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Watermelon Queen

Kristie Hartley was crowned Watermelon Queen and Carlye Washington was first alternate in the Watermelon Pageant Saturday night. Hartley is the daughter of Mark and Faye Hartley of Tillatoba. Washington is the daughter of Cayce and Michelle Washington of Water Valley. Winners from other divisions in the annual pageant, sponsored by the Water Valley Junior Auxiliary, will be published in next week’s Herald. – Photo by Leslie Brooks



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Teachers Of The Year Honored At School Board Meeting
4/17/2018

Teachers Of The Year Honored At School Board Meeting

The Water Valley School District Board of Trustees honored the 2017/18 teachers of the year at the high school and elementary school during their April 9 meeting. 


School Registration Is Easier This Year
4/17/2018

School Registration Is Easier This Year

WATER VALLEY – There is good news for parents when school registration gets underway next week at both schools in the Water Valley district, the amount of paperwork has been substantially reduced. Parents will be excited to learn that the new registration form is only one page, front and back, plus the student emergency card. The new form incorporates student information, bus information, previous school information, corporal punishment, a language survey and registration requirements on the single sheet.


Sayles Comes Home To Coach
4/17/2018

Sayles Comes Home To Coach

WATER VALLEY – The introductions were easy for newly hired Blue Devils girls basketball coach Bernadette Sayles last Thursday when she met with her team for the first time.  Many of the girls already knew her from coaching at Coffeeville or from the community and she had even shared time on the court with some of their parents during her high school years at Water Valley, where she played in junior high and high school before graduating in 2000.


One Killed In Wreck
4/17/2018

One Killed In Wreck

WATER VALLEY – A Water Valley man was killed and two other people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon on the Hwy. 7 bypass around 4:30.  Yalobusha Coroner Ronnie Stark reported William Carmichael, 45, died in the emergency room at North Mississippi Regional Center in Tupelo after he was flown from the scene.


Strong Wind Fueled Large Fire
4/17/2018

Strong Wind Fueled Large Fire

WATER VALLEY – More than a dozen firefighters from multiple departments in the county battled a large fire for several hours last Thursday afternoon on Hwy. 315, just east of Water Valley. The fire started as a controlled burn before spreading and consuming an unoccupied house and several outbuildings including an old potato house on property owned by Tony Hardy.


Tickets Are Available For Annual Chamber Banquet In May, Vaughns Will Be The Guest Speakers
4/17/2018

Tickets Are Available For Annual Chamber Banquet In May, Vaughns Will Be The Guest Speakers

Cary and Lalania Vaughn from Millington, Tenn. will speak and entertain at the Chamber of Commerce annual spring banquet on Friday, May 4, in the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.  Tickets are on sale now at the Chamber office for $20 each.


Paul Thorn Returns To Old School Theater On May 4
4/11/2018

Paul Thorn Returns To Old School Theater On May 4

Foster Music and Arts and the Melonvine Marketplace are proud to present the return of Paul Thorn and his band to the Old School Theater on Friday, May 4. Nearly two years ago, Paul Thorn helped kick off the Old School Theater at its sold-out grand opening. Now they return with special guests Alice Drinks the Kool Aid. 


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