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One of Yazoo City’s youngest entrepreneurs has transformed a former empty building into a growing empire.

Dennis McFee has a positive attitude that is contagious within moments of meeting him.

They are struggling to save their homes and property. They are losing sleep at night wondering if the rising waters will wash away what they have created.

As Jimmy Hudson prepares for the encroaching waters upon his Holly Bluff home, he takes a moment to look down at a slab of concrete near the family’s basketball goal.

Asia Taylor and Cree Williams of Yazoo City recently served as junior pages for the Mississippi State Senate. Pages generally run errands for officials and senate staff.

Dylan Moore of Vaughan recently served as a junior page for the Mississippi State Senate. Pages generally run errands for officials and senate staff. Dylan is pictured with Lt. Gov.




City leaders question if director has conflict of interest serving HA and Gateway boards

By JAMIE PATTERSON,

Following the death of former director Betty Reed, another director of the Gateway Community Development Corporation has been selected with Housing Authority Director Alpresteon Billings assuming the post.

But some are wondering if there is a conflict of interest.








Beverly Ann McMaster

Beverly Ann McMaster passed away on January 31, 2019 at The Arbor in Ridgeland.

 Funeral services were Sunday at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at Fletcher’s Chapel Cemetery.



Daniel Wesley Powell

Daniel Wesley Powell, 27, of Yazoo City passed away at his home on Friday, February 1, 2019.

Funeral services were Monday at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel.

Mr. Powell was a sawmill equipment operator and a Baptist.


Charlene Dedwylder Ray

Charlene Dedwylder Ray, 84 passed away Monday, February 04, 2019 at the Nichols Center in Madison after an extended illness. Charlene was born April 1, 1934 in Clarke County, MS to Charles Edgar and Jewel Cooke Dedwylder.


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