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Over 40 people were taken to the hospital and 300 residents near Satartia were evacuated Saturday evening after a gas leak that appeared to have been caused by recent heavy rainfall.
Austin Raish Moore of Vaughan, pictured left, recently served as a page for the Mississippi Senate.  Pages generally run errands for officials and Senate staff.  Austin is pictured with Lt.
It's nothing new for Old Highway 3 to be in rough shape, but recent heavy rainfall has really taken a toll.
The Yazoo City Fire Department recently held its promotion ceremony for a number of firefighters.
Elder Vera Hall, Pastor of Mississippi Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church in Jackson, delivered an opening prayer to the state senate on Monday, February 17, 2020, at the invitation










Travis Bland

Travis W. Bland, 94, of Starkville and Yazoo City, passed away Nov. 14, 2016 at his new home in Port Angeles, Washington.
His wife of 70 years, Dorothy Jean Gainey Bland, and his daughter, Sheila Adams, were at his bedside.


James Edward Steen

James Edward Steen, 89, of Yazoo City died Tuesday, November 15, 2016. 
Funeral services are Friday at 2 p.m. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home with Rev. David Humphreys and Rev. Jeff Dixon officiating. Burial followed at Glenwood Cemetery.

Taylor Martin

Taylor L. Martin, 18, of Mechanicsburg died from injuries received in an automobile accident Tuesday, November 15, 2016.
Funeral services are Saturday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Scott Sones officiating. Burial will follow at Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery.

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