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T-Shirts Are Now Available

   Watermelon Queen Kristie Hartley displays the coveted carnival t-shirts available from the Water Valley Area Chamber of Commerce. The shirts are on sell at the Walk-In Clinic on Main Street, Turnage Drug Store, Family Heirloom and the Chamber office. The shirts are $20 for adult sizes small to extra large and $25 for 2x to 4x. Kid sizes are available too.
   Hartley is the daughter of Mark and Faye Hartley of Tillatoba. She is a 2018 graduate of Kirk Academy.

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Chamber Sponsors Business Decorating Contest

Chamber Sponsors Business Decorating Contest

The Water Valley Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a decorating contest for all Water Valley businesses for the 2018 Watermelon Carnival. The grand prize will be $100, the second place winner will receive $75, and the third place winner will be presented $50. Judging will take place between July 25 and July 27, so please begin decorating as soon as possible.

School Starts In Three Weeks

Only three weeks remain before school starts on Wednesday, August 8, and there is still time to register. Registration at the high school and junior high continues in July from 8:30 to 2 p.m., Monday to Thursday. 

Rotary Club Has Exciting Items For Carnival Raffle

Each year Rotarians try to raffle items during the Watermelon Carnival that appeal to young and old,  male & female. This year Rotary is offering the latest in TV technology and what everybody wants in a “COOL” watch. Ladies always love the pottery and who can’t use $100 of gasoline?

Hot Dogs And Hot Fun Planned Saturday

The Water Valley Main Street Association and The Trusty Diner invite the public to come down to the corner of Panola and Main Street Saturday for fun with giant lawn games and delicious hotdogs.

Cleanup Is Slow In The City

WATER VALLEY – Local realtor and county supervisor Lee McMinn urged city officials to step up efforts to clean up property in Water Valley during the July 3 city board meeting, marking his third appearance at the city meeting since last October with the same request. Last October McMinn presented pictures of numerous dilapidated, abandoned and burned-out properties in the city and explained that the blight was affecting the value and marketability of real estate in the city. 

Your Input Is Vital For County Plan

Your Input Is Vital For County Plan

WATER VALLEY – Your input at Thursday’s public meeting on a proposed county plan to guide future conservation and development could have a big impact on the future of Yalobusha County. 

25th Annual Watermelon Carnival Music Festival Features Talented Lineup

25th Annual Watermelon Carnival  Music Festival Features Talented Lineup

The 25th Annual Watermelon Carnival Music Festival sponsored by the Town and Country Garden Club will be held on Thursday, August 2nd at the Civic Auditorium beginning with the Water Valley Community Band at 6:30 p.m.

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