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.
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Following the announcement of Betty Reed’s resignation as director from the Yazoo City Housing Authority, Mayor Diane Delaware said she is “concerned” about the process to find her replacement.
The Mississippi Supreme Court issued a ruling last week that will allow the family of Patrauna Hudson to continue their lawsuit against the city of Yazoo City, who they believe is responsible for the drowning death of the nine-year-old girl in 2014.
The city pool at the Wardell Leach Recreation Complex will be open for swimmers starting on Monday, July 2, from 11 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Sedric Hudson, director of Parks and Recreation, said that two lifeguards will present every day during regular swimming hours.
Former Greenville police officer Arsenio Robinson was found guilty today in Yazoo County of Accessory after the Fact to Murder and Participation in Gang Activity.
It has been confirmed by state officials that Billy Ray Peeples was “definitely beaten.”
Peeples died June 19 after remaining unresponsive for over a week following head injuries. An autopsy was performed late last week at a state laboratory.
A 19-year-old Yazoo City man is dead, and two men are charged with his murder after a Friday morning shooting on Prentiss Street.
Tandre Weekly, of 419 West Madison Street, was found in the street by police officers responding to a 911 call around 1:30 a.m.