Based on the recent budget proposal, the city of Yazoo City will increase its taxes by three mills pending a public hearing in two weeks.
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A man suspected of burglarizing a local church allegedly attempted to escape from a deputy as he was being brought back into Yazoo County in custody.
Chadwick Johnson, 24, was charged with burglary of a church, attempted escape and disorderly conduct.
Most local primary elections were settled Tuesday night, but voters will return to the polls on Aug. 27 for a runoff.
Senate District 22
In the Democratic Primary there will be a runoff between Joseph C. Thomas and Ruffin Smith.
There is an eerie stillness in the landscape that has been underwater for the past several months in the recent backwater flood areas. The smell of stagnant water and rotting animal carcasses float through the air.
Laverne Childs Kirk, 85, of Yazoo County, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019 at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.
Jesse M. Cerda, 86, of Yazoo died Wednesday, July 31 in Jackson.
Services will be held Saturday, August 3 at Stricklin-King Funeral Home with Visitation from 2:00-3:00 and funeral following. Burial will follow at Liverpool Cemetery.
Rosie Lee Fields, 76, died on July 25, 2019.
Funeral services were Sunday at Scott Memorial Funeral Home.
The wife of convicted murderer Johnny Mack Brown will head to trial this fall in connection with the Ricky Saxton murder case.