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High Five

There was time for a quick celebration Friday night after the Blue Devils notched their fifth win in a tough game against Calhoun City, 14 to 13. The team was back to business Monday preparing for Winona as both teams will put their 5-0 record on the line looking to remain undefeated.         – Photo by Leslie Brooks

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Booker: It’s Been An Uphill Battle In District 4

Booker: It’s Been An Uphill Battle In District 4

WATER VALLEY – Funding for two different projects on County Road 211 was cited as the culprit for slow response to make much-needed repairs on the high traffic, 14-mile road that connects Oakland and Coffeeville in District 4. 

Sheriff Seeks Tips To Help Locate Missing Woman

Sheriff Seeks Tips To Help Locate Missing Woman

WATER VALLEY – The sheriff’s department is reaching out to the public for tips to help locate a woman believed to be missing since early July. Sheriff Lance Humphreys reported Trinity Harvey, age 27, was first reported missing by her sister on August 24 after she had not heard from her in weeks.

Races Are Finalized For November’s General Election

WATER VALLEY – The November General Election is just around the corner and there are two contested races for school board positions in the county and a contested judicial race in addition to a pair of Senate races that will appear on the ballot. 

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. 

Tellis Retrial Gets Underway Sept. 24

Tellis Retrial Gets Underway Sept. 24

BATESVILLE – Quinton Tellis will face a second trial in the brutal 2014 murder of Jessica Chambers and the jury will be selected from Oktibeha County according to a ruling from Circuit Court Judge Gerald Chatham, Sr., last month.  

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