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Upcoming Childcare Trainings Offer Continuing Education Hours

    There are two upcoming childcare trainings this month at the Yalobusha County Extension Service.  The trainings will be Tuesday, July 14, and Thursday, July 23 from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m.  Both trainings will be delivered by a Childcare Training Specialist, who will be at our site.  If you are a childcare provider and need continuing education hours, you may want to attend this program.  Please contact our office at 675-2730 if you have any questions or want to make reservations to attend.


Stewart Family Celebrates Family Reunion On July 11

    The 30th annual Stewart reunion will be held Saturday, July 11, in the Masonic Temple, located at 122 Champion Circle,  Water Valley. This is just off Highway 7 South. Registration begins at 10 a.m. Those attending are asked to bring a “pot luck” dish to share at noon. If you have questions contact Patricia at 473-4788. “We hope to see you there,” she concluded.


Arts Council Schedules July 7 Meeting

The Water Valley Arts Council will hold a meeting on Tuesday, July 7, at 6:30 p.m. in the Water Valley Main Street Association office at 207 North Main St. Among the topics to be discussed will be the Art Crawl in the Fall scheduled for September and the CHAIRity Chairs Auction in December. You do not have to be an arts council member or a resident of Water Valley to attend the meeting. For further information call Ramona Bernard at 473-9851, email: or William Warren at 473-0972, email:


Valley City Lodge Schedules Meeting

  Valley City Lodge #402 F&AM will hold its next stated Communication on Thursday, July 2, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All members of the Lodge are urged to attend and support the Lodge.


Proofs Of Residency Required For Students Attending Schools

 All new and returning students in Water Valley Schools must furnish two proofs of residence for registration. Have your proofs of residence ready for copy, or bring copies ready to turn in, at registration. Information cards must be completed and two proofs of residence must be submitted before a student is issued a schedule. The parent/guardian must complete and sign the information card.


VFW Offers Bingo Action Friday

    VFW Bingo will be played Friday night, July 3. Come join VFW Post 4100 for a fun filled night of bingo at their Post Home, located at 11535, west of Water Valley. The building opens at 5:30 p.m., sales begin at 6 p.m., and the first of 24 games starts at 7 p.m. You must be at lest 18 years of age to play.


Road House Band Performs At VFW

  Saturday night, July 4, VFW Post 4100 welcomes you to a musical night of entertainment by the Road House 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, west of Water Valley,” stated Commander Sam Phillips. For more information call Mr. Phillips at (662) 578-1544.


Learn How To Use Native Plants In Your Home Landscape

    Next week on Thursday, July 9, there will be a Quick Bites program at noon at the Yalobusha County Multipurpose Building at noon.  Dr. Lelia Kelly, MSU-ES Horticulturist, will demonstrate how to use native plants in your home landscape.  If you are interested in this program, please attend.


Lions Club Raffle Flat Screen TV

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

    Also, on some Fridays, the Lions will showcase the television at a booth in front of Larson’s Piggly Wiggly. On these days, they will be playing CDs of vintage trains between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at these times.


Blackmur Hosts Summer Storytime

    Blackmur Memorial Library will have its Summer Storytime Program on Wednesday mornings, beginning in July.

  The program will feature stories read to children by volunteers and each program will end with a snack time. Children and their parents will also be able to check out books for their own summertime enjoyment at home.

  The program will begin Wednesday, July 1, at 9:30 a.m., and will continue for the next several weeks. Each program will last about 45 minutes. Children need to be accompanied by an adult.

  If there are any groups who wish to attend a Summer Storytime Program, or if there are any questions, please contact Joe or Lisa at 473-2444. Volunteers for reading are also welcome.

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