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George P. Cossar State Park Hosts Youth Fishing Rodeo

    The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) will host a youth fishing rodeo at George P. Cossar State Park on Saturday, July 5.  The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under; registration begins at 7:30 a.m. George P. Cossar State Park is located at 165 County Road 170 near Oakland.
    Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing gear, catfish bait, and stringers. Fishing rodeos offer a quality fishing experience for younger anglers in a controlled and safe environment. The rodeo ponds are well stocked with catfish to make it easier for participants to catch fish. This event is a great way for a family to spend quality time together.
    Those seeking additional information can call the George P. Cossar State Park Office at (662) 623-7356 or the MDWFP Fisheries Bureau at (601) 432-2200.

Valley City Lodge Announces Next Stated Communication

    Valley City Lodge No. 402 F&AM will have its next stated Communication on Thursday, July 3, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All members are requested to be present. Take due notice thereof and support your local lodge during this new year.

Order Of Easter Star Sets Date For Monthly Meeting
    Water Valley Chapter No. 5, Order of Eastern Star, will have their regular meeting Tuesday, July 8, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will begin at 7:30. Members are asked to please make an effort to attend and support their local chapter.

Sharp Speaks On State’s Boundaries At Next YHS Meeting

    Ed Sharp of Oxford is the Yalobusha Historical Society speaker for the Thursday, July 17, meeting at 2 p.m. in the former Coffeeville Presbyterian Church. Ed’s topic is “The Boundaries of Mississippi.” Visitors are welcome to attend.
Serenity-Daniels Funeral Home
Hosts Customer Appreciation Day
    Serenity-Daniels Funeral Home, located at 206 Martin Street in Water Valley will host a Community Appreciation Day Saturday, July 12. Everyone is invited to come out and join them for food, fun, and fellowship.
    “This is your chance to view the facility, meet the staff.” The event will start at noon and will continue until 5 p.m.

City Hall Closed For The Fourth

    The City of Water Valley will close on Friday, July 4, to observe Independence Day. Friday’s commercial garbage route will run as usual.

Sawmill Festival Golf Tournament Is July 12

    The Sawmill Festival Golf Tournament, “Freedom From Business” will be held Saturday, July 12, at Yoda Creek Golf Course in Bruce. The Tournament is sponsored by the Bruce Lions Club. Players will receive a festival cap, lunch, and a chance on a door prize. Prizes will be awarded in several categories. For more information call Yoda Creek at (662) 983-9632.

Annual Stewart Reunion Is July 5

    The 35th annual Stewart Reunion will be held Saturday, July 5, in the First Christian Church Fellowship Hall, located at 1020 North Main and South Court Street in Water Valley. Registration begins at 10 a.m. Those attending are asked to bring a “pot luck” dish to share at noon. If you have any questions, please contact Patricia Pratt at 473-4788 or 473-6529.

Color Guard Bake Sale Provides Money For Expenses

    The Water Valley High School Band Color Guard will have a bake sale Thursday, July 3, from 8 a.m. until all goodies are sold. The sale will be held in front of Larson’s Piggly Wiggly.  Everyone is invited to come out and buy desserts for your Fourth of July activities, while helping the Color Guard with expenses for the coming year.

Grant From Dollar General Funds Literacy Program In Coffeeville

    The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Trinity Educators Development Corporation, INC. a $10,000 grant to support Right Strides literacy.
    Trinity Educators operates the Right Strides 21st Century learning programs serving the Coffeeville School District for grades 5 – 12.  Trinity Educators literacy program focuses on adult education, family literacy, early childhood education, and parenting skills training.  This program’s focus is to gauge community interest and dedication to improving reading skills.
    “Trinity Educators knows that literacy is fundamental for learning and is crucial to the success of our students,” says Clay Taylor, CEO of Trinity Educators. “We are absolutely thrilled to be among the recipients of  this funding to help enhance the literacy program for our students.”

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