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A Yazoo City firefighter battles the smoke coming from the roof of a home at Gensis Court Apartment Complex. The fire erupted inside the home early Wednesday morning.
A Yazoo County native has been named CEO of Mississippi hotelier Suresh Chawla’s new hotel management company, Delta Lodging Group, LLC.
Manchester Academy is one step closer to the playoffs after defeating Lee Academy of Arkansas 52-16 on Friday night.
Manchester Academy crowned its 2019 Queen during its Homecoming celebrations Friday night. Pictured from left are Principal Jana Bardwell, 2019 Queen Hanna Clark Havens and her father T.D.
The Mississippi Blues Society of Indianola recently presented Jimmy "Duck" Holmes with the 2019 "Blues Artist of the Year" Award at the 20th Annual Highway 61 Blues Festival in Leland. 




Mabel Jordan

Mabel Harris Norman Jordan was born on May 23, 1926 in Yazoo City. She was the daughter of Thomas Harvey Norman and Juanita Harris Norman. She died at home on July 23, 2019 at age 93 with family by her side.






Penelope Jackson

Penelope S. Jackson, 77, of Yazoo City passed away Friday, July 19, 2019 at the Martha Coker Green Houses. Mrs. Jackson was a member of First United Methodist Church in Yazoo City.She was a longtime emergency room nurse at King's Daughters Hospital and Martha Coker.


James Paul Luby

James Paul Luby, 74, of Benton passed away at his brother’s home on Wednesday, July 17, 2019.

Mr. Luby was a retired English teacher who earned the Mississippi Teacher of the Year Award in 1990.





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