Water Valley, Mississippi &emdash; in the New York Times. Check it out!
Four years ago, there were 18 empty storefronts on Main Street, in Water Valley. Now, there are six. Ms. van Beuren’s B.T.C. Old-Fashioned Grocery is housed in a 140-year-old building that she and her husband, Kagan Coughlin, bought from a developer who was planning to raze it for its bricks.