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Water Valley

The joys of buying our first home

Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks takes readers along as he and his wife begin the search for their first home. (October 4, 2013, Page 4A)

Commodores open with road game against Class 6A Tupelo

The Lafayette Commodores open their 2013 season on the road Friday against a Class 6A foe when they travel to Tupelo. It’s a good test for the Commodores, LHS coach Eric Robertson said, and the Golden Wave will look familiar even with a new coach since he’s former Water Valley coach Trent Hammond. (August 22, 2013, Page 6)

Lotto, housing and booze

Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks offers a bit of information, entertainment and education as he looks into winning the big lottery, thinking about buying real estate in the area and the possibility of cold beer being offered at stores in Oxford. (August 9, 2013, Page 4A)

Watermelon Carnival promises to be bigger, tastier

The Water Valley Watermelon Festival will be held this weekend with 120 vendors, games for children, music, barbecue and watermelon, lots of watermelon. (July 31, 2013, Page 1, 10)

Positive ID made on Emerick

The Mississippi Medical Examiner’s Office has positively identified that the boy of a male found in the Yocona River on Monday was that of Lafayette County resident, Stephen Tyler Emerick, Lafayette County Coroner Rocky Kennedy said. The medical examiner also determined there was no sign of “lethal trauma” to the body and no evidence of an assault or foul play on behalf of another person. (May 8, 2013, Page 2A)

Cinnamon challenge just plain stupid

Can you drink a gallon of milk in an hour and keep it down? Can you eat a one-pound burger? How about downing a spoonful of cinnamon powder in less than a minute without any water? Some of these challenges are dumb, others are stupid and the cinnamon challenge is dangerous, Editor Don Whitten writes as he takes a closer look at the dare that’s all over YouTube. (April 26, 2013, Page 4A)

WV gallery aims to connect locals with fresh views

In the past two years, Coulter Fussell and Megan Kingery Patton have transformed a 10-foot-wide enclosed alley on Water Valley’s Main Street into a showcase for contemporary art on a regional and even national level. The two opened Yalo Studio in in 2010. (April 5, 2013, Page 1B, 3B)

Oxford man arrested for murder

An Oxford man was one of two arrested this week in the shooting death of a Batesville native in Water Valley on New Year’s Eve. Spencer T. Morgan of Oxford and James Johnson Jr. were charged with murder for shooting Latonya DeWayne Carr. (January 25, 2013, Page 1A)

Driver of hood-pulling truck could face charges

The driver of the vehicle pulling two cousins on a hood could face criminal charges, according to the Yalobusha County Sheriff’s Department. Johnathon “Jade” D. Holland, 20, and Kristofer A. Riddell, 14, were killed Sunday when the hood went onto Highway 315 in Water Valley into on-coming traffic. (December 5, 2012, Page 2)

Bozarts Gallery to feature small art from big artists

Bozarts Gallery will host its 5th annual Holiday Miniature Art show this month. The opening is at 6 this evening at the gallery in Water Valley. The artwork is from 32 local and regional artists. (November 30, 2012, Page 1B, 2B)

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