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Billy Adams Band Performs At Saturday Night Dance

    The Billy Adams Band will provide the music for the regular VFW Saturday night dance on September 20. The music will begin at 8 p.m. and end at midnight.
    The VFW Post Home is located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy a night of dancing, or just listening to the music.

Classes At Mississippi Baptist Seminary Resume On Sept. 25

    Mississippi Baptist Seminary will not meet on Thursday, September 18, but will resume class on Thursday, September 25, at 6:30 p.m. in Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church.
    New students should come prepared to register for class on Thursday, September 25, at 6 p.m.
    Call Mamie H. Shields, Dean of the Coffeeville Center, at (662) 675-2227, for further information.

Are You Related To The Family Harassed By The Bell Witch? You Are Invited To A Reunion

    If you know you are related to the John Bell family of Robertson County, Tennessee, or think you are related to the family harassed by the Bell Witch, come join the Bell Reunion on Saturday, September 20, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Lion’s Club Building at Batesville. The address is 524 Tiger Drive and south of the football field.
    John Bell had three children who moved to, and lived in, Yalobusha and Panola Counties. They were Jesse E. Bell, Esther Bell Porter, and Betsy Bell Powell. Many Bell, Porter, Power/Gardner descendants still live in the surrounding area and are encouraged to attend the Bell reunion.
  For further information contact Sharon Bell Hamilton at 479-970-3652 or e-mail her at

Hagemeir Will Share ‘Shoebox Story’ At Bayson Chapel

    Bayson Chapel M.B. Church will host a special Operation Christmas Child program Friday, September 19, beginning at 9:30 a.m. The speaker will be a former shoebox recipient, Elena Hagemeier. Elena will be introduced by Shelli Wishard, new Regional Director for the Southeast Region of OCC.
    “Please join us as she shares her Shoebox Story,” stated Ora Lee Phillips. This is a wonderful opportunity to hear firsthand of the impact of a shoe box gift. Information on how you can become involved in OCC will also be available. This event is free and open to the public. The church is located at 1272 CR 431 (just off Hwy. 32W), Water Valley. For more information contact Mrs. Phillips at (662) 473-3677.

Pine Valley School Reunion Is Third Saturday In September

    The Pine Valley School Community Center reunion will be held (as always) on the third Saturday in September, which will be September 20, this year. The reunion will be held in the Pine Valley Schoolhouse in the Pine Valley Community and will start  at 10 a.m.
     Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish of their favorite food to be served at  noon. Everyone is welcome. Come out and visit and see the changes and repairs made in the school building to help take it back to the time it was built in the 1920’s and to preserve it. Bring pictures, or any mementos, to show,” stated Joni Camp, publicity chair. The school is located on Hwy. 32 East and CR 212.

Crocker Family Reunion Is Sunday At Sylva Rena

    The Crocker family reunion will be held in the Sylva Rena Community Center September 21. Please bring your favorite dishes to be served at the noon meal.
Class Of 1984 Schedules
Class Reunion
    The Water Valley High School Class of 1984 announces a 30 year class reunion is scheduled Saturday, October 4. For more information, please contact Janice at (662) 473-6984.

Annual Save-A-Life Banquet Is September 30 In Oxford

    The Save-A-Life Banquet will be held Tuesday, September 30, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Oxford First Baptist Church. The theme for the banquet will be “Father, Will You Fight for Your Children?”
    Guests speakers will be Candy Gibbs and her father, Jerry Little. Candy and Jerry are traveling from Amarillo, Texas to share their powerful testimonies about the guilt, regret, shame, grief, and eventual healing, grace, and love they experienced after Jerry, a youth minister and champion for life, drove his then 18-year-old pregnant daughter, Candy, to an abortion clinic two towns away and paid for the procedure that robbed them all of a precious baby who would never be.
    For tickets ($15 each), call Sav-A-Life at (662) 234-4414 or come by the center at 295 CR 101 in Oxford (across from North Oxford Baptist Church). Child care will be provided.
    Sav-A-Life of Lafayette County is a Christ-centered  pregnancy resource center devoted to preserving and guarding the sanctity of human life through ministry, education, and consulting based upon scriptural principles.

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