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Janae White is the new president of the Yazoo City Rotary Club. White (left) is pictured receiving the gavel from outgoing president Jamie Patterson.
Dr. Melissa Rasmussen is the new president of the Yazoo City Lions Club. She is pictured (left) receiving the gavel from outgoing president Debra Crook.
It’s always helpful to law enforcement when a burglary suspect takes a moment to pose for the camera.
Farming has been a way of life for the residents of Holly Bluff for over a century.  A lifestyle where families pass on their rich heritage and values with each new generation. 
Three Yazoo County All Star softball teams made history this week after winning their way to the Dizzy Dean World Series Championship Games.

James O. Moore

James O. Moore, known as “J.O.” or “Buddy” to his friends, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019 at his home in Yazoo City.

Buddy was born August 16, 1926 to Robert Henry Moore and Roberta Westcott Moore in Germania, (Yazoo County) MS.








Alvie L. Jenkins

Alvie L. Jenkins, 93, of Ackerman formerly of Yazoo City, died Monday, April 15, 2019 at Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A retired educator with The Yazoo City School District’ he was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Yazoo City.



Roy Stricklin

Roy Jennings Stricklin passed away peacefully at the age of 81 on April 13, 2019, at Baptist Memorial  Hospital in Oxford. He was born in Yazoo City on January 28, 1938, to Avis Louise (Jennings) Stricklin and Herman Clifford Stricklin.




Jean Hinkle

Sadie Jean Hinkle passed away peacefully at home on April 12, 2019.

Jean was born December 11, 1943 to Harold and Minnie Mae Gress. She and her husband made their home in Yazoo City. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.



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