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Yazoo County High School student Jeffrey Williams rings his cowbell with joy after reading a letter from Mississippi State University, where he has been accepted to the 2020 ACCESS Program.
Authorities continue to search for the body of Phillip Dunn, who was murdered earlier this month.
The rural roads of Yazoo County will be filled with bicyclists this weekend as the MS Gravel Cup race series grinds through the community.
The Missississippi Department of Transportation has closed HWY 16 East in Yazoo County from 1.3 miles east of us 49 to 1.6 miles west of Old Benton Road for an undetermined amount of time for road
The Manchester Academy Lady Mavericks brought home the South State Runner-Up trophy on Saturday after falling in the South State Championship to Greenville Christian.




Gladys Carpenter Chamblee

Gladys Carpenter Chamblee, 83, of Grenada, passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020 in Grenada. She was born August 23, 1936 in Tallahatchie County to Homer and Nora Moorman Carpenter. She worked at Pennaco Hosiery Mill and was a member of First Church of the Nazarene.



Timmy Lloyd Helms

Timmy Loyd Helms, 57, of Yazoo City passed away at his home on Saturday, February 1, 2020. 

Memorial services will be held Saturday, February 8 at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of God of Prophecy on Graball Road in Yazoo City with Rev. Matt Clark officiating.


Francis Clarence Vandevere

Francis Clarence Vandevere, 90, of Benton passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020 at St. Dominic Jackson Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at Melrose Baptist Church on Friday, February 7 with visitation starting at 12:30 p.m. until the 2 p.m. service.








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