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Ribbon Cutting At Humble Bee Cafe

Mayor Donald Gray (center) and the Water Valley Ambassadors welcomed Humble Bee Cafe with a ribbon cutting Tuesday morning. Gray thanked the owners Sarah Stone (left of Gray) and Maggie Richardson for the investment  in Water Valley and wished them success.

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Flu Shots Are Available At Health Dept.

Flu Shots   Are Available  At Health Dept.

JACKSON – Pediatric flu shots are now available at all Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) county clinics.  Seasonal flu vaccination is recommended for anyone aged six months and older as a way to prevent the spread of flu, and more importantly, save lives.

Water Valley School District Earns C Rating

JACKSON – The Water Valley School District will remain a C-rated district on Mississippi’s A-F accountability system that evaluates how schools and districts performed during the 2017-18 school year. Davidson Elementary School (K-6 grades) was also rated a C school while Water Valley High School (7-12 grades) dropped to a D, according to the ratings released last Thursday by the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE).

Dollar General Announces Completion Of Renovation At Water Valley Store

Dollar General  Announces Completion Of Renovation  At Water Valley Store

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – Dollar General is excited to announce the recent completion of a remodel of its store at 1006 Central St. in Water Valley.  With an updated layout and design, the store now offers a selection of frozen refrigerated food offerings in addition to the same categories, brands and products customers trust Dollar General to carry.

Memphis Woman Killed In I-55 Wreck

OAKLAND – A 33 year-old Memphis woman was killed on I-55 last Wednesday near Oakland after she was struck by an 18-wheeler. Yalobusha County Coroner Ronnie Stark reported Eboney Lewis was pronounced dead on the scene around 8 a.m. 

TVA Outage Is Part Of $1.5 Million Maintenance Project

TVA Outage Is Part Of $1.5 Million Maintenance Project

WATER VALLEY – The electric outage scheduled by Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) on Nov. 3 is part of a $1.5 million project to replace wooden poles with steel poles on the transmission line from Coffeeville and Batesville that includes service to Water Valley. During the outage, TVA will be replacing wooden poles with metal poles on the 161-kV transmission lines that serves the Water Valley substation, according to Marcey Wright, TVA Public Relations Consultant.  

Humble Bee Cafe Welcomed To Main

Humble Bee Cafe Welcomed To Main

WATER VALLEY – On October 6 Water Valley welcomed its newest business, The Humble Bee Cafe, to Main Street. The Humble Bee Cafe serves a variety of coffees, teas, pastries and fresh-to-order beignets.

Arrest Made In Shooting Spree

Arrest Made In Shooting Spree

WATER VALLEY – A resident of the Boat Landing area west of Water Valley was taken into custody Sunday morning just after 7 a.m. without incident after allegedly going on a shooting spree in his neighborhood earlier that morning. Sheriff Lance Humphreys reported Tim Tucker, 49, faces at least seven charges  four counts of attempted aggravated assault, two counts of felony malicious mischief and one count of shooting into an occupied dwelling. 

Second Annual Oakland Day Is Scheduled Oct. 20

The Second Annual Oakland Day will be held Saturday, October 20, beginning at 9 a.m. This will be a day of fun and entertainment for the whole family, with a breast cancer walk beginning at 8 a.m. (wear pink). There will also be vendors; bouncy castles; face painting; arts and crafts; musical entertainment and an antique car show. 

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