Yazoo Chamber Director Henry Cote and Chairman Jason Patterson spoke with U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker Thursday about issues affecting Yazoo County following a joint meeting of the Yazoo City Lions Club and the Yazoo Rotary Club.
U.S. Rep Gregg Harper (R-Miss) will host his fourth annual Military Academy Day on Saturday, March 24, at Madison Central High School.
The free event is designed for students and parents to learn more about America's military academies, requirements for admission and the congressional appointment process.
High school students who are preparing for college and considering the military academies should attend.
By David Kenney
YAZOO CITY, MS (WLBT) - There's a new Sheriff in town in Yazoo County and his name is Sheriff.
Jacob Sheriff won the race receiving 51 percent of the vote, beating Incumbent Tommy Vaughn.
Sheriff says he plans to address crime issues such as drugs as he takes the job.
Sheriff has 30 years in law enforcement, 20 with the Highway Patrol. He will be sworn in Jan. 5.
Yazoo County Sheriff
Jacob Sheriff (D) 4,033 51%
William Gilmore (I) 520 7%
Thomas Vaughan (R) (i) 3,342 42%
Yazoo County Chancery Clerk
Quint Carver (D) (i) 5,877 78%
Yvonne Turnage (I) 1,695 22%
Yazoo County Supervisor District 2
David Berry (D) (i) 1,281 66%
William Robinson (I) 671 34%
YAZOO COUNTY SAMPLE BALLOT
Yazoo County Circuit Clerk - Democratic Primary Runoff (Precincts Reporting:100%_
Susie Bradshaw (i) 1547 45%
Robert Coleman 1920 55%
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