Following a mistrial last year, the Ricky Saxton murder trial is scheduled to begin this month in a Warren County courtroom.
A shooting in rural Yazoo County last weekend left one man behind bars and, fortunately, no injuries.
Lugene Porter was charged with aggravated assault after a heated argument with a female victim led to gunfire.
Yazoo County leaders appointed former Chancery Clerk Noreene E. Girard as its new county tax assessor this week.
A Yazoo City man died inside his home during an early morning fire this week, with the cause under investigation.
Eddie Jones was found dead inside his bedroom, where investigators believe the fire originated around 3:30 a.m. Monday.
A habitual offender who is also suspected to be a drug dealer was charged this week in connection to a March shooting.
Richard Baker was charged with two counts of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.