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Springhill North Baptist Church Will Have Baccalaureate Service

  A Baccalaureate Service for the Water Valley High School 2008 graduates will be hosted by Springhill North Baptist Church on May 18, beginning at four o’clock in the afternoon.

    “Everyone is invited to attend this program and support our graduating seniors,” says Reverend Anthony Charles Barnes, pastor.

Make Plans To Participate In The Annual Pine Valley Trail Ride

It is time to make plans to attend the old Pine Valley school annual trail ride.    The event will be Saturday, May 10, at 9:30 a.m. at the intersection of Hwy.  32 East and County Road 212. All proceeds will benefit the ongoing renovation of the old Pine Valley School House. Donations are welcomed and adults pay $20 and children (12-and-under) $10 to participate. A meal will be provided. Wagons are welcome, but no ATV’s will be  allowed. Negative coggins required.

Trail ride foremen will be Ken Dorris and Cliff Gardiner. Also tickets are  available for a donation of a buck per ticket for a $300 cash drawing on Saturday Sept. 20, at noon during the Pine Valley homecoming. For more info about the trail ride or to purchase tickets, contact: Julia Thompson at 473-4532, Charlotte and Andy Grass at 473-2399, Joni Camp at 473-4538 or Bess Simmons at 473-1184.

Youth VineYard Schedules Mother’s Day Program

  The Youth VineYard, under the direction of Terry Rockette, will be holding a Mother’s Day Program at Yalobusha County Nursing Home on May 10. Mr. Rockette, with community leaders and youths, will be touching the lives of mothers in the Nursing Home, beginning at 2 p.m.

    The Mother’s Day Program will implement arts and crafts, singing, prayer time, etc. If you or your youth would like to be a part of this event contact Mr. Rockette at (662) 473-3860, or Mrs. Turner at (662) 714-1143, leave a message.

Class of ‘67 Offers Delicious Baked Goods

 The Class of 1967 will host a bake sale Saturday, May 10, from 8 until 11 a.m. in front of Larsons Piggly Wiggly. The following items will be offered: pound cakes including seven-flavor, four-flavor, sour cream, 7-Up, butter, cream cheese, and butter milk; pies including coconut, butter milk, potato, fried (peach and apple), pecan, chocolate, egg, and chess; and frosted cakes including banana, chocolate, carmel, coconut, carrot, and red velvet. To order your Mother’s Day treat call: Mrs. Joyce H. Judson, 473-3463; Mrs. Irene Judson, 473-3800; or Mrs. Maggie R. Keller, 234-6626.

Football Booster Club Will Meet May 12

  There will be a meeting of the Football Booster Club Monday, May 13, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Community Room at Mechanics Bank. The meeting was originally scheduled for May 12. Anyone interested is welcome to attend this meeting.

Garden Club Offers Brick Pavers

  The Garden Club of Water Valley is selling commemorative 4”x8” brick pavers for the front of the Gazebo in the City Park. If more information is needed, contact Cheryl Pass, 473-2114, Jane Franklin, 473-2138, or Sandi Beyer, 473-9653.

Talent Show Scheduled For May 10

  The 28th Starnite Talent Show will be held Saturday, May 10, in the Water Valley Civic Auditorium. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and showtime will be from 7:30 to 10:30 or 11. No bad language will be allowed. The overall winner will receive a $150 prize.

    There will be a special appearance by Jackson rap group, Famlee Jewells. Trophies will also be awarded. Parents who drop off their kids are urged to be back by 10:30 for retrieval.

     Call Freddie Folson at 473-4265 for more information. The event is sponsored by the Freddie softball and basketball organization. Coach Folson also noted that the lady’s will begin church league play Monday, May 12, in Batesville at the Trussell Park.

Meetings Rescheduled To Allow Members To Attend Meridian Meetings

  This  notice is to advise that the regular scheduled meetings of McConico Chapter No. 96 RAM and J. J. Melton Council No. 50 have been re-scheduled for May 15. “This change is to allow us to attend the Grand Chapter and Council Meetings in Meridian,” stated Edward Huckaby, HP, and Clyde Herron, ILL M.

Eastern Star Sets Supper Date

Water Valley Chapter No. 5, Order of Eastern Star, will hold its next regular scheduled meeting on Tuesday, May 13, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle.

    “We will have a pot luck supper at 6:30 p.m. with the meeting at 7:30,” stated Marjorie Clay, Worthy Matron. “Our new District Deputy will make her official visit at this meeting. Dress will be formal and we encourage all members to attend,” concluded Mrs. Clay.

Bingo Action Scheduled At VFW

 Bingo will be played at VFW Post 4100’s Post Home Friday, May 9, beginning at 7 p.m. The Post Home is located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley. You must be at least 18 years old to play.

Sexton Will Perform At VFW

  The featured band at the regular VFW Saturday Night Dance on May 10 will be The Danny Sexton Band. Music will begin at 8 p.m. and conclude at midnight. “Everyone is invited to come out to the Post Home, located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley for dancing or listening to country music,” stated Commander Joe Gross.

School Announces Awards Day

    Water Valley High School will have its awards assembly at 9:30 a.m. on May 16 in the school’s Multipurpose Building. At this time l students will be recognized for their achievements in academics and  other outstanding accomplishments. The speaker for the event will be Marcia Cole from the University of Mississippi. The public is invited to attend.

Springhill Begins Summer Enrollment

  Springhill North Child Care is now enrolling children ages 6-weeks old to 12 years for the Summer Program. Call 473-2400, Monday-Friday, 5 a.m.-6 p.m.

Baseball Camp Scheduled In Late May

  The Water Valley Baseball Camp will be held Wednesday, May 28,through Friday, May 30, in the Crawford Sports Complex, between the hours of 8 a.m. and noon. This camp is for children, ages 6-13, and the cost will be $50 per child.

    Each participant will receive a camp t-Shirt and a snack will be provided each day. Instructors for the Baseball Camp will be Coach Doug Robbins and Assistant Coach David Webb.

    To register your child for Baseball Camp see Don Larson at Piggly Wiggly, 473-2751, or Dawn Edwards at Tri-Lake Eye Clinic, 473-2181.

Lunch Program Offer Fun Learning

    On Thursday, May 8, there will be a Quick Bites program entitled “Covering Ground”.  This program will be “on-site” on the grounds of MSU campus.  Take a virtual tour of some of the new plantings and learn some great tips and techniques to use in your own yard.  Tips on soil preparation, mulching, design, pruning and selection of plants will be shared as we see what’s “covering the ground” at Mississippi State.

Also, on Thursday, May 15, there will be a Quick Bites program entitled “Floral Design Mechanics II, Bases for Fresh Floral Designs”.  In this segment, educators will cover more specific mechanics that can be used for fresh floral arrangements for the home and special occasions.  

These programs are free and open to the public, so please bring a sack lunch and join us for some fun and informative programs an noon at the Multi-purpose Building in Coffeeville.

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