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Girl Scout Troop 3386 visited Martha Coker Greenhouses on December 9. They sang Christmas Carols and brought the elders and workers a candy cane which they decorated to look like a reindeer.

Rusch Ragland, a mathematics major at Mississippi State University, (right) has been named to the university’s prestigious Society of Scholars in the Arts and Sciences. He is pictured with  President Mark E. Keenum.

Avery Eldridge scores two points in Benton Academy’s 28-20 win over Humphreys Academy Friday. 

Owners Paul and JoAnn Adams began demolishing a building on Jefferson Street, across from City Hall, to construct a parking lot. Local businessman Cecil Cartwright watches as work crews complete the project Thursday. 

Yazoo County’s dream season ended at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium when they were soundly defeated 36-7 by Jefferson Davis County.
A Southern lady, a loving spirit and a true beauty inside and out…the beloved Mrs. Imogene Erickson passed away this week at 80 years old after a lengthy battle with cancer. 

Kenneth Tyson

Kenneth D. Tyson, 87, of Yazoo City passed away Saturday, December 9, 2017 at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. 

Dorothy Ann Spiars Hoda

Dorothy Ann Spiars Hoda, 81, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., formerly of Yazoo City, passed away Saturday, December 9, 2017 at The Martha Coker Green Houses in Yazoo City. 
A member of Anding Baptist Church she was a retired Receptionist.