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.
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 City Municipal School District Assistant Superintendent Lucille Lovette has reported that recent testing of third-graders' reading ability has pushed the number passing the state test from 53 percent to 73 percent.