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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

Gladys Carpenter Chamblee

Gladys Carpenter Chamblee, 83, of Grenada, passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020 in Grenada. She was born August 23, 1936 in Tallahatchie County to Homer and Nora Moorman Carpenter. She worked at Pennaco Hosiery Mill and was a member of First Church of the Nazarene.



Timmy Lloyd Helms

Timmy Loyd Helms, 57, of Yazoo City passed away at his home on Saturday, February 1, 2020. 

Memorial services will be held Saturday, February 8 at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of God of Prophecy on Graball Road in Yazoo City with Rev. Matt Clark officiating.


Francis Clarence Vandevere

Francis Clarence Vandevere, 90, of Benton passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020 at St. Dominic Jackson Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at Melrose Baptist Church on Friday, February 7 with visitation starting at 12:30 p.m. until the 2 p.m. service.










Ray' Ah Charlise Young

Baby Ray' Ah Charlise Young was lifted up to heaven on January 24, 2020, at Baptist Hospital.

Graveside Service will be held Thursday, January 30, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at Garden Memorial, 850 Old Highway 3, Yazoo City, MS. 


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