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Pink Ladies Hold Bake Sale

    The Yalobusha General Hospital and Nursing Home Ladies Auxiliary (Pink Ladies) will hold their annual Mother’s Day Bake Sale Saturday, May 9 (Market Fest), in the park.

    “Come by and pick up your Mother’s Day goodies. All proceeds go to help the hospital and nursing home,” say the Pink Ladies.

Davidson Class Of 1967 Hosts Annual Bake Sale

    The Davidson High School Class of 1967 will be hosting their annual bake sale on Saturday, May 9, from 8 a.m. until noon, in front of Larson’s Big Star. They will have lots of homemade cakes, fried pies, cookies, pies, etc. They invite everyone to come out and purchase these delicious items for your Mother’s Day dinner. For more information call Joyce Judson, 473-3463, James Brown, 473-1080, Irene Judson, 473-3800, or Ella Booker, 473-4322.

Kudzu Workshop At Extension Office Offers Valuable Information

    Is kudzu taking over your property?  Kudzu is one of the ten worst invasive species in the United States!  Do you know how to control kudzu?  Do you know that there are landowner assistance programs to help control kudzu?  If not, then come to the “Kudzu Control Workshop” to be held in Coffeeville.

    Attendees will meet at the Yalobusha County Extension Office (Multipurpose Building) on Wednesday, May 13, at 10 a.m. Registration is required for attendance, but there is no fee.  Please call the Extension office at 675-2730 by May 8 to register.

     This workshop is specifically for private landowners and professional foresters that want to learn how to get rid of kudzu. We will also tour an area that was sprayed with herbicides to demonstrate kudzu control.  Please wear appropriate field clothes, boots, and insect repellent.

Pine Valley Trail Ride Set For May 9

    The annual trail ride held at the Pine Valley School will be the second Saturday in May (as always) and it is on May 9 this year. All proceeds from the trail ride are used for the renovation and the upkeep of the Pine Valley School Community Center, Inc.

    “Please mark your calendar for this event,” stated Joni Camp, Publicity Chairperson.

VFW Announce Bingo Action

  VFW Bingo will be played Friday night, May 8. Come join VFW Post 4100 for a fun-filled night of bingo at their Post Home, located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley. The building opens at 5:30 p.m., sales begin at 6 and the first of 24 games starts at 7 p.m. You must be at least 18 years of age to play.

Rolling Thunder Will Entertain At VFW

  Saturday night, May 9, VFW Post 4100 welcomes you to a musical night of entertainment by the Rolling Thunder Band. The band starts at 8 p.m. and plays until midnight. “Join us in listening or dancing to country music at the VFW Post Home, located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley,” stated Commander Sam Phillips.

Nutrition Consultant Is Speaker At Diabetic Wellness Meeting

 The Water Valley Diabetes Wellness Team will hold its monthly meeting Wednesday, May 13, beginning at 11 a.m., in the Edgar Community Center Building in Rolling Hills. Mr. Leroy Beddingfield from Clinton, a nutrition consultant with Living Well, Healthy Cooking, will be the speaker for this meeting. He will  demonstrate how to cook a healthy meal. If you would like to attend, please call 473-3150 by Friday, May 8. The public is invited to attend.

Eastern Star Schedules Meeting

  Water Valley Chapter No. 5, Order of Eastern Star, will have its next meeting on Tuesday, May 12, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Masonic Meeting Date Is Changed, Will Be Monday, May 11

  Valley City Lodge No. 402 F&AM will hold its next stated Communication on Monday, May 11, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The date of the May meeting was changed due to a conflict with the Grand York Rite Bodies meeting in Meridian. All members are urged to attend and support your Lodge.

Coffeeville Native Scheduled To Speak At Historical Society

    The Yalobusha Historical Society will meet at 2 p. m. Thursday, May 21, at the Presbyterian Church in Coffeeville. Sally Stone Trotter, a Coffeeville native, (and former member of the church) will speak on “Rowan Oak,  Before Faulkner.” The public is invited to all YHS meetings. For additional information contact Betty R. Miller at (662) 226-6975.

Program Offers Information About Digital Television Reception

    On Thursday, May 14, at 10 a.m. at the Yalobusha County Multipurpose Building, there will be a program on T.V.’s going digital.  Terry Smith from WTVA Channel 9 will be available through distance learning to answer questions on the change in TV programming that will take place in June.  If your TV reception still comes through antennas, you will want to attend this program.

Extension Office Offers AARP Safe Driving Class

     On Monday, May 18, there will be an AARP Safe Driving class at the Yalobusha County Multipurpose Building with registration starting at 8:00 a.m.  If you are over 55, this class will help you get a discount on your car insurance at most places.  For more information or to sign up, please call the Extension office at 662-675-2730.

Diabetes Meeting Scheduled at Masonic Hall in Oakland

    A diabetes meeting will be held Tuesday, May 12, beginning at 5 p.m. in the Masonic Hall at Oakland. Ms. Lizzie B. Earl is chairperson of this group, Willliam Brown is co-chair, and Mrs. Mamie H. Shields serves as coordinator.

Tickets Offered For Quilt Raffle

    The Yalobusha General Hospital and Nursing Home Ladies Auxiliary (Pink Ladies) will raffle off a quilt during the Watermelon Carnival. Tickets are $1 and may be purchased from any Pink Lady. All proceeds will go to help the hospital and nursing home.

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