Today's Top Stories

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
Perhaps it was the abandoned building that recently collapsed into one of Yazoo City’s most traveled roads.



Gloria Luby Pettigrew

Gloria Luby Pettigrew, 74, passed into the arms of Jesus on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at her home in Braxton.

Funeral services were Sunday at Chancellor Funeral Home in Florence. Burial followed at New Covenant Church Cemetery in Harrisville.





Jane Wilson

Jane S. Wilson, 89, of Yazoo City passed away at her residence Saturday November 23, 2019. A retired merchant she was a member of First Baptist Church.



Charles Roy Ward

Charles Roy Ward, was born March 3, 1934 and is survived by sisters Winnie Lee, Betty, Mary, Carolyn and brother Billy.  He is also survived by his son Charles Joseph “Joey” Ward and three much-loved grandchildren Charles Scott, Kristen Meagan and Brittany Nicole; great grand


David Chisolm

David H. Chisolm, 79, of the Coxburg Community in Yazoo County. A retired teacher with The Yazoo City School District he was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Yazoo City.




Johnnie "J.T." Eugene Twiner

Johnnie “JT” Eugene Twiner, 77, passed into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, November 16, 2019. The family will receive friends for visitation on Thursday, November 21st from 9:00 a.m. until the 12:00 p.m. funeral service at Briar Hill Baptist Church in Florence.


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