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October is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Warren Yazoo Behavioral Health is working to educate the community on the prevalence of mental illness and reduce the stigmas around seeking out help.

Manchester Academy senior Merrell Nichols recently participated in the MAIS A-AA All-Star Game, where she was named Most Valuable Player.

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.

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.



Abe M. Tahir Jr.

Abe M. Tahir, Jr., respected Art Consultant, Foreign Service Officer, American Soldier, Author, and Ole Miss graduate passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Chateau de Notre Dame in New Orleans. He was 87.










Shirley Alexander

Shirley Alexander, 80, of Bentonia passed away September 13, 2018 at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Retired from Southern Vital Records she was a member of Ogden Baptist Church.



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