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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.
As the orphans lined up at the gigantic gumbo pot, each one was eager to receive a spoonful of corn grits.

Ina Cannan

Ina Harris Cannan, 95 years of age, passed away January 16, 2017 and went to be with her Lord and Savior. 
She was born May 21, 1921 in Dover, Mississippi. She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph V. Cannan; they were married 65 years. 

Wes Humphreys

Wesley Ryan Humphreys, 26, passed away January 14, 2017. A visitation and funeral will be held on Friday, January 20 at Parkview Church of God. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. with funeral services immediately following at 11 a.m.


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