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Archery Competition Heats Up


Hundreds of students will compete in the North State Qualifier for the AIMS (Archery In Mississippi Schools) next week at the Multi-purpose Building in Coffeeville. This marks the third year the event has been held in Coffeeville.



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Petitioners Seek Property Cleanup
3/23/2017

Petitioners Seek Property Cleanup

SYLVA RENA – A hearing is scheduled on May 1 in response to a pair of petitions filed with the county requesting the county clean up private property straddling the entrance of Pine Ridge Circle in the Water Valley Boat Landing Community.

The petitions were each signed by 16 people who live in the neighborhood and state that the properties are in such a state of uncleanliness that they are a nuisance to the public health, safety and welfare of the community. The paperwork was filed in the Chancery Clerk’s office earlier in the month and follow months of conversation as supervisors worked to identify a legal avenue to clean up junky properties that pose a health hazard in the county. 



Foster’s Work Is On Display In Bank Lobby
3/23/2017

Foster’s Work Is On Display In Bank Lobby

Art work by Water Vallian Cinnamon Foster is on display at Renasant Bank as the latest rotating show highlighting local talent.  Foster, a nurse practitioner, operates Yalobusha Medical Clinic.


First Baptist Church Is Accepting Applications For Preschool
3/23/2017

  First Baptist Church of Water Valley’s Preschool is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year’s Pre-K program. They are offering a class for children who are four years old by September 1, 2017. Classes will be held each week, Monday-Friday from 8-11 a.m. A registration fee of $100, along with a completed form, is required to complete the application process. Tuition will be $100 per month. Applications are available for pick-up at the church office. If you have questions, call (662) 473-2230.


New Scholarship Honors Ruby Hall’s Commitment To Education
3/23/2017

New Scholarship Honors Ruby Hall’s Commitment To Education

 The Ruby Doris Buggs Hall Memorial Scholarship has been established by Sanders Chapel M.B. Church in recognition of her commitment to education. The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior in Yalobusha County. Applications are available in the counselor’s office at Water Valley High School and Coffeeville High School. Completed applications should be returned to the counselor’s office by Friday, April 21.



Mississippi Blood Services Plans Blood Drive At High School
3/23/2017

Mississippi Blood Services Plans Blood Drive At High School

WATER VALLEY  — Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) will be holding a blood drive at Water Valley High School on Friday, March 31, from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. The MBS Donor Coach will be at the school. Seniors who donate twice during the school year will receive a red cord to wear at graduation. 


Proceeds From Easter Raffle Benefits Compassion Ministry
3/15/2017

Proceeds From Easter Raffle Benefits Compassion Ministry

Help feed the needy and have a chance to win a 23 pound chocolate bunny in this year’s Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Easter raffle. Proceeds from this year’s raffle will benefit Compassion Food Ministry, Inc.

Three dollar raffle tickets go on sale Wednesday, March 15, and the drawing is scheduled on April 12. You do not have to be present to win. All proceeds from the event will go to Compassion, the food ministry that serves several hundred families each month. 


Arrests Indicate Increase In Sex Crimes
3/23/2017

Arrests Indicate Increase In Sex Crimes

COFFEEVILLE – Sentencing is expected later this week after Tyrone Horton pled guilty to statutory rape in Circuit Court on Monday. Horton, age 42, was indicted last September by a First Judicial District grand jury in Coffeeville for a crime involving a minor between the age of 14 and 16. The incident occurred in August, 2015, according to court records.



Jobless Rate Is Up In Yalobusha
3/23/2017

WATER VALLEY – Yalobusha County’s January unemployment rate of 6.7 percent was an increase of .4 percent over the December figure, 6.3, according to the latest release by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. The state’s jobless rate increased, too, from 5.7 percent in December to 6.1 percent in January. The U.S. rate for January was 5.1 percent, an increase over the December rate of 4.5.



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