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After three decades of service, 15 years serving as general manager, Jimmy Wever retires from the Public Service Commission.

Over a hundred children wrapped up Vacation Bible School this week at First Baptist Church. Pictured from left are Navaeh Williams, Brantley Heidel, Allie Whitworth and Joycey Pilli.

Coach Adam Thrasher leads his team in one last cheer Monday night in celebration of capturing the Yazoo Dixie Youth Minor League title.

When Elizabeth Turner started going to summer camp eight years ago, she had no idea how much of an impact it would have on her life. 

Bryce Brooks gets a hit for Bentonia Bugs in a showdown with the Southland Pest Control Hornets. The Hornets prevailed 6-5. See more youth sports photos in each edition of The Yazoo Herald.


James Raiford Potter

James Raiford Potter, 84, passed away Sunday, May 27, 2018 at The Martha Coker Green Homes in Yazoo City.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 30 at Center Ridge Baptist Church with visitation one hour prior.



Gloria Nelson Curran

Gloria Nelson Curran, 96, of Yazoo City passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 at The Blake in Ridgeland.

Visitation will be Thursday, May 31 at 10 a.m. with services following at 11 a.m. at Saint Mary's Catholic Church.


Jack Richardson

Jack Richardson, 100, peacefully passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2018, at the Butler House at Martha Coker Greenhouses in Yazoo City. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 30 at 10:00 a.m.




Juanita Smith

Juanita Smith, 96, passed away peacefully from her earthly life and entered her eternal life on May 21, 2018.

Graveside service will be Saturday, May 26 at 3 p.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Benton. 




Leann Hardage

Leann Hardage, 64, retired teacher at Yazoo City Schools, died May 23 at her new home in Victoria, Texas. Visitation is Tuesday, May 29 from 9-11 a.m. at Rosewood Funeral Home in Victoria, Texas. Graveside services will follow at 1 p.m. at Resurrection Cemetery in Victoria.





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