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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.

ServSafe Certification Class Offered In October

ServSafe Food Certification Class will be taught October 22nd and  23rd beginning at 9 a.m. The certification exam will begin around 3 p.m. and should be completed by 5 p.m. on October 23rd.  The class will be held at the Grenada County Extension Service.  Cost of the course is $135.  The deadline to register is September 21st, 2012.   There must be at least 7 people registered, by the deadline, for the class to be held.  Call the Yalobusha County Extension Office @ 662-675-2730 for additional details and to register.  

Bobby Hood And Mike Hyde Perform At VFW Dance

    The regular VFW Post 4100 Saturday night dance will be held this week September 22 in the Post Home, located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley. Entertainment will be provided by Bobby Hood and Mike Hyde from 8 p.m. until midnight.
    “Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy listening, or dancing, to the music,” says Commander Sam Phillips. For those interested in playing the electronic VLC Bingo machines the doors will open at 2 p.m.

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.
Operation Christmas Child
Countdown Event Is Sept. 30
Anyone interested in packing shoeboxes for a child for Christmas is asked to join us for the Operation Christmas Child countdown event Sunday, Sept. 30 from 2 until 4 p.m. in the Activity Center Youth Room at First Baptist Church in Water Valley. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to Pat Brooks at  473-2142 or Vivian Gilley at 473-2829.

Lafayette Springs Reunion Is October 6

The Lafayette Springs School Reunion will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Primitive Baptist Church in Lafayette Springs.  All who attended the school and friends and neighbors who lived near it in those days are invited to attend.  
Former classmates will gather around 10 a.m., visit and exchange memories, then have a pot luck lunch of sandwiches, salads, and desserts.
 Everyone is encouraged to make notes of all the memories about people and places (stores, churches, businesses) and people of the Lafayette Springs of “yester year!”  
There will be two writers attending the  event and taking notes with the hopes of writing a history of this community. For more information, contact Sue Rogers at (662)473-3853.

Annual Christmas Parade Will Roll Down Main Dec. 1

    The annual Water Valley Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, December 1, starting at 1 p.m. The rain date will be the following Saturday, December 8, if needed.
    All churches, businesses, factories, school groups, and individuals are urged to participate in the parade. If you would like to have an entry, contact J. C. Womble at 473-3190, or email or Bobby Murphree at 473-2501 to register your entry.
    Use your imagination to make a decorated entry, or float, for the Christmas parade. Santa Claus has already made plans to be here for the parade. The Water Valley Christmas Parade is sponsored by the Tri-Lake Fairground Association.

Beta Club Kicks Off Fundraiser

    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.
 Bingo Action Scheduled
Monday And Friday Nights
  VFW bingo will be played on Monday and Friday nights, September 21 and 24. 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 2 p.m. on Monday, Friday and Saturday for electronic VLC Bingo machines. Regular bingo session sales start at 6 p.m. nd the first of 24 games begins at 7 p.m. You must be at least 18 years of age to play.

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.

Extension Service Hosts Holiday House

The Yalobusha County Extension Service will host a Holiday House on Saturday, November 3, 2012 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Coffeeville.  There will be Arts & Crafts Vendors, Holiday Demonstrations and Concessions. Booth spaces are available for $20 or $25 with electricity.  Call Lisa or Pamela at 675-2730 to reserve your spot by October 3.

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.

Sanders Chapel Hosts Basketball Tournament

    Sanders Chapel is hosting a basketball tournament Saturday, September 29, starting at 11 a.m. If you have a team that is interested in playing , call Pastor Mitchell Steen, (662) 675-8451.

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