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Elvis Kicks Off Ministry For Widows At Sylva Rena Baptist Church

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…

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White Earns Multiple Paul Harris Fellow Recognition

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…

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Oakland Town Holiday Market Is Scheduled Nov. 6

The Oakland Town Holiday Market is scheduled from 9 am to 1 pm on Saturday, Nov. 6, in downtown Oakland and has some great shopping and activities on schedule.  The Market is located at 304 Holly Street (the former Presbyterian Church next door to the Oakland Library). The market will include an art class for…

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Examining Your Brain On Brew

While America’s favorite morning beverage has some great health benefits including reduced risk of liver disease, Parkinson’s disease and diabetes, moderation is key. A new study out of the University of South Australia finds that coffee in excess may have a negative impact on brain health. Researchers discovered that high coffee intake is linked with…

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

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.…

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Obituaries 10/21/21

Betty Jean Brown VENICE, FLA. – Betty Jean Brown, 92, died in Venice, Fla. on September 17, 2021. She was born in Yalobusha County on Nov. 2, 1928, the daughter of the late T.G. and Sadelle Perkins Brown. Graveside services are scheduled at Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley at 11 a.m. on October 25.…

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A Father’s Love Grows Into A Business For His Daughter

Q&A with Jennifer Whitehead Lucas Where were you born? Lake Village, Ark. Where did you go to school? I graduated from Water Valley High School and Northwest Mississippi Community College Where have you lived in addition to Water Valley? Memphis, Tenn.; Greenwood, Ind.; and Long Beach, Miss. Who are your parents? Jeanette Whitehead and the…

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Main Street Is Ramping Up For A Renewed Surge

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.…

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First Responders Work Two Bad Wrecks In Two Day Span

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…

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Support Needed For Proposed Specialty Tag

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…

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