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Yazoo County High School student Jeffrey Williams rings his cowbell with joy after reading a letter from Mississippi State University, where he has been accepted to the 2020 ACCESS Program.
Authorities continue to search for the body of Phillip Dunn, who was murdered earlier this month.
The rural roads of Yazoo County will be filled with bicyclists this weekend as the MS Gravel Cup race series grinds through the community.
The Missississippi Department of Transportation has closed HWY 16 East in Yazoo County from 1.3 miles east of us 49 to 1.6 miles west of Old Benton Road for an undetermined amount of time for road
The Manchester Academy Lady Mavericks brought home the South State Runner-Up trophy on Saturday after falling in the South State Championship to Greenville Christian.

Jimmy Ashworth

Jimmy Oneal Ashworth, 83, died Feb. 17, 2020 at his home in Greenwood.

Funeral services were Thursday at Belzoni City Cemetery with Rev. Glenn Allen officiating. Burial followed under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.


Sherry Lewis

Sherry Virginia Wasson Lewis, 68, passed away peacefully at her residence in Benton on February 18, 2020 after a lengthy illness.

Mrs. Lewis was born April 12, 1951 in Alabama to Harry and Claudine Campbell Wasson.



Claudine Seale White

Claudine S. White, 91, of Yazoo City passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at The Martha Coker Green House Homes.

Mrs. White was born May 9, 1928 in Sharkey County to James Clark Seale and Mary Ethel Sibley Seale. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.











John L. Paytas

John L. Paytas, 95, passed away at home on February 14, 2020, surrounded by his family.  He was born in Pennsylvania on June 21, 1924 to Stephen and Karoline Paytas. 


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