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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
After serving as a pastor for over 15 years Billy Wilson felt called to a new direction.
Dawn Marie Sullivan Courtney, 48, homemaker, of Louise, died Monday, May 14, 2018 at her home surrounded by family.
Halton “H.D.” Bradshaw, 91, of the Mechanicsburg Community of Yazoo County passed away at his residence on Sunday, May 20, 2018.
Mr. Bradshaw was a U.S. Army veteran, a retired logger and a member of Ogden Baptist Church.
A Yazoo woman is behind bars after allegedly attempting to sneak synthetic marijuana into the county jail Wednesday during visitation.
Natasha O’Banner was charged with smuggling contraband into a correctional facility.
Annie Peaster of Yazoo City, a junior at the University of Mississippi, was inducted into the UM Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi in a recent ceremony at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts.
Yazoo City native Tangela Banks has been named the new head women’s basketball coach at Hinds Community College's Utica Campus.
After a dozen roundtable discussions with city employees, Mayor Diane Delaware said “horseplay and teasing” were the most reoccurring subjects in every meeting.
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.
Joie Beth Taylor eyes the base runner at first while playing for the Tooth Fairies in youth softball action this week.
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.
Edward Lamar Jenkins, Sr., 78, of Yazoo City passed away Friday April 20, 2018 at his residence at Indywood Glen in Greenwood.
Ty Blackstock, a senior at Benton Academy who studied metal fabrication at the Larry Summers Vocational Center, earned the Vocational Scholarship presented by the Yazoo City Rotary Club. He is pictured with Rotarian Larry Summers.
Manchester Academy’s baseball team enjoyed yet another win on Monday night when they vanquished the Winona Christian Stars 6-0.
The win brought the Mavericks’ record up to 14-5 on the year.
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.
Joseph Reginal “Joe” Broadaway Jr., 80, of Yazoo City passed away at his home on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.
Mr. Broadaway was a retired electrical supervisor for Yazoo City Public Service Commission and was a former alderman for Ward 4.
The Jerry Clower Festival is only a few days away and with it comes new and exciting attractions for Yazooans and tourists alike.
The tears begin to fill in her eyes as Judy Ables listens to the voice of her late son over a voicemail recording.
During the 2014 session of the Mississippi Legislature, lawmakers approved a ban on sending a text message while driving a vehicle. It was a common-sense restriction on a dangerous practice — so of course the Legislature changed its mind.
Mrs. Leola Dillard, who has earned a reputation over the years for kindness and community service, celebrated her 105th birthday today with family and friends at her home on Grand Avenue. Mrs. Dillard is pictured looking at some of the many birthday cards she received.