For This Weekend
A Flea Market will be held at First United Pentecostal Church, located at 300 Highway 7 By-Pass, Water Valley, on October 5th and 6th, from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. each day.
New items have been added to every rack and table. These include: new stoves; washer and dryer; Christmas trees; exercising bike; books and dishes; Christmas decorations; refrigertaor; vintage car jack; furniture; toys and DVDs; furniture; and new doors. Clothes will be sold at 2 p.m. Saturday for $1 per bag.
Everyone is welcome to attend and there will be hot food for sale inside the building.
The annual Walker Cemetery cleaning will be held Saturday, October 6. All family and friends, wanting to participate, are encouraged to come early with yard tools and a covered dish to share for lunch afterwards. Anyone unable to attend, but who would like to make a donation to the cemetery fund or if you have any questions, can contact Sheila Nelson at (662) 473-1295.
Continues Through Saturday
The Yalobusha General Hospital and Yalobusha County Nursing Home Auxiliary (Pink Ladies) will have a yard sale October 4, 5, and 6, at 709 Airways Acres Drive from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day.
If you have any clean, useable items that are cluttering up your closets, garages, or attics, the Pink Ladies will be glad to pick them up. Also, they would like to have any plants that you would donate. They state that they know many folks don’t keep their plants over the winter and they would like to have them for this sale. Call Betty Baker Thomas, 473-4901, Flora Mills, 473-3901, or Ann Hurst, 473-9085, to arrange for pick-up.
First Annual Fall Harvest Festival
Join The Word of Life Ministries and the Oakland Community on Saturday, October 27, for the first annual Oakland Community Fall Harvest Festival. There will be vendors, political candidates, state and local officials, as well as community leaders, and many fun activities for the youth as well as the adults.
The Festival is to promote the Oakland Community and to bring exposure to the needs of the community as well. Booth rental space is available. “Come out and be a part of this history making event,” stated Charlotte Crowder.
For more information contact Charlotte Crower, (662) 934-3803, or Andrea Robinson, (662) 226-3101.
Fundraiser To Benefit Sister Benson
There will be a benefit program for Sis. Maudie Benson October 13, beginning at 5 p.m. in Miles Memorial Church. This benefit is sponsored by the Water Valley Community Choir. Martha Telford is president and Calvin Hawkins is the director. “Everyone is invited to come and support a worthy cause and show your love,” stated Mr. Hawkins.
Water Valley Chapter No. 5, Order of Eastern Star, will hold its next regular scheduled meeting on Tuesday, October 9, at the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle. “Our Honor the Masons Night will be at this meeting, with a pot luck supper beginning at 6:30. All F & AM Masons and their wives are invited. We will also have an initiation at this meeting. We encourage all members to attend,” says Katie Partain, Worthy Matron.
Valley City Lodge No. 402 F&AM will hold its regular stated communication on Thursday, October 4, beginning at 7:30 p.m., in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle. “We urge you to support you local lodge,” says Freddie McDougal, WM.
VFW Bingo will be played Friday night, October 5. Come join VFW Post 4100 for a fun-filled night of bingo at their Post Home, located at 11535 Hwy. 315, west of Water Valley.
The building will open at 5:30 p.m.; sales begin at 6 p.m.; and the first of 24 games will be played at 7 p.m. You must be at least 18 years old to play.
At Satruday Night VFW Dance
“Hog Wild Country” will be the featured band for the regular Saturday Night Dance at the VFW Post Home Saturday night, October 6. The VFW features live music each week. “Join us for listening or dancing to country music at the Post Home located at 11535 Hwy. 315, west of Water Valley,” invites Commander Joe Gross.
The Water Valley Lions Club will host their regular first Saturday Pancake Breakfast October 6th, from 6:30 – 9 a.m. Plates, which cost $4.00 each, will consist of all you care to eat pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee, will be served at the Lions Depot Building on Main Street.
“Come out and enjoy a delicious meal and help support the many charitable projects of the local Lions,” invites Lion Ernie Aune.
The Water Valley Area Chamber of Commerce still has some 2007 Watermelon Carnival Programs available. These may be purchased for $5 each at the Chamber of Chamber office or the Herald Office. Programs can also be mailed for an additional $3. Orders may be made by calling the Chamber of Commerce at (662) 473-1122 or writing to: Water Valley Chamber of Commerce, P. O. Box 726, Water Valley, MS 38965.
The Yalobusha County Homemaker Council will host a program by Mary McCachren at 10 a.m. on October 16 at the Yalobusha County Multipurpose Building. Mrs. McCachren is a well-known local artist and crafter that can make something out of just about anything. She will demonstrate how to take nature items as well as other odds and ends and turn them into something unique.
This program like all other MHV programs is free and open to the public. Your attendance and participation is encouraged.
“The Fishers of Men” will be at the VFW Post Home on October 13. Everyone is invited to join VFW Post 4100 for a gospel musical fellowhsip begininng at 2 p.m. The Post Home is located at 11535, Hwy. 315, west of Water Valley.
The American Legion will have their monthly meeting and fish fry at the Legion Hut Tuesday, October 9, beginning at 6 p.m. Members and guests are invited to attend.
A spaghetti dinner will be served at Springdale Family Worship Center Sunday, October 7, beginning at noon. Plates will be $5 for adults, and $3 for children. You may dine-in or carry-out.
North Mississippi Hospice of Oxford will be having a monthly Grief Support Group on Tuesday, October 9, from 6 to 7 p.m. in Azalea Gardens at Oxford. A similar meeting will also be held on Wednesday, October 24. from noon to 1 p.m. at Azalea Gardens.