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Few people have had a greater impact on lives in this community than JP Luby.
Robbie Yerger (center) and Hunter Yerger (right) of the Mississippi Cheese Straw Factory are greeted by Vice President Mike Pence at the Made in America Product Showcase held at the White House th
Janae White is the new president of the Yazoo City Rotary Club. White (left) is pictured receiving the gavel from outgoing president Jamie Patterson.
Dr. Melissa Rasmussen is the new president of the Yazoo City Lions Club. She is pictured (left) receiving the gavel from outgoing president Debra Crook.
It’s always helpful to law enforcement when a burglary suspect takes a moment to pose for the camera.






Travis Bland

Travis W. Bland, 94, of Starkville and Yazoo City, passed away Nov. 14, 2016 at his new home in Port Angeles, Washington.
His wife of 70 years, Dorothy Jean Gainey Bland, and his daughter, Sheila Adams, were at his bedside.

James Edward Steen

James Edward Steen, 89, of Yazoo City died Tuesday, November 15, 2016. 
Funeral services are Friday at 2 p.m. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home with Rev. David Humphreys and Rev. Jeff Dixon officiating. Burial followed at Glenwood Cemetery.


Taylor Martin

Taylor L. Martin, 18, of Mechanicsburg died from injuries received in an automobile accident Tuesday, November 15, 2016.
Funeral services are Saturday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Scott Sones officiating. Burial will follow at Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery.





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