Coming Events

TummySafe Course Offered In February

Pamela Redwine, Yalobusha County Family & Consumer Science Agent III for the Mississippi State University Extension Service, announces a Tummy Safe Certification Class and Exam for daycare workers being offered on Tuesday, February 12, at the Panola County Extension Service, 245-C Eureka Street, Batesville, Mississippi.  The class will begin at 9 a.m. and the cost to take the exam is $100, which can be paid by money order or cashiers check.  The exam will begin at 2:30 p.m.
TummySafe is a food certification course for childcare providers.  TummySafe offers 6 contact hours for child care providers who complete the course, and offers certification status for those that take and pass the certification exam.  This course is in compliance with Mississippi law, which requires that at least one person in every licensed day care center be certified in food safety.  TummySafe was written specifically for the Day Care Industry and replaces the previous ServeSafe® course for childcare providers only.
If you would rather not attend the class, but still would like to take the exam, you will need to work through the Tummy Safe CD before the exam.  The cost of the CD is $25. At least seven people must be registered before the class will be held. To be registered, you must complete a registration form and pay your fees by February 5th. If you have any questions or would like to find out how to purchase your copy of the Tummy Safe CD, contact Pamela Redwine at (662) 675-2730 or your local MSU- Extension Service.

Larry Hernandez Performs At VFW New Year’s

    A New Year’s Eve Party will be held Monday, December 31, at VFW Post 4100’s Post Home, located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley. Admission cost  $15 each or $25 for a couple. Cornbread and blackeyed peas will be served at midnight. The band, Stars, will play from 8 p.m. until midnight and Larry Hernandez will provide the entertainment.


Food Safety Certification Class Set For March

ServSafe Food Certification Class will be taught March 6 and 7 beginning at 9 a.m. The certification exam will begin around 3 p.m. and should be completed by 5 p.m. on March 7. The class will be held at the Panola County Extension Service. Cost of the course is $135. The deadline to register is February 7.   
There must be at least seven people registered, by the deadline, for the class to be held. Call Pamela at the Yalobusha County Extension Office at 662-675-2730 for additional details or to register. When calling to sign up, please inform the office of any disabilities that might interfere with your opportunity to participate in this program.

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group Meets January 13

    There will be a meeting of the Parkinson’s Disease Support Group in the cafeteria conference room of Baptist Memorial Hospital—North Mississippi at Oxford on Sunday, January 13, beginning at 2 p.m. Featured speaker Harry Sneed will provide information on the process, successes, and frustrations of his recent Deep Brain Stimulator implant. All who have an interest in Parkinson’s Disease and/or Deep Brain Stimulator are welcome.

Private Applicators Training Offered On January 15

There will be a private applicators training on Tuesday, January 15, at 9 a.m. The training will be held at the Yalobusha County Multi-Purpose Building.  The training will last approximately two hours and there is a $10 charge.  Remember, to buy restricted chemicals you must have this license.  
For additional information about the training, please contact the Yalobusha County Extension Service at (662) 675-2730.

Sign Language Workshop To Be Held

    An American Sign Language Workshop will be held January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, and February 7, between the hours of 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. each day. This will be held in Turnage Drug Store at Water Valley.
    This workshop will help improve the channels of communication for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing within the community and to learn a fun and exciting language. There will be a one time $75 registration fee, which will include materials. To register contact Vera Edward at (662) 202-3439.

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