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.
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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 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.
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.
A 23-year-old Natchez man was killed in after his car struck a deer and then was hit by a truck early Sunday morning.
Jonathan Sullivan was driving a Mazda 6 on Miss. Highway 3 near Satartia when he struck a deer at around 3 a.m.
The Mississippi Department of Education announced that it will be taking over the Yazoo City Municipal School District during its board meeting Thursday morning.
And the Yazoo City Municipal School Board will be disbanded by June.
Robert Berkley Simmons III, 66, of Bentonia died Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in Canton.
A mail carrier with the U. S. Postal Service, he was of the Baptist faith.
Linda Lee Carson, 76, of Yazoo City died Wednesday. April 10. 2019 at Yazoo City Rehabilitation and Healthcare.