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For the last sixty years, ornately framed engagement pictures of local brides and newlyweds have been featured on the registry table inside the front window at the Arnett Jewelry Store on Main Street.  At 84 years old, owner Ann Arnett said she...

Antinaya Brown goes up for two points in Yazoo City’s 53-47 loss to Greenwood. The game was close throughout the contest with the score tied at halftime and the Lady Indians trailing by two entering the final period.

John Ellzey’s mind was like a treasure chest full of historical information, and many Yazooans turned to him when looking for details about local history.

Ellzey also appreciated art, and he was a talented artist in his own right.

After over 20 years of service, Bill Simmons recently had his last day on the job at Simmons Tire in Yazoo City. The new owner is Brent Russell who said he intends to continue the same level of service Simmons built his business on.

Finn Fisher, Norman Bond and Roy Hogue start off the new year having fun after returning to First United Methodist Daycare.

After working 30 years in various government agencies, Sandra Dew retired from the USDA Rural Development office in Yazoo City on Dec. 31.


William "Billy" Hood

Funeral services for William “Billy” Wesley Hood will be 2 p.m., Monday, November 5, 2018 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Farmerville. Rev. Robert Davis and Rev. Danny Eddy will officiate. Interment will follow at Liberty Hill Cemetery in Farmerville, LA.



Michael Glenn Patton

Michael Glenn Patton, 62, passed away on October 29, 2018 in Oxford, Mississippi after a long battle with cancer. He was born to Joe Dan and Elmease Billingslea Patton on October 24, 1956 in Lexington, Mississippi.










Cheryl Hughes

Cheryl Elaine Polk Hughes was born March 14, 1956 in Bastrop, LA, however she lived most of her life in Yazoo City. Cheryl passed away October 25, 2018 at The Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson with her family by her side.


Travis H. Broocks

Travis H. Broocks passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 21, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital of Columbus, after a brief illness. He was known in the community as a kind and gentle man who was quick to laugh and always eager to lend a hand.


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