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A simple act of loving kindness is often all someone needs to do to make another person's day better.
Jase Patterson, 5, ran into the street to get a hug from Santa during the Yazoo City Christmas Parade. See Saturday's edition for photos from the parade.
Yazoo County senior guard Chloe Edwards was named game MVP after a recent Lady Panthers' victory over the Murrah Lady Mustangs. Edwards scored 19 points in the win.
Yazoo City Public Service Commission employees Chad Whitworth, Jamie Leal, and Deyoung Haymer work together to put the giant Santa Claus together at the end of Main Street.
After close to four decades of opening for business every day, Buddy Strong said he has no idea what he will do with himself after his Holly Bluff service station and hardware store caught on fire

Christopher Acey Day

Christopher Acey Day, 56, died March 20, 2017 at University Medical Center in Jackson.
Funeral services are Friday, March 24 at 2 p.m. at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Clint Ritchie officiating. Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery.

Chester "Woody" Humphries

Chester Woodford “Woody” Humphries passed away peacefully on March 20, 2017.  A celebration of his life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 25 at St. John’s United Methodist Church following visitation at 9:30 in the church fellowship hall.