Today's Top Stories

When Elizabeth Turner started going to summer camp eight years ago, she had no idea how much of an impact it would have on her life. 

Bryce Brooks gets a hit for Bentonia Bugs in a showdown with the Southland Pest Control Hornets. The Hornets prevailed 6-5. See more youth sports photos in each edition of The Yazoo Herald.

Yazoo County native Joanna King was recently honored with Winrock International's President's Volunteer Service Award, a prestigious national honor for volunteer service.

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.









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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