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After serving as a pastor for over 15 years Billy Wilson felt called to a new direction.

Annie Peaster of Yazoo City, a junior at the University of Mississippi, was inducted into the UM Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi in a recent ceremony at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts.

Benton Academy senior Sarah Elizabeth Hardy signed a cheerleading scholarship with Holmes Community College Friday.

When June Crow started doing some part-time accounting work for the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta, in 2006, she never realized the impact her efforts would make to hundreds of children over a decade later. 

Manchester Academy continued its tennis dynasty by winning both the boys’ and girls’ MAIS AA State tennis state championships on Wednesday in Ridgeland.

Olivia Wilson keeps her eyes on the ball while at bat for the Ponytail Express in youth softball action this week. See more youth baseball softball photos in The Yazoo Herald. 

Sammy L. Collins

Sammy L. Collins, 74, of Brandon, passed away at his residence Thursday, May 10, 2018. Presently disabled he was an operator at Midland Container and a member of Lake Harbor Baptist Church.


Lillian M. Davis

Lillian M. Davis, 85, died May 8, 2018.

Funeral services are Saturday, May 12 at the Strickin-King Funeral Chapel with Rev. Lewis Kalil and Rev. Clint Ritchie officiating. Burial will follow at the Shelby Family Cemetery in Stringer.











Shirley A. Shive

Shirley A. Shive, 84, died April 27, 2018 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.

Funeral services were Sunday at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with Vivian Gooch officiating. Burial followed at Glenwood Cemetery.


Bobby L. Abney

Bobby L. Abney, 82, of Shreveport, La. died April 26, 2018 at Cristus Hospital in Shreveport, La.

Funeral services were April 28 at Glenwood Cemetery. Burial followed under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.


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Frances Guyton, 64, of Hollandale passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018 at  Yazoo City... READ MORE