February Tech Expo Cancelled
The Water Valley High School Tech Expo announced last October has been canceled and replaced with a different format. If you had previously responded as a possible participant, please make a note of this cancellation. Instead of the Expo, organizers will host a career fair during school hours on February 15. Many of the speakers have already been confirmed, however, if you would like to be part of that event, contact the high school with your information and someone will return your call.
Parents Support Group Meeting
A Parents Support Group meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 7, at 6 p.m. in the Davidson Elementary School cafeteria. The meeting’s purpose is to provide opportunities for parents to become involved in school activities at the elementary school.
The Water Valley School District is dedicated to educating the whole child and your participation would be greatly appreciated.
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.
February Quick Bites Address Fraud
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 weeks 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.
Valley City Lodge Announces Meeting Date
Valley City Lodge No. 402 F&AM will hold its next regular stated Communication at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle. “We urge you to support your local lodge,” stated J. W. Tuggle, WM.
Eastern Star Will Meet February 12
Water Valley Chapter No. 5, Order of Eastern Star, will hold its next regular scheduled meeting on Tuesday, February 12, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle. “We encourage all members to attend,” says Katie Partain, Worthy Matron.
VFW Bingo Action Planned For Friday
Bingo will be played at VFW Post 4100’s Home, located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley, Friday night, February 8. Members of Post 4100 invite you to come out and enjoy a fun-filled night of Bingo. 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.
Grief Support Offered By Hospice
The Grief Support Group, sponsored by North Mississippi Hospice of Oxford, will offer meetings in Oxford on February 12 from 6-7 p.m. in Azalea Garden and on February 27, from noon -1 p.m. in the upstairs sunroom, with lunch provided.
A meeting in Batesville will be held February 21, from 6-7 p.m. in the Baymont Inn (formerly Amerihost). Call Olevia Billips-Partlow, LSW at (662) 234-0140 if you have any questions.
Methodist Will Host Lenten Luncheons
The First United Methodist Church in Water Valley is pleased to present the Lenten Luncheons during lent again this year, beginning at noon on February 14 and continuing through March 13. Church members cordially invite the entire community to enjoy the preaching, singing, food, and great fellowship that has been enjoyed in the past. A line-up of preachers and singers include: February 14, Rev. Raymond Aven, Barron Caulfield singing; February 21, Rev. John Kramer (singer to be announced); February 28, preacher to be announced; Robbie Parsons singing; March 6, Rev. Roger Howell, Dana Howell singing; and March 13, Rev. Dana Goff, the Taylor Sisters singing. “We are looking forward to seeing you there,” stated Rev. Barry Dickerson, pastor.
Y-Fest Prayer Meeting Set For February 12
Another weekly Y-Fest Prayer Meeting will be held at Pine Grove Baptist Church on February 12, beginning at 7 p.m. Y-Fest ???08 will be held February 29 and March 1 in the Yalobusha County Multi-Purpose Building at Coffeeville. Steve Knox will be the speaker and The Chris White Band will lead in praise.
Sisters Inspiring Sisters Plan Ministry
Sisters Inspiring Sisters invite you to attend their second SIS Ministry on February 9, beginning at 5 p.m., in the Tiny Care Daycare Center in Coffeeville. Rev. Cathy Lee will be the speaker and special guests will be Sisters With Voices. A babysitter will be provided and food will be served. Transportation can be provided at no charge with three days advance notice. All women, 18 and older, are welcome. For more information contact: Rev. Lee at 675-8875 or 417-1287 or Cathylee1907@bellsouth.net; Sis. Earlene Townes, 675-2242 or 675-2224; or Sis. Clide Lane, 809-2796.
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.
Food Safety Certification Class OfferedDuring March At Extension Service
ServSafe Food Certification Class will be taught every Monday afternoon 1 – 5 pm in March (3, 10, 17, 24, and 31) 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.
Come Shake A Leg At The VFW
It’s party time at VFW Post 4100, Water Valley. A live band is featured each Saturday night at the VFW Dance, and on February 9, featured will be Danny Sexton’s Rolling Thunder 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.