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Callahan Quick Print Reaches Out To Water Valley Customers

OXFORD – Callahan Quick Print, Inc. is approaching the mid-century mark since opening in Oxford back in 1972. For many of the early years business founder Robert Callahan had a lot of customers in Water Valley and now second generation printers Glen Callahan and his sister, Stephanie Callahan Mills; along with Glen’s wife, Christy, and…

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City Officials Navigate Lengthy Agenda In Two-Hour Meeting

WATER VALLEY – Aldermen tackled a lengthy agenda during the Jan. 5 city meeting. Following the routine actions that mark the start of each monthly meeting – approving the agenda and paying the bills – the action started with a complaint from a Main Street business owner about people not cleaning up behind their dogs.…

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Rockette Inks Deal With Music Publishing Company

Water Valley hometown girl KeKe Rockette, (stage name Roy Rockette) ended the year 2020 with a bang. Rockette secured a major inks Publishing Deal with Sony/ATV – the world’s No. 1 music publishing company offering a diverse catalogue of iconic songs written by legends such as The Beatles, Michael Jackson, and The Rolling Stones, as well…

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Second Candidate Qualifies For Mayor, Deadline Is Feb. 5

WATER VALLEY – Just over two weeks remain before the qualifying deadline for municipal offices and only three candidates have submitted paperwork to the city clerk’s office in Water Valley. Terry Rockette is the latest candidate to qualify as he will run again for mayor.  In 2017 Rockette competed in a four-way race for mayor…

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Sheriff Names New Chief Deputy

WATER VALLEY – The lead investigator for the Yalobusha County Sheriff’s Department has been appointed chief deputy by Sheriff Mark D. Fulco. Jerimaine Gooch was promoted last Friday. “He was already performing this role as my number two man following Jerry Ferguson’s retirement last year. We made it official on January 15,” Fulco reported. Gooch…

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Supervisors Contemplate Loss Of Bank In Coffeeville

COFFEEVILLE – The announcement that Renasant Bank will close the Coffeeville branch in April prompted input from county officials during the first Board of Supervisors meeting of the year. “People have called me or stopped me and wanted to know what the board is going to do about the bank closing,” District 4 Supervisor Eddie…

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Renasant Branch In Coffeeville Will Close In April

COFFEEVILLE – Renasant Bank confirmed Monday that the Coffeeville branch will close in April. The news broke late last week in Coffeeville as customers first heard the bank would close. “After much research and analysis, we’ve made the decision to consolidate our Coffeeville location into our Water Valley banking operations,” reported John Oxford, Director of…

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Threat Of Home Burglaries Increases During The Holidays

WATER VALLEY – Other than a report of a squatter at a Fly Street residence, the Clay Street burglary reported Sunday is the first in several months in the city limits according to Water Valley Police Chief Jason Mangrum. However the chief urges residents to take extra precautions during the holiday seasons when residential burglaries…

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Police Seek Leads In Clay St. Burglary

WATER VALLEY – The Water Valley Police Department is investigating a break-in reported Sunday afternoon on Clay Street. Chief Jason Mangrum reported the incident occurred around 2 p.m. and was reported approximately 40 minutes later. Officers were on the scene in three minutes after it was reported. Mangrum reported video surveillance shows two men first…

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