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Upcoming Community Events

Weekend Events At The VFW Include Bingo, Saturday Dance

Weekend events at VFW Post 4100’s Home will begin with bingo on Friday night, May 26. Book sales will begin at 6 p.m. and the games start at 7. The regular Saturday night dance will be held on May 27 with the Bobby Hood Band. The music begins at 8 p.m. and concludes at midnight. The Post Home is located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley. Everyone is invited to attend either, or both, of these events.


Registration Scheduled For Youth Football

Water Valley youth football is looking for boys ages 7-12 years old to play tackle football. Registration for the 2017 Season will be held Tuesday, May 30, and Thursday, June 1, at the Crawford Sports Complex from 5-7 p.m. each evening. The registration fee is $75 and includes a football jersey and insurance coverage for the season. For further information, contact Luther Folson at (662) 832-3833 or Nicole Folson at (662) 473-7718.


Country Music Jamboree Planned At Gore Springs Community Center

A Country Music Jamboree will be held in the Gore  Springs Community Center on May 27, beginning at 6 p.m. Admission is $5. Featured bands include Highway 35 Jambers, Benny Rigby and Freddie Fender, Mike Hyde and Ronald Pollan. A concession will be available with cheese burgers, hamburgers, hotdogs, and sausage dogs, homemade desserts, popcorn, drinks and coffee. The public is invited to come out and enjoy a night of good gospel singing.


Pot Luck Reunion Planned For Multiple Families

A pot luck reunion will be held for the families of Emma Lee Hanson, Elija Micheal Rhyne, Tamzie Zuleme Mathis and Albert Ester Darby on Saturday, June 3, beginning at 10 a.m. Call (662) 473-2631 and ask for Audry Darby to learn the location or other information about the reunion.


County’s Democratic Party Extends Invitation For Meeting 

  The Democratic Party Committee of Yalobusha County would once again like to extend an invitation to come out and join us in our meeting on Saturday, May 27, at 10 a.m. in Oakland at the Oakland Town Hall. Everyone is welcome and refreshments will be served. We look forward to the fellowship and we ask if anyone would like to come on board with the Democratic Party Committee we would like to have you. Let us get involved in out community. We all can do fine things when we work with one another.


VFW Will Host Memorial Day Gathering

Memorial Day will be honored at VFW Post 4100 on Monday, May 29, starting at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served after the program.


Baseball Team Will Sell Boston Butts 

The Water Valley High School baseball team is selling Boston Butts for $30.  Tickets may be purchased for pick up on Friday, June 23rd or Saturday, June 24.  Tickets may be purchased from any high school baseball player or Coach Jeb Lee. Your support is greatly appreciated. 


Live Music Planned At Pickin’ Shed

The Pickin’ Shed will be having live music Friday night, May 26 at 7 p.m.The House Band, The Ellis Family, and other local talent will be providing the music. On Saturday night, May 27, at 7 p.m. The Pickin’ Shed is hosting Karoake.

Singers are invited and welcome. 

Both nights there will be a potluck meal at 6 p.m. Bring your favorite dish and come join in the fellowship. Donations are accepted on Friday night and there is a $5 cover charge on Saturday night. Alcohol is prohibited.


City Will Close Offices For Memorial Day

City of Water Valley City Hall and other offices will be closed Monday, May 29, to observe Memorial Day. Monday’s garbage route will run as usual.

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