Friends of Humphreys County, Mississippi

Friends of Humphreys County, Mississippi The Catfish Museum and Visitors Center is located at 110 Magnolia St., Belzoni MS. It is open M-F 9-


Join us for Keep Belzoni Beautiful's Summer Cleanup Friday, June 18, 2021 11:00-5:30. Registration table will be set up at City Hall located at 102 W. Jackson St. where you can pick up garbage bags and gloves on the day of the cleanup. Register and pick up bags and gloves in advance at City Hall, Guaranty Bank, and BankPlus in Belzoni. Sign up as an individual or as a group and compete to win the Clean Up Champion Trophy. For more information call 662-247-5239 Refreshments will be served to all participants

Photos from Twin County Electric Power Association's post

Photos from Twin County Electric Power Association's post


The Delta Health System COVID-19 Mobile Clinic will be in Belzoni, May 19 to provide the 2nd Round Vaccine. Care right here right now.

Photos from MS Crisis Foundation's post

Photos from MS Crisis Foundation's post


May is Mental Health Month and National Women's Health Week!!
Everyone is welcome to come out today for the Being Well: Protecting My Health Drive-Thru Community Health Fair Event, to get your free health screenings. This community healthy fair is located at 520 North Hayden Street (Fred's Parking Lot), Belzoni. Please share!

Photos from Mississippi Emergency Management Agency's post

Photos from Mississippi Emergency Management Agency's post


There’s a slight risk for severe weather today into tonight for a majority of the state.

Hail, damaging winds and tornadoes are possible.

Stay weather aware! Turn on your alerts to get weather warnings ⚠️


The Delta Health System COVID-19 Mobile Clinic will be in Belzoni, Mississippi, Wednesday, April 21. Caring for you right in your own hometown.


The Delta Health System COVID-19 Mobile Clinic will be in Belzoni, Mississippi, Wednesday, April 21. Caring for you right in your own hometown.


Spring is here and the time is now to clean up the town. Join us for Belzoni's 1st Quarter Spring Clean Up. Feel free to choose the time and location where you will focus your clean-up efforts and let us know where you plan to clean up. Please leave your filled bags at the site where you pick up and they will be collected or bring them to Guaranty Bank and place them in the space designated for collection. Belzoni is as beautiful as she is litter free so let's eliminate the litter so Belzoni's beauty can be clearly seen. Pick up supplies are available at Guaranty Bank, BankPlus, City Hall and Humphreys County Court House.


A community forum on Saturday, March 27, 2021 from 9 am to 12 pm. March 27, 2021 (200 Main Street - Indianola, MS & via ZOOM) Meeting ID: 868 6046 2948
Password: 546864

YOUthCan! is a youth empowerment program for students between the ages of 11 and 18 who reside in Humphreys and Sunflower counties. We offer two programs: Ambassadors-In-Training and M-Power! We are actively seeking students to enroll in either program and mentors.


If you are not yet a member of the YOUth Can!Village, please contact
Ms. Cooper (662) 339-5753
Email:[email protected]


The Belzoni Banner coverage of the recent installation of the Heart of the Delta granite memorial donor wall. Thank you, JuJu Toney!


The Heart of the Delta Monument is now in place beside the Belzoni Heart of the Delta Sign, and it looks beautiful! Thanks to JuJu Toney for this photo taken on the day it was installed.

On behalf of the Belzoni Heart of the Delta Project Team (Doug Turner, Jon Turner, Lee Ann Mohamed Moore, Mark Bellipanni, Ann Simmons Tanner, and the late Melba Berger Williams) we would like to thank all who supported and/or contributed to make the sign and monument a reality. The monument recognizes the history of Belzoni and Humphreys County and commemorates the names, honoraria, memorials, and inscriptions of those who donated to the project. Groundwork is underway to facilitate drainage, add soil to the base of the monument, and to bring gravel in to provide for a parking spot or two so folks can stop to enjoy the monument up close.

We encourage you to visit Belzoni to see the Heart of the Delta sign spanning Jackson Street leading into Belzoni and the new Heart of the Delta Monument commemorating the donors. While you are in town, please stop by to visit the town and businesses in the area. A dedication ceremony for the monument will be planned for a later date.


