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VFW Bingo Action Set For Friday Night

  Bingo will be played Friday night, February 1, at the local VFW Post Home. 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 will be played at 7 p.m. You must be at least 18 years of age to play.


Hog Wild Will Entertain Saturday AT VFW

  It’s party time at VFW Post 4100, Water Valley. There is live band music every Saturday and February 2nd, the featured band will be the Hog Wild Country 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,” states Commander Joe Gross.


Yalobusha NAACP Will Host Program

  The Yalobusha Branch of the NAACP will have their annual Black History Program Saturday, February 2, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Philadelphia M.B. Church. Included in the program will be a song by the Massey Grove Youth Choir, a Motivational Speech “I Have A Dream” by Tyrone Swearengen, Inspiration Singing by the Jones Chapel Male Choir, and the sermon by Rev. James Brock, of the Jones Chapel M.B. Church, Charleston.


Reunion Organizers Search For Family

The 2008 Hall family reunion will be held August 1-3, 2008. The family is searching for the descendants of Jim and Eliza Hall. For further information contact Arlisha “Shantay” Hall-Walton at (662) 609-2703 or Lakeisha Hall at (901) 218-2211.


Dates Set For Y-Fest Prayer Meeting

  Another  weekly Y-Fest Prayer Meeting will be held in the Sylva Rena Baptist Church Tuesday, February 5, beginning at 7 p.m. Y-Fest ‘08 will be held February 29 and March 1 in the Yalobusha County Multi-Purpose Building in Coffeeville. Steve Knox will be the speaker and The Chris White Band will lead in praise.


Billy’s Creek Annual Meeting Planned

 Billy’s Creek Water Association members are notified that an annual meeting will be held February 11, beginning at 7 p.m., in the Sylva Rena Community Building. “Your presence is much needed. We will seek an answer as to why we pay more for water than electricity and discuss the By-Laws. So come and join us. Wives are welcome,” stated Daniel Waller.


Lions’ Pancakes Will Be Served Saturday

  The regular monthly Lions pancake breakfast will be held Saturday, February 2, from 6:30-9 a.m. in the Depot Building on Main Street. The menu will be all you care to eat of pancakes and sausage, along with coffee and juice. Lion Ernie Aune says, “Come out Saturday, enjoy a delicious meal and some great fellowship, while helping support the many charitable projects of the local Lions Club.”


Food Safety Certification Class Offered During March At Extension Service

ServSafe Food Certification Class will be taught every Monday afternoon 1 – 5 pm in March (3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st ) at the Yalobusha County Extension Service. The cost of the course is $125.  The deadline to register is February 18, and the class is limited to 25 people.  Call the Yalobusha County Extension Service at (662) 675-2730 for additional details and to register.  When calling to sign up, please inform the office of any disabilities that might interfere with your opportunity to participate in this program.  The MSU Extension Service provides educational opportunities to the public on an equal opportunity basis and will make every reasonable effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities.


Relay For Life Planning Underway Upcoming With Team Commitment Night

 Team Commitment Night for Yalobusha County Relay For Life 2008 will be held Tuesday, January 29, beginning at 5:30 p.m., in the Mechanics Bank Community Room. All Team Captains and any team members are urged to attend. “Please be there to kick-off this year’s Relay,” says Jonnie Mayo.

  The slogan for 2008 Relay For Life is “Celebrate—Remember—Fight Back” and the goal is $81,500.

  Relay For Life 2008 will be held Friday, April 25, beginning at 6 p.m., in the Crawford Sports Complex.


Extension Service to Host Quick Bites

On Thursday, February 7, there will be a Quick Bites entitled “MS Consumer Education Month”.  Topics for this program will focus on the topics emphasized each of the four week of MS Consumer Education Month, February 2008:  Defending Against Identity Theft, Avoiding Senior Scams, Say No Way to Payday Lending, and Why America Saves.  Learn how to get involved in activities to help yourself and others become an informed and protected consumer.  This program is free and open to the public, so please bring a sack lunch and join us for a fun and informative program.

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