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Disclaimer:  The Rez News is a private site and is in no way connected with or endorsed by The Pearl River Valley Water Supply District, Rankin County Board of Supervisors, or any agency of the State of Mississippi.  Nor are we endorsed or operated by any local business.  

The Rez News is a hyperlocal blog covering news events and human interest stories for communities around the Ross Barnett Reservoir.  This is done in an effort to further the sense of community felt with the residents and employees in the Reservoir area.

Troy Odom frequently posts on this site.  Troy is a partner with the law firm of Blair & Bondurant, P.A., 1368 Old Fannin Road, Suite 300, Brandon, Mississippi 39047.  Troy and his family live in the Mill Creek Place Subdivision.  Troy was a big fan of Jim McDowell's vision and agreed to post on this site as a manner of continuing Jim's legacy.  Troy regrets he does not have the time or resources to do as good of a job as Jim did, but he tries his best.  He appreciates your understanding, patience and civility.   

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