Happening today through March 1, free COVID-19 vaccinations in Jackson, courtesy of Walmart and the Golden Key Envision Center. Make an appointment: or call 833-886-0023

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Starting Monday, March 1st, COVID-19 vaccination eligibility will be expanded to include teachers, staff and employees in K-12, preschool or childcare settings as well as to first responders and public safety personnel (including law enforcement, public safety, fire services and emergency management officials). Persons in these groups can make appointments for vaccinations taking place on or after March 1st beginning tomorrow. To find an appointment, visit the online scheduler at, or call (877) 978-6453, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Find out more about COVID-19 vaccination at

Other groups currently eligible for COVID-19 vaccination in Mississippi are all healthcare personnel; persons aged 65 years and older; and anyone aged 16-64 with certain underlying medical conditions. For details, see


Be safe. Stay off the roads of you can. Black ice is on all roads due to melting of ice today and cold temperature tonight.

...DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS ACROSS THE REGION... Although some partial melting of recent wintry precipitation is occurring during daylight hours, temperatures will quickly drop this evening and overnight, refreezing any liquid on the roads. Black ice, in addition to snow and sleet partially cover...


Hard freeze warning for tonight until 9 AM tomorrow.

...HARD FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM CST SATURDAY... ...HARD FREEZE WARNING FOR THIS MORNING HAS EXPIRED... * WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 14 expected. * WHERE...Portions of northeast Louisiana, central, north central, northeast, northwest, southwest....


If you're still without power or you're worried you may lose it, here are tips for keeping yourself and your home as warm as possible!

Watch our LIVE continuing coverage through 1/12c tonight for the latest.

Photos from Twin County Electric Power Association's post

Photos from Twin County Electric Power Association's post

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Hard freeze warning from Thursday 2/18/2021 @ 6:00 PM until Friday 2/19/2021 at 12 PM.

...HARD FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 18 expected. * WHERE...Portions of northeast Louisiana, central, north central, northeast, northwest, southwest and west central Mississippi and southeast Arkansas. * WH...

Newest update from Mississippi Emergency Management.

Newest update from Mississippi Emergency Management.

⚠️❄️ A second round of wintry precipitation is still expected to impact portions of the state today through tomorrow. Additional icing is likely across the Delta and areas north of the Natchez Trace. Please prepare for power outages in these areas and significant travel impacts.


We're urging everyone to stay home this morning, but if you have to get on the roads for essential travel then please use extreme caution! Widespread black ice formed overnight across areas where melting occurred yesterday making driving conditions very dangerous.

Information on Twin County Electric.

Information on Twin County Electric.

The latest updates.

The latest updates.

⚠ WINTER STORM UPDATE: The threat level has increased for the Delta with an additional 1/2 inch to 1 inch of ice accumulation possible in those areas tomorrow through Thursday. Parts of the Jackson Metro could also pick up additional ice, sleet and/or snow accumulation with this second winter storm. Please continue to stay off the roads and stay safe!


Entergy is asking for the public's help. Bundle up. Save on electricity consumption.

Entergy: We request limited electricity usage due to present extreme cold weather immediately, including turning off electric water heaters and lowering
heating thermostats settings. Insufficient reductions may require temporary interruptions of electric service. We apologize for this inconvenience and are
working to restore our system to normal grid operations as soon as possible. More info

Be safe and make preparations.

Be safe and make preparations.



Due to expected wintery weather conditions, our processing plant in Isola, MS is scheduled to be closed on Monday, February 15, 2021.


