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Watermelon Carnival Saturday

Thousands of people will be in Water Valley this weekend to celebrate the area’s watermelon-growing heritage in the 46th Annual Watermelon Carnival. See story below.



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Politicking Is Down To The Final Hours
7/29/2015

Politicking Is Down To The Final Hours
WATER VALLEY – Months of politicking will culminate in Tuesday’s Primary Election as the polls open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. at 11 precincts across the county.


The Valley’s Signature Event Starts Thursday
7/29/2015

The Valley’s Signature Event Starts Thursday
WATER VALLEY –  Thousands of people will be in Water Valley this weekend to celebrate the area’s watermelon-growing heritage in the 46th Annual Watermelon Carnival.


Multiple Agencies Work To Take Down Drug Dealer
7/29/2015

Multiple Agencies Work To Take Down Drug Dealer
WATER VALLEY –Law enforcement officers from multiple agencies executed a search warrant and arrested a drug dealer in Water Valley Friday afternoon.


Anonymous Tip Responsible For Poultry Probe
7/29/2015

Anonymous Tip Responsible For Poultry Probe

WATER VALLEY - An anonymous tipster is responsible for getting the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality to begin an investigation into a spill and subsequent burial of an undetermined amount of chicken parts at the Water Valley Poultry plant.


County Declines To Sell Building
7/29/2015

County Declines To Sell Building
COFFEEVILLE – An eight year quest by Melvin Gary to purchase a dilapidated school building in Oakland came to an end July 17 when supervisors agreed not to sell or lease the building or property.


One Arrest Made, Two Suspects At-Large In Weekend Burglary On County Road 224
7/29/2015

One Arrest Made, Two Suspects At-Large In Weekend Burglary On County Road 224
WATER VALLEY – An Oxford man is behind bars and authorities are searching for two more suspects wanted in connection to a residential burglary reported Sunday morning on County Road 224, just north of Water Valley.

County’s June Jobless Rate Remains Steady
7/29/2015

County’s June Jobless Rate Remains Steady
WATER VALLEY – After some ups and downs earlier in the year, unemployment held steady over the month of June going down only one-tenth of a percent in Yalobusha County.


Supervisor Questionnaire - Part 2
7/15/2015

Supervisor Questionnaire - Part 2
This is the second segment of the supervisor questionnaire submitted to the county’s 25 supervisor candidates. The North Mississippi Herald partnered with the Water Valley Business Alliance on this project.


Candidates Go On The Record In Questionnaire
7/8/2015

Candidates Go On The Record In Questionnaire
WATER VALLEY – The excitement is building as 24 candidates are competing in four heavily contested supervisors’ races in the August 4 Primary Election. This week’s edition of the Herald contains input from 20 supervisor candidates responding to a questionnaire jointly sponsored by this newspaper and the Water Valley Business Alliance (WVBA).


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