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From the Doctor’s Office…The September Update From Watervalley

From the Doctor’s Office…The September Update From Watervalley

Last Friday started with a house call, pushing me to be an hour late to the clinic that morning. When I finally arrived through the back entrance, the noise from the reception area hit me like a palpable wave. It was Friday before a holiday and we had a packed house. Great. Normally the staff […]

Dog Days of Summer / The July Update from Watervalley

Dog Days of Summer / The July Update from Watervalley

            During her appointment at the clinic this past week, Polly Shropshire insisted on bringing her dog into the exam room with her. Polly is a haughty old bird whose ancestors were WFF’s, part of Watervalley’s First Families that settled the area back when the earth’s crust was hardening…a small detail that she amazingly manages […]

The Sixth Grader / The Latest News from Watervalley

The Sixth Grader / The Latest News from Watervalley

It’s been an interesting week in Watervalley. Christine stopped by the clinic on Friday of last week. She was wearing the saddest face. It was about Emily Sweeney. Small, quiet, and polite, Emily is a sixth grader in Christine’s class. She has straight blonde hair, a sweet, but often expressionless face, and soft blue eyes […]

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Watervalley. How It All Began…

Watervalley. How It All Began…

In the summer of 1976 I returned home from my first year of college. During those months, America celebrated its bicentennial, CB radio’s were the rage, Viking I landed on Mars, Evita Peron was kicked out of Argentina, (you know..don’t cry for me), and a guy named Steve Jobs got the idea for his new […]

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Now Available – The Splendor of Ordinary Days

Now Available – The Splendor of Ordinary Days

The Splendor of Ordinary Days Is Here! The latest novel in Jeff High’s Watervalley Books series is now available, and it’s almost sold out! The Splendor of Ordinary Days. You can order it for instant download to your Kindle or Nook, or you can go to any of the links below to order your personal hard copy! If […]

April 2014 Community Calendar and Events

April 2014 Community Calendar and Events

April Community Calendar and Events April 3. Watervalley Green Thumb and Garden Club Monthly Meeting. This month’s meeting will be at ten o’clock in the conference room at the Memorial Building. Margie Reynolds will give a short presentation titled, “The Misunderstood Rutabaga: Why it should Turnip in your Garden.” Please bring a dollar to cover […]

FoxTale Book Shoppe Invites Jeff High To Headline March 2014 Author Event

FoxTale Book Shoppe Invites Jeff High To Headline March 2014 Author Event

We Are So Excited to announce that Jeff High, author of More Things In Heaven And Earth, has been invited to speak at FoxTale Book Shoppe! The event will begin at 12:30 PM EST on Saturday, March 22, and  he will be signing books and discussing his debut novel and new series, Watervalley Books! FoxTale […]

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  • Ask Connie…The Latest News From Watervalley

    Ask Connie…The Latest News From Watervalley

    These are some recent excerpts from Connie Thompson’s advice column in the Watervalley news paper. Hope you enjoy!  – Dr. Luke  (From the September 7th edition of the Watervalley News) Dear Connie, I’m a good looking, well educated, middle aged guy who has been married and divorced three times. Women don’t get me…mainly because they all […]

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  • From the Doctor’s Office…The September Update From Watervalley

    From the Doctor’s Office…The September Update From Watervalley

    Last Friday started with a house call, pushing me to be an hour late to the clinic that morning. When I finally arrived through the back entrance, the noise from the reception area hit me like a palpable wave. It was Friday before a holiday and we had a packed house. Great. Normally the staff […]

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  • Dog Days of Summer / The July Update from Watervalley

    Dog Days of Summer / The July Update from Watervalley

                During her appointment at the clinic this past week, Polly Shropshire insisted on bringing her dog into the exam room with her. Polly is a haughty old bird whose ancestors were WFF’s, part of Watervalley’s First Families that settled the area back when the earth’s crust was hardening…a small detail that she amazingly manages […]

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  • The Sixth Grader / The Latest News from Watervalley

    The Sixth Grader / The Latest News from Watervalley

    It’s been an interesting week in Watervalley. Christine stopped by the clinic on Friday of last week. She was wearing the saddest face. It was about Emily Sweeney. Small, quiet, and polite, Emily is a sixth grader in Christine’s class. She has straight blonde hair, a sweet, but often expressionless face, and soft blue eyes […]

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  • March Update: From the Doctor’s Office…

    March Update: From the Doctor’s Office…

    It’s been an interesting week in Watervalley. Chick McKissick’s daughter, Myla didn’t make it home from Knoxville last Friday. Myla’s an honor roll student in her Junior year. She also runs track for the Vols. Chick couldn’t be more proud. She left after class Friday afternoon and should have been home before eight. At nine […]

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  • February Update: From the Doctor’s Office…

    February Update: From the Doctor’s Office…

    It’s been an interesting week in Watervalley… one with a rather curious ending. Christine has been attending several bridal shows in Nashville and candidly, she’s been rather secretive about the whole wedding plans. All I can say is, Boom! I couldn’t be happier. Early on I offered a few opinions about the big day. Dumb […]

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Lynne Hinton Applauds “Each Shining Hour”

Lynne Hinton Applauds “Each Shining Hour”

  “Come back to Watervalley for another endearing tale of Dr. Luke Bradford and the good folks of this small Tennessee town. Heartwarming and tender, Each Shining Hour is a bright and lovely story.” Lynne Hinton, author of  The Art Of Arranging Flowers “Each Shining Hour” by Jeff High  is available October 7, 2014 at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Your Local […]

Each Shining Hour Gets Endorsed By Ann B Ross

Each Shining Hour Gets Endorsed By Ann B Ross

“A young doctor, marking time until he can leave a somnolent farm town for the bustle of a big city, finds more excitement in Watervalley than he bargained for-an alluring woman, or two; an unsolved murder, or two; a crafty banker who knows more than he’s saying; and a cache of . . . well, […]

Karen White Calls Each Shining Hour A “Rare Gem”

Karen White Calls Each Shining Hour A “Rare Gem”

“Heart-warming, refreshing, and often amusing, this touching novel about a likable yet conflicted new doctor sent to a rural Tennessee town is a rare gem.  A bustling medical practice, a budding romance, and a passel of small town dramas make this a rich read, but a decades old murder mystery adds the icing on the cake. The […]

Patrick Taylor Praises “More Things In Heaven And Earth” by Jeff High

Patrick Taylor Praises “More Things In Heaven And Earth” by Jeff High

“Told through the eyes of Dr. Luke Bradford, a newly minted MD, the story of the little town of Watervalley, Tennessee, and its inhabitants comes vividly to life. Jeff High’s medical background gives him that cutting edge in the technical details of his tale and his love of his native Tennessee and the human race […]

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