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A Yazoo City firefighter battles the smoke coming from the roof of a home at Gensis Court Apartment Complex. The fire erupted inside the home early Wednesday morning.
A Yazoo County native has been named CEO of Mississippi hotelier Suresh Chawla’s new hotel management company, Delta Lodging Group, LLC.
Manchester Academy is one step closer to the playoffs after defeating Lee Academy of Arkansas 52-16 on Friday night.
Manchester Academy crowned its 2019 Queen during its Homecoming celebrations Friday night. Pictured from left are Principal Jana Bardwell, 2019 Queen Hanna Clark Havens and her father T.D.
The Mississippi Blues Society of Indianola recently presented Jimmy "Duck" Holmes with the 2019 "Blues Artist of the Year" Award at the 20th Annual Highway 61 Blues Festival in Leland. 

Amnesty Day March 3

By JAMIE PATTERSON,
The Yazoo City Municipal Court will hold its third Amnesty Day Program next month in an effort to collect unpaid fines, clearing many records. 
Amnesty Day will be held on March 3 from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. at the Yazoo City Police Department. 









Joanne Liddon

Joanne Miller Liddon passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017. Joanne was born on May 26, 
1933, in Coral Gables, FL to Garfield L. Miller and Eula U. Miller. 

Roy Lee Shackelford

Roy Lee Shackelford, 74, of Benton passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. 
Visitation will be Wednesday, Feb. 15 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Thursday from 9:30-11 a.m. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home.


Patricia Woodruff

Patricia Woodruff, 66, died Sunday, February 12, 2017.
No services are scheduled. 
Mrs. Woodruff was born in Arkansas to Virgil and Agnes Lawrence. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. 

Mary Sue Bradley Parks

Mary Sue Bradley Parks died peacefully on February 11, 2017, at the age of 94.  She was born August 3, 1922, in Delhi, Louisiana and lived most of her adult life in St. Joseph, Louisiana. Services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in St.

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