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Everest, Coughlin Earn State Awards

By David Howell Editor JACKSON – The Water Valley Main Street Association and Everest received the Outstanding Historic Rehabilitation Commercial Project Award during the Mississippi Main Street Association’s annual awards luncheon in Jackson last Thursday. The annual luncheon recognizes Main Street directors, board members and volunteers for outstanding downtown development projects and events from Main…

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Church Events

June 13 – 17 First Christian Church in Water Valley invites area youth to Rocky Railway Vacation Bible School: Jesus’ power pulls us through. Rocky Railway VBS is scheduled June 13 to June 17 for kids from Pre-K (four years of age) to high school seniors. VBS runs from 6 to 8:30 p.m. each day.…

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City’s Democratic Primary Is Scheduled For April 6

Voters in the City of Water Valley will go to the polls on April 6 to vote in the Democratic Primary. The contested races in the primary include the mayor’s election with incumbent Donald Gray and Terry Rocket competing for the city’s top elected position; the bid for Ward One Alderman with political newcomers Lloyd…

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MDWFP’s Visitor Education Center Reopened Tuesday

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Visitor Education Center (VEC) near Enid re-opened to the public on Tuesday, July 28.   The VEC is open Tuesday – Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All visitors are required to wear a mask and social distancing requirements must be adhered to (maintaining a minimum distance…

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Church Calendar Of Events

Saturday, Feb. 23 Camp Ground Baptist Church will have a Brotherhood Supper on Saturday, Feb. 23, beginning at 6 p.m. Men of all ages are invited to come and join the Camp Ground Brotherhood in fellowship and devotion. —————— The annual Black History Program is scheduled at  Rocky Mt. M.B. Church, located at 1339 CR…

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Community Announcements

Jones Will Share History Of County’s Sheriffs At YHS Meeting The Yalobusha County Historical Society will meet Thursday, February 21, at 2 p.m. in its headquarters the former Coffeeville Presbyterian Church.  The speaker is Andy Jones and his topic is “Departed Yalobusha County Sheriffs.”  Refreshments will be served afterwards.  and visitors are welcome. Weekend Events…

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Church Calendar of Events

Sunday, Feb. 17 Jones Chapel Church, located in Grenada, will have their Usher Program Feb. 17, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Carl Ray, pastor of Union Grove and Mt. Oliver Churches, will be the special guest.     “Everyone is invited to attend,” stated Rev. Riley Suggs, pastor. ———————- The church family at Pine Grove West…

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Community Announcements

City Offices, Department Will Close For President’s Day All City of Water Valley offices and departments will be closed Monday, Feb. 18 to observe President’s Day. Monday’s garbage route will run as usual along with commercial route. Extension Service Will Host Private Applicators Training The Mississippi State Extension Service will host a private applicator’s training…

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Church Calendar of Events

February 9  Greater Sanders Chapel is inviting everyone to be a part of their Black History celebration, “Facing Reality Black History.” The night of poetry is February 9, beginning at 6:30 p.m. There will be poetry recited, praise dancing, a short skit and inspirational singing featuring Sis. Tricanna McGee. Bro. Ken Robinson will also present…

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Community Announcements

Arts Council Sets Date For Monthly Meeting The Water Valley Arts Council monthly meeting is scheduled Tuesday, February 12, at 6:30 p.m. at the Water Valley Main Street office (207 North Main). You don’t have to be a member to come to the meetings, artists, musicians, crafters and lovers of the arts are always welcome.…

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