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$1M sought from Mississippi authorities accused in beating

A black man says he was pulled over by white Mississippi authorities last month and “brutally” beaten with their flashlights, now his lawyer wants those involved to pay $1 million. The Oxford Eagle reports David Logan’s lawyer filed a claim on Wednesday asking for the money from Water Valley police, Yalobusha County sheriff’s department, and their corresponding localities. The claim ...

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Attorney, sheriff dispute how man was bloodied at roadblock

An attorney says his African American client was beaten by white law enforcement officers this month at a Mississippi roadblock, but a sheriff says officers told him the man appeared to be high on drugs and resisted arrest, injuring two officers. Attorney Carlos Moore said Monday that 28-year-old David Logan walked away from officers but wasn’t running July 18 in ...

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Yalobusha Brewing converting to a brew pub

Andy O’Bryan, the founder of Yalobusha Brewing Co. in Water Valley announced over the weekend that the craft-beer bottler he opened four years ago was changing its business model. YBC is converting to a brewpub, and by doing so, its beer won’t be sold anywhere else but in Water Valley. The move was prompted by the passage of HB-1322 in ...

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Yalobusha General Hospital expands in Water Valley

Yalobusha General Hospital is investing $3.8 million in the health care of the people of Yalobusha County by expanding in Water Valley, creating 32 jobs. The expansion includes interior and exterior renovations, as well as the addition of a second floor to house a geropsychology unit. The Mississippi Development Authority provided a $640,000 Community Development Block Grant for the renovation ...

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American Dream shop in Water Valley

By WILLIAM HARRELSON WATER VALLEY – Growing up in one of the 17 states his family lived in before he landed back in Yalobusha County in 1987 as a teenager, Cayce Washington was a great guy to know when some boyhood ingenuity was needed to get a friend’s bicycle or go-cart on the road again. It was a fun time in ...

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Oakland Frozen food maker Ajinomoto Windsor adding new line, 60 jobs

Frozen food manufacturer Ajinomoto Windsor, formerly known as Windsor Foods, will add 60 jobs with the addition of a new production line at its plant in Oakland. The Yalobusha County project represents a corporate investment of more than $20 million. Ajinomoto Windsor opened its 140,000-square-foot facility in Oakland in 2007 with 250 workers. The company also added jobs in 2010 ...

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MDOT orders emergency closure of highway bridge

YALOBUSHA COUNTY — State transportation officials have closed a bridge after discovering it could possibly fail. The Mississippi Department of Transportation has temporarily closed the bridge on Highway 51 approximately three miles south of the Highway 32 and Highway 51 intersection in Yalobusha County. During a routine inspection of the bridge, inspectors found signs of possible movement in some of ...

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