The 2006-07 Water Valley School annuals have arrived. Annuals may be picked up from Mrs. King in Room 33 at the High School. “We do have some extras available if you did not pre-pay. The cost is $50,” stated Mrs. King.
There will be a Red One Rook Tournament at Cossar State Park in the Cossar’s Visitor Center. This event will be held Saturday, August 25, beginning at 6 p.m. Please call to pre-register, Cossar State Park, (662) 623-7356.
There will be a benefit program for Margaret (Nancy) Tedford on August 25, at 6 p.m. The event will be held at Everdale M.B. Church in Water Valley.
Tedford has lung cancer and your presence and help will be greatly appreciated, according to a church spokesman.
Rev. Phillip Brackett serves as pastor of Everdale and the Outreach and Missionary Society is sponsoring the event.
Yalobusha General Hospital and Yalobusha County Nursing Home Auxiliary (Pink Ladies) want to thank everyone who purchased raffle tickets on the two quilts that were raffled off at the Watermelon Carnival on Saturday, August 4.
The Pink Ladies are proud to announce the winners: Jo Lowery won the Red, White & Blue Quilt, and Doug Seward won the Community Quilt. “Congratulations to both winners,” state the Pink Ladies.
All-Sport passes are now on sale at Water Valley High School. Prices are as follows: Students, $27; Adults, $52.
To assure that your pass is ready before the first home football game, you must purchase before August 24. However, there is no deadline for purchasing a pass.
Valley City Lodge No. 402 F&AM will confer a Fellowcraft Degree on Thursday, August 16, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle. The meeting will begin at 6:30 with a pot luck supper. The degree work will begin at 7 p.m. “All F&AM Masons, who have attained this degree, and all members of the Lodge, are encouraged to attend,” stated Freddie McDougal, WM.
VFW Bingo will be played Friday night, August 17. Come join VFW Post 4100 Members for a fun-filled night of Bingo at their Post Home, located at 11535 Hwy. 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 starts at 7 p.m. You must be at least 18 years of age to play.
VFW Post 4100 will have their regular Saturday Night Dance August 18th. The Dance features a live band each week, and this week the 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 Hwy. 315, west of Water Valley,” says Commander Joe Gross.
Veterans of Foreign Wars and VFW Ladies Auxiliary will hold their monthly meeting Thursday, August 1h, beginning at 7 p.m. “All members are urged to attend—your presence is needed. We are seeking new members,” stated Commander Joe Gross.
The Pine Valley School Reunion will be held Saturday, September 15th. Registration begins at 10 o’clock and lunch will be served at 12 Noon. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish tho help with the pot luck lunch. Former students and their families, former teachers and their families, friends, community members and everyone is invited to attend the reunion.
Pine Valley Volunteer Fire Department will have their monthly meeting August 18, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Fire Station. Anyone interested in helping with the Halloween Haunted Trail is urged to attend. “Bring a covered dish and enjoy the fellowship,” stated Fire Chief Ricky Wood.
The Yalobusha County Historical Society, Inc., will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 16 in the fellowship hall of the Methodist Church in Coffeeville. The guest speaker will be Mrs. Opal Turner Brown of Vaiden. She will review her book “Against the Darkness of the Night,” a story based on the lives of her great-grandparents during the Civil War period. The public is invited.
Hunter Education Class Is Offered
A Hunter Education Class will be held August 18 in the Multi-Purpose Building at Coffeeville from 8 a.m. until. To attend, you must pre-register by calling 563-6330. All students must bring their correct address, phone number, and Social Security number. Students are asked to make their own lunch arrangements and bring their own snacks.
Yalobusha General Hospital and Yalobusha County Nursing Home Auxiliary (Pink Ladies) is accepting donations for their fall yard sale. If you have any clean, useable items that you would like to donate call either Betty Baker at 473-4901, Ann Hurst at 473-9085, or Flora Mills at 473-3901 to arrange for pick-up.
The Yalobusha County Homemaker Council will have a local sewing expert, Sandy Beyer, to hold a sewing program on making Christmas decorations. This event will be held at the Yalobusha County Multipurpose Building on Tuesday, August 21, from 10 a.m. until noon For all attending, please bring your own sewing machine, scissors, pins, assorted colored thread, etc. Some fabrics and trim will be available or you may choose to bring your own. These MHV members invite you to come and enjoy the class.