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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.

Bank Sponsored Reception Will Pay Tribute To Veterans

    Renasant Bank invites veterans, their families, and the public to a reception on November 6 honoring the military veterans of Water Valley.   According to Melvin Ford, who is organizing the event for the bank, “This will be a time to share memories and to let our Veterans know how grateful we are for their service.”   

    The reception will be from 1 to 3 p.m. at Renasant Bank and will also include patriotic music from the Water Valley Elementary Chorus, the Water Valley Community Band and a recognition ceremony for the veterans who are able to attend.

JA Offer Chances On Freezer 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 each or 5 for $20 and the drawing will take place the week of Thanksgiving. Anyone interested can contact Amanda Edwards after 5 p.m. at (662) 934-3394 or any JA member.

Job Training Offered For Young Adults

    ATTENTION Young Adults Ages 18-21! Arbor Education & Training Youth Services wants YOU!


    Seeking a GED?

    Interested in getting a College Degree?

    If so, Arbor would like to assist you in reaching these goals! In a ten day, 5 hours per day remediation class, the participants will be trained in financial budgeting, computer technology, resume/interviewing skills, wage/labor market analysis, and workforce readiness. After completion, participants will have the opportunity to receive a Career Readiness Certificate, assistance in job placement, or technical training. Serving Lafayette, Yalobusha, Marshall, Benton, and Tate counties, we specialize in “Creating Tomorrow’s Business Leaders…One Youth at a Time.”

    For more information please contact Norie Cotton/Career Specialist at (662) 234-3231, or stop by my office at the Oxford Win Job Center (204-1 Colonnade Cove/Oxford, MS 38655).

Union Hill Church Announces Fall Revival Beginning November 10

    Union Hill C.M.E.. Church will have its fall revival November 10-12, beginning at 7 p.m. nightly. Rev. Mike Gordon, pastor of New Springhill M.B. Church of Memphis, will be the guest speaker.

    “ You are cordially invited to attend these revival services. Please come out and be blessed,” invites Dr. James Johnson, pastor, and Melissa Pomerlee, sponsor.

Masonic Lodge Schedules Meeting

  Valley City Lodge #402 F&AM will hold its next regular stated Communication at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 6, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle. “We urge you to support your local Lodge,” stated J. W. Tuggle, WM.

Eastern Star Sets Date For Meeting

    Water Valley Chapter #5, Order of Eastern Star, will hold its next regular scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 11, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle, beginning with a Pot Luck Dinner at 6:30. “This will be our annual ‘Friendship’ Meeting. We encourage all members to attend,” stated Marjorie Clay, Worthy Matron.

Relay For Life Organizers Invites Public To Meeting

    Yalobusha County Relay for Life will hold a meeting November 11, beginning at 5:30 p.m., in the Mechanics Bank Community Room.

  Committee members, team captains, team members are all welcome. Anyone interested in joining the fight against cancer is invited to attend. “There is something for everyone to do. It takes a lot of volunteers to make this event a success and we hope to see you there,” stated Glenda Gordon, Relay Chairperson.

First Christian Announces Yard Sale

    The First Christian Church Ladies Circle will have a Christmas decoration yard sale inside the CAB on Saturday, November 15, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. The sale will be held rain or shine. Proceeds from this sale will help the Ladies Circle with projects they sponsor at the church. “Christmas is only six weeks after the sale, so come out and get your decorations cheap!” stated Dee Cox.

Grief Support Group To Meet

    North Mississippi Hospice of Oxford will have a monthly grief support group on Tuesday, November 11, from 6 to 7 p.m., and on Wednesday, November 26, from noon to 1 p.m. at Azalea Gardens in Oxford. Anyone interested may attend. “We will be discussing Holiday Survival Tips and other topics,” stated Gigi Duffy. A light lunch will be provided at the noon group meeting. For more information, or questions, please contact Duffy, BA at (662) 234-0140.

Christmas Parade Scheduled For December 6

  The 2008 Water Valley Christmas Parade date has been set for Saturday, December 6, beginning at one o’clock in the afternoon. A rain date for the parade will be the following Saturday, December 13.

  Everyone is invited to participate in the parade, which is sponsored by the Tri-lake Fairground Association. To enter, call J. C. Womble at 473-1742, or Michael Redwine at 473-4254. You may e-mail Mr. Womble at for parade information.

  “All churches, organizations, businesses, and individuals are urged to participate in the annual Christmas Parade, with the theme of ‘Christmas in the Valley’,” stated Parade Chairman Womble.

All City Offices Closed For Veteran’s Day, November 11

The City of Water Valley City Hall and Offices will be closed Tuesday, November 11, 2008, to honor Veteran’s Day.

The garbage route will run on regular schedule.

VFW Announces Weekend Events

    Bingo will be played at VFW Post 4100’s Post Home, located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley, Friday night, November 7, beginning at 7 p.m. You must be at least 18 years of age to play. On Saturday, the regular VFW Saturday Night Dance will feature the Danny Saxton Band on November 8. Dancing will begin at 8 p.m. and continue until midnight. A concession stand will be available.

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