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Three Yazoo County All Star softball teams made history this week after winning their way to the Dizzy Dean World Series Championship Games.
It’s hard to think about Bentonia without thinking about Osborne Service Station. Of course if you’re from Bentonia, you probably called it “Poochie’s”
The Yazoo County School District has made great strides in advancing its programs and facilities in recent years. 
State officials are anticipating a slow but steady drop in the water levels that have devastated the Delta region and its citizens, who have battled the backwater flooding since February.
James Patterson was named Youth Volunteer of the Month for June by Keep Yazoo City Beautiful for his work helping with planting projects around the city.







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.

Taylor Martin

Taylor L. Martin, 18, of Mechanicsburg died from injuries received in an automobile accident Tuesday, November 15, 2016.
Funeral services are Saturday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Scott Sones officiating. Burial will follow at Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery.




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