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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.

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. For more information, contact Cheryl Pass, 473-2114, Jane Franklin, 473-2138, or Sandi Beyer, 473-9653.

Masonic Meetings Rescheduled To Accommodate 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.

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 all 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, from 5 a.m. to 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 Offers Fun Learning
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.

Gospel Tones To Hold Pageant
 Josie Drane and the Gospel Tones will be hosting a 50-state pageant on May 24, beginning at 6 p.m., in Chapel Hill M.B. Church, located in Water Valley. This fundraiser is sponsored by the Gospel Tones.
  If you are unable to attend you can mail in your representative to: 649 CR 176, Water Valley, MS 38965. For more information, or to become a representative for this worthy cause, contact Josie Drane, (662) 473-3692.

Fresh Produce Available Saturday
The Water Valley Main Street Farmer’s Market will start Saturday, May 17th. The Market is located on Main Street in Railroad Park, under the Magnolia trees.
Available will be locally grown garlic, onions, herbs, herbs in pots, cut flowers, and plants from Jones’ Nursery—not to mention hand-ground grits, cured meats, baked goods, and more!
  The market will run every Saturday from seven until eleven a.m. for the rest of the season.

Roadhouse Will Perform At VFW
  The regular Saturday Night VFW Dance will be held May 17, from 8 p.m. until midnight. The featured band this week will be “RoadHouse”, a hot new country band. Local band members are Danny Beavers on drums, Mike Cowsert, lead vocals and guitar, Ralph Haley on bass guitar, and Bill Harmon on keyboard. The Dance is held in the VFW Post 4100 Home, located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley. Concessions are available. For more information call (662) 609-5421.

Were You On The USS Columbus?
 Navy and Marine Corps shipmates who served on the USS Columbus CA-74/CG-12 from 1944 through 1976 and the USS Columbus SSN-762 past and present, if you would like to share memories and commaraderie with old friends and make new ones, please contact Allen R. Hope, President, at 3828 Hobson Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46815-4505,by telephone at (260) 486-2221, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern Time;or  email:

Historical Society Meets Thursday
The Yalobusha County Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 15, in its new quarters in the Presbyterian Church in Coffeeville. The speaker will be Mr. Arnold Dyre, former Grenada resident, now of Madison. He is a popular columnist for The Grenada Sentinel-Star and will review his current book “Home Is Where the Heart Is.” The public, and especially his readers, are invited.

Bingo Will Be Played Friday Night

     Organizers are anticipating an awesome spiritual breakthrough through our ministry of music on this night.  You must be there to receive it.  If you have questions or need additional information, please call (662) 607-2490. Pastor Amos Sims serves as Moderator and Lee V. Matthews Jr. serves as Musical Director at the district.

  Bingo will be played at VFW Post Post 4100’s Home Friday, May 16, 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.

Mt. Moriah Announces Workshop Sessions For Choir Members

    The public is invited to a workshop at Mt. Moriah focusing on technique, diverse musical styles, and ushering in the Spirit with the power of praise.  
    Workshop rehearsals sessions will convene May 15, 22, 29, and 30 at 6:45 p.m..  The culminating concert presentation will be held on Saturday, May 31 at 6 p.m.  All rehearsals and the concert will be held at the Mt. Moriah District Association Building.
    Please note that this a workshop designed as a spiritual learning experience.  By no means will it interfere with any choirs currently established.  However, it is our sincere prayer that the participants will be inspired, uplifted, and motivated by the workshop encounter; and that they will share with their music ministry upon returning to their churches.

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