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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.




Halton "H.D." Bradshaw

Halton “H.D.” Bradshaw, 91, of the Mechanicsburg Community of Yazoo County passed away at his residence on Sunday, May 20, 2018.

Mr. Bradshaw was a U.S. Army veteran, a retired logger and a member of Ogden Baptist Church.


Frances Guyton

Frances Guyton, 64, of Hollandale passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018 at  Yazoo City Rehabilitation and Healthcare.

Graveside services will be Tuesday, May 2  at 2 p.m. in The Hollandale Cemetery in Hollandale, MS with Rev. Josh Mathews officiating.






Mary Elizabeth Smith

Mary Elizabeth Smith, lifelong resident of Bentonia, MS, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Yazoo City.  She is survived by her sister, Elaine Glisson (Clyde) of Spartanburg, South Carolina, and many adoring nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents






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