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Mildred Tidwell Jarrett Obituary

Mildred Tidwell Jarrett, 92, died Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Yalobusha County Nursing Home in Water Valley, Miss.  The funeral service was held Sunday, August ... Read more

3 months ago by Ana Martinez.

Water Valley man succumbs to injuries from one-vehicle accident on CR 376

Deputies of the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department were called out to County Road 376 for a one-vehicle accident on Saturday, July 25 at 3:58 p.m. ... Read more

3 months ago by Ana Martinez.

Double murder-suicide in Yalobusha County leaves three people dead

The names of the three people who died in a weekend double murder-suicide in Yalobusha County have been released. Ronnie Stark, the Yalobusha County Coroner, ... Read more

3 months ago by Ana Martinez.

Yalobusha County woman dies of COVID-19 in Oxford hospital

A woman from Yalobusha County was reported to have died from complications due to COVID-19 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Yalobusha Coroner Ronnie Stark reported ... Read more

3 months ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford Film Festival doubling up with Water Valley drive-in

The Oxford Film Festival is providing double the fun with its summer drive-in experience, starting this week. After offering its OFF to the Drive-In event ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Coronavirus Heroes Part 10: Webb serves as Doctor of the Day at Mississippi State Capitol

This is the final installation in the EAGLE’s 10-part Coronavirus Heroes series. This week’s Coronavirus Hero is Dr. Kimberly L. Webb, of Webb Family Medical ... Read more

4 months ago by Ana Martinez.

Water Valley officially sets new watermelon eating contest world record

The City of Water Valley is officially the king of watermelons. Word recently came down from the Guinness World Records office that last year’s watermelon ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Water Valley announces Valedictorian, Salutatorian and Historian

Water Valley High School announced the valedictorian, salutatorian and historian for the 2019-2020 graduating class this week. Coulter Clement was named the school’s valedictorian, Blayne ... Read more

5 months ago by Ana Martinez.

Water Valley High School Seniors 2020

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5 months ago by Staff Report.

Water Valley woman arrested on commercial burglary charges

A Water Valley woman is facing multiple counts of commercial burglary. On May 1, investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested Stacey Crouch, 37, ... Read more

6 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette and Oxford School Districts considered top in the state per study

Recently, a study was conducted by BackgroundChecks.org to determine the top school districts in each state. In Mississippi, Oxford and Lafayette County are considered two ... Read more

7 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Amended lawsuit filed by Water Valley man now asking for $5 million

After filing a lawsuit asking for an unspecified amount in damages, a Water Valley man who claims he was “brutally beaten” by law enforcement officers ... Read more

8 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Lawsuit filed by Water Valley man claimed to have been “brutally beaten” by authorities

A Water Valley man who claimed to have been “brutally beaten” by law enforcement officers last July is suing Yalobusha County, Water Valley and others ... Read more

8 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Water Valley’s Base Camp Coding Academy joining Everest Innovation Hub

After spending its first years above B.T.C. Grocery, Water Valley’s Base Camp Coding Academy is moving down the street and attracting national attention. Renovations are ... Read more

9 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Water Valley resident’s quilts to be exhibited in South Carolina

Coulter Fussell is a painter first, but adding quilting to her skillset has paid off as she prepares to exhibit her work in South Carolina ... Read more

9 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Year in Review: July – September

Editor’s Note: This is the third of our four-part series, taking a look back at some of the most notable stories of 2019. The last ... Read more

10 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Fatal Highway 328 wreck being investigated

A single-car wreck on Highway 328 is under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol. At approximately 4:23 p.m. on Oct. 8, a 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche ... Read more

1 year ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Toys for Tots campaign set to begin in October

The calendar turned to October on Tuesday, and with that comes the beginning of the annual Toys for Tots drive. The national campaign began on ... Read more

1 year ago by Jake Thompson.

Water Valley man arrested on drug, weapon charges following traffic stop

A Water Valley man is facing drug charges following a traffic stop. On Sept. 15, an Oxford Police officer pulled a car over at the ... Read more

1 year ago by Jake Thompson.

Water Valley man arrested in connection to shots fired at Oxford apartment complex

A Water Valley man is facing multiple charges in relation to a report of shots fired at an Oxford apartment complex on Sept. 12.  On ... Read more

1 year ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford and Lafayette rated among the state’s best school districts

The 2018-19 accountability results for Mississippi’s school districts were released by the Mississippi Department of Education on Tuesday and once again the Oxford School District ... Read more

1 year ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man still missing as family continues search

The family of an Oxford man who went missing over the weekend is still looking, while previous search attempts by the local authorities have so ... Read more

1 year ago by Jake Thompson.

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