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.
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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.
A scorned girlfriend is charged with pouring liquor on her boyfriend and setting him on fire during a heated argument.
Sheila Battle was charged with aggravated assault after she allegedly soaked her boyfriend in vodka before lighting him on fire.
It’s always helpful to law enforcement when a burglary suspect takes a moment to pose for the camera.
Surveillance footage and tips from the community led to the arrest of a suspect who burglarized a local restaurant.
The Mississippi Achievement School District will hold its monthly meeting next week.
The district, which now includes the city schools, will hold it meeting on July 25 at 8:30 a.m. in Humphreys County at the McNair Middle School library.
Brother Jobe Ray Miller, 88, of Yazoo City passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital - Yazoo.
Julian Eugene Wolfe, 64, of Vicksburg died Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Merit Health River Region Health Facility in Vicksburg.
Survivors include his son Chad Wolfe, 3 grandchildren, sister Peggy Baker of Greenwood, and a brother; Pat Spencer of Delta, LA.
Mayor Diane Delaware said her reservations about opening the public pool have proven to be reasonable after a recent wild party on the public property.
Delaware said Parks & Recreation allowed a group to rent the pool for a party that was totally inappropriate.
Several residents appeared before the Mayor and Board of Aldermen this week seeking relief from problems ranging from cars racing down their streets, and stray dogs running wild to guns regularly being fired in their neighborhoods.