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Masonic Hall In Oakland Hosts Singing Program

  A singing program will be held in the Masonic Hall at Oakland Saturday, November 10, beginning at 6 p.m. All choirs, groups, and soloists are invited to share on this program.

Invitation Extended To Join The Sweet Potato Cooking Contest

    A sweet potato cooking contest will be held Saturday afternoon, November 10, during the 39th Annual Sweet Potato Festival in Vardaman. Winners will be selected in each of these categories: Cakes, Pies; Miscellaneous (Desserts); Miscellaneous (Others); Low Calorie; Men’s; Youth (12-18); and Children (under 12).
    The Mayor’s Cup will be presented at the Banquet Saturday night to the over-all winner.
    The contest is open to the public. The recipe must be original and unpublished. The prepared dish and the recipe (without personal information) should be brought to the Vardaman School cafeteria between 12-1 p.m. November 10. Refrigeration is not available. Have product assembled and ready to put on judging table.
    Use your imagination to create a brand new recipe, or adapt an old recipe by adding a personal touch.
    For more information, contact Mitzi Hardin at 682-9952.

 Order Of Eastern Star Schedules Meeting

    Water Valley Chapter No. 5, Order of Eastern Star, will have their next meeting Tuesday, November 13, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Please make an effort to attend if you are a member.


Tunica Museum Director Speaks At YHS Meeting

    The Yalobusha Historical Society will meet Thursday, November 15, 2012 at its headquarters (the former Presbyterian Church) at 2 p.m. in Coffeeville.
    The speaker, Richard Taylor, executive director of the Tunica Museum will speak on “The Star-Spangled Banner.”
    Visitors are encouraged to attend.


Green Goshen C.M.E. Church Announces Cemetery Cleanup Day

 Green Goshen C.M.E. Church will have the annual Cemetery and Cleanup Day, Saturday, November 17, beginning at 8 a.m.
    “Everyone is urged to come out and help with this,” stated Pastor Sheryln Brown.
City Offices Close For Veteran’s Day
    The City of Water Valley offices and city hall will be closed Monday November 12, to observe Veteran’s Day Holiday. Monday’s garbage route will run as usual.

VFW Seeks Help With Care Packages For Deployed Soldiers

  VFW Post 4100, located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley, sponsors a Family Support Group for the families of the 289th Vertical Construction Company. These troops are now serving in Afghanistan and they are mostly from the Water Valley and Bruce areas.
    “We are building care packages to send overseas to the troops. If you would like to donate non-perishables, contact Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 4100, Water Valley,” stated Commander Sam Phillips. The community is urged to attend VFW’s support group meeting November 6, beginning at 7 p.m. For more information call Commander Phillips at (662) 473-4456 or (662) 578-1544.

Calhoun Forestry Meeting Provides Update On Timber Market

    A Calhoun County Forestry meeting will be held Monday, November 12, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Dr. James Henderson, MSU Forestry, has agreed to give a program on “Timber Market Update”. A meal will be served at this meeting.
    “Please call the Calhoun County Extension Office at (662) 412-3177 by Thursday, November 8, to let us know if you plan to attend. This will allow us to get an accurate count for the meal,” stated Trent Barnett, Interim County Director.

Pink Ladies Hold Annual Thanksgiving Bake Sale On Nov. 17

    The Yalobusha General Hospital and Yalobusha County Nursing Home Ladies Auxiliary (Pink Ladies) will hold their annual Thanksgiving Bake Sale on Saturday, November 17, in front of Turnage Drug Store. Come by and purchase your Thanksgiving goodies and take a chance on a beautiful quilt.

Calvin And Joyce Schmitz Celebrate 40th Anniversary

    Everyone is invited to attend the 40th anniversary celebration of Calvin and Joyce Schmitz. This event will also celebrate the retirement of Mr. Schmitz.
  The reception will be held November 10, between the hours of two and four o’clock in the afternoon in Water Valley First Baptist Church’s CAC.
  The event is being hosted by family and friends and the couple request “No gifts, please.”

Friends Of Blackmur Memorial Library Schedule Meeting

    The Friends of Blackmur Memorial Library will have an organization meeting Thursday, Nov. 8 at 6:30 at the library.
    Anyone who is interested in becoming a member of the Friends of the Library program is encouraged to attend. The group, which has been inactive for several years, is a separate, non-profit organization that offers support to the library through fundraising, supporting and planning programming and promoting the library in the community. Volunteers also assist the staff with programs such as the Summer Library Program and National Library Week.
    If you have any questions or want more information, or if you are interested in becoming a member and will be unable to attend the meeting, please call the library at (662) 473-2444.

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