After serving as a pastor for over 15 years Billy Wilson felt called to a new direction.
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Manchester Academy continued its tennis dynasty by winning both the boys’ and girls’ MAIS AA State tennis state championships on Wednesday in Ridgeland. The Maverick boys’ team has won 3 of the last 5 state titles and the girls have won 4 of the last 8 state titles.
Thirteen candidates have applied for the Yazoo County School District superintendent position, which will become available this summer following the retirement of Becky Fisher.
One county supervisor said he wonders if deputies are enforcing the law when it comes to dumpster scavengers.
District 1 Supervisor Van Foster said he is having a problem with eyesores and littering within his district due to dumpster scavengers.
When June Crow started doing some part-time accounting work for the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta, in 2006, she never realized the impact her efforts would make to hundreds of children over a decade later.
One Yazoo City citizen said he would like to begin the process to have the former Yazoo City High School deemed as a historical site.
Nightclubs and event centers were given an additional hour to remain open on the weekends by the city council this week.
Mary Elizabeth Smith, lifelong resident of Bentonia, MS, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Yazoo City. She is survived by her sister, Elaine Glisson (Clyde) of Spartanburg, South Carolina, and many adoring nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents
Benton Academy senior Sarah Elizabeth Hardy signed a cheerleading scholarship with Holmes Community College Friday.
A blood drive to benefit Mrs. Dorothy “Dotsie” Coleman Roberts will be held on Wednesday, May 9.
Dotsie is the widow of the late James Roberts and is currently undergoing treatments and regularly receiving blood platelets.
The Yazoo Ministerial Association will once again sponsor the annual observance of the National Day of Prayer. This year's observance is set for Thursday, May 3, and will begin at 12:00 noon on the steps of the Yazoo County Courthouse.
The Jerry Clower Festival is only a few days away and with it comes new and exciting attractions for Yazooans and tourists alike.
The newly revived Yazoo Arts Council is off to a good start this year, bringing new and exciting cultural events to Yazoo City.
Clyde Woodruff, Jr., 73, of Ellisville, Mississippi, died Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He was born Friday, October 13, 1944 in Yazoo City, Mississippi.
Shirley A. Shive, 84, died April 27, 2018 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.
Funeral services were Sunday at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with Vivian Gooch officiating. Burial followed at Glenwood Cemetery.
June Crow has been named Professional of the Year for the Southeast Region by Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
From the time she was only five years old, Marie Downs always knew she would become a teacher.
For nearly five decades, Downs was the teacher who passed on knowledge, but she was also a friend both inside and outside the classroom.
Blues legend Bobby Rush, who recently won a Grammy award, recently visited Yazoo County Middle School students to stress the performance of staying in school in order to have the ability to achieve your dreams.