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Blue Devils Announce Spring Football Game

    The Water Valley High School football spring game is scheduled Thursday, May 12, at Eupora. The game starts at 5:30 p.m.

Sylva Rena Plans Bake Sale

    A bake sale will be held in front of Larson’s Piggly Wiggly Saturday, May 14, from 8 a.m.-until. Proceeds will go to the Sylva Rena Relay for Life team.

Yard Sale Benefits Storm Victims

    A huge yard sale will be held Saturday, May 21, from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Exxon Gas-Mart. Donations given to sell will be greatly appreciated. All money made from this yard sale will be given to help loved ones in our area who lost everything due to the tornado. Bring donations to the store or call Leeann Corey, 473-4957 or 473-8111.

Pink Ladies Extend Invitation For Potential Members

    All ladies are invited to come to the Spears Wing of Yalobusha County Nursing Home Tuesday, May 17, at 1 p.m. to learn about the Ladies Auxiliary of Yalobusha General Hospital and Yalobusha County Nursing Home (Pink Ladies).

    “We would like to show you what we’re about and you may be surprised at the fun we have,” says President Vivian Gilley.

WV Arts Council Seeks Artists For Bank Display

The Water Valley Arts Council is looking for artists to display their work at the Renasant Bank in Water Valley. Landscapes, abstracts, prints, collage, and photography are welcome. For further information, please call Pati D’Amico or Bill Warren at (662) 473-0972. “

    Art keeps life interesting and colorful,” concluded D’Amico and Warren.

Pleasant Agers Announce Monthly Meeting

    Pleasant Agers will have their monthly meeting, Wednesday, May 18, in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, located four miles west of Bruce on CR 231, across the railroad on the left in Calhoun City. Lunch will be served at noon. The guest speaker will be Casey Clark, Area Re-Hab Director employed by Gilbert Home Health.

Hospice Sponsors Grief Support Group

    North Mississippi Hospice sponsors a grief support group that meets every month. The group meeting is open to anyone who has experience loss. The upcoming date for the meeting is Thursday, May 12, from noon to 1 p.m. in Azalea Gardens at Oxford. A light lunch will be provided at the meeting. For information, call (662) 234-0140 or toll free at 877-234-0140.

Barbecue Will Help Defray Medical Expenses For Thompson

    A barbecue benefit for Marissa Thompson will be held May 14 at Delay Baptist Church, 233 CR 445, Oxford. All proceeds will be used to help defray the cost of the child’s medical care. Bar-B-Q pulled pork, slaw, beans, and dessert will be served. Your prayers, presence and proceeds are much appreciated.

VFW Schedules Memorial Day Ceremony

    VFW Post 4100, 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley, will have a Memorial Day Ceremony May 30, beginning at 11 a.m., on Main Street at the monument.

    In case of bad weather, the ceremony will be held at the post home. After the ceremony there will be a free lunch at the post home. “The community is invited to attend this program and lunch,” invites Commander Sam Phillips.

Coffeeville School District Hosts Retirement Reception For Dr. Petty

    Coffeeville School District’s Administration and Staff request the pleasure of your company at a retirement celebration in honor of Dr. Debra Petty on May 24 in the Coffeeville High School Cafeteria.

    Greetings and congratulations may be extended to the retiree from four until five o’clock. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. Please R.S.V.P. for the dinner by May 19 by calling (662) 675-8941 or by emailing

Sexton Band Performs At Saturday Night Dance

    The regular VFW Post 4100 Saturday night dance will be held May 14 in the Post Home, located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley. Entertainment will be provided by the Danny Sexton 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.

Friday Night Bingo Action Set At VFW

    VFW Bingo will be played Friday night, May 13. 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.

Davidson Elementary Offers Free Summer Meals

    Free summer meals will be available to all children, 18 years and younger. They will be served at Davidson Elementary School, 207 Goode Street, Water Valley, June 6-July1, from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Learn About Civil War Activity At College Hill At Meeting

    The Yalobusha Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 19, in the former Presbyterian Church in Coffeeville.

    The speaker will be Mr. Jack Mayfield of Oxford.   He will speak on: “Civil War Activity at College Hill.”  The public is invited.

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