Special To The Herald
COFFEEVILLE–Forty members and guests made a joyful noise at the December 19, Yalobusha Historical Society (YHS) meeting in its headquarters, the former Coffeeville Presbyterian Church.
Talented Stacy Douglas, pastor of the Coffeeville Methodist Church, shared the true meaning of Christmas singing beautiful carols noting the miracle of Christ’s birth. Concluding, Pastor Douglas, accompanied by Emma Hovey playing the piano led the group singing familiar Christmas hymns known to us since childhood.
Afterwards, the group enjoyed delicious refreshments. It was a good day.
The speaker for the January 16, meeting will be Emily Jo Wiggins, from the North Mississippi Fish Hatchery Visitor’s Education System. Her topic will be native plants species and native plant American usage.
Attendees at the final YHS meeting of 2013 included Lawrence Litten, Bettie Litten, G. C. Vaughn, Opal Wright, Ruth Perkins, John Perkins, Emma Hovey, Dave Hovey, Mae Vick, Carl Vick, Debby Hughes, Pat Brooks, Jason Jordan, Alice Jordan, Cliff Chandler, Sue Chand-ler, Jean Fly, Mike Ayers, Helen Jones, Sue T. Fly, Tom Cox, Thelma Roberts, Francine Pinnix, Jimmie Pinnix, Julia Fernandez, Betty R. Miller, Stacy Douglas, Betty Baker Thomas, Elizabeth A. Keith, Lee Mize, Bill Criss, Nevaeh Still, Courtney Turner, Makaylie Cheyenne Brewer, Jennie Turner, Wayne Turner, James Person, Kay McCulley and Mike Worsham.