Today's Top Stories

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
Perhaps it was the abandoned building that recently collapsed into one of Yazoo City’s most traveled roads.

Vivian Merkle

Vivian Nerine Merkle, 99, of Gulfport, formerly of Yazoo City passed away Friday August 9, 2019 at Gulfport Memorial Hospital.

Graveside services will be Saturday, August 17 at 1 p.m. at Glenwood Cemetery with Elder Brian Chisolm officiating.



Tommy Ray Harper

One of the secrets to life that people in Mississippi have perfected, is the gift to bring “home” with us wherever we go.  If there was ever an individual who embodied this gift, it was Tommy Harper.











Jesse Cerda

Jesse M. Cerda, 86, of Yazoo died Wednesday, July 31 in Jackson.

Services will be held Saturday, August 3 at Stricklin-King Funeral Home with Visitation from 2:00-3:00 and funeral following. Burial will follow at Liverpool Cemetery.


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