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Four local students were recently awarded the Kyle Wallace Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship was created after the death of local coach and mentor Kyle Wallace. Scholarship recipients show promise in both the classroom and athletics.

It was a hot summer day, and the scene was like many one would find in a rural Mississippi town. 
The Yazoo Herald would not be where it is today without the help of some very important people behind the scenes.
Manchester Academy’s Nettie Taylor Barbour and Margaret Dent won the MAIS AAA girls’ #1 doubles state championship Wednesday in Vicksburg, while the MA girls’ team won the AAA state runner-up trophy and the MA boys’ team finished fourth in the...
A former Yazoo City police officer stopped a near-disaster dead in its tracks...literally. 
The Manchester Academy girls’ tennis team won the MAIS AAA North State tennis championship on Tuesday in Greenville and the Maverick boys’ team finished fourth at the one-day tournament.

Irma Sandifer Phillips

Irma Louise Sandifer Phillips, 89, died on Saturday, May 13, 2017 in the Sardis Nursing Home. 
Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m.Wednesday, May 17 followed by services at 11 a.m. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home in Yazoo City.

Will Rutherford

Funeral Services for William Kelly "Will" Rutherford, 29, of Yazoo City who passed away doing what he enjoyed most, fishing, on May 10, 2017 at Fort Lauderdale, Fla., will be Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Stricklin King Funeral Home Chapel.