Today's Top Stories

Yazoo City native Andrew Byrd is enjoying another successful season as a member of the Millsaps Majors football team.
Lake Milner, Lily Peyton Shepherd and Annah Perry hang on for a wild ride at the Yazoo County Fair.
A Yazoo City firefighter battles the smoke coming from the roof of a home at Gensis Court Apartment Complex. The fire erupted inside the home early Wednesday morning.
A Yazoo County native has been named CEO of Mississippi hotelier Suresh Chawla’s new hotel management company, Delta Lodging Group, LLC.
Manchester Academy is one step closer to the playoffs after defeating Lee Academy of Arkansas 52-16 on Friday night.

Shirley Barnes Packer

Shirley Barnes Packer, 73, of Madison, and formerly of Yazoo City, passed away Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.
Visitation is from 1-2 p.m. Thursday at Stricklin-King Funeral Home.

Bobby Ward McPhail

Bobby Ward McPhail, 86, passed away Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 at the Martha Coker Green Houses.
Visitation is from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday at Stricklin-King Funeral Home.