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Rescheduled Reading Of Fiction And Poetry Is Friday

The rescheduled reading of fiction and poetry by Chris Offutt and Melissa Ginsburg will be at Bozarts Gallery on Friday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. The husband and wife team teach at Ole Miss and have published stories, memoirs, and poetry. Offutt has also produced films and written for the TV series “True Blood.” 
The public is invited and the event is free of charge. Bozarts Gallery is located at 403 N. Main.

Wrestling Superstars Support Story With Benefit

  Maximum Championship Wrestling Superstars are coming home to Water Valley Saturday, September 22.
  After being on tour they are coming home to support one of our own in a benefit for the Story family, which will be held in the Mississippi National Guard Armory on the 22nd. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with bell time at 7.
  Come out and see Water Valley’s own former NWA Ghostrider Chief Jim Thundercloud, former WCW Big Don Brody, Loose Cannon, Cuzzin Peet, Giant Hillbilly, Uncle Felton, The Reaper, The Midnight Rooster, and many  more. (Card subject to change.) General admission will be $8.
  The Hankin’s Family will be singing, along with many more. There will also be a Bake Sale and auctions. There will be fun for the whole family.
  Come out and join in this effort to support the Story family. Walt Story has Adenocarcinoma (a form of lung cancer). Your attendance will be greatly appreciated.
  MCWS is licensed and sanctioned under the MS Athletic Commission.

Beta Club Kicks Off Fundrasier

  The Water Valley High School Beta Club is excited to announce their annual fundraising event. For the past several years, the club has been very successful selling Butter Braid frozen pastries in the community. Each frozen pastry costs $12 and serves 11 people.
    The flavors available are: apple, strawberry cream cheese, cinnamon, cream cheese and Bavarian creme with chocolate icing. For additional information, or to order your pastry, contact Angie Hodge, Beta Club sponsor, at (662) 473-2468. The deadline for ordering is October 3.

Art Crawl Participants Needed

The Water Valley Arts Council’s fourth annual Art Crawl will be held Saturday, September 29. If you have a home studio that you would like to have included on this year’s Crawl, or if you’d like to share space in one of our other arts locations, please call Ramona Bernard at 473-9851.

Praise Teams, Gospel Groups Perform Saturday

    An event will be held September 15 in the Laugh Land Event Park, located on Highways 154 and 107, in the Springhill Community, Oxford (Directions: Second left , pass the OFC Ball Park (or 154) then turn left on (CR 107) and you are there).
  Guests will be Freddie Folson and the Atomic Dogs, along with praise teams and gospel groups. Donations will be $3 for 15 years and up and $1 for those under 15 years old.
4-H Shooting Sports Fundraiser
Will Be Held In Coffeeville
    The 2nd Annual Yalobusha County 4-H Shooting Sports Fundraiser will be held September 29, with the first shot at 9 a.m.
    There will be a 3-D Archery Shoot, with 30 3-D targets, 50/50 Cash Pot and Novelty Shoots. Food concessions and homemade ice cream will be available. There will be door prizes.
    Come out and support the youth of Yalobusha County. All proceeds go to Yalobusha County Shooting Sports, sponsored by Grenada Bow Hunters. The entry fee will be $15.
    The range is located behind Piggly Wiggly on Okahoma Street in Coffeeville. Follow the 3-D signs.

Wrestling Benefits Family Readiness Group For 289th

    Maximum Champion Wrestling will have a fundraiser for the 289th FRG, Bruce and Water Valley Units, Saturday, September 15. This event will be held in the Bruce National Guard Armory, located on Highway 9 at Bruce. The doors will open at 6 p.m. and bell time is 7. General admission will be $8. Everyone is invited to come out and support our troops. For more information call 473-7757.

Annual Pine Valley Reunion Is Sept. 15

 The annual Pine Valley School Reunion will be held the 3rd Saturday in September, which will be the 15th of the month. Visiting will begin at 10 a.m.
    “Everyone is invited—you do not have to be a former school member,” stated Joni Camp, Publicity Chairperson. Lunch will be served at noon, and everyone attending is invited to bring your favorite dish to share. “Come out and have a good visit and lunch,” concluded Camp.

Pleasant Agers Serve Potluck Lunch

  Pleasant Agers will meet Wednesday, September 19, in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. A potluck lunch will be served at noon. Guest speaker will be Rev. Jay Parks, pastor of Antioch Baptist Church.
    Pastor Ron Jenkins invites everyone to attend this program. The church is located four miles west of Bruce on CR 231, across the prior railroad, on the left.

Tollison Is Guest Speaker At Historical Society’s Monthly Meeting

Senator Gray Tollison will be the guest speaker at the Yalobusha Historical Society, at its headquarters the Presbyterian Church in Coffeeville, Thursday, September 20, at 2:00 p.m.  Senator Tollison’s topic will be “What’s Going on in Jackson.” Visitors are welcome.

Crocker Reunion Set For Sunday

    The Crocker Family Reunion will be held Sunday, September 16, in the Sylva Rena Community Center from 10 a.m. until ? Those attending are asked to please bring a dish. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.

Masonic Chapters To Hold Meeting September 13

  McConico Chapter No. 96 RAM and J.J. Melton Council No. 50 R&SM will hold their next stated meetings on Thursday, September 13, beginning at 7:30 p.m., in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle.

Sanders Chapel Offers After School Studying Time Twice Weekly

    Sanders Chapel Y.C.A.P. is now available for after school study hall from 4-7 p.m Tuesday and Thursday. “We are WiFi accessible and we have computers for doing home work. If you have laptops, ipads, etc. you can also bring them. We are looking forward to seeing you soon,” stated Minister Steve Allen and Pastor Steen. This is open to the public.

Active, Retired Federal Employees Meet Wednesday

    Chapter 1659 National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) will meet on Wednesday, September 12, in Ole Miss Catering, 123 Heritage Dr., Oxford, starting at 11:30 a.m. NARFE exists to protect the earned benefits of active and retired federal employees and their families.
    All chapter members, active and retired federal employees, families and friends are invited to attend. For information concerning NARFE or this chapter contact Chapter Vice President Hal Staten at (662) 234-5762 or go to our Web Site at 1659.

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