Shelly R. Hicks, 55, of Yazoo City died at her home on Thursday, May 30, 2019.
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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.
Emotions flared between an alderman and the police chief during a board meeting last week over a young girl who was shot in the leg earlier this month.
Longtime U.S. Senator Thad Cochran died this morning at age 81.
Below is his farewell speech to the U.S. Senate from 2018:
U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), who represented Mississippi in Congress for more than 45 years, passed away peacefully early Thursday morning in Oxford. Services are pending.
A rig worker saved a man’s life last week after pulling him from a flame-engulfed truck after it was struck by an Amtrak train in rural Yazoo County.
Two local celebrity chefs are working together to help raise funds for summer programs at the Boys and Girls Club of Yazoo City.
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, 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. 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.