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Water Valley Artist Open Studios For Unique ‘Studio Crawl’

Artists from the Water Valley Arts Council will open their studios to the public the evening of Friday, Sept. 18, from 6 to 9 p.m. The fun begins at Bozarts, 403 N. Main St., where crawlers will see an exhibit of photography and pick up a map that will guide them to the participating studios. Crawlers may move from one studio to another at their own pace. Along the way, there will be light refreshments and music. The artists will be on hand to explain their techniques and answer questions. The tour will wind up at the White Star Tavern, 14 S. Main St., for live music, dancing, and socializing. The Studio Crawl is sponsored by the Arts Council of the Main Street Association.


Pine Valley School Reunion Is Set For September 19

The Pine Valley School Homecoming will be held Saturday, Sept. 19, beginning at 10 a.m. in the school building. Please come and bring a favorite dish for lunch, which will will be served at noon. Come out and see the work that has been done on the old school, invites Joni Camp, publicity chairman.


Garden Club Sponsors Scarecrow Trail At City Park

    The Garden Club of Water Valley will sponsor a Scarecrow Trail at the City Park for October. The Club will have a workshop on September 26, beginning at 9 a.m.

  Awards will be given for each category: Children; Individual; Business; and Organizations.


United Blood Services Coordinate Blood Drive At High School

United Blood Services (UBS) will be in the Multi Purpose Building Gym at Water Valley High School for a blood drive on Thursday, Sept. 17, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Volunteer blood donors must be at least 16 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. Additional  height/weight requirements apply to donors 22 and younger, and donors who are 16 must have signed permission from parents or guardian. UBS is this area’s non-profit community blood provider serving patients in Mississippi and West Alabama.


Fish Fry Will Raise Money To Complete Softball Field

  Water Valley Fans of Fast Pitch, Inc., will hold a fish fry on Friday, Sept. 26, to raise money to finish construction on a girl’s softball field located next to Water Valley High School. Parents and players will be selling tickets around town over the coming weeks.


Recognize Your Senior With An Ad In The High School Annual

Would you like to recognize your graduating senior?  You may do so by placing an ad in the WVHS annual. This ad may include a small personal note, a poem, and/or picture of your senior. All seniors will receive information regarding the ad sizes and prices but if you fail to receive this, contact Jo Ann King at 473-4864 to request this information. The deadline to turn in the ad is September 25.


Senior Pictures Scheduled Monday, September 28

Senior pictures (both formal and cap and gown) will be made on Monday, Sept. 28. There will be a $25 sitting fee due at that time and all students who have their picture taken will receive an 8×10 class composite.

Students are not obligated to purchase pictures but they will not be featured in the high school annual if they do not have their picture made.  


Mason Chapters Schedule Meeting

    McConico Chapter No.96 RAM & J.J. Melton Council No. 50 will hold their regular scheduled meetings at the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle  Thursday, September 10, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All members of these two Masonic bodies are encouraged to attend. Your help and support are needed during this Masonic year.


 Homemakers Will Visit Art Gallery During Monthly Meeting

The Yalobusha County MHV Club will have its September program on Tuesday, September 15th.  This program will kick off at 9 a.m. at Turnage’s Drug Store in Water Valley with the monthly business meeting.  At 10 a.m., the program will continue next door at the Bozarts Art Gallery at 403 Main Street.  Dr. Annette Trefzer will be preparing the gallery for an upcoming art show and will present the program.  If you are interested in attending or have any questions, please call MHV President, Betty Baker Thomas, at 662-473-4901.


World War II Veteran Is Speaker At Historical Society

The Yalobusha Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, at the Presbyterian Church in Coffeeville. The speaker will be Robert Owen “Red” Riddick, a Coffeeville native. He will speak on his combat experience in WW II, a continuation of his talk in March. The public is invited to all meetings of the Society. For more information, contact Betty R. Miller, 662-226-6975


 High School Principal Hosts Informal Meeting

    Principal’s Link of Water Valley High School is scheduled Monday, September 14, beginning at 6 p.m. All parents of Water Valley High School students are invited to this informal time of questioning, sharing and fellowship.

    The meeting will include an open-forum time for parents to ask questions and share ideas with Principal Glenn Kitchens. Kitchens will also make a presentation focusing on areas defined in the district’s dropout prevention plan. Joining Principal Kitchens will be Davidson Elementary School Assistant Principal and District Test Coordinator Carol Gary, who will offer a presentation on Parenting Tips for parents with school-aged children.

    Also included in the meeting is a drawing for a door prize. A drawing will be held for a $50 gift card to Larson’s Piggly Wiggly at each Principal’s Link during this school year. Each parent who attends will have their name in the drawing.

  Future Principal’s Link dates and times are: November 30, 2009 at 6 p.m.; February 8, 2010 at 6 p.m.; and April 12, 2010 at 6 p.m. (Locations to be announced.)

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