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Norman A. Mott Jr., whose family guided this newspaper for three generations, died last Thursday.

Technology rules in this day and age, and the Public Service Commission of Yazoo City is changing the way it operates public utilities to keep up with the times.  In his first year as general...

Manchester Academy has a long standing reputation for producing students who are ready to enter a four-year university straight out of high school. 

With the previous school year concluded and plans already in motion for the future, success is the foundation for Benton Academy.

Phillip Castillo was living a life that promised easy money, beautiful women and respect among his friends and even enemies.

Four local students were recently awarded the Kyle Wallace Memorial Scholarship.  Pictured are Kyana Greer, Jamie Wallace, Kalyn Young, Tolar Purvis and Hayes Bardwell.







Alvie L. Jenkins

Alvie L. Jenkins, 93, of Ackerman formerly of Yazoo City, died Monday, April 15, 2019 at Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A retired educator with The Yazoo City School District’ he was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Yazoo City.


Roy Stricklin

Roy Jennings Stricklin passed away peacefully at the age of 81 on April 13, 2019, at Baptist Memorial  Hospital in Oxford. He was born in Yazoo City on January 28, 1938, to Avis Louise (Jennings) Stricklin and Herman Clifford Stricklin.




Jean Hinkle

Sadie Jean Hinkle passed away peacefully at home on April 12, 2019.

Jean was born December 11, 1943 to Harold and Minnie Mae Gress. She and her husband made their home in Yazoo City. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.





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