The picturesque landscape of Africa is intertwined with settlements of shacks made of wood, cardboard, tin and other scrap material. It is a squatter camp, scattered with families living together in a shack no larger than a garden shed.
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A family is offering a reward for any information surrounding a violent attack on their loved one last Saturday.
Wildy Raiford Hancock Jr., 54, of Bentonia, was found with severe head injuries at his home, following what investigators believed was a brutal attack.
Annie Ruth Stricklin Ryan, 88, of Blakely, Ga., and formerly of Yazoo City, peacefully passed away Monday, July 23, 2018.
Mrs. Ryan was born May 18, 1930, in Yazoo County to the late Herman Stricklin and Louise Jennings Stricklin. She was a homemaker.
Steven Floyd Clements, 69, died July 24, 2018 at his home in Holly Bluff.
Funeral arrangements are pending with Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Mr. Walter Anderson “W.A.” Collins, 78, formerly of West, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 28 at West Cemetery. Rev. Gene Richardson will officiate.
A Yazoo City man is recovering from injuries following an attack by three unknown suspects last week.
State officials have recognized the former Mississippi Chemical Corporation as pioneering fertilizer plant and will be given a state historical marker.
Two members of the Yazoo City Housing Authority Board said they were unaware that over $550,000 was transferred to a non-profit organization, and that the board’s official minutes were altered to make it appear as if they approved that transfer.