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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.


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.


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.











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