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A simple act of loving kindness is often all someone needs to do to make another person's day better.
Jase Patterson, 5, ran into the street to get a hug from Santa during the Yazoo City Christmas Parade. See Saturday's edition for photos from the parade.
Yazoo County senior guard Chloe Edwards was named game MVP after a recent Lady Panthers' victory over the Murrah Lady Mustangs. Edwards scored 19 points in the win.
Yazoo City Public Service Commission employees Chad Whitworth, Jamie Leal, and Deyoung Haymer work together to put the giant Santa Claus together at the end of Main Street.
After close to four decades of opening for business every day, Buddy Strong said he has no idea what he will do with himself after his Holly Bluff service station and hardware store caught on fire

Irma Sandifer Phillips

Irma Louise Sandifer Phillips, 89, died on Saturday, May 13, 2017 in the Sardis Nursing Home. 
Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m.Wednesday, May 17 followed by services at 11 a.m. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home in Yazoo City.

Will Rutherford

Funeral Services for William Kelly "Will" Rutherford, 29, of Yazoo City who passed away doing what he enjoyed most, fishing, on May 10, 2017 at Fort Lauderdale, Fla., will be Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Stricklin King Funeral Home Chapel.