Today's Top Stories

Phillip Castillo was living a life that promised easy money, beautiful women and respect among his friends and even enemies.

Four local students were recently awarded the Kyle Wallace Memorial Scholarship.  Pictured are Kyana Greer, Jamie Wallace, Kalyn Young, Tolar Purvis and Hayes Bardwell.

A partnership has developed among the Yazoo County School District and the community it serves during the tenure of Dr. Ken Barron.

And it’s a partnership meant to be.

When Bryan Jones first entered into the banking business, he admits that he was nervous that he didn’t know what he was doing.

It has been two years since Kiristi Mills took the helm of the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce, and she remains committed to moving Yazoo forward.

Thanks to an outpouring of community support, the local swimming pool is anticipated to open within the next week.













Travis Bland

Travis W. Bland, 94, of Starkville and Yazoo City, passed away Nov. 14, 2016 at his new home in Port Angeles, Washington.
His wife of 70 years, Dorothy Jean Gainey Bland, and his daughter, Sheila Adams, were at his bedside.

James Edward Steen

James Edward Steen, 89, of Yazoo City died Tuesday, November 15, 2016. 
Funeral services are Friday at 2 p.m. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home with Rev. David Humphreys and Rev. Jeff Dixon officiating. Burial followed at Glenwood Cemetery.

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