Today's Top Stories

No, your newspaper isn’t upside down. Emma Middleton, Brynn Blackstock and Kaitlyn Warren (pictured from left) found a new way to enjoy the monkey bars during recess at Benton Academy Thursday afternoon.

Carey Hill, director of the Triangle Cultural Center and a local favorite, died Wednesday afternoon. 

Gracie Jones (right) and Anna Kate Griffin leap in celebration while the Lady Mavericks bench and the crowd celebrate the Lady Mavericks capturing the district title. 

The Yazoo Herald and Tom’s on Main are happy to announce the winner of The Cutest Couple contest. With 515 votes, Bracey Granderson and Conelous Stiff III will be treated to dinner at Tom’s on Main.

The tears begin to fill in her eyes as Judy Ables listens to the voice of her late son over a voicemail recording.

Mrs. Leola Dillard, who has earned a reputation over the years for kindness and community service, celebrated her 105th birthday today with family and friends at her home on Grand Avenue. Mrs.

Lynn A. Neely

Lynn A. Neely, 87, died Feb. 24, 2017.
Funeral services are Tuesday at 2 p.m. Central-Holmes Cemetery with Rev. Jon Vanlandingham officiating. Burial followed under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.

James R. Burrell

James R. Burrell, 81, died Feb. 20, 2017 at his home in Yazoo City.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mr. Burrell was born Nov. 22, 1935 in Yazoo City to Vardaman and Frances Lowery Burrell. He worked in construction.