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Saturday, Sept. 22

The Missionary Society is requesting churches to support two youth from each congregation for the Little Mr. and Miss Mount Moriah Pageant on Sept. 22, beginning at 5 p.m. The purpose of the program is to help with the building funds of the Mount Moriah Association. The Missionary Department wants to encourage all young children, young adults, and their parents to become more active in the association. 

Choirs are also invited to render a song of their choice. If anyone wants to help plan this program. Call Sister Julia Cox at 473-2823, or Sis. Lizzie Earl at (662) 623-7293. The program committee will meet Saturday, Sept. 15, at 10 a.m. in the Mount Moriah building. 

Sunday, Sept. 23

Tillatoba Baptist Church will celebrate their 133rd homecoming on Sept. 23. Morning worship will begin at 10:45 with Bro. Danny Spratlin as the speaker. Music will be by Steve and Linda McGregory. A fellowship meal will follow. 


Spring Hill North M.B. Church, located at 600 Railroad Ave., Water Valley, will have choir day Sunday, September 23, beginning at 3 p.m. 

“We would like to have your choir be our special guest and we ask for an A&B Selection,” stated Pastor Sammy Townes and First Lady Katherine Townes. 

Sunday, September 30

 Miles Memorial C.M.E. Church, located a 207 Simmons Street, Water Valley, will have their Missionary 100 Women in White Celebration on Sunday, Sept. 30, beginning at 3 p.m. Mrs. Valeree Barnes, First Lady of Faith Tabernacle Holiness Ministries in Grenada and the Principal of Davidson Elementary School, will be the guest speaker. The theme for the program is Christian Missionaries: Investing in the Future through Education, Outreach, and Service. 

The Walton/Dowsing and Hazel Martin Hawkins Scholarships will also be awarded during the program. “We welcome pastors and church families to come and worship through your participation, offering, and prayers. We are looking forward to fellowshipping with you as we celebrate with ‘100 Women in White’,” states Rev. Sherlyn Brown and the Miles Memorial C.M.E. Church family.

Sunday, October 7

The church family at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Tillatoba cordially invites you to come out and worship with them for their 140th Church Anniversary on Sunday, October 7, at 2:30 p.m. Pastor Gregory Banks From Bobo, Miss. will be their guest speaker. 


Bayson Chapel M.B. Church will have the 64th annual Lord’s Acre/Harvest Day Program, Sunday, Oct. 7. The celebration will begin with Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., followed by the morning worship service at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served immediately afterwards. The afternoon service begins at 2 p.m. with guest speaker Min. Jesse K. Fleming of Oak Grove M.B. Church of Memphis bringing the message. 

Upcoming Community Events

10th Annual Art Crawl Is Oct. 6

The 10th Annual Art Crawl will be held October 6 from 5:30 until 9 p.m., with the after party at Bozarts Gallery. Everyone is urged to make plans to come and join  the fun. More information on the Art Crawl will be contained in coming issues of the Herald.

Pets Will Be Blessed At  Episcopal Church

  The  Episcopal Church of Nativity, located on Main Street, Water Valley, will have a St. Francis Day of Blessing of Pets October 20, beginning a 10 a.m.  Dogs must be on leashes, with cats, hamsters, etc. in carriers, and fish in water.

VFW Schedules Friday Night Bingo

Bingo is scheduled at the VFW Post 4100 on Friday night, September 21. The doors will open at 5 p.m.  and games begin at 7. The Post Home is located at 11535 Highway 315, west of Water Valley. There will be no Saturday night dance on September 22.

School Board Plans Noon Meeting

The Water Valley School Board of Trustees will have a school board meeting on Friday, Sept. 21, at noon in the Central Office. The public is invited to attend.

Historical Society Meets Sept. 20

The Yalobusha County Historical Society will meet Thursday, September 20, at 2 p.m.  in its headquarters at the former Coffeeville Presbyterian Church.  The speaker will be Grady White, who is an authority on both the Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians during the early times of pioneering and settlement.  Refreshments are served afterwards, and visitors are welcome.

Marine Corps League Announces Golf Tournament Fundraiser

 The Marine Corps League is holding a golf tournament to raise funds for community service projects. These projects include support for veterans and the Toys for Tots program. The tournament will be held Sept. 29, beginning at 8 a.m., on the Ole Miss golf course. It will be a four-man scramble format. Prizes will be given for first, second, and third place teams, and Closest to the Hole. Lunch will be provided. The cost is $75 per player; two mulligans for $5 each. For questions call Mike Brownlee (662) 801-0867, or mail to 211 Woodland Hills Dr., Oxford, MS 38655. Deadline for entry is Sept. 21.

Gospel Singing Is Sept. 22

There will be a gospel singing on Sept. 22, beginning at 7 p.m., in Clear Springs Baptist Church. The guest group this month will be The Trailsmen Quartet. The church is located at the corner of Gum’s Crossing Road and County Road 186, just outside of Coffeeville. A love offering will be taken and refreshments will be served. Everyone is invited to come out and worship with church members. For  more information contact Michelle Kendall at (662) 230-2349.

POW/MIA Recognition Is Sept. 21

All veterans and their families are invited to attend POW/MIA Recognition Day on September 21, between the hours of noon and 2 p.m. This event will be held at the Depot in Water Valley. There will be a spaghetti plate dinner and a speaker and entertainment coming from Brandon, with a drawing for small gifts. This will be followed by the veterans’ balloon launch. 

York Rite Bodies Meet Sept. 27

 Water Valley York Rite Bodies will have their next meeting Thursday, September 27, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Commandery. A light meal will be served after the meeting.

Lions Club Meets Sept. 25

 Water Valley Lions Club will have its next regular scheduled meeting in the Depot on Tuesday, September 25, beginning with a meal at 6 p.m. Second Vice District Governor, Lion Andy Kalinowski, from the Columbus East Lions Club will be making his official visit. All Lions are urged to attend.

Ag Commissioner Will Visit Water Valley Monday

 Andy Gibson, Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, will visit Water Valley  Monday, Sept. 24, at 1:30 p.m. at the Community Room at Mechanics Bank. The public is invited to come by and meet and visit with Gibson.

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