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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.
The Missississippi Department of Transportation has closed HWY 16 East in Yazoo County from 1.3 miles east of us 49 to 1.6 miles west of Old Benton Road for an undetermined amount of time for road



Carol Lynn Sullivan

Carol Lynn Sullivan, 70, of Bruce passed from this life on January 2, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Oxford after an extended illness. Carol graced the world with her presence on December 3, 1949 in Elkton, Maryland.


Jerry Lynn Monday

Jerry Lynn Monday, 62, of Yazoo City died as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident in Madison County, IN.

Mr. Monday was born Sept. 3, 1957 in Yazoo City. He was an equipment operator with Chara Solutions Construction Company and a Methodist.



Nancy Hollingsworth Byrd

Nancy Hollingsworth Byrd, a hardworking and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother departed this life on January 3, 2020, surrounded by her beloved children, grandchildren, and caretakers. She was a woman of ardent faith, humor, and resolve.








Bruce Jackson Jr.

Bruce Jackson Jr., age 81, passed away at his home in Benton on Friday, January 3, 2020.

Mr. Jackson was retired from the military. He served in the Air Force and Army Reserve.


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