The Water Valley Art Council is set to host the third annual Water Valley Art Crawl on Friday. (October 5, 2011, Page 3)
WATER VALLEY — For the second time in just under a year, BorgWarner will add jobs to the Water Valley area.
On Monday it was announced that the BorgWarner facility will be expanding its mini direct-acting solenoids production line, creating 67 to 70 jobs for a branch that already houses around 500. (September 13, 2011, Page 1)
The Branch of Hope men’s drug and alcohol rehabilitation ranch in Water Valley announces a new Board of Directors and the opening a new women-only facility. (August 25, 2011, Page 1)
WATER VALLEY — For the second consecutive year, Water Valley’s cherished Watermelon Carnival won’t be all about the vine-like fruit of the Cucurbitaceae family.
After receiving rave reviews last year, the carnival will once again feature a barbecue contest on Saturday. (August 3, 2011, Page 3)
WATER VALLEY — Hot temperatures for voters who cast ballots at the polls wasn’t the only thing that made news in Yalobusha County’s primary election Tuesday.
Four races — sheriff, county prosecuting attorney, constable for District 1 and District 3 Supervisor — will now be decided in a runoff on Aug. 23 after a majority failed to be reached in the first stage of the primary election process. (August 3, 2011, Page 2)
Water Valley’s Anna Avant, 10, won three first-place awards for her age division in this year’s Youth and Adult Outdoor Photography Contest, sponsored by the Mississippi Wildlife Federation. (July 18, 2011, Page 12)
A nurse at Graceland Care Center was arrested Monday for allegedly stealing hydrocodone pills and a maintenance worker at Yalobusha County Nursing Home was arrested Monday for allegedly fondling a patient. Both arrests stem from investigations by the Attorney General’s Office Medicaid Fraud Control Department. (June 28, 2011, Page 2)
Area residents will have three programs this Memorial Day to give everyone a chance to honor those who gave all.
— Community service at 10 a.m. at the National Guard Armory in Oxford; guest speaker will be Don Hutson
— Mississippi State Veteran’s Home at 10 a.m.; guest speaker will be SP5 Jimmy C. Reed Jr.
— Water Valley VFW at 11 a.m. on Main Street; free lunch provided following service. (May 27, 2011, Page 1A,3A)
At 3:30 p.m. on County Road 220, about five miles outside of the Water Valley city limits, the Yalobusha County Sheriff’s Department responded to a the one-vehicle wreck where they found Joyce Bardo, 51, laying outside of her vehicle. She was taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi where she later died from her injuries. (April 15, 2011, Page 2A)
Mississippi Department of Transportation of the District 2 office — that covers 17 counties including Lafayette County — will be cleaning up area highways from 8 a.m. to noon on Thursday as part of the annual Trash Bash event. (April 13, 2011, Page 2)