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Learning A Life-Saving Skill

A room full of local law enforcement and first responders learned a potentially life-saving skill on how to proper apply a tourniquet. Leslie Duke, EMS coordinator for Southaven Fire and EMS explained that when a major artery is cut, a person can bleed out in a matter of minutes if the blood flow is not stopped. Tie high or die was his advice, as he demonstrated to apply a tourniquet as close as possible to the torso.

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Trent L. Howell PLLC Receives Spotlight Award

Trent L. Howell PLLC Receives Spotlight Award

WATER VALLEY – Trent  L. Howell, PLLC has been selected by the Water Valley Area Chamber of Commerce as the recipient of the Business Spotlight Award. On Friday, March 16, chamber officials presented a certificate to Trent and Shelley Howell honoring the couple for their commitment to the community for 38 years since the law firm first opened.

Wreck Claims The Life Of WV Man

BATESVILLE – A Water Valley man was fatally injured Tuesday night, March 13, in a two-car crash near the intersection of Highways 6 and 315 in Panola County. Another man, also listed as a Water Valley resident, was airlifted from the scene to a Memphis hospital. 

Supervisors Are A Step Closer To Adopting Development Regs

Supervisors Are A Step Closer To Adopting Development Regs

COFFEEVILLE – Adopting land development standards in the county is a step closer after a draft proposal was presented to supervisors during a recessed meeting Monday in Coffeeville.  The proposal follows almost a year of work that started last April when supervisors hired Orion Planning Plus Design to implement a long-range, comprehensive plan to help guide future growth in the county while preserving the current quality of life.

SCCA Submits Proposal To The County

COFFEEVILLE – Volunteers with the Second Chance Animal Alliance (SCAA) proposed contracting with the county for a $2,500 monthly fee to handle animal problems in the county that will include responding to reports of negligence or stray dogs as well as answering calls about vicious dogs in accordance with the county’s vicious dog ordinance.

Aldermen Approve Funding To Fix Culvert Boo-Boo

Aldermen Approve Funding To Fix Culvert Boo-Boo

WATER VALLEY – Aldermen approved a $23,515 change order on the city’s sewage project to fix a box culvert that runs in front of the curb at the post office after it was damaged during the replacement of the city’s main sewer line. The request came after aldermen initially balked at an earlier meeting at approving the added expense to the project, citing the contractor made an error when cutting the 150-foot stretch of concrete in front of the post office.

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