Superintendent Dr. Frederick Hill was sworn in as the new leader of the Yazoo City Municipal School District Tuesday night. He is pictured with David Starling and Judge Bennie K. Warrington.
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Two aldermen recently expressed the desire to repair the, at times, severed relationship between city and county leaders.
Deputies had been searching for a burglary suspect for a while, but their luck changed when he landed behind bars in another county jail.
Michael Bassett, 35, was charged with two counts of house burglary.
Laurie Stigler Holland, 87, died peacefully Friday, January 18, 2018, at her home. Funeral services are at Parkway Funeral Home in Ridgeland on Thursday, January 24, 2018, at 2 p.m., preceded by visitation at 12 p.m. Burial will follow in Parkway Memorial Cemetery.
One city alderman said the Yazoo City Municipal School District Board needs to begin caring for the students and stop pushing “personal agendas.”
Deputies arrested a suspect in the armed robbery case at a Benton store last week, and investigators continue to look for more suspects.
Jordan Perry, 23, was charged with armed robbery and remained in jail as of press time.