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Hello, my dad's family is from the Belzoni area, he was born in Midnight. They are all gone now and my cousins and I were curious about their old homestead (this would have been in the 1920's to 40's). The only address we can find is Route 3, Box 109, Belzoni. Would anyone happen to know what that street/ road is called now?
OIL PAINTING likely by BELZONI, MISSISSIPPI Artist CARMEN D. CUMMINGS ~ Seeking any information relative to the artist / Thanks & Best Wishes from McComb, MS
I hope everyone is enjoying the new Belzoni Heart of the Delta Sign. I believe it is so beautiful night and day and provides a nice "Welcome" to our home town. On behalf of the Heart of the Delta Project Team, we thank everyone for your contributions toward the sign. We are closing the project soon with plans for a monument that will recognize contributors with a space for dedications and memorials. I am including a sketch of what the monument will look like. If you would like to donate and include your name or your family's name on the monument, please let someone on the project team know very soon: Lee Ann Mohamed Moore, Jon Turner, Doug Turner, Mark Bellipanni, or me.
Here is a song honoring Silver City's Jack Reed and his short but memorable time with the NY Yankees. I have been trying to find a way to get in touch with with Mr Reed as tomorrow is the anniversary of his Yankees heroics, but have not been able to get in touch. I hope those in Belzoni might enjoy this "feel good" song honoring Mr. Reed.
Wister Gardens at #2 most beautiful garden! (as shared by Suzanne Dowsett).
The Brookhaven Camellia Society is hosting their annual show and competition Feb. 3 at the Receration Center/Old Armory Highway 51 Brookhaven, Ms. This is an eventis free and open to the public to enter their camellias in the competition. Entries will be taken from 8 am until 11 am. Judging will take place and we will reopen to the public at 2 pm to view all of the entries and winners on the head table. Our hospitality room is open to enjoy hot coffee and treats made by our members and to sit and discuss camellias with the members.

Mizell Camellia Nursery will bring a trailer load of Camellias for sale with 1 gallon pots starting at $10. You can check out their web site to see a list of what they have available and Mrs. Mizell will glad to bring it up if you contact her with your choice.

We will have several camellias for raffle and also a beautiful camellia painting by one of our local members.

If you have camellias you need identified we try or best to identify them.

We would love for everyone who has camellias to enter this competition. For a small town we have a big camellia show. We have had over 1000 blooms at some shows.

If you have questions please email [email protected]. And check out our page Brookhaven Camellia Society.
My dear brother, Joe Peacock, passed away Wed., Jan. 17, 2018. His funeral service will be held tomorrow (Sat.) at First Presbyterian Church in Hammond, La., at 2:00 p.m., with visitation at 1:00. His obituary as it appears in today's Hammond DAILY STAR is below:
Joe Mason Peacock, 68, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at Hammond Nursing Home, after losing his courageous battle with brain cancer. A long-time resident of Hammond, Louisiana, Joe was born on Thursday, March 31, 1949, in Indianola, Mississippi to Louise Bennett Peacock of Jonesville, Louisiana and Joe Buford Peacock of Dumas, Arkansas. He grew up in Belzoni, Mississippi, and received his bachelor's degree in Communications (radio and t.v.) from the University of Southern Mississippi. Joe loved cooking, fishing, playing popular music, and helping others in need.

Joe leaves behind his sister, Caroline Elaine Peacock of Hammond, and numerous friends who will dearly miss his sweet sense of humor and his very kind and generous nature.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Louise and Joe Buford Peacock.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service at the First Presbyterian Church, 111 N Pine St, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 2:00 pm. Visitation will be held at the church from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm.

Interment will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Hammond, Louisiana.

Flowers are welcome. Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church in memory of Joe.
while researching family history I was able to find this photo of thew Shelton Car Dealership in Belzoni. I was wondering if it was the Ford Dealership/Ford Garage and any other tidbit of information anyone might know.
Can anyone help me identify this photo? On the back:
Edna Herron house - Belzoni - early 1900s. Then on another section: Edna Herring house - Belzoni. Thank you for any info. I found the photo in some that belonged to my grandmother who lived in Belzoni.
My grandfather, Billie Wade, and aunts and an uncle lived in Belzoni when I was growing up. We would visit from Detroit every year in August, sometimes at Easter. My Aunt Sadie and her family lived on Church St. I have so many fond memories of those visits to Belzoni and to the Delta. I have continued to visit into adulthood and will continue to do so though my last relative moved away last year. Heart of the Delta!
Please forgive me if this is a common picture or if I've posted previously. Note on reverse says "1927 Belzoni Flood-Courthouse. I assume it was taken from the courthouse roof.