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On Monday Troop 75 held a Court of Honor, and not only were there the normal rank advancements, but a special award for an Eagle Scout was presented.

Under the leadership of Dr. Darron L. Edwards, the Yazoo City Municipal School District has had a complete technology upgrade.
Installations of robust wireless networks have been completed at all schools in the district. 

Ship's Serviceman Seaman Devonta Allen, from Yazoo City, Miss., gives Ship's Serviceman 3rd Class Tomas Vasquez, from Rio Hondo, Texas, a haircut aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78), Dec. 27, 2016.

Joseph C. Thomas Sr. (right) and Rev. Curtis Wilson of Sardis lead a large group of marchers through Benton to the historic Oak Grove AME Church in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Some Yazooans feared that McDade’s Market was closing when they saw the sign being removed from the storefront.
Nothing could be further from the truth. 
For many years, Dot Smith of Yazoo City had battled indigestion, but this past fall, her heartburn, acidosis feeling at the top of Smith’s chest was different.

Shelby Clare Lightcap Book

Shelby Clare Lightcap Book, 80, of Yazoo County died on Monday, January 24, 2017. 
Visitation will be held on Thursday from 1-3 p.m. At Trinity Church's Jones Hall with services held at Trinity Church under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.

Megan Bloom

Megan LeeAnne Bloom, 26, of Benton passed away Saturday, January 21, 2016 in Water Valley. 
Visitation is Thursday at 11 a.m. at Parkview Church of God.