Residents and volunteers showed their grit but could only delay the inevitable. On Monday all but 107 residents were forced to evacuate and by Tuesday at least 50 homes were underwater with waters not expected to subside for at least two weeks.
With hundreds of thousands of acres across six counties under water, debate over the controversial Yazoo Pumps project is once again the talk of the Mississippi Delta
‘From really bad to worse’: Eagle Lake residents race the clock to fight rising waters, save homes from catastrophic flood
With more rain in the forecast, and little help from the government, neighbors of this 400-person community have come together to battle Mother Nature. Still, some resident fear their efforts might only be delaying the inevitable.