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The gym at Benton Academy was packed Saturday evening for the Yazoo County Wildlife Banquet.
The gas leak in Satartia that has caused over 40 people to be treated at hospitals and many homes to be evacuated appears to have been caused by recent heavy rainfall. 
Yazoo County High School student Jeffrey Williams rings his cowbell with joy after reading a letter from Mississippi State University, where he has been accepted to the 2020 ACCESS Program.
Authorities continue to search for the body of Phillip Dunn, who was murdered earlier this month.
The rural roads of Yazoo County will be filled with bicyclists this weekend as the MS Gravel Cup race series grinds through the community.

Adam DeWayne Jones

Adam DeWayne Jones, 30, died Jan. 16, 2020.

Funeral services are Monday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Laurie Cummings officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.



Rebecca Bufkin Henry Phillips

Rebecca Bufkin Henry Phillips, 94, of Yazoo City, died on January 19, 2020. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 21 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am at Sebrell Funeral Home in Ridgeland, MS with funeral services following at 11:00 am. Rev. George Conner will officiate.












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