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Friday, April 18, 2014

Water Valley

Tapping Into a Dream

Yalobusha Brewery in Water Valley is quickly becoming a household name having reached distribution all over the state last week. The brewery also has upcoming plans to have tours and beer tasting. (January 24, 2014, Page 1B)

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    Some WV students find cold classrooms

    Some classrooms at Davidson Elementary in Water Valley found themselves without heat Monday morning. Parents were not informed that their students were kept in classrooms with no heat. (January 9, 2014, Page 2)

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      Murder suspects remain at large

      Anthony Darrel Smith of Abbeville and Alison Raynetta Alexander of Champagne, Ill., are wanted in the murder of Xavier Benson, 21 of Water Valley. The two remain on the large after finding Benson’s body left on the side of the road on Tuesday. (June 13, 2013, Page 1A)

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        Remembering a different Mr. Bill

        Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks revisits memories of mentor and friend Billy Rotenberry, an iconic figure in Water Valley for years, and thinks of all the things he wish he could tell Mr. Bill. (April 18, 2013, Page 4)

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          Making strides in Water Valley education system

          Water Valley School District is attempting to improve scores and older buildings while continuing to struggle with little funding. (October 4, 2012, Page 1, 5)

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            Yalobusha hospital opens new facility

            The Yalobusha General Hospital and Nursing Home in Water Valley will not only celebrate the opening of its new facility in the physical therapy department on Sunday, but it will also observe its 50 years of providing medical services to the city, county and surrounding area. (more…) (January 27, 2012, Page 2A)

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              Mr. Crip’s legacy spreads far and wide

              James B. “Crip” Tyler’s death sparks memories of one of Water Valley’s heroes for all that he and his wife Geanie did to provide summer league baseball and softball to youngsters for years and years, and Editor Don Whitten writes of his time with a man he says deserves hero status. (September 16, 2011, Page 4A)

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                The Yes Virginias reunite to liven up holiday season

                OXFORD TOWN – Oxford’s favorite holiday band, the Yes Virginias, have reunited and are headed to a venue or an event near you. Page 20 in this week’s Oxford Town has information on the band and its upcoming busy holiday schedule which begins with three gigs in Lafayette County this Saturday, Dec. 4 (Taylor Holiday Farmers’ Market, Water Valley Christmas Parade and the Taylor Christmas Parade). Check out the quirky-cool holiday band in this week’s issue. (December 2, 2010, Page 20)

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                  Doctor opens home, heart to others

                  The Oxford EAGLE’s Guest Writer Pat Ward visits with Dr. Craig Williams to talk about what makes a house a home. (July 23, 2010, Page 3A)

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                    Schools need assistance in dealing with cuts

                    Funding problems are only going to get worse for Mississippi educators with the governor announcing more budget cuts. Administrators want to make the cuts without affecting the education process, and they say they need a bit more assistance from lawmakers and education officals at the state level. (February 5, 2010, Page 4A)

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