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William Patrick Spiars has been named Benton Academy’s STAR Student for the 2017-2018 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council M.B. Swayze Foundation.

The new administration of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen took its oaths of office during Monday’s city council meeting.

Local high school student Sarah Elizabeth Hardy recently returned from the trip of a lifetime to the Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla.

Super Bowl winner Fletcher Cox returned to his hometown of Yazoo City Saturday for a celebration fit for a champion. The community came together to honor Cox with a parade down Grand Avenue and a party following at the Yazoo County Fairgrounds...

Erica Carson has been named STAR Student for the 2017-2018 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) M.B. Swayze Foundation, sponsor of the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program.

The Yazoo County Fair and Civic League has been in operation for decades, and has recently reached new heights under the leadership of its new president, Catherine J. Brent.





Cathy Jones

Cathy Diane Jones, 62, of Yazoo County passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2018 from complications of diabetes and COPD.



Rocky Dillard

Rocky Dillard, 48 of the Mechanicsburg Community of Yazoo County passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at his parent's residence in the Phoenix Community.


Jane Saxton Talbert

Jane Saxton Talbert, 75, of Jackson, passed away peacefully on Wednesday April, 11, 2018

Graveside services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Glenwood Cemetery in Yazoo City. Stricklin-King Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.







Eugenia Cox Walker

Eugenia Cox Walker passed away Tuesday, April, 10, 2018.

Visitation will be Thursday from 9:30-11 a.m. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home followed by funeral services at 11 a.m. at the funeral home chapel.


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