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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.
As the orphans lined up at the gigantic gumbo pot, each one was eager to receive a spoonful of corn grits.
It all began when she was a little girl riding a stick horse.

Yazooans hoping for a white Christmas got the opposite as temperatures were in the 70s for most of the day. The unusually warm weather was frustrating for deer hunters, but it made for good fishing.

Sammy Luke Sr.

Sammy Luke Sr., 62, of Yazoo City passed away Saturday, January 14, 2017 at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He was the Purchasing Clerk for The Yazoo County Road Department and a member of Louise Baptist Church.

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