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Trick or Treat Yazoo Today
October 31, 2014

Happy Halloween!   Trick or Treat Yazoo today...4 - 6 pm for children 10 and under dressed in costume!  Bring the kids and enjoy Trick or Treat in Yazoo!   See the list of participating merchants on our website and facebook page.

Meat RoundUup For Manna House
October 31, 2014

The Manna House board of directors will be hosting a MEAT ROUNDUP, Saturday, November 15th from 8am - 11am.  Bring your donation to the Manna House and enjoy refreshments with Joe Ann Harris and the board.  Our meat freezers are in low supply, beef, chicken, pork, et.  Manna House operates on the support of our member churches, civic organizations, the local schools, and businesses and individuals in the community.  Remember, November 15th...8am - 11am....MEAT ROUNDUP at the Manna House.  

Regular Season Football Ends & Playoffs Begin Tonight
October 31, 2014

Tonight will end the 2014 Football regular season games for several area schools, while Benton and Manchester will play their first game in the playoffs.  Schedule for tonight:

Benton vrs Sylva Bay at Benton   Game time 7pm  First round of Playoffs

Humphreys Academy @ Sharkey Issaquena  Game time 7pm

Manchester Academy @ Indianola  Game time 7pm   First round of Playoffs

Yazoo City @ Amanda Elzy  Game time  7pm

Humphreys County Cowboys played their last regular season game last night at home against Leflore County and WON 24 - 20!  The Cowboys will advance to the playoffs. 

Yazoo County Panthers played their last regular season game last night against Indianola Gentry and won 35 - 24.  Panthers will go into the playoffs ranked # 3 in the District. 

More exciting football on the horizon!





Ground Breaking Ceremony Today For Willie Morris Parkway
October 31, 2014

Ground Breaking Ceremony will be held today at 2pm for the Willie Morris Parkway.    

Manachester Academy Veterans' Day Program
October 30, 2014

Manchester Academy willhold their annual Veterans' Day Program on Tuesday, November 11th at 9am in the gym.  All Veterans and their families are invited to attend.  For more information, contact the school at 746-5913 or visit www.manchesteracademy.org.

Private Pesticide Applicator Training
October 30, 2014

A Private Pesticide Applicator Training will be held on Wednesday, November 5th at 1:30 pm at the Yazoo County Extension Service office, located on the third floor of the County Office building in Yazoo City.  The fee for the training is $10;  pre-registration is requested.  Please call the Yazoo County Extension Service at 662-746-2453 to register or for more information. 

Benton Academy Raider Baseball Fundraiser
October 30, 2014

Just in time for Thanksgiving, the Benton Raiders Baseball team is selling smoked Boston Butts and smoked turkeys.  Boston Butts are $35 each and Turkeys are $30 each.  Turkeys are 10-12 pound average.  All proceeds will go towards improvements on the Benton Academy athletic facilities.  Deadline to place orders is Monday, November 17th.  Meat can be picked up on Monday, November 24th at Benton Academy.  For more information or to order meats, contact Benton Academy at 673-9722.

Booth Space Deadline October 31st For FIRSTLOVE FUNrai$ing Event
October 30, 2014

The deadline to reserve booth space is tomorrow, October 31st, for the FIRSTLOVE Fellowship Assembly in Little Yazoo FUNrai$ing Event to be held on November 8th.  This event is a building fundraiser for the church.  For more information, contact Lee Ann Johnson at 601-985-8685.

Alzheimer's Association-MS Chapter Establish Monthly Caregiver Support Group in Yazoo
October 30, 2014

The Alzheimer's Association-Mississippi Chapter has assisted local health officials to establish a monthly ALZHEIMER"S CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP in our local community.  The first meeting is set for 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm, Monday, November 3, 2014 at the Fitness Center located at 746 East 15th Street in Yazoo City.   Caregivers, as well as other family members, friends and associates affected by dementia, Alzheimer's and related conditions are welcome to be an active part of this group to share ideas, resources and coping skills.  There is NO COST for the meeting. 

For more information, contact MS. Sara Murphy, Program Coordinator by telephone at 601-987-0020 or email at smurphy2@alz.org.  You may also contact local facilitators, Shirley Harris at 662-746-4621, or Gloria Elayne Owens at 662-528-6050. 

Yazoo County Panthers - Gentry Game Will Be Played Tonight!
October 30, 2014

The Yazoo County Panthers was scheduled to play Indianola Gentry Rams tomorrow night at 7pm.  The game has been moved to tonight at 7pm at Indianola Gentry. 

Operation Christmas Child
October 29, 2014

Calvary Baptist Church, located at 1408 Jackson Acenue in Yazoo City, will serve as the Yazoo area drop-off point for the 2014 Operation Christmas Child Shoebox gifts.  Shoeboxes can be dropped off at the Church, November 17 - 23.  Drop off times will be Monday - Saturday, 10am - 1pm, Wednesday evenings from 6 - 8pm, and Sunday from 2 - 4pm.   $7 for postage is required for each shoebox gift.  For more information, contact Lee Ann Allison at 662-571-6685 or visit www.samaritanspurse.org.  

Humphreys County Cowboys Football Tomorrow Night
October 29, 2014

The Humphreys County Cowboys will end their regular football season tomorrow night at home against Leflore County.  It will be Senior Night at Humphreys County.  The Cowboys had a big win last Friday night in overtime, defeating O'Bannon 36 - 34!