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Ever since the closing of Cindi's Gifts of Distinction, the bright purple building on the corner of Jefferson Street and Main has seemed empty, leaving a blank space in the colorful business section of Yazoo City.

The 2019 Mississippi Sports Medicine North/South All-Star basketball games will be played March 23, 2019 at the A.E. Wood Coliseum on the campus of Mississippi College.

For the last sixty years, ornately framed engagement pictures of local brides and newlyweds have been featured on the registry table inside the front window at the Arnett Jewelry Store on Main Street.  At 84 years old, owner Ann Arnett said she...

Antinaya Brown goes up for two points in Yazoo City’s 53-47 loss to Greenwood. The game was close throughout the contest with the score tied at halftime and the Lady Indians trailing by two entering the final period.

John Ellzey’s mind was like a treasure chest full of historical information, and many Yazooans turned to him when looking for details about local history.

Ellzey also appreciated art, and he was a talented artist in his own right.

After over 20 years of service, Bill Simmons recently had his last day on the job at Simmons Tire in Yazoo City. The new owner is Brent Russell who said he intends to continue the same level of service Simmons built his business on.








Annette Pennington Fouche

Annette Pennington Fouche’ passed away December 4, 2018 in Jackson, MS at St. Dominic Hospital. Public visitation will be 11am until 1pm Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Century Funeral Home; 727 Webster Avenue in Yazoo City, MS.  Homegoing services will be 2 p.m.



Joyce B. Davis

Joyce B. Davis, 79, of Yazoo City passed away Monday, December 3, 2018 at The Baptist Medical Center Yazoo.

She was a homemaker and a member of Midway Baptist Church.


Marvin Terrell

Marvin Terrell, 80, passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at St. Dominic Jackson Memorial Hospital.  He died as he had lived-with dignity, courage, and love for his friends, family, and the Ole Miss Rebels.




Mona Faye Cox

Mona Faye Cox, 84, died Nov. 22, 2018 at her home in Newport Richey, Fla.

Funeral services are Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Glenwood Cemetery. Burial will follow under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.


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