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Three Yazoo County All Star softball teams made history this week after winning their way to the Dizzy Dean World Series Championship Games.
It’s hard to think about Bentonia without thinking about Osborne Service Station. Of course if you’re from Bentonia, you probably called it “Poochie’s”
The Yazoo County School District has made great strides in advancing its programs and facilities in recent years. 
State officials are anticipating a slow but steady drop in the water levels that have devastated the Delta region and its citizens, who have battled the backwater flooding since February.
James Patterson was named Youth Volunteer of the Month for June by Keep Yazoo City Beautiful for his work helping with planting projects around the city.

Julie Ann Hopson Hamilton

Julie Ann Hopson Hamilton died May 30, 2019 at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.  Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. on June 1, 2019 at Southern Funeral Home.  Graveside services will be 11 a.m. following visitation at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Lexington.










Inez B. Clark

Mrs. Inez B. Clark, 91, of Winona passed away at Winona Manor in Winona on Tuesday, May 28.  She was born in Sunflower County on the banks of the Sunflower River on February 27, 1928, to Ingram and Lena Phillips Bailey.  She was a retired hairdresser and a Baptist.



Mary Frances King

Mary Frances King, 83, of Benton died at her residence Sunday May 26, 2019.

Mrs. King was born March 10, 1936 in Yazoo City to Adin Victor and Molly Elizabeth Jones Pharr. She was a homemaker and a member of the First United Pentecostal Church in Yazoo City.


Dudley George Norman Jr.

Dudley George Norman Jr. peacefully passed away at his home in Houston, TX on April 25, 2019 surrounded by his current wife, Mary, and sons Dana and Stuart.  He succumbed  from respiratory failure due to pulmonary fibrosis.


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