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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.




Billy Ray Jones

Billy Ray Jones, 78, died February 26, 2019 at Baptist Hospital. A funeral service will be held at 12 Noon Friday, March 1, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Madison. A visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Friday at the church.


Dewey Hood

Dewey Clinton Hood Jr., 71, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 at his home in Benton.

Funeral arrangements are pending with Stricklin-King Funeral Home.










Loris Helen Martin Grey

Loris Helen Martin Grey

February 19, 1935 – February 22, 2019

Loris (Lois) Helen Martin Grey, (84), of Yazoo City, Mississippi, passed from this life on February 22, 2019, at home after an illness surrounded by family and friends.


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