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A Yazoo City firefighter battles the smoke coming from the roof of a home at Gensis Court Apartment Complex. The fire erupted inside the home early Wednesday morning.
A Yazoo County native has been named CEO of Mississippi hotelier Suresh Chawla’s new hotel management company, Delta Lodging Group, LLC.
Manchester Academy is one step closer to the playoffs after defeating Lee Academy of Arkansas 52-16 on Friday night.
Manchester Academy crowned its 2019 Queen during its Homecoming celebrations Friday night. Pictured from left are Principal Jana Bardwell, 2019 Queen Hanna Clark Havens and her father T.D.
The Mississippi Blues Society of Indianola recently presented Jimmy "Duck" Holmes with the 2019 "Blues Artist of the Year" Award at the 20th Annual Highway 61 Blues Festival in Leland. 



Howard Saxton

Howard A. Saxton, 79, of the Free Run community in Yazoo County, passed away Saturday June 29, 2019 at The Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Jackson. A veteran of The U.S.


Wayne Vancleave Jr.

Wayne Patrick Vancleave Jr., 50, died June 29, 2019 at his home.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 6 at noon at Scott Memorial Funeral Home.

Mr. Vancleave was born March 28, 1969 in Yazoo City. He was employed as an HVAC technician.



Kenny Manor

Kenneth Lee “Kenny” Manor, 57, of Yazoo City passed away Friday June 28, 2019 at his residence.

Mr. Manor was born Dec. 7, 1961 in Yazoo County to Major and Rose Dix Manor. He was employed in construction.




Eric Girard

Samuel Eric Girard, 32, of Bentonia passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 at his residence in the Dover community.

He was an employee of Quality Tree Service and of the Baptist faith.






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