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Yazoo City Building Inspector Russ Carter holds plans that show what Fouche Apartments will look like when renovations to the low income housing unite are completed.
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.



Joanne Liddon

Joanne Miller Liddon passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017. Joanne was born on May 26, 
1933, in Coral Gables, FL to Garfield L. Miller and Eula U. Miller. 

Roy Lee Shackelford

Roy Lee Shackelford, 74, of Benton passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. 
Visitation will be Wednesday, Feb. 15 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Thursday from 9:30-11 a.m. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home.


Patricia Woodruff

Patricia Woodruff, 66, died Sunday, February 12, 2017.
No services are scheduled. 
Mrs. Woodruff was born in Arkansas to Virgil and Agnes Lawrence. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. 

Mary Sue Bradley Parks

Mary Sue Bradley Parks died peacefully on February 11, 2017, at the age of 94.  She was born August 3, 1922, in Delhi, Louisiana and lived most of her adult life in St. Joseph, Louisiana. Services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in St.



Mary Alice Pollard Brooks

Mary Alice Pollard Brooks, of Jackson, school teacher to thousands, world traveler, humanitarian, and advocate for every man, died Feb. 8 at the age of 96. A daughter of the Delta, she was born in Thornton, Miss., in 1921, to Burdette and Dr.




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