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A Kiss for Mrs. Andrews

Doug Andrews gives his wife Michelle a celebratory kiss after cutting the ribbon on their new business, The Pointe, Friday. The Pointe is an event center capable of hosting large events. It is located in the former Howell’s Restaurant building at 618 Center Park Lane.


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.


Philip E. Swayze Jr.

Philip E. Swayze Jr. 69, died July 13, 2017 at his home on Bee Lake.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home chapel.

Read Across America

Bentonia Gibbs Elementary School was filled with a few “Cats in Hats” during its Read Across America celebration this week. The students and faculty were asked to “Seuss-ify” themselves in an effort to promote good reading habits.

Roberta Ann Pyles

Roberta Ann Pyles, 57, died July 13, 2017.
Funeral services are Wednesday, July 19 at 11 a.m. at Center Ridge Cemetery.
Mrs. Pyles was born March 9, 1960 in Youngstown, Ohio to Robert Donald Bestwick and Mary J. Spanpurger Bestwick.




Edward Lamar Jenkins, Sr., 78, of Yazoo City passed away Friday April 20, 2018 at his residence... READ MORE