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Watermelon Queen
Water Valley High School senior Peyton Hill was crowned Watermelon Queen during the annual Junior Auxiliary Watermelon Pageant last month. See story below.   
         

- Photo by Trent Baker



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Twin Tornados Blasted Town 30 Years Ago
4/23/2014

Twin Tornados Blasted Town 30 Years Ago
WATER VALLEY – Three decades have passed since the devastating 1984 twin tornados and while memories have faded for some, the events of the day are still vivid to many who experienced the storm.


Walmart Pulls Application Requesting Zoning Change
4/23/2014

Walmart Pulls Application Requesting Zoning Change
WATER VALLEY – They came for the big show, but the main act didn’t make an appearance.
Walmart executives - or at least some individuals representing the retail giant - were initially scheduled to appear at the planning commission meeting Monday night, but asked to be removed from the agenda Monday afternoon. - Letters to the editor follow the story.

Hill Serves As Melon Queen
4/23/2014

Hill Serves As Melon Queen
Water Valley High School senior Peyton Hill was crowned Watermelon Queen during the annual Junior Auxiliary Watermelon Pageant last month.

Not A Registered Voter, May 3 Is Deadline For Primary
4/23/2014

Not A Registered Voter, May 3 Is Deadline For Primary
WATER VALLEY– The June Primary Election is just over a month away and Circuit Clerk Daryl Burney is reminding voters that May 3 is the last day to register to vote for the election.

Chamber Will Mark Anniversary At Banquet
4/23/2014

Chamber Will Mark Anniversary At Banquet
WATER VALLEY–It’s been 50 years since the Water Valley Area Chamber of Commerce was chartered, a milestone that will be commemorated during the annual banquet on April 24.

Help Light The Path For A Cure
4/23/2014

Help Light The Path For A Cure
WATER VALLEY – As part of this year's annual Yalobusha County's Relay For Life, citizens will have the opportunity to remember loved ones who have lost their battle with cancer and to honor those loved ones who are now battling cancer or who have won their fight against cancer by purchasing luminarias, sky lanterns, or lamp post signs in their name.


After 20 Years On The Job, Transition To Owner Was Easy
4/23/2014

After 20 Years On The Job, Transition To Owner Was Easy
WATER VALLEY– When it comes to running a hardware store, Joey Hastings, owner of Sartain's True Value, provides residents the kind of service they don't always find at large building supply stores.

Burt Builds Strong Connections With ‘Man’s Best Friend’
4/23/2014

Burt Builds Strong Connections With ‘Man’s Best Friend’
WATER VALLEY – A smoke-colored Blue Heeler named Boots leaps and barks as a stranger approaches, colliding with owner Doni Burt’s glass front door, rattling the pane to protect his turf.

Bill McGoodin: A Shepherd Of Sheep
4/23/2014

Bill McGoodin: A Shepherd Of Sheep
WATER VALLEY – Week-ends for retired auto factory worker Bill McGoodwin mean jail time - not for criminal behavior, but for spiritual intentions, to spread God’s word to inmates of the Mississippi State Prison.


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