Coming Events

Masons Take Orders For Boston Butts

 The Water Valley Masonic Bodies will have a fund raiser at the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle on September 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Masons will offer eight to ten pound fully cooked and smoked Boston Butts for $25 each. They can also be picked up between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Temple. Please contact: Charlie Huckaby, 413-4119; James Ward, 473-2024; J. W. Tuggle, 473-4516; or Freddie McDougal, 623-7020, to order.

  “We appreciate your continuing support,” stated Ward.

VFW Bingo Action Planned Friday

  Bingo will be played at VFW Post 4100’s Home, located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley, Friday, September 19, beginning at 7 p.m. You must be at least 18 years old to play.

 Thursday Meeting Scheduled At VFW

  The regular monthly meeting of VFW Post 4100 will be held Thursday, September 18, beginning at 7 p.m. The meeting is held in the Post Home, located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley. All members are urged to attend.

Lodge Apprentice Will Be Initiated

    Valley City Lodge #402 will initiate an entered apprentice on Tuesday, September 23, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle at Water Valley. “We will begin with a pot luck supper at 6:30 p.m., followed by the initiation ceremony at 7 p.m. All entered apprentices are encouraged to attend,” stated J. W. Tuggle, W.M.

Cornerstone Thanks Community

  Cornerstone Church would like to thank everyone who came to the benefit for Danny Thompson. We would especially like to thank Sprint Mart, Sayle Oil Exxon, Freds, Mr. Binnie Turnage,  Patricia and Peggy. Thank you all, says Pastor R. W. Moffett and the church members.

 Diabetic Team Schedules Meeting

  The Water Valley Diabetic Wellness Team will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 24, beginning at noon in the Edgar Community Building in Rolling Hills. The public is invited to attend.

 Come Shake A Leg At The VFW

    The regular VFW Saturday night dance will feature the Green Street Band from Grenada on September 20. Dancing begins at 8 p.m. and concludes at 12 Midnight. The Dance will be held in VFW Post 4100’s Post Home, located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley. Concessions will available.

Fish Fry Will Benefit Trent Johnson

  A benefit fish fry will be held for Trent Johnson, who goes to dialysis three times a week, because of a kidney disease. The fish fry will be held Saturday, September 20, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., at his home, located at 312 Suggs St., Water Valley. Plates will be $6 each.

Extension Service Will Have Childcare Training Sessions

The Yalobusha County Extension Service will open its site for the next “Face-to-Face” Childcare Trainings at the Multipurpose Building located on Highway 7 in Coffeeville.  An instructor will be on site Thursday, September 18, from 6:15 pm until 8:15 pm.  The topic of this training is ELG:  Language, Vocabulary, and Literacy Development for three and four year-old children”.

Then, on Thursday, September 25, there will be another training entitled “ELG:  Mathematical Concepts for three and four year-old children.”  This training will also be held from 6:15 – 8:15 pm.

These trainings are free services and will provide contact hours for childcare providers.  Contact the Extension Office at 675-2730 if you plan to attend.  If you are unable to attend either of these, keep a watch on future postings, as there will be several trainings offered throughout this month and next.  

 Extension Service to Host Quick Bites Program

On Thursday, September 18, there will be a Quick Bites program entitled “Flowers for Fall.”  This program will be from the University Florist on the MSU campus.  Learn how to make beautiful fall centerpieces and prepare for upcoming holidays.  This program is free and open to the public, so please bring a sack lunch and join us for a fun and informative program.

 Former Pine Valley Students Will Gather Saturday

  The annual Pine Valley School reunion will be held Saturday, September 20. All former students, teachers, family and friends are invited to attend. Lunch will be served at noon, and those attending are asked to bring a dish for sharing at this meal.

Baptist Seminary Will Begin Fall Study On September 22

  The Mississippi Baptist Seminary for the Coffeeville Area will open at 7 p.m. Monday night, September 22, at Bethlehem M.B. Church, Coffeeville, for all interested persons. The fall session will be a study focusing on Christian education for young people, Course # CE422.

  The secretary will take enrollment fees for this fall. All churches and, whosoever will, are asked to please send a sacrificial donation to help cover seminary expenses for this semester. For more information, call (662) 675-2920 or (662) 983-2221. Sis. Mamie H. Shields is Dean, Pastor W. M. Jones is Assistant Dean, Dr. P. L. Montgomery is Instructor, and Sis. Julia Beckley is Secretary of the Seminary.

Star-Nite Talent Show Scheduled Saturday At Civic Auditorium

    The 28th Annual Star-Nite Talent, Car and Bike Show will be held Saturday, September 20, in the Water Valley Civic Auditorium. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m., with the show beginning at 7:30. It will conclude around 11 p.m.

  Two and a half months ago the show was interrupted due to bad weather, so it has been rescheduled.

  Trophies will be awarded and the overall winner will receive a $150 cash prize.

  In the talent show, organizers are looking for dance groups, RAP, and R & B.

  The car, truck, and motorcycle addition is a new attraction at this show and will be held in back of the auditorium. The car show begins at 5 p.m. and there is no admission to this for spectators. Classes include, all factory; chrome wheels; 24; 300 Class; Pontiac; and all antiques. The entrance fee is $15 per vehicle. Trophies will be given in all categories.

  This event is sponsored by Freddie Folson Sports Organizations.

 Saturday Car Show Will Benefit Tillatoba Baptist Church

 There will be an Open Car Show Saturday, September 20, at the Tillatoba Baptist Church. To reach the church, take Exit 220 off Interstate 55, then take Highway 330 West and travel about one mile. In case of rain, the show will be held October 4.

  Registration will be $20 for the first car and $15 for each additional car. Registration will be from 8 a.m. until noon, with the judging starting at 1 p.m. Awards will be presented at 3 p.m. Trophies will be given to the top ten in the following categories: Best of Show; People’s Choice; and Church’s Pick.

    There will be door prizes and a 50/50 pot. There will also be concessions, music, a bake sale, games and more. Proceeds will go to help buy a van for the church. For more information contact Tommy McCool, (662) 230-3818, or Ronnie Hinton, (662) 934-4134.

Community Education Event Will Be Held At Multi-purpose Center

    The North Mississippi Rural Legal Services Elder Law Project, along with Central Mississippi, Inc. (CMI), and North Central Area Agency on Aging, will conduct a community legal education event entitled, “Legal and Health Care Update For The Elderly” targeting members of the general public age 60 and over, on Tuesday, September 23, from 10 a.m. to noon.

    The event will be held in the Yalobusha County Multi-Purpose Building, located on Highway 7 North, in Coffeeville. The topics presented will be How To Get Extra Help To Pay For Prescription Drugs Under Medicare by Brett Freeman, Manager of the Social Security Administration District Office in Grenada; The Pros and Cons of the New Medicare Advantage Plans, by Angie Branch, Micap Coordinator, North Central Area Agency on Aging.

    Other topics include an Update on Medicaid Rules and Benefits; Planning for the Future, Wills, Power of Attorney and Advance Health Care Directives, and a description of the programs offered by the NMRLS Elder Law Project and Low Income Taxpayer Assistance Project, by Catherine “Ginny” Kilgore, Director of the North Mississippi Rural Legal Services Elder Law Project.

    Contact Carolyn Parker of Central Mississippi, Inc. at 675-8282 for more information about this event.

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