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Addy Schedules Senior Pictures On Sept. 24

Addy Photography will be at WVHS on Tuesday, September 24 to take senior pictures (both formal and cap and gown).  There will be a $25 sitting fee due at that time and all students who have their picture made will receive an 8×10 class composite.  If students wish to purchase senior portraits they may pick up an information packet from the school regarding poses and prices.  Students are not obligated to purchase pictures but they will not be featured in the high school annual if they do not have their picture made.  If you have any questions regarding senior pictures, you may call Addy Photography at 236-1358.

Arts Council Seeks Participants For Christmas Parade

The Water Valley Arts Council is looking for participants for the annual Christmas Parade who will decorate their bike, small buggy, baby stroller, wagon or other small non-electric/gas vehicle.
“We will be part of the yearly Christmas parade, which is happening this year on Saturday, Dec. 7,” said Pati D’Amico, coordinator for this portion of the event for the Arts Council.
D’Amico recommends decorating in festive, sparkly colors of the season (reds, greens, golds, silver). “The sparklier and funnier, the better,” she added. “Just in good taste, please.”
The Arts Council is also looking for people who can play an instrument or two. “I will have kazoos available for all,” D’Amico added. All ages are invited to participate. For additional information contact D’Amico at 473-0972.

Valley City Sets Date For Meeting

    Valley City Lodge No. 402 F&AM will hold its next stated communication on Thursday, September 5 at the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle beginning at 7:30 p.m. All members are hereby requested to be present and support their local lodge

Oxford Maker’s Market Is Saturday

    The Oxford Maker’s Market will be held Saturday, September 7, on the courthouse lawn in Oxford. The Oxford Maker’s Market is an art market based in Oxford and it is held every first Saturday of the month. The Oxford Maker’s Market is committed to local and underexposed artists, and seeks to showcase different artists and musicians and a variety of mediums at each event. Saturday’s event will be featuring paintings by James Daigle, J-MAN, jewelry by Natalie Rodgers, Fiber Arts by 13 Chicks and The Briar Patch, and many more. Music will be provided by Donovan from 11 to noon, and The Kites from noon to 4 p.m. This event is family friendly and free to the public.

JA Sells Chances On Big Screen Television At Football Games

    Junior Auxiliary of Water Valley is offering a 50″ Sanyo television for a raffle fundraiser. Purchase one ticket for $1 or six tickets for $5.  Visit the JA table at the concession building at any home game before homecoming. The drawing will be held at homecoming. You do not have to be present to win.  
    If you do not attend the games, tickets can be purchased from a JA member or at Jay Gee’s on South Main Street. The TV will be on display at Jay Gee’s. The proceeds from this raffle will fund Junior Auxiliary projects in the Water Valley community.

YHS Seeks Items For Yard Sale

The Yalobusha Historical Society is accepting items for our General Store/Yard Sale held at Celebrate Coffeeville Day Oct. 5. This is our annual fundraiser for the maintenance of the former Presbyterian Church. Please contact Joy Marter Tippit, 662-563-2607 if you have items to donate.

Initiation Planned At WV’s Order Of Eastern Star Meeting

    Water Valley Chapter No. 5 OES will have their next meeting on Tuesday, September 10 at the Masonic Temple on Champion circle beginning at 7:30 p.m. An initiation will be held at this meeting. Members please make an effort to attend.

Lions Serve Pancakes Saturday

    The monthly first Saturday Lion’s Club pancake breakfast is scheduled from 6-9:30 a.m. September 7 in the Lion’s Depot Building on Main Street. The menu will be all-you -care-to-eat pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice. Proceeds from this event help to support the many charitable projects of the Lion’s Club.
    “Come out Saturday morning, enjoy a delicious breakfast, some great fellowship, and help with with the many projects of the Lions Club,” invites Lion Ernie Aune, head chef.

Pine Valley Holds Annual Reunion

    The annual Pine Valley School Reunion will be held the third Saturday in September, as always. The date is September 21,  beginning at 10 a.m., and it will continue through lunch. You do not have to be a member of the community, or a former student of the school to attend. Just come and visit and enjoy seeing the building in  its original condition.
    “Please bring your favorite dish to share and we will all enjoy having a great lunch together. Mark this on your calendar and come on out to Pine Valley for a wonderful day,” invites Joni Camp, publicity chairperson.


Fundraiser Benefits Highways And Hedges Rec Center

    The Highways and Hedges Boys and Girls Recreation Center will host a yard sale/auction on Saturday, September 28. Booth space is available for $4 per vendor. Vendors may submit up to three items to be auctioned off to the highest bidder. Scotty Willard from Oxford will be the auctioneer for this event.  The center is located at 407 East  Lee Street in Water Valley
    The yard sale will be from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. The auction will begin at 10 a.m. Door prizes will be given during the event and refreshments will be available for sale. Vendors will not be allowed to sell food items and they must provide their own tables. Vendors may begin to set up at 6 a.m. For more information contact Elder Louis Rowsey or Deborah Rowsey at (662 ) 473-3759 or (662) 202-4011.


Principal Invites Community, Parents To Forum

Principal’s Link will be held at Water Valley High School on Monday evening, September 9 at 6 p.m.  All parents and members of the school community are invited to come to this informal time of sharing and fellowship.
There is no agenda; the floor is open for anyone to ask questions, make suggestions, share concerns or share hopes and dreams for the future. Join Principal Glenn Kitchens for this open forum.

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