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Johnnie “JT” Eugene Twiner, 77, passed into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, November 16, 2019. The family will receive friends for visitation on Thursday, November 21st from 9:00 a.m. until the 12:00 p.m. funeral service at Briar Hill Baptist Church in Florence.
The suspect wanted in connection to a Yazoo City shooting earlier this month turned himself into authorities Monday night.
Aaron Walker was charged with attempted murder, attempted armed robbery and shooting into an occupied dwelling.
A convicted sex offender within Yazoo County was charged with failure to comply after he did not register his current address.
Cleatus Bassett, 29, was charged last week after Yazoo County deputies discovered he was living at an unregistered address.
A run-off election for Yazoo City’s Ward 4 seat will be held next month against candidates Joe Freeman and Elizabeth Thomas.
Ruth Ann Hilderbrand, 69, of the Phoenix community in Yazoo County passed away Monday, November 18, 2019 at her home.
She was a member of Hebron Baptist Church and was a dedicated teacher who was loved by many.
Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, announced Tuesday that Marcia Conston, currently of Charlotte, North Carolina, will become the next president of Tidewater Community College. She will assume the role at the beginning of 2020.
Joffre Washington presided at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Yazoo County Fair and Civic League, Inc. as the newly installed Board President.
A memorial service for Yazoo native Henry Mitchell Brickell, a noted education researcher and reformer, will be held in Yazoo City next week.