Things to know for Monday, October 3

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – If you missed some of the most important titles and need to catch up, no worries. WLBT has collected some of the best stories from our website to bring you up to date.

1. USPS to Host Job Fair in Guangzhou, Rural Carrier Positions Available

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USPS(Rusty Clark/CC BY 2.0)

The United States Postal Service is hosting a job fair on Tuesday, October 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Post Office in Guangzhou. You can apply for delivery positions currently available in Canton, Carthage, Durant, Kosciusko and Pickens. Associate Rural Carrier (RCA) and Associate Rural Carrier (ARC) positions each pay $19.50 per hour. An RCA will have continuous part-time employment. This on-call position could be ideal if you are retired, self-employed, stay-at-home parent, educator, evening student or if you are employed on an evening schedule. An RCA serves families and businesses in rural and suburban areas. This employee is responsible for delivering and collecting mail, working part-time when scheduled carriers have scheduled days off or vacation days. An RCA also sells stamps, supplies and money orders.

2. Canadian Mackenzie Hughes wins the 2022 Sanderson Farms Championship in the second playoff battle

After four rounds of the Sanderson Farms Championship, the seesaw affair for first place ends with Mackenzie Hughes defeating Sepp Straka, winning the beloved chicken trophy at Jackson’s Country Club on Sunday night. Hughes and Straka were 17-under after 72 holes, with Hughes shooting a 3-under 69 in the final round. Hughes birdied the second playoff hole to seal his second PGA Tour win, his first PGA win in six years, when he won the 2016 RSM Classic in the playoffs. With the victory, Hughes took home a prize of $1.422 million on a purse of $7.9 million and 500 FedExCup points.

3. A woman’s body found near a boat launch in the Yazoo River

*NOTE: This is a stock photo.
*NOTE: This is a stock photo.(FOX 32 Chicago/YouTube | Pixabay)

A body was found Sunday in the Yazoo River near a boat launch. According to Yazoo County Coroner Ricky Shivers, 40-year-old Stacy Lynn Walker was found by people using a boat launch that connects to the river at the end of Levee Street in Yazoo City. Shivers says Walker was dead 18 to 24 hours before he was found. The body was sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy. The Yazoo City Police Department and Mississippi Bureau of Investigation have opened a homicide investigation.

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