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Compassion Will Distribute Food On Second And Third Thursdays 

 Compassion Food Ministry’s distribution dates for December will be different than usual due to Christmas holidays. Distribution days will be on the second and third Thursdays, December 12 and 20. Please note these changes and arrange your schedules accordingly.

Annual Christmas Parade Will Roll Down Main On December 1

The annual Water Valley Christmas Parade, “Christmas In The Valley,” is scheduled Saturday, December 1, starting 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 annual tradition. Contact J.C. Womble at 473-3190 or email to register your entry for the Christmas Parade. There is no entry fee. 

City Offices, Departments Will Be Closed For The Holiday

All City of Water Valley offices and departments will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22, and Friday, Nov. 23, in observance of Thanksgiving. Wednesday’s and Thursday’s garbage routes will both be picked up on Wednesday. Commercial pickup will be on Friday.

Decorating Program Scheduled At Oakland Library On Dec. 5

A program on Christmas decorating with Aline Denley is scheduled Wednesday, December 5, beginning at 3 p.m. in the Oakland Public Library. Everyone is invited to attend and refreshments will be served.

VFW Reports No Weekend Activities Scheduled This Weekend

  There will be  no activities at VFW Post 4100 on Thanksgiving weekend—no Bingo on Friday night and no Saturday night dance.

Lions Club Will Meet On Nov. 27

  The  Water Valley Lions Club will have its next regular scheduled meeting at the Depot on Tuesday, November 27, beginning at 6 p.m. The club will meet in the museum due to the election runoff in the main room.  This will be a business meeting, during which future club activities will be discussed. All Lions are urged to attend.

Lions Club Has Pecans For Sale, Taking Orders For Cheese

The Water Valley Lions Club has 16 ounce pecan halves (plain) for $14; 12 oz. chocolate covered pecans and 10 ounce cinnamon glazed pecans for only $10. They are also taking Christmas Cheese orders. All orders need to be in by December 10 to Lion Bill Norris, 473-8787; President Ross Cardwell, 1-662-514-1111; or any Lion member. Please include payment with order. Contact a Lion member for order blanks for pecans. Deadline for Christmas Cheese Box orders is December 10.

 Santa Will Stop At Library For Free Pictures On Dec. 1

Bring the kids by Blackmur Memorial Library Saturday morning, December 1 from 9-11 a.m. to have their picture made with Santa. Kids will get a free copy of their photo with St. Nick along with snack and a goody bag. Make plans to come on out and join Santa before the Water Valley Christmas parade at Blackmur Library. For more information, call us at(662)473-2444 or email

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