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Go Jim Go!


Hundreds of students at Davidson Elementary School (DES) and Water Valley Mayor Larry Hart (left) welcomed New Channel 3 Meteorologist Jim Jaggers Tuesday for the annual Go Jim Go fundraiser for Le Bonheur Hospital. DES Students pledged to raise $1,500 for the children’s hospital this year and student Bryce Terry (right) presented the pledge check. Each year Jaggers and his cycling team pedal hundreds of miles visiting area schools to raise money.
– Photo by David Howell



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Art Crawl Will Have 13 Stops, Lots Of Artists
9/21/2016

Art Crawl Will Have 13 Stops, Lots Of Artists

WATER VALLEY – It’s that time of year again! School has opened, SEC football is in full swing, and it's time for the Water Valley Arts Council’s (WVAC) famous—and award winning—8th Annual Art Crawl. If you are wondering what the Water Valley arts community is all about, now is the time to see the visual and performing art that everyone is talking about across northern Mississippi. 



Father And Son Appreciate The Little Things In Life
9/21/2016

Father And Son Appreciate The Little Things In Life

WATER VALLEY – As a single dad, Tim Peterson enjoys spending every hour possible with his son, Daniel. The pair enjoy putt-putt golf, fishing and most other things fathers and sons enjoy. They share a strong friendship, a special bond that exists without blurring the parental role that Tim values to ensure his son is raised right.



Injured Officer Remains In Critical Condition
9/21/2016

Injured Officer Remains In Critical Condition

COFFEEVILLE – A Coffeeville police officer remains in critical condition almost a month after he was injured in the line of duty. Milton Hervey was helping direct traffic at a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Hwy. 7 and Hwy. 330 on August 20 when he was struck by a passing motorist.



Inmate Count At Jail Swells To 47
9/21/2016

Inmate Count At Jail Swells To 47

WATER VALLEY – After a busy weekend, the inmate count at the county’s new jail swelled to 47 people, likely the largest number of guests in recent history. Sheriff Lance Humphreys said a flurry of drug arrests made during the last two weekends along with the regulars boosted the numbers. 



New Website Allows Voters To Change Info Online
9/21/2016

New Website Allows Voters To Change Info Online

Mississippians no longer have to leave the comfort of their home or office to change their existing voter registration information. 

‘Y’all Vote’ — located at www.yallvote.sos.ms.gov — launched last week in connection with National Voter Registration Month. The site allows citizens already registered to vote to change their voter-roll information by submitting an online application, and acts as an online voter information center aimed at preparing voters to cast a ballot on Election Day. 



Supervisors Take Initial Steps To Start Recycling Program
9/21/2016

Supervisors Take Initial Steps To Start Recycling Program

COFFEEVILLE – Supervisors agreed to take initial steps to explore launching a recycling program in the county after the topic surfaced in Monday’s recessed meeting at the Coffeeville courthouse. District 3 Supervisor Lee McMinn opened the discussion, relaying information he learned after attending a recent meeting in Desoto County about recycling. 



Health Officials Confirm One New Case of West Nile Virus
9/21/2016

Health Officials Confirm One New Case of West Nile Virus

JACKSON – The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports one new human case of West Nile virus (WNV), bringing the 2016 state total to 21. The reported case is in Marion County.



Godzilla Remains On The Lam East Of Town
9/21/2016

Godzilla Remains On The Lam East Of Town

WATER VALLEY – A large lizard remains on the lam east of Water Valley despite several attempts to capture it. The lizard is actually a five-and-a-half feet green iguana named Godzilla and a family pet according to the owner, who requested the Herald not to include her name in this story.



Police Field Call About Clown On Central Street
9/21/2016

Police Field Call About Clown On Central Street

WATER VALLEY – An apparent clown citing on Central Street Saturday night prompted a call to the police department.

Water Valley Police Chief Mike King reported his department responded at 9:18 p.m. but did not make contact with anyone fitting the description of a clown. King also said kids in the neighborhood pursued the clown after calling police. 



Parade Will Roll Down Main On Dec. 3
9/21/2016

Parade Will Roll Down Main On Dec. 3

The annual Water Valley Christmas Parade, "Christmas in the Valley", will be the first Saturday, December 3, starting at 1 p.m. The rain date will be the following Saturday if needed. All churches, businesses, factories, school groups and individuals are urged to participate in the annual Water Valley Christmas Parade.

Contact J.C. Womble @ 473-3190  or email jcwomble53@yahoo.com to register your entry for the parade. There is "NO" entry fee. Use your imagination and make plans to participate in the annual Water Valley Christmas Parade. The parade is sponsored by the Tri-Lake Fairground Association.



Beaches Will Close At Lakes
9/21/2016

Beaches Will Close At Lakes

VICKSBURG – Swimming areas at some of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lakes in northern Mississippi will be closing soon. Arkabutla, Sardis, Enid, and Grenada lakes have begun drawing down water levels as part of their normal flood control operations. 



Disaster Loans Are Available To Yalobusha Farmers
8/24/2016

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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