Today's Top Stories

Riana Davis was crowned the 2017 Yazoo County Homecoming Queen Friday night. She is pictured being crowned by 2016 Queen Ayanna Hill, along with her escort Ranney Davis and principal Jana Bardwell.

The late Wayman Grantham is looking upon his Manchester Academy Mavericks and smiling.

Fourth grade cheerleader Brynn Blackstock leads the Benton Academy Pee Wee Football team onto the field with a series of backflips.

The Yazoo community understands the importance of relief efforts following a natural disaster. 
Hurricane Harvey made landfall on August 25, leaving record-breaking levels of rainfall and flooding in its wake and devastating the people of Southeast Texas.

Douglas Dozer and Excavator Service began demolishing the Jerry Clower Boulevard branch of the Bank of Yazoo City Wednesday. A new and larger bank will be built on the site. It is expected to be completed in Fall of 2018.

Peggy Jo King

Peggy Jo King, 67, died Sept. 16, 2017 at her home in Yazoo City.
Funeral services are Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Parkview Church of God with Rev. Ken Lynch officiating. Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.

Melva Gillis

Melva Eldridge Gillis of Cutler Bay, FL was born in Yazoo County Mississippi on March 22, 1953 to the late Pearlie Harrell and Melvin Richard Eldridge. She passed through to God's embrace Sunday, September 10, 2017 in Augusta, GA.