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The meetings will be held in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle. All members of these two Masonic Bodies are encouraged to attend. We need your help and support during this Masonic year.

VFW Bingo Action Set For Friday Night

    VFW bingo will be played Friday night, July 13. Come join VFW Post 4100 for a fun-filled night of bingo at their Post Home, located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley. The building opens at 5:30 p.m., sales begin at 6 p.m., and the first of 24 games begins at 7 p.m. You must be at least 18 years of age to play.

Come Shake A Leg At The VFW Dance

    It’s party time at VFW Post 4100, Water Valley, where there is a live band every Saturday night. This Saturday, July 14, the featured band will be Danny Sexton’s Band. Music begins at 8 p.m. and continues until midnight. “Join us for listening or dancing to Country Music at the Post Home, located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley,” says Commander Joe Gross.

Paris Baptist Church Benefit Slated For
Saturday, July 21

    A benefit fish fry for Sammy Sockwell will be held at Paris Baptist Church Saturday, July 21, beginning at 5 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend and donations will be appreciated.

Yalobusha Forestry Meeting Planned

    There will be a Yalobusha County Forestry meeting on Monday, July 16, at 6:30 p.m. in the Yalobusha County Multipurpose Building. The topic of this program will be “The benefits of being a certified tree farmer and how to become one.” Call the Yalobusha County Extension Office at 675-2730 by July 12 to make reservations.

Homemakers Host Voting Machine Demonstration

    A voting machine demonstration, hosted by the Yalobusha County Homemakers’ Council, will be held July 17, at 10 a.m. in the Yalobusha County Multipurpose Building.
    Yalobusha County Circuit Clerk Daryl Burney and the Yalobusha County Election Commissioners will conduct the program to demonstrate how to use the voting machines. This program is open to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend to learn how to use the machines before the upcoming elections. Contact the Yalobusha County Extension Office at 675-2730 if you have any questions.

Question & Answer Session Scheduled

    There will be a livestock and equine drought question and answer session held Tuesday, July 17, from 7 – 9 p.m. in the Yalobusha County Multipurpose Building. This will be provided through Distance Education.  Dr. Jane Parish and Dr. Justin Rhinehart will answer beef questions while Dr. Preston Buff will be will be there to answer equine questions.         “Even though we have had some recent rains, you may still want to attend the meeting if you have livestock,” stated Yalobusha  County Agent Steve Cummings. Contact the Yalobusha County Extension Office at 675-2730 if you plan to attend.

Gospel Singing Set At Oakland Church

    There will be a gospel singing July 14 at New Life Fellowship, Oakland, featuring from Brandon, Nashville Recording Artist Tim Frith and The Gospel Echoes. New Life Fellowship is located on Highway 32, one and one-half miles east of Interstate 55 in Oakland. For more information, contact the church office at (662) 623-0009. Jerry W. Smith, Pastor, and the congregation extend a cordial invitation to each of you.

Blackmur Library Will Host Safety Program

    Officials at Blackmur Memorial Library have announced a water safety program will be held at the library on July 18 at 10 a.m. The staff is asking the community to come out and support this program.

Folson Reunion Set

    The eighth Folson family reunion will be held July 13 through 15. All Folson family members are invited to attend. Family members are asked to tell others about the reunion to contact Vanessa Folson Townsend, (662) 473-6230, or Vira Mae Folson Polk, (662) 473-4644. “See you on this date,” states Marchelle Folson Williams.

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