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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.

Fred James Guthrie

Fred James Guthrie, age 86, of Birmingham, Alabama passed peacefully on June 8, 2018. He was born on October 25, 1931 in Midway, Mississippi to Johnie and IV Guthrie. He was one of six children.


Denzil Terry Bigbee

Denzil Terry Bigbee, 70 died June 12, 2018 in Jackson.  Visitation will be 5 pm until 8 p.m. Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Southern Funeral Home in Lexington.  Services will be 11 a.m.












Frank Tindall

Francis Marion “Frank” Tindall Jr., 84, died June 5, 2018 at his home in Bentonia.

Funeral services were Thursday at Indianola City Cemetery with Rev. Trent Sligh officiating. Burial followed under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.


Margie Everett Vaughan

Margie Everett Vaughan, aged 93, died peacefully on June 3, 2018, at her home in Benton. 

A memorial service will be held Friday, June 8 at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Yazoo City. Visitation will be at the church from 9:30-11 a.m.


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