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Thomas Dent, Director of Faith-Based and Volunteer Services for the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services, recently spoke to the Yazoo City Lions Club about connecting local communities to the needs of foster care in Mississippi....

Raiders freshman JB Middleton had a breakout game Friday with two touchdowns and an interception that would have been a third score if it hadn’t been negated by a penalty.

Elsie Patterson leads a group of Micro League soccer players down the field in the opening game of the 2018 Youth Soccer season in Yazoo.  

Boy Scout Troop 75 recently held their fall Court of Honor at First United Methodist Church. Reed Miller, Herman Green, and Michael Dunn earned several merit badges at Warren A Hood Boy Scout Reservation over the summer.

The picturesque landscape of Africa is intertwined with settlements of shacks made of wood, cardboard, tin and other scrap material. It is a squatter camp, scattered with families living together in a shack no larger than a garden shed.

Kahyundii Brown was crowned the 2018 Yazoo City High School Homecoming Queen Friday night. Rorecoss Willis was also crowned the 2018 YCHS Homecoming King. Picture from left are Willis, Queen Brown and Principal Isaac Haynes Jr.




Patricia Rutland

Patricia Rutland, 75, of Flora passed away at St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital Saturday, September 22, 2018.

A homemaker, she was of the Baptist faith.


Taylor Ryan Stevens

Taylor Ryan Stevens, 17, of Bentonia passed away Saturday September 22, 2018 at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He was employed in husbandry and of the Baptist faith.









Hayden Tyler Whitworth

Hayden Tyler Whitworth, 18, of Yazoo City died Friday, September 21, 2018.

Services will be held at First Baptist Church Monday, September 24 with visitation starting at noon until the 2 p.m. service. Burial will follow in the Whitworth Family Cemetery.


Randy Roe

Randall Edward “Randy” Roe, 60, of Yazoo City passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at The Baptist Memorial Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.


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