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Jamie Patterson is the new president of the Yazoo City Rotary Club. She is pictured accepting the gavel from outgoing president Jason Patterson. Jamie is the managing editor of The Yazoo Herald, and Jason serves as the newspaper's publisher.

Debra Crook is the new president of the Yazoo City Lions Club. She is pictured accepting the gavel from outgoing president David McPhail.

Magnolia Thomas is sick of repeating the same cycle with the abandoned property next to her home.

Mississippi Delta Community College held its 2018 Practical Nursing Pinning and Graduation Ceremony on July 11 in the J.T. Hall Coliseum in Moorhead.

“Let history be your judge.”

That was the message scribbled before Lindy Lou Isonhood moments before she decided whether or not to send a man to his death.


Walter King Jr.

Mr. Walter King Jr., 74, of Bentonia died May 26, 2018 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson.

Funeral services are Saturday, June 2 at 11 a.m. at Temple Love M.B. Church in Benton with Rev. Larry Bledsoe officiating. Burial will follow at Bull’s Cemetery in Benton.




Gene Ford Roark

Gene Ford Roark, born June 12, 1925 in Owensboro, KY, went to be with The Lord May 28, 2018.

Visitation will be Friday, June 1 beginning at 9:30 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home.




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. 


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