Posts Tagged ‘Yazoo City’

‘Gatemouth’ Moore honored with Blues Trail marker

by Published: November 8,2010

Tags: Gatemouth Moore, Mississippi Blues Trail, Yazoo City

YAZOO CITY — Bishop Arnold Dwight “Gatemouth” Moore, a former national blues star who left the nightclub stage for the pulpit, is being honored with a marker on the Mississippi Blues Trail. The marker was unveiled Monday in Yazoo City. Moore, a blues singers of the 1940s, experienced a dramatic conversion when he went onstage […] [...]

When the cows come home

Central Mississippi cattlemen slammed by April 24 tornado Since the deadly April 24 tornado ripped through Central Mississippi, Tammy Swarek has been on the back roads of Holmes County, offering assistance and comfort to cattlemen who were victims of the storm. Considering her personal losses, Swarek’s efforts are a sublime act of kindness and selflessness. […] [...]

Amazingly enough, It could have been worse

by Published: May 2,2010

Tags: April 24 2010, tornado, Yazoo City

  Ardis Russell sat in his office on Main Street in Yazoo City last Monday afternoon and drew a map for a visitor that traced the path the massive tornado took on April 24. Approaching from the west, having just flattened Eagle Lake in Warren County, the massive twister that killed a total of 10 […] [...]

Entrepreneurs Corner: An entrepreneurial journey

Monk brings Yazoo City old world businesses in new world packages When I met Michele Monk, owner of Health Integration in Yazoo City, one of my first questions was: “just how the heck did you wind up as a business owner in Yazoo City, Miss.?” The question was a natural response on my part. Michele […] [...]

Searching begins in Yazoo City

YAZOO CITY — Rescuers stood ready Sunday to comb neighborhoods of splintered homes and twisted debris in Mississippi, a day after a devastating tornado sliced through the state and killed 10 people, including three children.James Jackson, a deputy state fire marshal, said crews took a break overnight but were organizing at first daylight to resume […] [...]

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