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Soul Damage the Stage Play

Soul Damage the Stage Play by Maximus Wright When: Saturday, March 24, 2018, at 3:00 PM Where: Yazoo City Community Complex (Boys & Girls Club building), 516 E Canal Street, Yazoo City, Mississippi Tickets: VIP tickets are $35 (SOLD OUT); General Admission tickets are $20, available for purchase by calling 601-678-6733 OR online at http://www.pho3nixrisingentertainment.com/sd-stage-play-tickets/  Tickets will also be available at the door on a first-come-first-served basis. This is the stage play based on the upcoming movie and the book Soul Damage by Maximus Wright. About Maximus Wright Maximus Wright is a proud Yazoo City, Mississippi native, and father of four, Jaime, Jeremiah, Zacharius, and Jordan. Maximus Wright is a 1997 graduate of Tougaloo College where he majored in Philosophy and Religion with an emphasis in English. Maximus has been mentored by “Mamie Brown’s Baby Boy,” Les Brown, as a motivational speaker and has traveled the country speaking and conducting seminars. In


Fletcher Cox Hometown Hero Celebration

Fletcher Cox Hometown Hero Parade & Celebration When: Saturday, March 24, 2018 Where: Parade from Grand Avenue at 8th Street in Yazoo City heading north to the Yazoo County Fairgrounds Time: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Fletcher Cox is the latest Mississippian to win a Super Bowl ring. He was a standout athlete at Yazoo City High School who played football, basketball, and ran track. Cox was recruited to play football for Mississippi State University in 2009 and was drafted 12th overall by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2012 NFL Draft. In his first Super Bowl appearance, Cox anchored the defensive line as the Eagles earned their first Super Bowl Championship in franchise history at Super Bowl LII. Cox is the first Yazooan to win a Super Bowl since Willie Brown won with the Oakland Raiders in 1976 at Super Bowl XI. Since becoming an Eagle in 2012, Cox has


17th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

17th Annual Easter Egg Hunt Presented by The Yazoo Herald and Yazoo Parks & Recreation When: Friday, March 30, 2018, 10 am to 12 Noon Where: Wardell Leach Recreational Complex, 500 W 15th Street, Yazoo City, Mississippi What: Easter Egg Hunt including visits from the Easter Bunny, Music, and Food Vendors For: Children ages 1-12 accompanied by an adult Details: The Yazoo Herald and Yazoo Parks & Recreation present the 17th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, March 30, 2018, from 10 am to Noon at the Wardell Leach Recreational Complex on 15th Street in Yazoo City, Mississippi. There will be music, food vendors with food for sale. The Easter Bunny will be joining us to meet all the boys & girls who participate in the egg hunt so be sure to bring your camera! All children must be accompanied by an adult. Children will be divided into 4 age-appropriate groups: Walking


Yazoo County Miss Hospitality Tea Competition

Yazoo County Miss Hospitality Tea Competition The first ever Local Tea Pageant hosted by Yazoo County CVB will be held at the office of the CVB on Sunday, April 8, 2018, at 2 pm. A local winner will be crowned. Please see the information below for details and requirements. Applications are due by Friday, March 30, 2018. The Yazoo County Miss Hospitality Tea Pageant identifies, honors and utilizes young ladies between the ages of 18 and 24 for the purpose of serving as the County’s goodwill ambassador to promote the travel and tourism industry and economic development. The winner will receive a Five-Hundred Dollar scholarship from Yazoo County CVB in addition to representing Yazoo County and competing for more than $100,000 in scholarships and prizes in the Mississippi Miss Hospitality Pageant in July. Please click HERE to download the 2018-19 Application Tea Pageant Format Judges Panel Interview (each contestant individually)


Community Yard Sale

Community Yard Sale Presented by Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce Saturday, September 15, 2018, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. 637 E 15th Street, Yazoo City, Mississippi Shop! Find lots of great deals on many types of items! Participate! Clean out your closets and storage rooms and bring your items to the Community Yard Sale on the parking lot of the Economic Development Center! Rent your space for $20 (benefit the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce) before September 4, 2018. You keep your profits! For more information, contact Chamber Director Kiristi Mills at 662-746-1273 Food vendors will be on site.


Yazoo Celebrates Super Bowl LII

Yazoo Celebrates Super Bowl LII   There is no better place to spend Super Bowl Sunday, February 4, 2018, than in the hometown of Philadelphia Eagles’ defensive tackle and Yazoo City native Fletcher Cox! Fletcher Cox is the first Yazooan to play in the Super Bowl since Willie Brown. Brown became a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame after he played for the Oakland Raiders for 12 years beginning in 1967. Watch Willie Brown’s legendary interception and 75-yard touchdown during Super Bowl XI on YouTube. Fletcher graduated from Yazoo City High School in 2009 and went on to play three seasons at Mississippi State University. The Philadelphia Eagles picked Cox 12th overall in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. At the end of his 4-year contract in 2016, the Eagles gave Fletcher Cox a 6-year, $103 million contract extension with $63 million guaranteed against injury, the most ever


A Pre-Spring Blues Thing

Ms. Juicy Presents A Pre-Spring Blues Thing   Saturday, February 10, 2018 Doors Open at 8 PM at the MS National Guard Armory 2201 Gordon Avenue Yazoo City, Mississippi Tickets $10 in Advance or $15 at the Door Featuring: Klutcher The Millenium Temptations Derrick Salter Sweet Tee with Music by 90.1FM WMPR DJs: Goldie & Sweet Clyde   For more information contact Ms. Juicy at 662-571-3519   Sponsored in part by Yazoo County CVB


Adult Painting Class

Painting Class for Adults presented by Mississippi State University Extension Mississippi State University Extension Service presents a Painting Class for Adults Tuesday, December 12th at 6:00 pm at the Yazoo County Extension Office 212 E Broadway St, Yazoo City Frolic Designs Creator Holly Potter-Gullett will be instructing. The class is limited to 12 seats, ages 19 and up. The fee is $25 and includes all supplies. Sign up by December 6th by contacting Katrina Owens at 662-746-2453.


Live at the Blue Front

Live at the Blue Front The Blue Front Cafe presents ‘Live at the Blue Front’! This series of events will include live music at the Blue Front Cafe. Admission is FREE! Stay updated on the Blue Front Cafe page on Facebook and check back here for more information. Join us at the oldest juke joint in Mississippi that is still open daily for LIVE blues including performances by Jimmy “Duck” Holmes! Attention Blues Artists: Jimmy “Duck” Holmes will offer an Open Mic from 7pm to 8pm at every Live at the Blue Front event! Fridays starting at 7 pm Blue Front Cafe 107 E Railroad Ave Bentonia, MS 39040 SCHEDULE: December 1 – Johnny B Duet December 8 – TBA December 15 – Wes Lee December 22 – TBA December 29 – TBA 2018 January 5 – Jimmy “Duck” Holmes, Connely Farr and Mississippi Live & the Dirty Dirty January  12 –


Sagittarius Birthday Bash

Sagittarius Birthday Bash Signaturez Restaurant hosts a Birthday Bash to celebrate December birthdays, Saturday, December 16 starting at 8 pm. Advance tickets are $20 each. Admission will be $25 at the door. A limited number of Reserved Tables are available for $20 and will include bar set up and an appetizer. Napoleon Demps will perform live! For more information and to purchase tickets, contact Signaturez Restaurant at 662-763-5433. Signaturez is located at 224 South Main Street in Yazoo City. Follow Signaturez on Facebook for updates.


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