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Open House To Celebrate 60 Years

Saturday will mark six decades for Betty Shearer at the Herald and the public is invited to a reception Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. at the newspaper office to celebrate this milestone. This photo was taken in 1964, as she churns out Herald pages on a Mele press with her son, Jim Shearer, perched in his stroller beside her. Shearer still enjoys the weekly routine and looks forward to many more years at the Herald. 

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Time To Decorate For The Carnival

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 by July 1. 

Voters Return To Polls Tuesday

Voters Return To Polls Tuesday

WATER VALLEY – The polls will be open across the state from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, for a runoff election in the Democratic Primary for one of Mississippi’s two U.S. Senate seats. Candidates David Baria and Howard Sherman will face off in the runoff and the winner will claim a spot on the General Election ballot in November to run against Republican Senator Roger Wicker for the seat. 

Hometown Pizza Will Start Serving Breakfast

WATER VALLEY – Home-town Pizza will start serving breakfast Monday, a decision sparked by the closing of Downtown Inn and Coffee Parlor that will orphan a loyal morning crowd. Hometown Pizza owner Greg Segroves reported the morning meal will be served from 7 to 10:30 a.m. and his new morning menu will include some of the favorites from the Downtown Inn menu as well as a few additions. 

Final Meals Served At Main Street Eatery

Final Meals Served At Main Street Eatery

WATER VALLEY – Downtown Inn and Coffee Parlor was packed last Friday as customers enjoyed one last meal at the Main Street eatery. Proprietors Kira Rutherford and David Waggoner are closing the doors after operating the business since last August.

Shearer Will Be Honored For 60 Years

Shearer Will Be Honored For 60 Years

WATER VALLEY – With weekly deadlines always looming, celebrations are few and far in between in the newspaper business so you better mark your calendar for next Friday, June 22. Next week is Betty Shearer’s 60-year milestone on the job at the North Mississippi Herald. That’s six decades working on Main Street as the face of the newspaper. A reception is planned at the Herald office from 3 to 6 p.m. to celebrate the occasion. The public is invited.

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