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January 19 Wrestling Will Benefit Oakland Police Department

    Maximum Championship Wrestling Superstars will present a fundraiser for the Oakland Police Department Saturday, January 19, in the Oakland Fire Department. The doors will open at 6 p.m. and bell time will be 7 p.m. General admission will be $8.

Twins To Share Story Of Growing Up At YHS Meeting

    Kat and Margaret King of Oxford will be the guest speakers Thursday, Jan. 17 at the Yalobusha Historical Society Meeting beginning at 2 p.m. in its headquarters,  the former Presbyterian Church at Coffeeville.
    Their topic will be “Growing Up As Twins.” Visitors are welcome.

Kick-Off Meeting For 2013 Relay Will Be January 17

    Planning is underway for the 2013 Yalobusha County Relay for Life and a kick-off meeting is scheduled Thursday, January 17, at 5:30 p.m. in the Mechanics Bank Community Room.
All committee members, team captains and survivors are encouraged to attend this meeting. If you are interested in being on the 2013 Relay for Life Committee or starting a Relay for Life Team in Yalobusha County, please attend the meeting.
For questions concerning the American Cancer Society and/or Relay for Life, please feel free to call Bethany Bryant Cooper, Community Representative, American Cancer Society @ 662-552-1093 or email
“If you are interested in becoming involved in the fight against CANCER, please come out and participate in the Yalobusha County Relay for Life Kick-Off,” Cooper urges.

Chamber To Host After Hours Get Together At J’s on Main

    Water Valley Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that they will host an After Hours get together for business owners, professionals, and those interested in the well being of the Water valley Area at J’s on Main on January 28, from 6-7 p.m.
    “Drop in and share in the conservation and enjoy visiting one of our new businesses on Main Street,” stated CofC President Daniel Martin.

Local Artist, Vocalist Will  Speak At Local Home

Katrina Geenen, local artist, vocalist and Brazilian music historian/lover, will give a lecture at the home of Pati D’Amico and Bill Warren at 200 Panola St on Sunday, January 20 at 4 p.m. Food and refreshments will be provided. This event is free to the public. For more information please call 473-0972.

Friends of Blackmur Memorial Library Meeting Set For January 25

The Friends of Blackmur Memorial Library will have an organizational meeting Friday, Jan. 25 at 11 a.m. at Blackmur Memorial Library. Anyone interested in joining the organization is encouraged to attend. Officers and board members will be elected at this time.
The Friends of Blackmur Library offers support for the library by raising funding, sponsoring programs and promoting the library in the community. Volunteers also aid library staff with programs such as the Summer Reading Program and National Library Week. For more information on the meeting or the Friends organization, call the library at 473-2444.

Blue Devil Baseball Boosters Selling Seats At The Stadium

    The Baseball Booster Club is selling seats at the stadium.
    Do you hate having to take a chair to sporting events?     
    Now you can reserve a permanent, front-row stadium seat at the Blue Devil baseball field and never have to carry a chair again! The booster club has a total of 52 seats available for $50 each. These seats are purchased every year as a fundraiser for Blue Devil baseball. However, once you purchase a seat, you have the option to renew it yearly before the seats are offered for sale again.
    Please call Jill Sharp at 417-0058 or email at, if you have any questions. Forms are available at J’s on Main and Family Hairloom.
    “Thanks for supporting Blue Devil Baseball!,” Sharp said.

 City Offices Will Close Monday For Martin Luther King Holiday
    All City of Water Valley offices and departments will be closed Monday, January 21,  to observe the Martin Luther King holiday. Monday’s garbage route will run as usual along with commercial route.

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