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For a second straight year The Yazoo Herald has claimed the top general news award among all weekly newspapers in the state.

Ricks Memorial Library in Yazoo City has always been known for its special collections and its role in the town's local history.  However, Craig Wooten, the library’s director, wants the people of Yazoo City to know about the resources offered...

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.








Audrey Billingslea Pepper

Audrey Billingslea Pepper, 93, of Benton passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at home.

Funeral services were Thursday June 7 at the Culpepper Funeral Home in Canton with Roger Richardson officiating. Burial was at Concord Cemetery in Pickens.



Margaret Allen

Margaret Janean Allen, 78, of Yazoo City passed away Friday June 15, 2018 at her residence.

Funeral services were Monday at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ken Lynch officiating. Burial followed at Glenwood Cemetery.


John Kelly Moore

John Kelly Moore of Vaughan returned to his Lord on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, where he had been receiving care from Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.

One of his favorite sayings was “I'm all right”. How very true that is with the Lord as he is now perfect and whole.





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