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Classes Of 1953 And 1954 Schedule Joint Reunion Carnival Weekend

    The Water Valley High School Classes of 1953 and 1954 will hold a joint reunion on Saturday, August 2, in the Water Valley Country Club. The event will begin at 7 p.m.
    Attempts have been made to contact all class members, as well as spouses of deceased class members and persons who were members of these classes in earlier years, but did not graduate in 1953 or ‘54. If anyone was missed, who wants to attend, contact either Bob Brooks at (662) 473-2142, or Gaylon Booker at 473-4621, before July 1.

Delta Street Rods Offers Weekend Of Vintage Automobile Fun

The Mississippi Delta Street Rods will present their 30th annual Catfish Run car show, with exhibitions in Batesville and at Sardis Lake June 13-14. The vintage vehicle aficionados accept only cars and trucks manufactured before 1949. Their show is well-known among collectors throughout the region and among those who just like to see the shiny antique automobiles which are required to get to the show under their own steam.
The vehicles will be on display Friday night, June 13, at the Factory Stores at Batesville, and on Saturday, June 14 at Sardis Lake. At both events concessions will be available, barbecue on Friday and fried catfish on Saturday. Admission is free for those who want to view the cars and trucks.
Activities are planned Saturday at the lake for all ages, with drawings, door prizes and games.
Pre-registration for exhibitors is $30, or $35 the day of the show. For information call Darrell Martin at 561-5163.

Union Hill Missionary Department Plans Yard And Bake Sale

    The missionary department of Union Hill C.M.E. Church will have a combination Yard and Bake Sale Saturday, June 14, beginning at 6 a.m. This will be held under the old farmer’s market pavilion. All proceeds and donations will benefit the missionary department

Deadline To Register For Food Certification Class Is June 27

ServSafe Food Certification Class will be taught July 10 beginning at 7:30 a.m. The certification exam will begin around 4 p.m. and should be completed by 6 p.m.  The class will be held at the Yalobusha County Extension Service and the cost of the course is $135. The deadline to register is June 27.
Call Pamela Redwine at the Yalobusha County Extension Office at 662-675-2730 for additional details and to register.

Pledge Of Allegiance Is Topic At June YHS Meeting With Tricia Raymond

    The Yalobusha Historical Society (YHS) will meet Thursday, June 19, at 2:00 p.m. in its headquarters the former Coffeeville Presbyterian Church.  The speaker is Tricia Raymond of Madison and her topic is the Pledge of Allegiance. Visitors are welcome.

NWCC Summer School Registration Is June 30 At Tate Hall

Registration for the second summer school session at Northwest Mississippi Community College is set for Monday, June 30. Open registration for day classes will be held from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. that day. On the Senatobia campus, registration will be held in Tate Hall.
Second session day classes begin on Tuesday, July 1. Wednesday, July 2 is the last day to register or make schedule changes. The college will be closed on Friday, July 4 for Independence Day. The last day to withdraw from a course is Friday, July 18 and final examinations are Wednesday, July 30.
The Summer 2014 schedule can be accessed online at by clicking on the “Registration Dates” link under the Student Menu. For more information contact the Registrar’s Office at 662-562-3220

Gospel Music Jubilee Scheduled For Gore Springs Community Center

    A gospel music jubilee will be held in the Gore Springs Community Center June 14, at 6 p.m. Admission will be $5. The Jubilee will feature Fishers of Men; New Genesis; Chosen Road; Tyanne Newsom; and others.
    A concession stand, with hamburgers, hotdogs, drinks, coffee, popcorn, and home made deserts, will be available. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy a night of good entertainment.

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