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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.

Yazoo County residents Josie Harris, Bruce Ruschewski and Sarah Hardy took part in the Phi Theta Kappa Induction Ceremony on the Goodman Campus.

The Yazoo County Panthers are now back-to-back district champions after three wins last week.

Two tornadoes hit the southwestern portion of Yazoo County last weekend with residents continuing clean-up efforts as they brace for more potential weather Thursday.

Elsie Patterson gets a hit for the Diamond Divas in softball action last week at the Wardell Leach Recreational Complex.

Parkview Church of God is celebrating Passion Week with a variety of Easter programs dedicated to bringing visitors closer to Jesus Christ.





Alvie L. Jenkins

Alvie L. Jenkins, 93, of Ackerman formerly of Yazoo City, died Monday, April 15, 2019 at Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A retired educator with The Yazoo City School District’ he was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Yazoo City.



Roy Stricklin

Roy Jennings Stricklin passed away peacefully at the age of 81 on April 13, 2019, at Baptist Memorial  Hospital in Oxford. He was born in Yazoo City on January 28, 1938, to Avis Louise (Jennings) Stricklin and Herman Clifford Stricklin.




Jean Hinkle

Sadie Jean Hinkle passed away peacefully at home on April 12, 2019.

Jean was born December 11, 1943 to Harold and Minnie Mae Gress. She and her husband made their home in Yazoo City. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.






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