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Arts Council Meets October 7

    The Water  Valley Arts Council will have its monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 7, in the Main Street Association’s Office, located at 207 North Main Street.
    Topics for discussion  include: The Water Valley Art Crawl (feedback); The Decorate Your Bike, Baby Buggy, or anything on Wheels Walking Parade (part of the Christmas Parade); and more. You don’t have to be a member to come to the meeting. Creative ideas and a sense of fun are welcome! For more info please call Ramona Bernard at 473-9851 or Bill Warren at 473-0972.

JA Hosts BBQ, Blue Jeans & Blues Fundraiser For Children

    Junior Auxiliary of Water Valley is hosting BBQ, Blue Jeans & Blues, a fundraiser for children. This event will be held Saturday, October 11, at 5 p.m. on Enid Lake. It will feature barbecue plates and live music. Contact any JA member for information and tickets, email or visit the JA Facebook page.

‘Story Of Your Hat’ Luncheon Scheduled In Oakland

    “This and That Tell Me the Story of Your Hat” Luncheon will be held Saturday, October 4, beginning at 1 p.m., in the Masonic Temple in Oakland. Tickets are $10. Ladies, please wear your hats. For more information call (662) 380-1725.

Annual Walker Cemetery Cleaning Day Is October 4

    The annual Walker Cemetery cleaning is scheduled Saturday, October 4. All family and friends wanting to participate are encouraged to come early with yard tools and a covered dish to share for lunch afterward. Anyone unable to attend, but who would like to make a donation, may do so at the Mechanics Bank to the Walker  Cemetery Fund. If you have any questions please contact Sheila Nelson at 473-1295.

Funds Needed For Cemetery Upkeep At Camp Ground

    Funds are needed for the upkeep of Camp Ground Cemetery. The cost for this service is approximately $2,500 a season. Funds can be sent to Mechanics Bank, P. O. Box 707, Water Valley, MS 38965. Contributions are sorely needed. Thank you for your assistance.

Calder Reunion Is October 12

    The annual Calder reunion will be held October 12 in the Multi-purpose Building, located at 18625 Highway 7, Coffeeville, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The lunch will be pot luck. Paper products have been provided. If you have any questions contact Cindy Ross at (662) 473-6172.

Car Show Benefits Potts Family

    An open competition car show will be hosted by Driver’s Flat Baptist Church October 11, starting at 9 a.m. The church is located in Calhoun County on CR 284, two and one-fourth miles west of Highway 9W.  There will be a free fish or chicken dinner. Donations will be accepted to benefit James Potts, who battled cancer.  There will be preaching/singing and a $200 cash prize drawing for car participants. For more info contact Stacy Watkins at (662) 832-9078 or Jerry Adams at (662) 934-4764.
Date Set For Annual Parade
    The annual Water Valley Christmas parade will be Saturday, December 6, beginning at 1 p.m. The rain date will be the following Saturday, if needed. All churches, businesses, factories, school groups, and individuals are urged to  participate in the Water Valley Christmas Parade. Contact J. C. Womble at 473-3190 or email or Bobby Murphree at  473-2501, to register your entry for the parade. There is no entry fee. Use your imagination and make plans to participate in the annual Water Valley Christmas Parade. The parade is sponsored by the Tri-Lake Fairground Association.

Class Of 1984 Schedules 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.

Valley City Lodge Plans Next Stated Communication

Valley City Lodge No. 402 F&AM will have its next stated communication Thursday, October 2, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle. All members are hereby notified that the meeting time has been changed to 7 p.m. until further notice, and are requested to be present. Take due notice thereof and support your local lodge this year.

Lion’s Club Serves Pancakes On Saturday Morning

    The regular first of the month Lion’s Pancake Breakfast will be held Saturday, October 4, from 6:30-9 a..m. in the Depot building on Main Street. The menu will be all you care to eat of pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee. Plates will be $5 each. Lion’s cheese will also be available.
    “Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy a delicious breakfast, some great fellowship, while helping fund the many charitable projects of the Lion’s Club,” stated Head Chef Lion Ernie Aune.

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