JA Raises Funds With Masquerade Ball
The Junior Auxiliary of Water Valley will be hosting a Masquerade Ball on Feb. 16 at 6 p.m. at the historic Hendricks Machine Shop building located on South Main Street.
This event is a fundraiser intended to help support the programs of the nonprofit organization.
Guests will enjoy a silent auction beginning at 6 p.m. followed by a full service dinner buffet at 7 p.m. provided by My Michelle’s.
Entertainment will include a live jazz duet which includes Water Valley native Jonathan Bass followed by DJ Bobby Murphree.
Tickets are $35 per person and $60 per couple prior to the event and $40 per person and $70 per couple at the door.
Tickets can be purchased by contacting Becky Tatum at 662-202-6822 or visiting Main Attraction Coffee Shop at 405 Main Street in Water Valley.
Wrestling Superstars Present Sweetheart Special Fundraiser
Maximum Championship Wrestling Superstars will present a Sweetheart Special Fundraiser for the Oakland Police Department in the Oakland Fire Department Saturday, February 9. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and bell time is scheduled for 7 p.m. General admission will be $8.
Half-Way House For Women Opens In Oakland
Leah’s House, located at 37 Oak Street, Oakland, will open March 1. There will be a ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. On March 2, from 12 until 3 p.m. there will also be an open house. Anyone who would like to enter the facility, can call Michelle Moyer, (662) 703-9806 for an application.
Leah’s House is a 90-day, half-way house for women ages 18 and up. The mission is to provide women with a comprehensive, Bible-based intervention for addictions, out-of-control behaviors, and other problems experienced daily. Leah’s House will offer classes on life skills and boundaries. The goal is that those entering become women of influence in society. There is no charge for the residents; the facility will operate on donations and fundraisers.
Garden Club Of WV Promotes Plants
The Garden Club of Water Valley will be on Main Street in front of Turnage Drug Store February 16, from 9 a.m.-until. bringing spring into the air with plants, seeds, and bulbs of all kinds. They will also have on their table information about commemorative pavers for in front of the City Park Gazebo and the City Park Flag Area for the military.
Masonic Chapters Hold Meeting
Valley City Lodge No. 402 F&AM will hold its next stated Communication Thursday, February 7, beginning at 7 p.m.. in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle. All members are requested to be present and to support your local lodge.
Camp Ground Schedules Yard Sale
A yard sale will be held in the Camp Ground Baptist Church Activities Building Saturday, February 9, from six until eleven o’clock in the morning. Early spring cleaning will provide lots of items in good condition. There will be clothes for all seasons, toys, kitchen items, TVs, sheets, curtains, what-nots—too much to list.
VFW Hosts Valentine Sweetheart Ball
A Valentine Sweetheart Ball will be held at VFW Post 4100’s Home on Saturday, February 9. Everyone is invited to dress up and come out for this event.
Soil Conservation Offers Seedlings
The Yalobusha County Soil and Water Conservation District will provide oak seedlings to the public at no cost. Trees will be given out on first-come, first-serve basis. The seedlings will be given away on Tuesday, February 12, starting at 10 a.m. at the USDA Service Center on Front Street in Coffeeville.
Seedlings are bare root and will need to be kept moist and cool until planting. Seedlings should be planted within the next couple days after being received. The effort is to encourage all citizens to be conscious of the natural beauty of trees and the role they play in protecting our environment, beautifying our landscapes, and providing food and shelter for wildlife.
Hawkins Invites Public To Town Hall Meeting
There will be a town hall style meeting Monday, Feb. 11, at the Mechanics Bank Community Room beginning at 7 p.m. The public is invited to come and share their concerns for the community, according to Levert Hawkins, who is organizing the meeting.
“This is your chance to be heard,” Hawkins said. For information call Hawkins at (662) 515-4576.
Renasant Seeks Artists For Bank Display
Renasant Bank in Water Valley is looking for artists to display their work. Painters, photographers, quilters, collage, drawings, old signage, and more all are welcome.
Work must be ready for hanging (proper wires/hooks on back) There is no charge for participating. The work can be sold at the bank as well. If interested Please Call Pati D’Amico at 662-473-0972.
Spring Hill Sponsors Stage Play
Learn about the journey of our ancestors through the stage play of “An Evening With Freedom,” Saturday, February 23,, beginning at 6 p.m. in the City Auditorium at Water Valley. The play is sponsored by Spring Hill North M.B. Church, pastor Sammy Townes. Admission will be $7, with children 12 and under admitted free.
Ninth Annual Calhoun County Quilt Show Set For March 1-2
The 9th annual Calhoun County Quilt Show and Apron Display will be held March 1-2, in the Multipurpose Building at Pittsboro. Admission will be $2 and it includes a chance on two quilts. A salad plate will be available Friday only for $6.
All quilts, aprons, and bonnets will be accepted for display February 4 through February 27. If you would like to display an item, or need more information, call Stephanie Hitt at the Calhoun County Extension Office, (662) 412-3177.
Order Of Eastern Star Announces Meeting Date
Water Valley Chapter No. 5, Order of the Eastern Star, will have their next meeting Tuesday, February 12, beginning at 7:30 p.m., in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle. Members are urged to make an effort to attend.