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.
A scorned girlfriend is charged with pouring liquor on her boyfriend and setting him on fire during a heated argument.
Sheila Battle was charged with aggravated assault after she allegedly soaked her boyfriend in vodka before lighting him on fire.
It’s always helpful to law enforcement when a burglary suspect takes a moment to pose for the camera.
Surveillance footage and tips from the community led to the arrest of a suspect who burglarized a local restaurant.