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It’s not easy to hide the scent of 90 pounds of marijuana.

Watson Lampley gets a hit for the Delta Ridge Mini Storage team this week at John White Field. The team wrapped up a fun season Thursday night.

Kaleb Eulls, a former NFL athlete, Mississippi State University Alumni athlete, and graduate of Yazoo County High School, has spent the last few months working with young athletes at Yazoo County...

The driver of a truck transporting saltwater for oilfield work that was hit by an Amtrak passenger train Friday morning was airlifted from a nearby field.

Emergency responders are on the scene of a crash where a truck transporting saltwater for oil field work was hit by a passenger train at the crossing on Cessna Road. 

Many are tired, frustrated and overwhelmed. But the communities being swallowed up by the backwater flood are not giving up.





Sherry Abels

Sherry Abels, 63, died March 31, 2019 at the University Nursing Center in Durant.  Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Coxburg Methodist Church in Coxburg, MS.  A graveside service will follow at 2 p.m. in the church cemetery.







George Anderson Davis

George Anderson Davis, 87, of Benton went to his heavenly home on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 .

A lifelong resident of Yazoo County, he was born on January 31, 1932.  He had retired from Yazoo Valley Electric Power Association after 30 years of service.



Estell Burt Smith

Graveside services for Estell Burt Smith, 73, of Glen Allan will be at 11 a.m., Friday, April 5 at Odd Fellow Cemetery in Lexington.  She died Tuesday, April 2 at Delta Regional Medical Center.  Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.


William C. "Red" Sharbrough

William C. “Red” Sharbrough Jr. fell asleep peacefully, and awoke in his Lord’s presence early in the morning of Saturday, March 30, 2019 at The Cottages Hospice in Mt. Pleasant, SC.  Red was born on January 24, 1930 and was the Son of William C. and Velma Sharbrough Sr.


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