Beautification of a local park, a community fruit orchard and enhanced downtown landscaping are among the projects heading to Yazoo City thanks to a recent grant.
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Mary Catherine Eldridge, 88, died February 11, 2019 at her home in Yazoo City.
Visitation is Friday from 5-7 p.m. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Funeral services are Saturday, Feb. 16 at 11 a.m. at Midway Baptist Church with Rev. Jessie Bird officiating.
Penny Cook Trammell Grant, 67, of Jackson past away Tuesday February 12, 2019 at her residence.
James W. Smith, 85, of Benton passed away at his home on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.
James E. “Jimmy” Coleman Jr. 67, of Yazoo City passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital Yazoo.
A new city school superintendent was hired last week, but it was done very quietly with no community input.
Alderman Aubry Brent Jr. said the local city school district is operating in secret, and he can’t support the school board’s recent superintendent hire of a candidate who has “a lot of baggage.”
Investigators continue to make progress in last month’s armed robbery case of the Dollar General store in Benton.