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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.
    Members 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.

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 cast and music is by Springfield M.B. Church of Abbeville, with Rev. Jerry Malone, pastor. 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.

Nurse Anesthetist Provides Autism Information At YHS Meeting

The Yalobusha Historical Society will meet Thursday, Feb. 21 at 2 p.m. in its headquarters (the former Presbyterian Church) in Coffeeville. The guest speaker will be Judy Brasher from Holcomb. Judy is a retired nurse anesthetist. Her topic will be “Environmental Factors Affecting Autism.”  Visitors are welcome.
Bayson Chapel Hosts Annual
Health And Wellness Fair
Bayson Chapel M. B. Church will host the 2nd Annual Community Health and Wellness Fair Saturday, Feb. 16 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the National Guard Armory in Water Valley. There will be health screenings, free car seats and safety training along with crafts, space jumps and more for the kiddies.

Rocket Launch 1-2-3 Helps Girls And Boys To Explore Their Future  

Join Girl Scouts Heart of the South for Rocket Launch 1-2-3, a unique program open to girls and boys to explore their future. Rocket Launch 1-2-3 will the held at Davidson Elementary during the school day. Kindergarten through 2nd grade will be March 3-8 and 3rd through 5th grades will be March 18-22.  Cost is $6 per person.
Through this fun and interactive program participants will develop their leadership skills, explore their future and have an out of this world good time. Stop by the DES office to pick up a registration form. Deadline for registration is Feb. 15.

Magnolia Baseball/Softball Sign-up Is Feb. 16, 23 And March 2

    Sign-up for Magnolia Youth League Baseball/Softball will begin Saturday, February 16, from 9 a.m. until 12 Noon. February 23 and March 2 are also days to sign up. The cost is $45 for one child, $40 for a second child, and $35 for the third child. For more information contact Darnell Vaughn at 473-3264 or 230-0237.

Library Friends Sponsor Party

    Friends of the Library are sponsoring a Valentine Chocolate Party Wednesday, February 13, from two until four o’clock in the afternoon. The party will be held at the Water Valley Library and everyone is invited to attend.
Superintendent Addresses Retired Educators At Meeting
    There will be a Retired Educators’ Personnel meeting at the Mt. Moriah District Association Building, located at 3657 CR 211, Coffeeville, on Thursday, February 28, beginning at 10 a.m..  To help organizers complete plans for the meeting, please call in your attendance to 662-675-8255 OR 662-675-2920.
    Members and future members are invited to attend. A regular member is any person who is a retired teacher, administrator, or any other person who has been employed by any educational institution.
    The speaker for this meeting will be Mr. Kim Chrestman, Superintendent of Water Valley Schools. Please plan to attend and bring a door prize to be given away. Refreshments will be provided.

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 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.

City Offices Close For Holiday

    All City of Water Valley offices and departments will be closed Monday, February 18, 2013 to observe President’s Day. Monday’s garbage route will run as usual along with commercial route.

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