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Crime Stoppers Seeks Tips In Vandalism On Railroad Street

The Yalobusha County Crime Stoppers is asking for your help locating the individual or individuals who broke out the front windshield of the yellow Furniture Store truck that was parked in the parking lot behind the building on Railroad Street. The incident occurred between the hours of 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, and 8 a.m.…

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Edwards, Hill Graduate From School Of Banking

Charlie Edwards and Tyler Hill, both Vice Presidents with Mechanics Bank, were among the 129 bankers receiving graduation diplomas on June 2, 2021 from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. This three-year program provides courses covering all aspects of banking, economics and related subjects. Students traveled from 21 states to participate in…

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Goodwin Traces Family Roots During Visit To Water Valley

WATER VALLEY – Greg Goodwin was a child growing up in Tulsa when he first heard about Water Valley and his family’s journey from Mississippi to Oklahoma more than a century ago. Goodwin’s great-grandfather, James Henry Goodwin, was a successful Water Valley businessman in the early 1900s. “He had good businesses while he was here,”…

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Lots Of 4-H Activities Are Scheduled In June

Good luck to our 4-Hers who will be participating in the Northwest District 4-H Horse Show this week in Winona. There will be a 4-H Congressional Awards Club Interest meeting on Tuesday, June 15, at 5 p.m. at the Extension office located in the Multi-Purpose Building in Coffeeville. This meeting is for parents and youth…

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Families Enjoyed Visiting And Eating During The Holiday Weekend

Congratulations to Ashley Helvie and Matthew Johnson on their marriage on May 29 at the Persimmon Hill Amphitheater  at Enid Lake. Eight ladies who work at 220 Truck Stop and restaurant left Friday headed to Hardy, Ark for a retreat and fellowship for the weekend. Martha Box said a prayer with the girls before they…

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UPD Chief Ray Hawkins To Retire

By Michael Newsom University of Mississippi Communications OXFORD – University of Mississippi Police Chief Ray Hawkins, respected law enforcement officer, natural leader and a believer in the ‘education before enforcement’ approach to policing, is retiring after a stellar 30-year career. Hawkins, who was hired as UPD chief on March 30, 2018, retires June 30. He’s…

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Davidson Elementary Releases All-Year Honor Roll Lists

Davidson Elementary School has released the all-year honor roll lists. The students include: Principal’s Honor Roll First Grade: Rylan Keith Austin, Carson Skye Aven, Jace Bobo, Landon Elijah Buckley, Lathan Ormond Daniels, Nathan Lakota Gray, James Dean Hand, Jr. James Nickalos Hervey, Adalynn Blayke Higdon, Zaiden Khole Hodge, Latreece Ra’myia Hudson, Elizabeth Rose Hunter, Chaynce…

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