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It is a Yazoo landmark, an icon. With its neon red sign and familiar smell inside, it was a place that took you back in time when salesmen knew you by name and helped you out when you needed it. 

Lily Kate Saxton was crowned Benton Academy’s 2017 homecoming queen Friday. She is pictured with her father Mark Saxton, 2016 queen Olivia Hutto, BA Board President Hank Moore, crown bearer Conner Saxton and flower girl Maddie Chisolm. 

Mackenzie Jones was crowned Tri-County Academy’s 2017 homecoming queen Friday by 2016 queen Mary Haydon Williams.

The Christian Soccer League kicked off its 2017 season at the Wardell Leach Recreational 
Complex Saturday. Pictured above is Tatum 

Yazoo City Police Department employee Mary Whisenton and officer Arthur Thompson were recognized during the Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting this week for saving the life of an inmate who attempted suicide at the Yazoo City jail.

Once again the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau has been recognized for excellence.

Leroy Girard

Leroy Girard, 98, of Jackson and formerly of Yazoo City, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.

Susan Crowder Jordan

God our Father and His Lord Christ called Susan Crowder Jordan home to be with them on Sept. 5, 2017.
Until her unexpected passing, Mrs. Jordan lived with her husband in a home they’d built not far outside the city limits of Vernon, Alabama.