Otis Christopher “Chris” Addison, Jr., 70, of Satartia passed away Friday, July 26, 2019, at his home. Addison grew up in Benton and was a long-time employee of Mississippi Chemical Corp.
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Carol P. Melton, “Mom” to her grandchildren and great-grands, passed away at her home on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at age 80.
Mabel Harris Norman Jordan was born on May 23, 1926 in Yazoo City. She was the daughter of Thomas Harvey Norman and Juanita Harris Norman. She died at home on July 23, 2019 at age 93 with family by her side.
A robbery suspect was arrested this week after snatching a woman’s purse outside the library.
Jeremy Wilson was charged with strong armed robbery after he allegedly forced a Ricks Memorial Library employee to hand over her purse.
Yazoo City Police Chief Ron Sampson was elected to serve as district vice president of a state law enforcement association.
Sampson will serve as the Central District Vice President of the Mississippi Association of Chiefs of Police.
Penelope S. Jackson, 77, of Yazoo City passed away Friday, July 19, 2019 at the Martha Coker Green Houses. Mrs. Jackson was a member of First United Methodist Church in Yazoo City.She was a longtime emergency room nurse at King's Daughters Hospital and Martha Coker.
James Paul Luby, 74, of Benton passed away at his brother’s home on Wednesday, July 17, 2019.
Mr. Luby was a retired English teacher who earned the Mississippi Teacher of the Year Award in 1990.