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Mississippi Heritage Trust Award

The North Mississippi Herald’s facade renovation was one of 30 projects awarded the Mississippi Heritage Trust’s award for preservation during the state convention held June 2 in Water Valley. Herald editor David Howell (right) thanked the hardworking crew involved in the renovation including (from left) project contractor James Ledford, project designer Leigh Ann Black, Bill Warren and Main Street Manager Mickey Howley. Warren painted the storefront sign, as well as mural on the side of the building. Howley helped coordinate the project.

– Photo by Charlotte Howell




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Façade Redo Earns Heritage Award
6/22/2016

Façade Redo Earns Heritage Award

WATER VALLEY – The North Mississippi Herald’s façade renovation earned recognition during the Mississippi Heritage Trust’s two-day “Listen Up! Heritage Preservation Conference” held in Water Valley earlier this month. The project received a Heritage Award for Preservation, one of 30 awards handed out statewide every other year.



Cossar State Park’s Putt Putt Golf Course Has Fresh Look
6/22/2016

Cossar State Park’s Putt Putt Golf Course Has Fresh Look

ENID Lake  – Officials at George Payne Cossar State Park celebrated the grand reopening of the 18-hole putt-putt golf course Friday following an extensive renovation. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks (MDWFP) Repair and Restoration Administrator Paul Pullen worked on the project off and on for several months replacing timbers, installing new carpet along with refurbishing some of the obstacles on the course and replacing others. 



Meek Replays ‘Battle Of Ole Miss’ At YHS Meeting
6/22/2016

Meek Replays ‘Battle Of Ole Miss’ At YHS Meeting

COFFEEVILLE - A firsthand account of what is known as the "Battle of Ole Miss" was the topic of the June meeting of the Yalobusha Historical Society (YHS).

Ed Meek, retired assistant vice chancellor for public relations and marketing and associate professor of journalism at the University of Mississippi, had just become a staff writer for the school in 1962. In October, just a short time after Meek's hiring, James Meredith came to the university to enroll as a student.



County Office Changes Under Review
6/22/2016

WATER VALLEY – Super-visors hired a new purchasing clerk and contemplated numerous office changes during a recessed meeting held Monday at the Water Valley courthouse. The changes include possibly moving the justice court office, garbage collection office, purchasing office and E-911 office to the Coffeeville courthouse.



County’s Population Shows Light Decline Since 2010
6/22/2016

County’s Population Shows Light Decline Since 2010
WATER VALLEY – The population of Yalobusha County and its three municipalities have declined slightly since the 2010 Census, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates.


Lee Looks To Build On Success Of Baseball Program
6/22/2016

Lee Looks To Build On Success Of Baseball Program

WATER VALLEY – After serving five years as assistant baseball coach at Water Valley High School, Jeb Lee was hired last week to lead the baseball program as head coach. Lee brings 11 seasons of coaching experience to the position and his new job notches a career goal for him. In fact, Lee recalls when he first interviewed with the school district to work as an assistant coach under Kary Bridges in 2011, he explained his goal was to serve as a high school head baseball coach.



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5/26/2010

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