John Bishop Copeland Jr., 93, of Yazoo City died at The Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Wednesday June 5, 2019. An Agent with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company he was a member of First United Methodist Church.
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Two Dollar General employees were held at gunpoint and robbed of over $2,000 last week in Bentonia.
Investigators believe the suspects are connected to a rash of robberies and burglaries that have occurred throughout Yazoo County over the last few months.
A tropical storm moving along Mexico’s eastern coast could end up worsening flooding in affected areas of Yazoo County or at least prolonging the misery.
Lois W. Pierce, 86, of Benton, died Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.
She was a retired Supervisor at Henson-Kippernick in Lexington and a member of Crossroads Primitive Baptist Church.
The Yazoo County Economic Development District will receive $4,500 from Entergy Mississippi for the design of a new website platform that better markets the county’s geographical location, community assets and industrial park businesses.
Mayor Diane Delaware said despite the criticism the city has received over its contributions to parks and recreation, the city has provided about a million dollars more than Yazoo County for close to two decades.
Gloria Elizabeth Garrison, 67, of Satartia died Saturday June 1, 2019 at The Merit Health River Region Hospital in Vicksburg.
Mrs. Garrison was a homemaker and a Baptist.
Willie Mae Edmonds, 82, of Benton, died at her son's residence in Yazoo County on Saturday June 1, 2019.
She was a Cook with Clancy's Restaurant and a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.