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Elvis Kicks Off Ministry For Widows At Sylva Rena Baptist Church

By Editor | October 20, 2021 |

Sylva Rena Baptist Church kicked off a new ministry during a luncheon last Thursday with the King of Rock and Roll. Elvis impersonator Drew Warford, who serves as Amory First Baptist Church’s worship leader and pianist Matt Chisholm, entertained the crowd that included 15 special guests and a dozen volunteers for the new Adopt A…

White Earns Multiple Paul Harris Fellow Recognition

By Editor | October 20, 2021 |

Longtime Rotarian Tommy White was recognized by the Water Valley Rotary Club for receiving the Multiple Paul Harris Fellow Recognition. Paul Harris Fellow recognition is extended to any individual who contributes, outright or cumulatively (or in whose name is contributed), $1,000 or more to the Annual Fund or PolioPlus or as sponsorship of a portion…

Cinnamed Earns National Recognition For Efforts To Improve Patients’ Cardiovascular Health

By Editor | October 20, 2021 |

WATER VALLEY – Cinnamed Yalobusha Medical Clinic, LLC owner Cinnamon Foster, Family Nurse Practitioner has received three American Heart Association outpatient program awards in recognition for commitment to reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke through improving high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, and blood pressure management. Nearly half of all adults in the U.S.…

Main Street Is Ramping Up For A Renewed Surge

By Editor | October 20, 2021 |

WATER VALLEY – It’s time for a renewed surge for the Water Valley Main Street Association and the new director is already working hard to make it happen. Alyssa Benedict was hired as the new director in September and was formally introduced to members during the annual meeting in the Pocket Park on Oct. 14.…

First Responders Work Two Bad Wrecks In Two Day Span

By Editor | October 20, 2021 |

WATER VALLEY – Three people were injured in an early morning crash Friday on Hwy. 7 south of Water Valley. Yalobusha County Sheriff Jerimaine Gooch reported an ambulance from Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford was returning from a transport when the wreck occurred around 1:30 a.m. The driver and the paramedic in the ambulance were…

Support Needed For Proposed Specialty Tag

By Editor | October 20, 2021 |

WATER VALLEY – The Water Valley District is seeking commitments for a proposed specialty license tag to show support for the Blue Devils. The district needs 300 commitments by Nov. 5 in order to present the tag design and request to the Mississippi Department of Revenue. The specialty tag will cost an additional $33 per…

Louisiana Men Charged With Home Burglary

By Editor | October 20, 2021 |

By David Howell Editor BOAT LANDING –A trail of muddy footprints led to the arrest of two Louisiana men within hours of a home burglary in the Boat Landing Community on October 5. Sheriff Jerimaine Gooch reported Samuel Tullos, age 46, and Joseph Foy, 32, were each charged with grand larceny, burglary and receiving stolen…

Sign-up Has Started For Parade

By Editor | October 20, 2021 |

By David Howell Editor WATER VALLEY – Enthusiasm is building for the return of the Water Valley Christmas Parade after a lapse last year due to the global pandemic. The Christmas parade is scheduled to roll down Main Street on Friday, December 3, at 6 p.m. in conjunction with other Christmas in the Valley events.…

Reward Offered For Info On Unsolved Murders

By Editor | October 14, 2021 |

Whether the information is about the suspicious death of a woman found deceased inside her burned mobile home just after Christmas last year, or an elderly man brutally beaten and killed in his home on Calhoun Street in Water Valley in 2009, the Yalobusha County Crime Stoppers is offering big bucks for information about unsolved…

City Officials Approve Referendum For Tourism Tax

By Editor | October 14, 2021 |

WATER VALLEY – Voters in Water Valley will go to the polls to vote on imposing a two percent tourism tax on the sale of prepared food in Water Valley. The proceeds would be earmarked for expenditures to promote tourism, parks and recreation in the city. The referendum was approved with a split vote in…

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