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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

Shirley Barnes Packer

Shirley Barnes Packer, 73, of Madison, and formerly of Yazoo City, passed away Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.
Visitation is from 1-2 p.m. Thursday at Stricklin-King Funeral Home.

Bobby Ward McPhail

Bobby Ward McPhail, 86, passed away Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 at the Martha Coker Green Houses.
Visitation is from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday at Stricklin-King Funeral Home.