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Phillip Castillo was living a life that promised easy money, beautiful women and respect among his friends and even enemies.

Four local students were recently awarded the Kyle Wallace Memorial Scholarship.  Pictured are Kyana Greer, Jamie Wallace, Kalyn Young, Tolar Purvis and Hayes Bardwell.

A partnership has developed among the Yazoo County School District and the community it serves during the tenure of Dr. Ken Barron.

And it’s a partnership meant to be.

When Bryan Jones first entered into the banking business, he admits that he was nervous that he didn’t know what he was doing.

It has been two years since Kiristi Mills took the helm of the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce, and she remains committed to moving Yazoo forward.

Thanks to an outpouring of community support, the local swimming pool is anticipated to open within the next week.





Alvie L. Jenkins

Alvie L. Jenkins, 93, of Ackerman formerly of Yazoo City, died Monday, April 15, 2019 at Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A retired educator with The Yazoo City School District’ he was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Yazoo City.



Roy Stricklin

Roy Jennings Stricklin passed away peacefully at the age of 81 on April 13, 2019, at Baptist Memorial  Hospital in Oxford. He was born in Yazoo City on January 28, 1938, to Avis Louise (Jennings) Stricklin and Herman Clifford Stricklin.




Jean Hinkle

Sadie Jean Hinkle passed away peacefully at home on April 12, 2019.

Jean was born December 11, 1943 to Harold and Minnie Mae Gress. She and her husband made their home in Yazoo City. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.






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