Christmas Parade Set For December 1
The 2007 Water Valley Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, Dec. 1, beginning at 1 p.m. To enter units in the parade, contact Parade Chairman J. C. Womble at 473-1742 or Co-Chairman Michael Redwine at 473-4254.
Hospice Plans Holiday Grief Support
North Mississippi Hospice of Oxford will be hosting a Community Grief Support Group entitled, Healing Through the Holidays, on Tuesday, November 13, form 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the National Guard Armory in the Oxford Conference Center. Anyone interested may attend. For more information, please contact Olevia Partlow at (662) 234-0140.
McConico Chapter No. 96 RAM & J. J. Melton Council No. 50 will hold their regular scheduled meetings on Thursday, November 8, 2007, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle. All members of these two Masonic Bodies are encouraged to attend. The Lodge needs your help and support during this Masonic Year.
A Benefit Fish Fry and Auction Fundraiser will be held for Dave Yarbrough Saturday, November 10, from 3 until 6 p.m. in the Tula Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, located on CR 331 in Lafayette County. The live auction will begin at 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Sherry Wall at 234-2131. Contributions can be mailed to the Dave Yarbrough Benefit Fund, P. O. Box 1240, Oxford, MS 38655.
Water Valley Chapter No. 5, Order of Eastern Star, will hold its next regular scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 13, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle. “This will be our Harvest Supper with pot luck at 6:30. We encourage all members to attend,” says Katie Partain, Worhy Matron.
All City of Water Valley Offices and Departments will be closed Monday, November 12, 2007, for a State Holiday. Monday’s Garbage Route will be picked up along with Tuesday’s Garbage Route.
Blackmur Memorial Library will have a Craft Activity Program on Thursday, November 8, beginning at 10 a.m. Assisting with the program will be Mrs. Anissa Wilkinson, owner of “Imagination Station” in Water Valley. The Library Staff cordially invites all children (accompanied by a parent) who are not enrolled in school to come out for a morning of craft fun. Blacmur Memorial Library is located at 608 Blackmur Drive.
VFW Honor Veterans
Veterans of Foreign Wars will have their Veterans Day Ceremony at the Monument Park on Main Street, Water Valley. The Water Valley Area still has troops overseas so come out and show how proud you are of all veterans. The ceremony will begin at 2:00 p.m. November 11, 2007. The public is invited and urged to attend.
VFW Bingo will be played Friday Night, November 9. 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 start 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.
It’s party time at VFW Post 4100, Water Valley. The weekly Saturday Night Dance features a live band and featured on November 10 will be Danny Sexton’s Band. Music begins at 8 p.m. and plays until midnight. “Join us for listening or dancing to country music at the Post Home, located at 11535, Highway 315, west of Water Valley,” states Commander Joe Gross.
Ext Childcare Training
The Yalobusha County Extension Service will open its site for the next Childcare Distance Training to be held Tuesday, November 13, from 6:15-8:15 p.m. The topic for this training is “Early Literacy Experiences for Infants and Toddlers” with Instructor Karen Benson. The training is a free service and provides two contact hours for childcare providers. Please contact the Yalobusha Extension Office at (662) 675-2730 if you plan to attend.
The Grief Support Group, sponsored by North Mississippi Hospice of Oxford, will offer a panel discussion entitled “Healing Through The Holidays” in Oxford on November 13, in the Mississippi National Guard Building inside the Oxford Conference Center from 6-7:30 p.m.
NOTE: The regular support group at Azalea Gardens will resume in December!
The group will meet in Oxford on November 28, at Azaleas Gardens in the Upstairs Sunroom from 12 Noon-1 p.m. Lunch will be provided and in Batesville on November 15 at Baymont Inn (formerly Amerihost) from from 6-7 p.m.
Please call Olevia Billips-Partlow, LSW at (662) 234-0140 if you have any questions.
Everyone is invited to attend the 3rd Annual Christmas in Como Celebration on Main Street, Monday, November 26, from 4 to 9 p.m. Admission is free to all events. Shops hold Open House, and restaurants offer special discounts. There’s pottery painting at Paint Your Own Pottery, an organ recital at a Main Street church, “Pictures with Santa” at the Library, as well as carnival food, homemade goodies, and raffle tickets to buy. “March of the Carolers and Bagpipers” is at 5:45, and caroling around the big Town tree at 6 p.m., with a visit by Santa, after which Barber Shop quartets and other live musicians perform at 211 Main for the rest of the evening.
Plans for County Wide Revival
Attention! All Yalobusha County Pastors and Ministers. If you are interested in praying about, and being a part of, a county wide revival, please attend a meeting at First Baptist Church, Water Valley, Saturday, November 10, beginining at 10:00 a.m.
The Yalobusha County Historical Society, Inc., will meet at 2:00 p. m. Thursday, November 15, in the fellowship hall of the Methodist Church in Coffeeville. The speaker will be Mr. Charles Cooper, popular columnist for the North Miss. Herald in Water Valley. He will speak on “Entertainment: As We Knew It.” The public is invited.
The Yalobusha Relay For Life committee will meet Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Mechanics Bank Community Room from 4:30 until 6:00.
Anyone interested in starting a Relay For Life Team needs to pick up a team packet, according to Jonnie Mayo, event chairman. For additional information call 473-1897