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Hebron Christian may return to varsity football this fall

Head football coach David Foster hopes the steps being taken during the offseason have increased the chances that the Eagles will be back on the field competing in high school games this fall. Foster was disappointed last year when Hebron did not have enough varsity players for a team, but...
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Eupora athletics

It enabled the Eagles to take the fields and the courts to experience competition. They took…

Northwest Offers Free Adult Education Classes At Water Valley Campus

Northwest Mississippi Community College (NWCC) has an orientation scheduled July 11 – 15 for free adult education classes. The orientation will be held at NWCC’s satellite campus in Water Valley, Everest, located at 802 Central Street. The adult education classes are open for adults interesting in obtaining a...

Trio found with burglary tools and stolen catalytic converters, Tupelo police say

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Three men face charges in Tupelo after police officers found them with burglary tools and stolen catalytic converters. The three men were found shortly after midnight on June 16 parked at the Popeye's restaurant on South Gloster Street, according to a Tupelo Police Department news release.
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Change of plans brings Wade back to Lady Vols

Just a couple of weeks after Wade was board approved by the Webster County School Board to become the next head coach of the Eupora Lady Eagles, Wade announced to his team earlier this week that he was stepping down. Wade has instead decided to become a full-time assistant coach for baseball and softball at Starkville Academy.

Restaurants try to stay afloat during inflation

HOUSTON, Miss. (WTVA) - Restaurants are struggling to keep open signs in the windows and plates on tables as inflation continues to affect businesses. Selina's Bar and Grill has been open since February in Houston. Owner Selina Chandler said being the new business on the block is challenging. "We've had...

Clinton-based all star team wins district championship, headed to Mississippi state tourney

The East Feliciana 10-year-old and under All Stars boy's baseball team won its district championship in Brookhaven, Mississippi, on Friday, winning both games of a double header against Walthall, Mississippi. The Clinton-based team defeated Walthall 10-0 in the first game and 13-3 in the second game. East Feliciana advances to...

Buried Mysteries: The Ashley Henley Investigation

WATER VALLEY, Miss. (WLBT) - It’s been over a year since former DeSoto County Representative Ashley Henley was gunned down, yet no progress has been reported in the investigation. Her murder took place at the same location where her sister-in-law, Kristina Michelle Jones, was found dead just months before.

‘Now’s the Time’: Two Water Valley Natives Chase History in Yalobusha County

WATER VALLEY, Miss.—As Calvin Hawkins stood in the ruins of the Davidson School in Water Valley, Miss., on Saturday, May 21, 2022, he pointed to the houses across the street as a passing motorist waved at him. “I went door-to-door,” Hawkins recounted. “I would ask anyone I could find...