Today's Top Stories

The new director of Yazoo County’s Chamber of Commerce is eager to put her business experience to work to improve her beloved hometown.

Rylee Reece pops out from inside a dinosaur egg at the Jackson Zoo during a field trip of First United Methodist Daycare students. 

Miss Yazoo County Magnolia State, Anna Katherine Parker, will be collecting donations and pet care supplies the entire month of June for FLY Animal Rescue.
Benton Academy hosted basketball camp for girls in grades 1-6 May 22-24.

Four local students were recently awarded the Kyle Wallace Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship was created after the death of local coach and mentor Kyle Wallace. Scholarship recipients show promise in both the classroom and athletics.

It was a hot summer day, and the scene was like many one would find in a rural Mississippi town. 

Cecil L. Davis

Memorial services for Cecil L. Davis, 59, who passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in Ferriday, La.  will be held at noon on Tuesday,  June 13, 2017 at Young’s Funeral Home in Vidalia, La. with Brother Russell Wagoner officiating under the direction of Comer Funeral Home.

Nettie Jones

Nettie Vandevender Jones, 78, died June 5, 2017 at Belzoni Nursing Home.
Funeral services are Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Barry Ward officiating. Burial will follow at Dover Cemetery.