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Our little community was saddened to hear about the death of two of our residents, Kenneth Paul Williams, 60, and his son, Douglas Paul Williams, age 38. They were killed in a head-on collusion on Hwy. 51 near Hwy 7. Doug leaves his wife, Rebecca Williams; a daughter, Hannah Williams; and a son, Junior Williams.…

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Obituaries 06/23/2022

Loyd David Green SOUTHAVEN – Loyd David Green, age 82, of Southaven went to his eternal home Saturday, June 18, 2022, at his home with his family by his side. He was born November 30, 1939, in Love, Miss. to the late Ernest and Lois (Landreth) Green. In school, Loyd was well known and respected,…

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Police Investigate Tuesday Shooting

The Water Valley Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in the area of Buena Vista and Daniels Drive Tuesday afternoon. Water Valley Police Chief Jason Mangrum reported a juvenile was struck in the leg, sustaining minor injuries. The victim was treated and released at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. The chief said there…

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The Food Does The Talking For Ms. Yalonda

                  WATER VALLEY – When Yalonda Ramsey started work at the B.T.C. Old Fashioned Grocery in March, neither she nor her food needed an introduction. A Water Valley native, Yalonda has notched over two decades serving some of the finest meals in the South  – a stint…

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Tillatoba News

I want to wish all you fathers a wonderful Father’s Day filled with a lot of love! I sure miss my daddy. He was a mother and father to us all of our young life. He’s gone now, but I know he has a extra jewel in his crown for all his hard work in…

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Sheriff Reports Second Suspect Arrested In May 8 Shootings

COFFEEVILLE – Winfred Logan of Coffeeville was charged with aggravated assault for his alleged involvement in a pair of shootings on May 8. Yalobusha County Sheriff Jerimaine Gooch reported Logan was arrested on June 8, a month after deputies investigated an early morning shooting on County Road 222 in Fly subdivision and another shooting later…

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Hawkins Schedules Signing For New Book, ‘Under The Dusty Sand’

Increase Your Knowledge Group announces a book signing for “Under the Dusty Sand” written by Calvin Hawkins. The signing date will be on Saturday, June 18, beginning at 10 a.m and ending at 3 p.m. at the Fountain Square on Frostland Drive in Water Valley. The agenda includes Hawkins speaking about the story behind the…

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First Annual Water Valley Fire And Police Fun Day Scheduled June 25

WATER VALLEY – The first annual Water Valley Fire and Police Fun Day is schedule Saturday, June 25, from 11:30 to 5 p.m. at Crawford Sports Complex. Water Valley Police Chief Jason Mangrum reported activities are schedule for youth including touch a truck, bounce houses, food trucks, police and fire demonstrations and helicopters. For more…

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Hill Country Living

The heat is upon us. It’s here to reign supreme until late September. I was in denial of this, still pretending we were in a summer trial run, until I played tennis down at Crawford on Sunday afternoon during a 106-degree heat index. I didn’t realize we were under a heat advisory until Wil and…

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Dave’s World

Almost eight years have passed since Second Chance Animal Alliance, a donor-supported, non-profit organization, was founded and the need now is more dire than when it started. SCAA Director Mandy Beard reached out to me Tuesday morning to share that they have been inundated with calls for help with animals. SCAA desperately needs more volunteers,…

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