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Tommy Irvine Sr. (left) shakes Chancery Clerk Quint Carver’s hand after being sworn in as Yazoo County Tax Collector while his wife Nekather Irvine holds the Bible and his sister Mae Gower looks on.

The Manchester Academy boys managed to pull out a win at the last second after a nail biting re-match against Carroll Academy.

What is a Christmas Miracle made of?

The suspect in the murder of Yazoo business owner Ricky Saxton unexpectedly rejected a plea deal in court Friday morning.

Local students have been working hard to prepare for a special Christmas presentation next Thursday.

The Yazoo City School District Christmas Celebration will be held on December 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Yazoo Community Complex.

The Larry Summers Vocational Center is helping students pave a way to future careers with its Job Shadowing program.


William "Billy" Hood

Funeral services for William “Billy” Wesley Hood will be 2 p.m., Monday, November 5, 2018 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Farmerville. Rev. Robert Davis and Rev. Danny Eddy will officiate. Interment will follow at Liberty Hill Cemetery in Farmerville, LA.



Michael Glenn Patton

Michael Glenn Patton, 62, passed away on October 29, 2018 in Oxford, Mississippi after a long battle with cancer. He was born to Joe Dan and Elmease Billingslea Patton on October 24, 1956 in Lexington, Mississippi.










Cheryl Hughes

Cheryl Elaine Polk Hughes was born March 14, 1956 in Bastrop, LA, however she lived most of her life in Yazoo City. Cheryl passed away October 25, 2018 at The Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson with her family by her side.


Travis H. Broocks

Travis H. Broocks passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 21, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital of Columbus, after a brief illness. He was known in the community as a kind and gentle man who was quick to laugh and always eager to lend a hand.


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