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Coffeeville Class Of 1976 Makes Plan For 40 Year Reunion

The Coffeeville High School Class of 1976 is planning a 40-year reunion. If you graduated from Coffeeville High School in 1976 and are interested in participating in a reunion dinner to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the class’ graduation, please contact Andrew Wilson at (901) 340-4451 or

The reunion will be held November 26, (Saturday after Thanksgiving), beginning at 5 p.m. in JCH Banquet Hall on 59 Front Street in Coffeeville.

It’s Time To Order Your 2016-17 School Annual

The 2016-17 Water Valley High School Valley Views annuals are currently on sale at a promotional cost of $45. Beginning in March the price will increase to $55, so reserve your annual now. The annuals are usually completed and shipped by mid-August.  

Contact Jo Ann King at or contact annual staff members Coulter Clement, Sarah Davis, Millie Eubanks, Hannah Higdon, Lillian Lindsey, or Savanna McGavock.  Don’t miss this keepsake of memories!

Weekend Events At The VFW Include Friday Bingo, Saturday Dance

Activities for the weekend at VFW Post 4100, located at 11535, west of Water Valley include bingo on Friday night and the Saturday night dance. Bingo will begin at 7 p.m., with the doors opening at 6. At Saturday’s dance, Bobby Hood and Sandra Martin will take the stage. The music begins at 8 p.m. and concludes at midnight. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy both these events.

Lions Club Members Are Taking Orders For Cheese, Chocolate Pecans 

The Water Valley Lions Club has  12 ounce pecan halves (plain), and 12 ounce chocolate covered pecans available for $10 per bag. They will also be taking Christmas cheese orders. All orders need to be placed by December 11. Please include payment with orders. Contact any Lion member for order blanks or  pecans.

Christmas Crafts Program Offered At Oakland Library

A Christmas crafts program will be presented by Marilyn Haymes, featuring Burlap Snowman, Wednesday, December 7, beginning at 3  p.m. in the Oakland Public Library. There will be door prizes and refreshments will be served.

Oakland Christmas Parade Scheduled December 10

The Town of Oakland’s Christmas parade will be held Saturday, December 10, beginning at 3:30 p.m. If you are interested in participating in the parade contact Sharonda Jones at (662) 589-0040, or Vera Walls at (662) 709-0440. There is  no entry fee. The lineup will be at Town Hall, located at 13863 Hickory Street.

City Hall, Departments Will Close Thursday And Friday

All City of Water Valley offices and departments will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25, in observance of Thanksgiving. Thursday’s garbage pickup will run Wednesday and commercial pickup will be on Friday.

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