Based on the recent budget proposal, the city of Yazoo City will increase its taxes by three mills pending a public hearing in two weeks.
A man suspected of burglarizing a local church allegedly attempted to escape from a deputy as he was being brought back into Yazoo County in custody.
Chadwick Johnson, 24, was charged with burglary of a church, attempted escape and disorderly conduct.
Most local primary elections were settled Tuesday night, but voters will return to the polls on Aug. 27 for a runoff.
Senate District 22
In the Democratic Primary there will be a runoff between Joseph C. Thomas and Ruffin Smith.
There is an eerie stillness in the landscape that has been underwater for the past several months in the recent backwater flood areas. The smell of stagnant water and rotting animal carcasses float through the air.