The Manchester Academy Girls Soccer team was off to a slow start this year after falling 8-0 to East Rankin Academy earlier this season. Last week however, Coach Jacob Iles said the Lady Mavericks put up a good fight against Indianola Academy on Wednesday Aug.
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A Yazoo County man pleads guilty to a number of crimes ranging from arson to grand larceny to fleeing from deputies.
Bradley Platt, 40, admitted his guilt to a range of charges involved with two separate incidents on the day his trial was scheduled to begin.
Recreation leaders question recent public comments made by Mayor Diane Delaware on the management of the public swimming pool.
A Yazoo County man is accused of attempting to murder a female after a heated argument inside a Bentonia home.
LC Collins, 47, was charged with attempted murder. And investigators said more charges could be added following an initial appearance in court.
If Jim Hood truly believes that Tate Reeves abused his office to try to get an access road built — at taxpayers’ expense — to the gated community where the Republican lieutenant governor lives, then Hood needs to distance himself from investigating the matter.
The Holmes Community College Yazoo County Educational Center is offering community classes this fall. Two of the courses – Brick Masonry and Residential Wiring – still have spots available for those who are interested.
The annual benefit banquet for the Oakes African American Cultural Center was held over the weekend at the L.T. Miller - H.A. Scott Community Center. Remona Suttlar was the keynote speaker.
The Benton Academy Lady Raiders now hold a record of 4-1 since the season began on July 26. The Benton girls defeated North Sunflower 21-1 to start off the season, and also took down Carroll Academy 12-4, and the Jackson Victors 15-5. The Lady Raiders fell to Central Holmes
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Brown McCleskey announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Molly Jo Mackenzie McCleskey, to James Kirk Douglas, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Allen Douglas of Bentonia, Mississippi and Ms. Amy Kirk Lawrence of Benton, Mississippi.
Thanks to the assistance of concerned citizens, deputies arrested a Yazoo County man last week in connection to a home burglary in Eden.
Devarrio Sanders, 20, was charged with residential burglary and directing a youth to commit a felony.
Stanley Davis, the friendly face behind the counter at 49 Exxon (previously Mayfield’s) for three decades, is moving on to a new chapter in his career.
Carol P. Melton, “Mom” to her grandchildren and great-grands, passed away at her home on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at age 80.
Robbie Yerger (center) and Hunter Yerger (right) of the Mississippi Cheese Straw Factory are greeted by Vice President Mike Pence at the Made in America Product Showcase held at the White House this week.
Marinee Humphries was crowned Yazoo County High School’s Homecoming Queen by 2017 queen Rianna Davis Friday.
Thomas Dent, Director of Faith-Based and Volunteer Services for the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services, recently spoke to the Yazoo City Lions Club about connecting local communities to the needs of foster care in Mississippi.
Around 50 competitors from several states competed in the Nita Scott Washington Memorial Scrabble Tournament over the weekend at the Hampton Inn in Yazoo City.
October is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Warren Yazoo Behavioral Health is working to educate the community on the prevalence of mental illness and reduce the stigmas around seeking out help.
Deputy Edward “Tra” Ferrell walks among heavy smoke and chairs that were spread along the highway after a car rear-ended a truck that was carrying a load of furniture in a trailer while volunteer firefighters work to put out the blazing car.
A new business owner arrives in downtown Yazoo City with the local King family purchasing a historic staple of the community, Webb’s Pharmacy.
But former owner Frank Webb said nothing will change for the Main Street business, which first opened its doors in 1882.
The Yazoo County Board of Supervisors recently donated three truckloads of top dressing dirt to the Parks and Recreation Commission to be used on the softball fields at the Wardell Leach Recreation Complex.
Shirley Summerlin, 73, of Benton passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at The Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. Shirley was from a large family in Durant and was married to her husband David for 53 years.
Stayce Allen, with the Boys and Girls Club of the Mississippi Delta, presents a piece of artwork to former Governor Haley Barbour, who hosted the Moonlight and Mistletoe at his Wolf Lake home Tuesday night.
Yazoo Junior Auxiliary member AnnBri Spencer shows Maylee Ketchum how to stay within the lines during coloring at Ricks Memorial Library.
Alan Jordan, outgoing Yazoo City Rotary Club president, (left) is thanked for his service by new president Jason Patterson. Jordan is the president of Regions Bank in Yazoo City. Patterson is the editor and publisher of The Yazoo Herald.