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Retired Educators Schedule Quarterly Meeting October 23

    The Yalobusha County Retired Educational Personnel Association will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, October 23.  The meeting will be held in Water Valley in the Mechanics Bank Community Room at 10 a.m.  Important legislation and updates will be discussed.

    All members are encouraged to attend as your input and support are valued tremendously.  New membership is still solicited.

Halloween Carnival Set at Shiloh Baptist Church

  Shiloh Baptist Church at Big Creek will host a community wide Trunk-R-Treat Carnival Wednesday, October 29, beginning at 6 p.m. This halloween carnival is free and has been popular the last few years in providing a safe place for our children to enjoy a night of fun. Infants thru youth are invited to participate in this exciting event. Organizers will provide kid friendly carnival games, food, candy, various booths and the Martin’s Extreme Jumpers.

Homemaker Volunteers Announce Plans For Holiday Bazaar

    The Yalobusha County Chapter of the Mississippi Homemaker Volunteers will sponsor a Holiday Bazaar on the first of November at the Yalobusha County Multipurpose Building on Highway 7 in Coffeeville. The Bazaar will begin at 9 a.m. and will last until 3 p.m.

    Admission is free. We will have many vendors offering many different crafts and holiday gifts. Food will be available. Come on out and get your holiday shopping done early. If you are interested in a booth space for the Bazaar, contact Patsy Stewart at or phone 662-609-9695.

Open Horse Show Set For October 25

    There will be an open horse show at the Yalobusha County Multipurpose Building on October 25 at 1:30 pm.  While this show is an excellent opportunity for everyone qualified for the State Open Show in November, it is also an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in showing horses.  In addition to some of the regular classes, there will be several fun classes including a Halloween costume class.  For a class schedule, please call the Yalobusha County Extension office at 675-2730.

Harvest Day Program Scheduled For Nov. 16 At Union Hill Church

The Union Hill Church will have their Harvest Day Program November 16, beginning at 3 p.m. Rev. Harold Johnson of St. John Missionary Baptist Church will be the guest speaker. He will be accompanied with by his church family. The Isom Chapel Male Chorus will be the guest choir. “Everyone is invited to attend this special service. Come out and be blessed,” stated Dr. James Johnson, pastor. Sis. Florine Holmes is the program sponsor.

High School Expresses Gratitude For Supporting Career Night

Water Valley High School would like to thank those who attended and those who make it possible for this event to be successful.  We would especially like to thank the Velvet Glove for donating door prizes.  “We appreciate the community support in providing this opportunity for our students,” said a school spokesperson.

Masons Schedules Monthly Meeting

    St. Cyr Commandery No. 6 will hold its next stated Conclave on Thursday, October 23, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle. “Please support your Commandry by making a special effort to attend. We need your help and support,” stated Jim Ward, Commander.

Davidson School Hosts Fall Festival

    Davidson Elementary School is holding its annual fall festival fundraiser on October 31.

    “Even if you do not have a child currently attending the elementary school, we would like to invite you to make plans to come support this fun event,” reported Principal Chester Drewery. Anyone who would like to make donations can contact the school at 473-1110.

Bingo Action Planned At VFW

  Bingo will be played at VFW Post 4100’s Post Home Friday, October 24, 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 of age to play.

Come Shake A Leg At The VWF

  The regular VFW Saturday Night Dance will feature the Danny Saxton Band on October 25. Dancing begins at 8 p.m. and concludes at 12 Midnight. The dance will be held in Post 4100’s Home, located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley. A concession stand will be available.

Cossar Plans Halloween Activities

    Cossar State Park will host its annual Halloween activities Saturday, October 25, between the hours of 7 and 10 p.m. There will be games for the children, a haunted trail, a cake walk and Halloween story telling. Friends of Cossar will have a concession stand open.

Pine Valley Fire Department Schedules Annual Haunted House

  Pine Valley Fire Department will have its annual Haunted Hollow Friday, October 31, and Saturday, November 1, beginning at 7 p.m. each night. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be available for sale each night.

WYCAA Announces Fall Garage Sale

  The W.Y.C.A.A. will have its Fall Garage Sale Saturday, November 1, from 7 a.m. to noon in the old Oakland School, located on Highway 51. Vendors are needed and welcomed. Booth spaces are available. “One Man’s Junk is Another Man’s Treasurer, so bring it all to the Fall Garage Sale,” invites Pauline Smith and Lizzie Earl. For more information call Smith at (662) 623-8887 or Earl at (662) 623-7293.

Win A Freezer Full Of Food

The Junior Auxiliary of Water Valley is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a  seven cubic foot freezer full of food. The tickets are $5.00 each or 5 for $20.00 and the drawing will take place on November 17, the week of Thanksgiving. Anyone interested can contact Amanda Edwards after 5:00 p.m. at (662) 934-3394 or any JA member.

Rev. Haywood To Speak At Spring Hill North Church On Nov. 1

  The Spring Hill North Church Family cordially invites everyone to attend their Morning Worship Service on Sunday, November 1, at 11 a.m. Rev. Dr. Reginald Anthony Haywood, a native of Water Valley, will be the speaker. Dr. Haywood was formerly the Associate Minister of Corinthians Missionary Baptist Church  and is now the Founder and Pastor of New Straight Way Baptist Church. His motto is “Live so you can reach the unsaved, you may be the only Bible they have access to.” Rev. Haywood states that he is looking forward to homecoming as he shares the Word.

Parkinson Support Group Will Meet

  The Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will meet at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, October 26, in the Batesville Public Library. Come to learn more about the disease or how to assist loved ones who have it. Call (662) 578-3274 for directions or more information.

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