Lee “Dickie” Whitaker Jr., 59, a longtime resident of Yazoo County, passed away Saturday. October 5, 2019 at his son's residence in Florence.
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Lorene F. Ketchum, 97, of Yazoo City passed away at her daughter's residence on Thursday, October 3, 2019.
Mrs. Ketchum was born May 25, 1922 in Yazoo County to Albert and Ethel Freeman. She was a homemaker and a member of Short Creek Baptist Church.
Three-time Bill Minor Journalism Prize winner Jamie Patterson will be a featured speaker at a public symposium next Tuesday.
Billy Morris Davis Sr., 81, of Belzoni, MS died Monday, September 30th, 2019, of heart failure at the Veteran's Hospital in Jackson, MS.
The wife of convicted murderer Johnny Mack Brown will head to trial this month in connection with the Ricky Saxton murder case.
Alderman Andre Lloyd Sr. will add another achievement to his list of life accomplishments this week.
Stanley Morton Wilkinson Jr., 66, of Yazoo City passed away Saturday September 28, 2019 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. Stan was an Employee of Peaster Tractor Co., and Mississippi Ag/Arkansas Ag for 32 years.
A Yazoo City police officer accused of using unnecessary force resigned this week.
Chief Ron Sampson said the resignation comes amidst an ongoing investigation surrounding accusations that officers used unnecessary force during response call last month.