Today's Top Stories

Many are tired, frustrated and overwhelmed. But the communities being swallowed up by the backwater flood are not giving up.

Two Yazoo County Middle School students went above and beyond in their academics this year by recently participating in the Mississippi State Science Fair.

Captain William Nevels of the CID Division with the Yazoo City Police Department was recently named the 2019 Top Cop Award recipient.

After 36 years of teaching, Joyce Williams has decided to retire - again. 

Anna Savell gets a hit in a win for BankPlus this week at the Wardell Leach Recreational Complex.

Benton Academy elementary and kindergarten teachers were in good spirits Thursday morning as they began the last day of the school year.

Calvin "Pony" Owens

Calvin Donald Owens, widely known as “Pony,” was born in rural Yazoo County, Mississippi on October 4, 1950.  Followed by a brief illness and surrounded by close family members, he departed this life in the early morning on Mother’s Day - Sunday, May 12, 2019 at his residence













Bill Sills

Joseph Harris “Bill” Sills entered his eternal rest on May 14, 2019 surrounded by his family. Bill was born December 11th, 1932 at Silver Creek, Mississippi, to Charles B. Sills and Mildred Thompson Sills.



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