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Annual Walker Cemetery Cleaning Is Saturday

    It is that time of year again and the annual Walker Cemetery Cleaning will be held October 5. The lunch fellowship will be held at noon, so everyone is invited to come early, with their favorite dish to share at lunch and yard tools to help clean. “Hope everyone can make it,” stated Sheila Nelson. If you have questions contact Nelson at 473-1295.

YHS Seeks Items For General Store/Yard Sale

The Yalobusha Historical Society is accepting items for their 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 at 662-563-2607 if you have items to donate.

Upkeep And Maintenance Is Topic At Paris Cemetery Meeting

    An  annual meeting is scheduled Saturday, Oct. 5, at Paris Cemetery to address upkeep and maintenance. The short business meeting will start at 11 a.m., followed by a potluck dinner on the grounds. Anyone who has a loved one buried at the cemetery is urged to attend.  
    If you cannot attend, but wish to contribute towards the fund you may mail your donation to Mrs. Betty J. Mize, 86 CR 479, Paris, MS 38949.

Lafayette Springs School Reunion Is October 5

The Lafayette Springs School reunion will be held on Saturday, October 5, at the Primitive Baptist Church in Lafayette Springs. All who attended the school or lived in the  community prior to 1950 are encouraged to attend.
Alumni will gather around 10 a.m., visit and exchange memories of the people and events of our lives in the Lafayette Springs of “yester-year.” Remember the day the roof of the school caught on fire? The new ‘modern’ outhouses that had two holes and a door without cracks you could see through? The day we all got a spanking for playing after the bell–everyone except Laura Vaughn?
The fun-filled day will include a pot luck lunch of sandwiches, salads, and desserts.  

Order Of Eastern Star Sets Meeting Date

  Water Valley Chapter No. 5, Order of Eastern Star, will have their next meeting on Tuesday, October 8, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle, beginning at 7:30  p.m. Members are urged to make an effort to attend.
Valley City Lodge Holds
Communication Thursday
    Valley City Lodge No. 402 F&AM will hold its next stated communication on Thursday, October 3, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle, beginning at 7 p.m. All members are requested to be present to support their lodge.

Halloween Activities Planned At Cossar State Park

    Cossar State Park will host Halloween activities at the park on November 2. The fun-filled night gets underway at 7 p.m. and continues until 9 p.m. Activities include a haunted trail, games and a cake walk.

Lions’ Monthly Breakfast Is Saturday

    The monthly Lion’s Club pancake breakfast is scheduled Saturday morning, October 5, from 6:30-9 a.m., in the Depot Building on Main Street. The menu will be all-you-care-to-eat plates of pancakes, sausage, juice, and coffee and plates for $5 each.
    “Come out, enjoy a delicious meal, and great fellowship, while helping fund the many charitable projects of the Lions Club,” invites Lion Ernie Aune, head chef.

Former Holley Employees Invited To Reunion

    All former Holley Carburetor/Automotive employees, who were employed at the Water Valley plant are invited to a reunion. The reunion will be held in the Water Valley First Baptist Church Christian Activities Center (CAC) on October 24, beginning at 6 p.m. The cost of the fish dinner will be $12, to be paid at the door, cash only.
    To reserve your spot for yourself and/or one guest call Barbara Newman at 473-4185, Debby Hughes at 473-2355, or Marty Gurner at 473-3364, before October 9.

Oakland Program Highlights Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

    The Friends of Oakland invite the public to attend a program on the early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease. The program is scheduled Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 10 a.m. at the Oakland Presbyterian Church.   
    “Ten Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease,” is designed to teach participates early indications of the disease for early detection of the disease.  It provides information to detect signs of memory loss or other unaccountable changes in behavior that makes one think that something is different or wrong with their health.
    MSU Extension Service Nutrition and Food Safety Area Agent Pamela Redwine will be the instructor for the one-hour program.

Masonic Chapters Plan Meeting

    McConico Chapter No. 96 RAM and J.J. Melton Council No. 50 R&SM will hold their next stated meetings on Thursday, October 10, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle. All members are hereby notified that the meeting time has been changed to 7 p.m. until further notice. All members are requested to make a special effort to attend.

Benefit Provides Support For Cancer Patient

    A benefit is scheduled for Sherry Whiteside Black on Saturday, October 5, beginning at 5 p.m. in Paris Baptist Church. There will be a silent auction and live entertainment. Chicken spaghetti or regular spaghetti plates will be $8. Pre-sold t-shirts are available for $15. Sherry has been diagnosed with breast cancer and is undergoing treatment. Call 414-8382 or 414-5995 for more information.

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