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Bobby Hood Band Performs At Saturday VFW Dance

    The regular VFW Post 4100 Saturday Night Dance will be held this week on February 26 in the Post Home located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley. Entertainment will be provided by the Bobby Hood Band from 8 p.m. until midnight. “Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy listening, or dancing, to the music,” says Commander Sam Phillips.

Bingo Action Set For Friday Night At VFW

    VFW Bingo will be played Friday night, February 25. Come out and join VFW Post 4100 for a fun filled evening 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, and the first of 24 games begins at 7. You must be at least 18 years of age to play.

Registration Continues For Youth League Baseball, Softball

    Magnolia Youth League registration for baseball and softball will continue Saturday, February 26, and Saturday, March 5, from 9 a.m. until noon at the Crawford Sports Complex for ages 3-15. There will be a $20 late fee for any registration after March 5 . The cost to register is $45 for the first child; $40 for the second child; and $35 for each child after the second. Anyone with questions may contact Jeff Bynum at 473-3269 or Tommy Edwards at 473-7275.

Pesticide Certification Training Offered On Feb. 28

Private Applicator pesticide certification training will be held at the Multi-Purpose Building, in Coffeeville. There will be a $10 charge for the training.  You must be certified in order to buy restricted use pesticides.

This training is to certify private applicators who are 18 years of age or older and produce an agricultural commodity on his/her farm. The date for the training is February 28, 2011 beginning at 10 a.m. thru 12 p.m.

High School Drama Club Presents Romantic Comedy

    The Water Valley High School Drama Club will present ‘Almost, Maine’ a romantic comedy by John Cariani Thursday, March 3, beginning at 7 p.m. The presentation will be in the Water Valley Civic Auditorium. Admission will be $5 at the door.

Poetry Readings Resume At Bozarts Gallery

Spring into Poetry!, an open mic event with live music and a featured reader, meets the fourth Friday of every month (2/25, 3/25, 4/22) through April from 6 to 8 pm within the welcoming walls of Bozarts Gallery, 403 N. Main Street, in Water Valley. All are invited to come read or just listen.  See you there.

Learn About Roses During Noon Meeting Thursday

    Lynette McDougald, Instructor and Manager of the MSU Florist, will discuss roses during the noon session on Thursday, February 24. During the session, entitled  “Everything Coming Up Roses,” she will share popular roses, designs, care and handling, and variety identification.  Join us from noon to 1 p.m.!

Calhoun Quilt Show Is March 4

    The Calhoun County MHV Council members are sponsoring their 7th annual Quilt And Apron Show on March 4 and 5.  Anyone interested in exhibiting their quilts is invited to bring them to the Multi Purpose Building between Feb.  21 and March 2. The exhibitor does not have to be a MHV member.

    Quilts can be pieced, appliquéd, embroidered or any other medium.  They can be hand or machine quilted and may be any size. There will also be categories for quilted pillows, aprons, wall hangings, table runners, bonnets, clothing and accessories.

    Everyone is encouraged to come view the exhibit on Friday, March 4  from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday, March 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $2, which will also entitle you to a ticket on two quilts that will be given away on Saturday. There will be a salad plate with dessert and drink available for $6. For more information or entry forms call Stephanie Hitt at the Extension Office at 412-3177.

Masonic Meeting Set For Thursday

    St. Cyr Commandry No. 6 will hold its next stated Conclave on Thursday, February 24, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle. All members are hereby notified that the meeting time has been changed to 7 p.m. until April, 2011. Please support your commandry by making a special effort to attend. You help and support during this coming year is needed.

Arts Council Continues Planning For March 19 FUN raiser

    The Water Valley Arts Council will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, March 1, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in The Water Valley Main Street Association Office, 207 North Main Street, Water Valley.

    “We will continue working on our March 19th FUN raiser, the ‘Come As You Aren’t Costume Party/Dance’.” stated Ramona Bernard. For further information contact Mrs. Bernard at (662) 473-9851 ramonabernard@gmail.com, or Bill Warren at (662) 473-0972.

Y-Fest Prayer Meeting Set For March 1 At Multi-purpose Building

    The Y-Fest Prayer Meeting will be held in the Multi-purpose Building Tuesday, March 1, beginning a 7 p.m. “We will prayer walk through the building as well as each seat,” stated Rev. Truman Scarbrough, Yalobusha Baptist Associational Director. As time approaches, please be in prayer for The Tom Edwards Band, who will be leading the praise and worship, and for Ryan Melson, speaker.

    “Ryan Melson has expressed an interest to speak at one of our churches on Sunday, March 6,  morning or evening services,” says Rev. Scarbrough. If you are interested, please contact the Associational Office at (662) 675-8732.

Mathis/Edwards Family Schedules Reunion

    The Mathis/Edwards Family Reunion will be held at the home of Claud and Nancy Anthony, 345 CR 106 (Mathis Rd.), Water Valley, on the day before Easter. Please plan to attend if you have any connection. Those attending are asked to bring a dish for the meal.

Municipal Executive Committee Schedules Special Meeting

    The Yalobusha County and Municipal Executive Committee will hold a special meeting on Saturday morning, March 5, beginning at 9 a.m. The meeting will be held in the Oakland Town Hall at Oakland. The meeting is open to the public.

Coffeeville Church Starts Community Choir

    New Life C.O.G.I.C., located at 10276 Kennedy Street in Coffeeville, has begun a community choir. The public is invited to join this choir, which meets at 1 p.m. each Saturday for rehearsal.

Arts Council Sponsors Poetry Reading Features Caulfield Work

    The Water Valley Arts Council is sponsoring a very special poetry reading Friday, March 4, featuring the poetry of Dessie Anderson Caulfield. The reading will take place in Bozarts Gallery, 403 North Main Street, Water Valley, beginning at 6:30 p.m. This is a free event and open to the public.

Jeff Davis Water Association Sets Date For Annual Meeting

     The Jeff Davis Rural Water Association will hold its annual meeting March 7, 2011, at 7 p.m., in the Association Building on Highway 32 West. All members are encouraged to attend.

Semi-Pro Basketball Tournament Scheduled In Duck Hill

    The North Mississippi Championship Semi-Pro Basketball Tournament for both women‘s and men’s teams will be held this Saturday, February 26, in the Duck Hill Gym. Games will begin at 10 a.m. and continue all day. This is sponsored by Freddie Folson Sports Organization.

Yalobusha 4-H Plans March Events

    The Yalobusha 4-H has scheduled a number of events in the coming weeks starting March 7 with a shooting sports safety meeting. This meeting is mandatory for all community youth, ages 8-18, interested in participating in the 4-H shooting events. The meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. at the Multi-purpose Building in Coffeeville.

    A dance club meeting is also scheduled on March 7, at 4:30 p.m. at the Multi-purpose Building.

    On March 8, 4-H horse riding practice will be held from 4:30 to 9 p.m. in the Multi-purpose Building. Don’t forget to look Yalobusha County Extension Service up on Facebook at MSU-Yalobusha County Extension Service to see all of the upcoming programs for March.

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