Thomas Dent, Director of Faith-Based and Volunteer Services for the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services, recently spoke to the Yazoo City Lions Club about connecting local communities to the needs of foster care in Mississippi....
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The Yazoo County Board of Supervisors made recent comments in opposition to a potential tax increase by the Yazoo County School District. But school leaders said there was never a possibility of raising taxes on their behalf.
The elementary schools within the Yazoo County School District saw an increase in their proficiency levels among its students. But the Yazoo County High School, like many high schools within the state, did see a drop in its scores.
Yazoo’s own Willie Morris will be inducted into The MAX Hall of Fame this month.
Alan Eugene Manor, 55, of Pell City, Alabama and formerly of Yazoo City, died in a work-related accident on Thursday, August 9, 2018 in Dickson, Tennessee.
Harold Curtis Middleton Sr., 82, of Benton passed away Friday, August 10, 2018 at The Mississippi Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jackson.
A Yazoo City man was recently denied bond after he allegedly abused a 23-month-old toddler left in his care.
Austin Tyson, 24, of 711 S. Sunset Dr., was charged with felony child abuse after an infant was found with multiple upper body and head wounds.
Supervisor Van Foster called for two rural Yazoo County roads to be given speed and weight limits to curtail the abuse coming from a gravel company.
Mrs. Ruby Jean Saxton Ward died peacefully at her home on Monday, August 6, 2018. She was 81.
Betty Earl Burleson, 80, of Yazoo City passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at The Mississippi Baptist Memorial Medical Center in Jackson.