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Two former Yazoo City High School star athletes return home to provide life lessons in the classroom and on the gridiron.

After a fun summer break, Yazoo County students returned to school this week. Even on the first day of school, these Bentonia Gibbs students were already hitting the books and making new friends.

The Public Service Commission of Yazoo City has recently made changes in its leadership with the hiring of their new general manager, Richie Moore.

Amy Cook, a volunteer with First Baptist Church of Yazoo City's Mission Yazoo, is seen blowing bubbles with a little girl during a backyard Bible study event with children at the Yazoo Estates Apartment Complex.

Two Yazoo County teachers are now equipped with the necessary training to promote STEM fields in their classrooms.

The Ricky Saxton family has been able to show love, assist several families and offer support within the community thanks to the annual benefit held in his memory.











Annie Ruth Stricklin Ryan

Annie Ruth Stricklin Ryan, 88, of Blakely, Ga., and formerly of Yazoo City, peacefully passed away Monday, July 23, 2018.

Mrs. Ryan was born May 18, 1930, in Yazoo County to the late Herman Stricklin and Louise Jennings Stricklin. She was a homemaker.




Walter Anderson Collins

Mr. Walter Anderson “W.A.” Collins, 78, formerly of West, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 28 at West Cemetery. Rev. Gene Richardson will officiate.


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