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Donations Needed For Cemetery Upkeep

  Members at Spring Hill North M.B. Church are again asking for donations for the upkeep and lawn services for the cemetery. “We are asking all families and members to help do your part in contributing to this annual requirement,” stated Roland Hoskins.

    Anyone interested  in contributing is asked to make checks, money orders, etc. payable to Spring Hill North M.B. Church, and send them to Spring Hill North Cemetery Fund, c/o Roland Hoskins, 331 Suggs St., Water Valley, MS 38965.


 Learn How To Dig Up Genealogical Roots

    On Thursday, June 4, there will be a Quick Bites program at noon at the Yalobusha County Multipurpose Building. This program is entitled Digging Up Roots with Mariah Smith.  In this one-hour session, participants will discover their genealogical roots.  Participants will examine various online computer resources that are available to them while doing online genealogical research.  If you are interested in this program, please join us.


Horse Show Scheduled June 5  

  The next horse show at the Yalobusha County Multipurpose Building will be Friday night, June 5.  This will be a timed event show with the training barrels starting at 6:30 p.m. and the actual show starting at 8 p.m.  As usual, these shows are free and open to the public.


Story Teller/Writer/Artist Is Guest Speaker At Historical Meeting

    The Yalobusha Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 18, in the Presbyterian Church in Coffeeville. Guest speaker will be Katrina Estes Hill, of Louisville. She is a story-teller/writer/artist, and the Society invites everyone to come out and hear her entertaining program. For more information contact Betty R. Miller, 226-6975.


Masons Schedule Thursday Meeting

  Valley City Lodge #402 F&AM will hold its next stated Communication on Thursday, June 4, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All members are urged to attend and support your Lodge.


Eastern Star Announce Meeting Date

    Water Valley Chapter No. 5, Order of Eastern Star, will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, June 9, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle, beginning at 7:30 p.m.


Lions Raffle Flat Screen Television

 The Water Valley Lions Club will have a raffle for a flat screen Vizio 32” LCD HDTV. The TV will be given away during the noon ceremonies at the Gazebo on Carnival Day Saturday, August 1. Tickets are available from any Lions Club member. They are $1 each or 6 for $5.


Star Nite Talent Show Benefits Folson’s Sports Organizations

 The 27th Annual Star Nite Talent Show will be held Saturday, June 6, in the Water Valley Civic Auditorium. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and showtime will be from 7:30-11:15 p.m.

  Special groups will be P.Y.T., Brian, Crew, and many more. In addition to this the Lady’s Softball Team will model. There will be lots of local talent from Water Valley, Oxford, Batesville, Coffeeville, Bruce, and other surrounding areas.  If you would like to be in the show call 473-2287, or just be there before 9 p.m.

  The awards will include $150 Cash Prize to the overall winner and trophies. There will absolutely be no bad language of any kind allowed in this event. Star Nite is sponsored by Freddie Folson’s Sports Organizations.


VFW Announces Friday Bingo Action

  VFW Bingo will be played Friday, June 5. Come out and 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 start at 6 p.m., and the first of 24 games begins at 7 p.m. You must be at least 18 years of age to play.


Southern Connection Band Will Entertain At VFW

  Saturday night, June 6, VFW Post 4100 welcomes you to a musical night of entertainment by the Southern Connection 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. Call (662) 578-1544 for more information.


Water Valley Class Of 1974 Announces Reunion Activities

The Water Valley High School Class of 1974 has planned their 35th class reunion for Saturday, August 1, during the Watermelon Carnival Weekend. A tent will be set up in the park from Friday, 6 p.m., through Saturday, 3 p.m., for the classmates to visit. There will be a meal with entertainment on Saturday night. For more details you may contact the following: Donnie Morris, 473-4162; Kay N. Richardson, 473-2876; Pam W. Samuels, 473-3408; Vicky E. Hollister, 473-1443; or Margie P. French, 473-1296. Please reply by July 10.


Rounsaville Family Reunion Is Scheduled Next Saturday

The Rounsaville family reunion will be held Sat., June 13, beginning at 10 a. m., in the City Auditorium on North Main Street in Grenada. A pot-luck lunch will be enjoyed at the noon hour. Beverages, plates, etc. will be furnished. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. For more information contact Betty R. Miller at 226-6975.


Executive Committee AnnouncesFriday Meeting

  The Yalobusha Municipal Executive Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Friday evening, June 5, beginning at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Oakland Town Hall at Oakland. The meeting is open to the public.


Sylva Rena Youth Department Offers Car Wash

 The Youth Department of Sylva Rena Baptist Church will have a Car Wash fundraiser at Renasant Bank Saturday, June 6, from 9 a.m.-until.

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