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The local city swimming pool is officially open for the season, including swimming lessons.

By JAMIE  PATTERSON

Managing Editor

There is a smiling face waiting to assist every customer who enters Bank of Yazoo’s location on Jerry Clower Boulevard.

Norman A. Mott Jr., whose family guided this newspaper for three generations, died last Thursday.

Technology rules in this day and age, and the Public Service Commission of Yazoo City is changing the way it operates public utilities to keep up with the times.  In his first year as general...

Manchester Academy has a long standing reputation for producing students who are ready to enter a four-year university straight out of high school. 


Sherry Abels

Sherry Abels, 63, died March 31, 2019 at the University Nursing Center in Durant.  Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Coxburg Methodist Church in Coxburg, MS.  A graveside service will follow at 2 p.m. in the church cemetery.







George Anderson Davis

George Anderson Davis, 87, of Benton went to his heavenly home on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 .

A lifelong resident of Yazoo County, he was born on January 31, 1932.  He had retired from Yazoo Valley Electric Power Association after 30 years of service.



Estell Burt Smith

Graveside services for Estell Burt Smith, 73, of Glen Allan will be at 11 a.m., Friday, April 5 at Odd Fellow Cemetery in Lexington.  She died Tuesday, April 2 at Delta Regional Medical Center.  Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.


William C. "Red" Sharbrough

William C. “Red” Sharbrough Jr. fell asleep peacefully, and awoke in his Lord’s presence early in the morning of Saturday, March 30, 2019 at The Cottages Hospice in Mt. Pleasant, SC.  Red was born on January 24, 1930 and was the Son of William C. and Velma Sharbrough Sr.





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