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Volleyball Action

Lady Devil Millie Eubanks gets underneath the ball in Volleyball action against New Albany last week. In varsity action, the Lady Devils won one set, but lost 3-1. The team was back in action at presstime Tuesday against Pontotoc in a non-conference match.

Caryle Washington (center) looks to score in the junior varsity game against Cleveland.

Preslee Fischer (right) returns the ball in junior high action last Thursday’s volleyball game against Cleveland. 

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Small Town Is Perfect Place For Coach To Sink Roots

Small Town Is Perfect Place For Coach To Sink Roots

If you have a conversation with Brad Embry, the Head Coach for the Water Valley High School football team, he may come across as very laid-back, especially for a head coach in football-mad Mississippi.

But if you keep talking to him, a couple of other traits that become apparent are his work ethic and his passion. “Someone once told me, ‘You don’t coach because you love coaching, you coach because you can’t live without it’” he explains. Football has taken Embry on a journey across this state and he has loved every minute of it. 

October Art Crawl Will Include New Stops, Favorite Stops From Years Past And Even A Few Surprises

October Art Crawl Will Include New Stops, Favorite Stops From Years Past And Even A Few Surprises

The 8th Annual Water Valley Art Crawl is coming October 8th.  This year 10 stops are already scheduled for the Crawl so far – some new, some favorites from years past, plus a few surprises. If you’d like to participate by sharing your art, your music, your dance, your magic act, your balloon animal artistry, even your martial artistry, you are welcome to join us! 

Initial Work Is Underway On Old Jail Museum Project

Initial Work Is Underway On Old Jail Museum Project

Recently many have asked us, “How is the Old Water Valley Jail Museum Project going?” 

We thought we would take a moment to update everyone. Bob Tyler, Eddie Ray, Mickey Howley, and Jamie Scott recently had very positive and fruitful visits in our state capital with directors of the Mississippi Heritage Trust and the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. 

Sept. 9 Is Deadline To Qualify For School Slots

WATER VALLEY – The deadline to qualify for for one school board slot in the Water Valley School District (WVSD) and three slots in the Coffeeville School District (CSD) is next Friday, Sept. 9, at 5 p.m.  Circuit Clerk Daryl Burney reported Chris Terry has qualified to run for the District 5 position in Water Valley, and Larry Bland has qualified for District 4 and Mitchell Steen has qualified for District 5 in Coffeeville. The races will appear on the November ballot, and the five-year terms start in January.  

Jobless Rates Holds Steady In July

WATER VALLEY – Unemployment in July remained unchanged from the previous month at 7.1, according to the latest statistics from the Mississippi Department of Unemployment Security (MDES) that reported 4,660 Yalobushians are employed out of a total labor force of 5,020 in the county. The 7.1 jobless rate also ranks the lowest rate in July for the county in five years, as the statistics point to a steady decline from July, 2011, when 12.8 of the county’s labor force was unemployed.

Enid Lake News

Enid Lake News

Labor Day marks the unofficial end to the summer camping season at Enid Lake. Visitors at Enid Lake are encouraged to observe all safety rules and precautions when camping, swimming, boating or just enjoying the beautiful scenery at Enid Lake. The U.S. Army Corps of engineers would like to remind everyone to practice water safety by wearing your life jacket while participating in water related activities throughout the Labor Day Holiday Weekend. Remember "IT ONLY WORKS, IF YOU WEAR IT". 

Disaster Loans Are Available To Yalobusha Farmers

CHARLESTON – Emergency loans for Yalobusha farmers, ranchers, and operators are available through the Tallahatchie County Office of the Farm Service Agency, David Durham, FSA Farm Loan Manager, reported last week.

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