Yazoo County’s Alzavian Shelton won a state title Saturday in the 275 weight class at the 3A Powerlifting Championship at the Coliseum in Jackson.
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Mary Catherine Eldridge, 88, died February 11, 2019 at her home in Yazoo City.
Visitation is Friday from 5-7 p.m. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Funeral services are Saturday, Feb. 16 at 11 a.m. at Midway Baptist Church with Rev. Jessie Bird officiating.
Penny Cook Trammell Grant, 67, of Jackson past away Tuesday February 12, 2019 at her residence.
James W. Smith, 85, of Benton passed away at his home on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.
James E. “Jimmy” Coleman Jr. 67, of Yazoo City passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital Yazoo.
Mr. Coleman was born June 18, 1951 in Yazoo County to James E. Coleman Sr. and Minnie Grace Hudson. He was a farmer and a Baptist.
A new city school superintendent was hired last week, but it was done very quietly with no community input.
Alderman Aubry Brent Jr. said the local city school district is operating in secret, and he can’t support the school board’s recent superintendent hire of a candidate who has “a lot of baggage.”
Investigators continue to make progress in last month’s armed robbery case of the Dollar General store in Benton.