The Board of Directors of the Yazoo County Fair and Civic League Inc., along with Board President Joffre Washington, are pleased to announce that Saturday, August 17, 2019, has been selected as the date of the Oakes Center Annual Banquet.
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Vivian Nerine Merkle, 99, of Gulfport, formerly of Yazoo City passed away Friday August 9, 2019 at Gulfport Memorial Hospital.
Graveside services will be Saturday, August 17 at 1 p.m. at Glenwood Cemetery with Elder Brian Chisolm officiating.
One of the secrets to life that people in Mississippi have perfected, is the gift to bring “home” with us wherever we go. If there was ever an individual who embodied this gift, it was Tommy Harper.
Based on the recent budget proposal, the city of Yazoo City will increase its taxes by three mills pending a public hearing in two weeks.
A man suspected of burglarizing a local church allegedly attempted to escape from a deputy as he was being brought back into Yazoo County in custody.
Chadwick Johnson, 24, was charged with burglary of a church, attempted escape and disorderly conduct.
Most local primary elections were settled Tuesday night, but voters will return to the polls on Aug. 27 for a runoff.
Senate District 22
In the Democratic Primary there will be a runoff between Joseph C. Thomas and Ruffin Smith.
There is an eerie stillness in the landscape that has been underwater for the past several months in the recent backwater flood areas. The smell of stagnant water and rotting animal carcasses float through the air.
Laverne Childs Kirk, 85, of Yazoo County, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019 at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.
Jesse M. Cerda, 86, of Yazoo died Wednesday, July 31 in Jackson.
Services will be held Saturday, August 3 at Stricklin-King Funeral Home with Visitation from 2:00-3:00 and funeral following. Burial will follow at Liverpool Cemetery.