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Melon Growers Get Ready For Carnival

Water Valley melon growers and farmers pictured getting ready for the upcoming Watermelon Carnival include (front row, from left) Andy Brooks, Carter Pullen, Mia Ruth Allred, and Bailey Brooks; (second row) Carter Buck, Dalton Rogers, Cohen Hart and Willie Pullen; (third row) Kelley Hart, Kizer Yount, Tyler Buck, Sawyer Pullen, and Scarlett Pullen. The picture was made in the watermelon patch of Dalton Rogers, Joe Pullen, Lee Pullen, Willie Pullen, along with watermelon grower, Justin Brooks.





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Supervisor May Move County Barn
7/20/2016

Supervisor May Move County Barn

COFFEEVILLE– The District 4 county barn could move to a new location following a request by Supervisor Timothy Booker. Speaking at a recessed meeting Tuesday at the Coffeeville courthouse, Booker explained he had a break-in at the shop last weekend and a pickup truck, a chain saw, power washer and weedeater was stolen.



Magnolia Youth League Schedules Soccer Registration
7/20/2016

Magnolia Youth League has scheduled soccer registration at Crawford Sports Complex on the following dates from 9am until noon.

Saturday, July 23rd 9-12

Saturday, July 30th 9-12

Saturday, August 6th 9-12

If there are questions regarding registration, Please contact Jacob Edwards by phone or text at 662-934-3393.


School Ratings Indicate Big Improvement
7/20/2016

WATER VALLEY – The news that the Water Valley School District was rated a “C” district for the 2014-15 school year was celebrated during Monday night’s school board meeting when Superintendent Dr. Michael McInnis reported that both the elementary and high school moved from a “D” school to a “C” school.



New Orleans Guitarist, Amsterdam Songwriter Return To The Valley Thursday
7/20/2016

New Orleans Guitarist, Amsterdam Songwriter Return To The Valley Thursday

WATER VALLEY – On Thursday, July 21st, at 7:30 p.m. veteran New Orleans guitarist Jimmy Robinson and Amsterdam songwriter Lily Kiara (both of the International Folk Collective) return to Water Valley for an intimate concert evening at Foster Music and Arts’ Old School Theater.



New Doctor Brings Decades Of Experience To YHS
7/20/2016

New Doctor Brings Decades Of Experience To YHS

WATER VALLEY – After almost four decades of seeing patients in his hometown of Vicksburg, Dr. George Abraham II has joined the medical team at Yalobusha Health Services (YHS). The physician started seeing patients on July 1 at Odom Rural Health Clinic, explaining that he moved to the area with his wife, Virginia, to be closer to multiple family members who live in Oxford, including their daughter and grandchildren. 



Changes In Coming School Year Include Moving Graduation To Football Field
7/20/2016

Changes In Coming School Year Include Moving Graduation To Football Field

WATER VALLEY – School trustees approved several changes for the coming school year including moving the Water Valley High School graduation to the football field next May. The recommendation comes from a committee formed from members of the committee and was unanimously approved at Monday night’s school board meeting.  For more than a decade, the graduation has been held at the Tad Pad on the campus of the University of Mississippi.



As A Chiropractor, Dr. G. Enjoys Unique Opportunity To Help People Who Are Hurting
7/20/2016

As A Chiropractor, Dr. G. Enjoys Unique Opportunity To Help People Who Are Hurting

“She told me I couldn’t be in the military or a doctor,” Orndoff says. Today, for Dr. GR Orndoff, DC, a chiropractor operating under the Yalobusha General Hospital system, I guess one out of two isn’t too bad! The road to becoming a practicing chiropractor at a clinic in downtown Water Valley is long, and maybe even a little strange, but to hear him  tell it is quite a treat. 



C Rating: An In-depth Look At The Figures
7/20/2016

WATER VALLEY – It took until July 14, but the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) has finally released the official letter grades for schools and districts across the state for the 2014-2015 school year. According to the report, both Water Valley High School and Davidson Elementary School earned a “C” rating, which led to an overall “C” rating for the Water Valley School District as well. Since MDE changed their rating system to an A-F model, similar to a traditional report card, the Water Valley School District was labeled a “D” for three straight years – from 2011-2012 until 2013-2014. 



Deputies Make Multiple Weekend Arrests
7/20/2016

Deputies Make Multiple Weekend Arrests

Yalobusha deputies made several weekend arrests. Shelia Busby of Water Valley was stopped for careless driving in the early morning hours Monday. She was charged with possession of methamphetamine, no insurance and careless driving.



School Registration Scheduled July 27, 28 At High School, DES
7/13/2016

Water Valley High School and Davidson Elementary will have registration for the 2016-17 school year on Tuesday July 26, Wednesday July 27, and Thursday July 28. The registration for the high school will be held in the cafeteria at Water Valley High School from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and the David-son Elementary registration will be held in the cafeteria at Davidson Elementary from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 



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