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.

William Lamar Harris

William Lamar Harris, 79 of Tallulah, Louisiana passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Merit River Region Medical Center in Vicksburg. Retired from River Region Medical Center working in maintenance, he was of The Baptist Faith.

Margie F. Herrod

Margie F. Herrod, 83, of Bentonia passed away Friday, September 1, 2017 at The Yazoo City Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Yazoo City.
Funeral services were Sunday at Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery.