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The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued a water contact advisory Friday for a segment of the Yazoo River near Yazoo City.  The advisory is issued for the Yazoo River begi
The Holmes Community College Board of Trustees has approved the hiring of Trae Embry as the new softball coach for 2020-21.
The Manchester Academy boys soccer team ended their season on Feb. 17 after falling 4-3 in second overtime during a tough matchup against Delta Streets Academy.
Benton Academy senior Brittany Bigford recently signed a scholarship to play softball for Holmes Community College. She is pictured with Lady Raiders softball coach Natalie Whitehead.
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.

Shelton W. Burrough

Shelton W. Burrough, 42, died Aug. 27, 2016 in Madison County.
Funeral services are Aug.. 31 at 2 p.m. at the Stricklin King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Ingram officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.