Mayor Diane Delaware said despite the criticism the city has received over its contributions to parks and recreation, the city has provided about a million dollars more than Yazoo County for close to two decades.
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Gloria Elizabeth Garrison, 67, of Satartia died Saturday June 1, 2019 at The Merit Health River Region Hospital in Vicksburg.
Mrs. Garrison was a homemaker and a Baptist.
Willie Mae Edmonds, 82, of Benton, died at her son's residence in Yazoo County on Saturday June 1, 2019.
She was a Cook with Clancy's Restaurant and a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.
The Yazoo City Police Department is seeking a suspect involved with a shooting that took place at the Wardell Leach Recreational Complex Thursday night.
Shelly R. Hicks, 55, of Yazoo City died at her home on Thursday, May 30, 2019.
Julie Ann Hopson Hamilton died May 30, 2019 at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. on June 1, 2019 at Southern Funeral Home. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. following visitation at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Lexington.
Emotions flared between an alderman and the police chief during a board meeting last week over a young girl who was shot in the leg earlier this month.
Longtime U.S. Senator Thad Cochran died this morning at age 81.
Below is his farewell speech to the U.S. Senate from 2018:
U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), who represented Mississippi in Congress for more than 45 years, passed away peacefully early Thursday morning in Oxford. Services are pending.
A rig worker saved a man’s life last week after pulling him from a flame-engulfed truck after it was struck by an Amtrak train in rural Yazoo County.