Update on River Stages

June 17, 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: - The MS River is falling. - The Backwater is currently at 97.7’. - The Steele Bayou Structure Gates are closed. - The Steele Bayou Gates will reopen in a few days. - The forecasted 7-day rainfall (QPF) for the MS... Read More.


Delta Wildlife will be hosting a meeting for Delta Wildlife members and recreational landowners in the South Delta next Thursday. June 20th at 1:00 p.m. at the Goodman Memorial United Methodist Church in Cary, MS. The purpose of the meeting is to provide more information about the environmental benefits... Read More.

Overnight Shooting Claims Life

According to Yazoo County Coroner, Ricky shivers, 43 year old Timothy Clarence Wade of Benton, formerly of  Yazoo City died last night around 8:03 pm.  Shivers further stated that the cause of death appeared to be a single gun shot wound to the chest.  

America in Bloom Judges to Visit Yazoo City, MS

Professional volunteer judges from the America in Bloom (AIB) national awards program will visit Yazoo City, MS on June 18. This is Yazoo City’s first year as an America in Bloom participant, and it is one of the many proud and passionate communities across America working on local revitalization... Read More.

Hometown News

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman Renee D. Walker graduated from basic military training at Join Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  The airman completed an intensive, eight week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and... Read More.