It’s Time To ‘Deck The Valley’ For Decorating Contest

By Editor | November 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

WATER VALLEY The Water Valley Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Holiday Decorating Contest. Project chairperson Rhonda Burchett invites everyone to, “Bring out your inner Clark Griswold!” This year’s theme is “Deck the Valley” which means the more lights and decorations the better. Only outdoor lighting/decorating, and window displays will be considered for the…

BorgWarner Earns Top Safety Awards

By Editor | November 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

WATER VALLEY – Employees at BorgWarner’s Water Valley plant celebrated two historic safety achievements during a ceremony last week after the local plant earned the company’s top safety award and received the Occupational Safety Health and Administration’s (OSHA) highest recognition for the practice of and commitment to exemplary occupational safety and health. BorgWarner’s CEO Safety…

Jail Contraband Leads To Charges For Dispatcher And Inmate

By Editor | November 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

  WATER VALLEY – A dispatcher and inmate face felony charges after an alleged conspiracy to introduce contraband into the Yalobusha County Detention Center.  Sheriff Mark D. Fulco reported the dispatcher, Taylor Buford, was arrested by agents with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics on Nov. 18 after allegedly introducing contraband into the jail. She is…

Churches Offer Free Food Boxes For Thanksgiving

By Editor | November 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

WATER VALLEY –  Thanksgiving food boxes will be supplied for Water Valley residents at Spring Hill North M. B. Church on Saturday, November 21, from noon until the food is  gone. Seniors, laid-off workers and families are invited to pick up the free food for the Thanksgiving holiday. Drive up to the church, located at…

Special Sheriff’s Election Is Feb. 23

By Editor | November 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

JACKSON – Governor Tate Reeves signed an order Tuesday morning setting Feb. 23 as the date of the special election for sheriff in two of the 12 precincts in Yalobusha County. The Writ of Election signed by Reeves declares that the special election is a continuation of the Nov. 5, 2019 general election and Luther…

County Is Up To 603 Covid Cases

By Editor | November 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

WATER VALLEY – The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the county continues to grow with the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reporting 26 new cases during the first nine days of November. The latest tally pushes the total number of cases to 603 since the state agency reported the first case in the…

Chamber’s Holiday Open House Is Nov. 14

By Editor | October 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Water Valley’s Business Holiday Open House is just around the corner. This annual event, sponsored by the Water Valley Area Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Saturday, November 14, from 9 am. to 4 p.m. Shoppers may register at participating local businesses for a variety of great door prizes. One very lucky entry will…

Two Arrested In Truck Stop Burglary

By Editor | October 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

TILLATOBA – Two Yalobusha County men were charged with burglary and grand larceny after allegedly stealing tires, rims and other truck parts valued at thousands of dollars from the Tillatoba Truck Stop. Sheriff Mark D. Fulco reported Joshua Young, who lives on CR 211 between Coffeeville and Oakland, and Nicholas Duell Hardy, who lives in…

Six Peas Offers Delicious Catering For Any Event

By Editor | September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

WATER VALLEY – Chances are during the last few months you have already heard about Six Peas Catering and the almost weekly pop-up menu as owner Kevin Morris serves customers in Water Valley. Although Morris launched the small catering business over three years ago after moving back home from Texas, he made a hefty investment…

Oakland Company On The Front Lines Of Storm Work

By Editor | September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

SULPHUR, La. – A Yalobusha County company is on the front lines of the recovery effort in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura after hundreds of workers from Oakland-based Grays Power Supply headed to the Gulf Coast last Monday, Aug. 24. The workers arrived in Gulfport that night as hundreds of thousands of residents across Florida,…

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