Big Buck Contest Scheduled At Calhoun County Fair
The Calhoun County Fair and Livestock’s Big Buck Contest will be held Saturday, July 26, with registration and scoring starting at 9 a.m. and continuing until 1 p.m. The contest is for typical and non-typical, with a limit of two mounts per person. There is a $10 per mount entry fee. First prize is $50 in typical and non-typical. There will be an adult and youth division.
The contest is for whitetail deer only. Contact the Calhoun County Extension Office at (662) 412-3177 for more information.
Commandery No. 6 Sets Date For July Meeting
St. Cyr Commandery No 6 will hold their next slated conclave at the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle in Water Valley on Thursday, July 24 beginning ay 7:30 p.m. All members are requested to take due notice thereof and make an effort to attend.
Live Music Scheduled At The Pickin’ Shed
There will be live music at The Pickin’ Shed, located on Highway 9W at Banner, Friday night, July 25, beginning at 7 p.m. The house band, David Phillips from Bruce, and other guests will be singing.
Karaoke will be Saturday night, July 26, beginning at 7 p.m. There will be a potluck meal at 6 p.m. each night and the public is invited to both events.
Bobby Hood Band Provides Music For Saturday Night Dance
The Bobby Hood Band will provide the music for the regular VFW Saturday night dance July 26. Dancing will begin at 8 p.m. and continue until midnight. VFW Post 4100’s Post Home is located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy dancing, or just listing, to the music.
Arts Council Sets Meeting Date
The Water Valley Arts Council will have the monthly meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Water Valley Main Street office, 207 North Main Street. Topics for discussion: The 6th annual Art Crawl, October fundraiser and more. You don’t have to be a member to attend the meetings. Come with good ideas and a sense of fun. For further information call Ramona Bernard at 473-9851 or Bill Warren at 473-0972.
Oakland Auxiliary Club Sponsors Flea Market
The Oakland Auxiliary Club will sponsor a Flea Market Saturday, August 2, beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Walking Track in Oakland. Booth rentals are $10 and you keep all the proceeds. Contact Monica Hodges at (662) 607-6329, Vera Walls at (662) 709-0440, or Sharonda Jones at (662) 589-0040 for more information or booth rental.
Multi-Class Reunion Planned In Conjunction With Festival
A multi-class reunion for WVHS alumni will be held Friday night, Aug. 1, beginning at 7 p.m. The gathering is being planned and hosted by a group of former students from the 60s. But, it is not just for the 60s classes, everyone is welcome with emphasize on the 50s, 60s and 70s. The gathering will be held in the “meeting room” building behind the Little Professionals Day Care at 521 North Court Street. There is plenty of parking and some RV hookups are available. The event will include a potluck supper, same as in the past. The food can be purchased or homemade.
Plates, ice, cups, cutlery, napkins will be furnished. If you can’t bring anything just bring yourself. Dress is very casual, according to planners. Also, attendees are urged to bring photos and memorabilia. A slide projector is also available. For more information or to find out what food items to bring, please call 473-2236 or 473-1400.
Classes Plan Joint Reunion
WVHS classes of 1958 and 1961 will again host an annual get together for class members, their friends and families. Please make plans to attend between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2. Please try to be there at 12 noon for photograph opportunities. As in previous years, this informal reunion will be held in the North Main St. Church of Christ fellowship hall located on the corner of North Main and Wise Streets.
Snacks and soft drinks will be provided by class members. Volunteers are always appreciated. Bring old photos and memorabilia if you have some you would like to share. Organizers hope to see you there for a day of renewing old friendships in this cool and comfortable setting.
Class Of 1984 Needs Contact Info To Plan 30 Year Reunion
The Water Valley High School Class of 1984 is planning a 30 year class reunion. Contact information is needed on members of the class. Please call or text at (662) 473-6984 to give this information.
The reunion date and time has not yet been set.