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Extension Services Offers Pine Thinning Forestry Program

On Tuesday, June 17, a forestry meeting entitled “Pine Plantation Thinning Cost Share” will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Yalobusha County Multipurpose Building.  This is a special program conducted by Dr. Andy Londo, MSU-ES Forestry Department Head of North Mississippi.  This is an excellent program for all forest landowners.  Please call the Extension office at 675-2730 by June 12 to make reservations.

Blue Devils Football Boosters To Meet June 12

 A Water Valley football booster club meeting will be held Thursday, June 12, beginning at 6 p.m., in the Community Room at Mechanics Bank.

Chamber Offers Carnival Ads

The Water Valley Area Chamber of Commerce is selling ads for the 2008 Watermelon Carnival Program.Anyone interested in purchasing an ad can call the Chamber Office at 473-1122 by June 16.

Yalobusha County Historical Society Announces Thursday Meeting

The Yalobusha County Historical Society, Inc., will meet at 2 p. m. Thursday, June 19, in the Presbyterian Church in Coffeeville. The speaker will be Keith Bloodworth, of The Edward Jones Firm in Grenada. His subject will be “The History of Wall Street.” The public is invited to all Society meetings.

Public Invited To Saturday Horse Show

Anyone meaning to attend a horse show this year and hasn’t had a chance, this Saturday, June 14, will provide another opportunity.  Planned are three horse shows in one day at the Yalobusha County Multipurpose Building.  The Mississippi Youth Champion Horse Show will begin at 10:30 a.m.  The best youth riders from our 4-H club and the surrounding counties will compete in this warm-up show before the district 4-H. A judged Tri Lakes Western Horse Show will follow at 3 p.m. and the timed-event show will start no earlier than 8 p.m.  There is no admission charge.

Homemakers Offer Interior Design

The Yalobusha County Homemakers’ Council is hosting a Home Interior Design Program at 10 a.m., Thursday, June 17, at the Yalobusha County Multipurpose Building.  Ellen Shaw of Bruce will conduct the program, which is open to the public.

Wizard Of Oz Opens June 26

The Panola Playhouse on Main Street of Sardis will put on four performances of the musical, “The Wizard of Oz,” from June 26 though June 29.   Evening performances begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, June 26, 27, and 28.  The matinee performance will begin at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 29.  This musical is rated “G,” and the actors range in age from 7 through adult.  

Tom Latham of Water Valley directs a large cast from Batesville, Oxford, Enid, Pope, Courtland, Oakland, and many other area towns. Jordan Raney of Cascilla stars in the role of Dorothy, and Lee Dixon of Sardis plays the Wizard.  Admission is free to Playhouse members. Tickets for non-members range from $5 to $10.  Call 487-3975 or visit for reservations and information.    

Report Cards Available For Pick Up

 Report Cards are still available for pick up at Water Valley High School on Monday through Thursday from 8:30-11 a.m. and 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. each day.

VFW Announces Monthly Meeting

  Water Valley VFW Post 4100 holds their regular monthly meetings each third Thursday, beginning at 7 p.m. This month’s meeting will be June 19 in the Post Home, located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley.

Class of ‘68 Plans Reunion

  There will be a reunion planning meeting for members of the  Water Valley High School Class of 1968 on Friday, June 13, beginning at 7 p.m., at the home of Patsy Humphreys. Refreshments will be served. “We need your input, so please try to attend,” urged Patsy.

Bingo Action Planned Friday Night

  Bingo will be played Friday night, June 13, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Home of VFW Post 4100, located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley. You must be at least 18 years of age to play.

Moose Club To Organize At Old Ragsdale Stand

The Loyal Order of Moose will hold an organizational meeting, July 5, at the old Ragsdale Stand. Interested parties are ask to be on hand for the meeting.

Danny Sexton Scheduled At Saturday VFW Dance

  Live music is featured each Saturday night at the VFW dance. On June 14, the Danny Sexton Band will be playing from 8 p.m. until midnight in VFW Post 4100’s Home, located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley. A concession stand will be available.

Pine Flat Church Plans Homecoming

  A singing and homecoming will be held at Pine Flat First United Methodist Church Sunday, June 15. The church is located off Highway 7 in Lafayette County. “Please bring a lunch if you can. See you there,” says Ruby Taylor.

Sisters Inspiring Sisters to Meet

  Sisters Inspiring Sisters would like to invite all women age 18 and up to their SIS Ministry on June 14, beginning at 5 p.m. This will be held at their new location, Mt. Grove M.B. Church’s Fellowship Hall, Coffeeville.

  Sis. Cheryl Spearman will be speaking on Women of the Bible and Nurse Donna Hill will be speaking on Healthy Living. They will be giving away several books and door prizes will also be given.

  A babysitter and refreshments will be provided. Also, if you need a ride, one will be provided with three days advance notice.

  The Committee of Sisters Inspiring Sisters state that they are looking forward to seeing you there.

Mason Meeting Scheduled Thursday

    McConico Chapter No. 96 RAM & J. J. Melton Council No. 50 will hold their regular scheduled meetings at the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle on Thursday, June 12.

   All members of these two Masonic Bodies are encouraged to attend. “We need your help and support during this Masonic Year,” stated Edward Huckaby, H.P., and Clyde Herron, Ill.M.

Easley Family Reunion Scheduled

  A reunion of the John Mayberry Easley Family will be held June 14 at Pittsboro in the Community Center, just south of the Courthouse. “Please bring a dish if you can. See you there,” says Ruby Taylor.

Steadman Brothers To Sing At Tillatoba Baptist Church

The Steadman Brothers Quartet will present a concert in the Tillatoba Baptist Church June 29, beginning at 5 p.m. For more information contact Angela R. Dukes, (662) 623-8877.

Yalobusha County Democratic Committee To Hold Special Meeting

    The Yalobusha County Democratic Executive Committee is inviting the public to attend a special meeting on Saturday morning, June 14, beginning at 10 a.m. in the Coffeeville Courthouse.

  The purpose of the meeting is to finish electing committee members to serve on the Yalobusha County Democratic Executive Committee. In addition, an update on the State Democratic Executive Committee will be received.

  Butler McLeod, Chairman of the YCDEC, is encouraging all ages of voters to attend Saturday’s Meeting. You may call 473-1159 if you have questions about the meeting.

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