Today's Top Stories

The rigors of chemotherapy and radiation for her breast cancer all but rang Lorraine Hinton's bells over the past year.
Today, she returned the favor.

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.

Shirley Summerlin

Shirley Summerlin, 73, of Benton passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at The Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.  Shirley was from a large family in Durant and was married to her husband David for 53 years.