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The Public Service Commission of Yazoo City has recently made changes in its leadership with the hiring of their new general manager, Richie Moore.

Amy Cook, a volunteer with First Baptist Church of Yazoo City's Mission Yazoo, is seen blowing bubbles with a little girl during a backyard Bible study event with children at the Yazoo Estates Apartment Complex.

Two Yazoo County teachers are now equipped with the necessary training to promote STEM fields in their classrooms.

The Ricky Saxton family has been able to show love, assist several families and offer support within the community thanks to the annual benefit held in his memory.

Yazoo City firefighters contain a fire at the former Marylena Shoppe Wednesday afternoon, which knocked out power to much of the downtown area. The Yazoo landmark, located at 117 W.

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.




Audrey Billingslea Pepper

Audrey Billingslea Pepper, 93, of Benton passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at home.

Funeral services were Thursday June 7 at the Culpepper Funeral Home in Canton with Roger Richardson officiating. Burial was at Concord Cemetery in Pickens.


Margaret Allen

Margaret Janean Allen, 78, of Yazoo City passed away Friday June 15, 2018 at her residence.

Funeral services were Monday at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ken Lynch officiating. Burial followed at Glenwood Cemetery.



John Kelly Moore

John Kelly Moore of Vaughan returned to his Lord on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, where he had been receiving care from Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.

One of his favorite sayings was “I'm all right”. How very true that is with the Lord as he is now perfect and whole.







Michelle Denise Cope

Michelle Denise Cope, 51, of Bentonia passed away Thursday June 14, 2018 at The Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. A delivery driver for Pizza Hut, she was a member of Eden Baptist Church.


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.


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