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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.








Betty Burleson

Betty Earl Burleson, 80, of Yazoo City passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at The Mississippi Baptist Memorial Medical Center in Jackson.



Mary Lee Baker

Mary Lee Baker, 75, died July 29, 2018 at Yazoo Health & Rehabilitation.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Mrs. Baker was born August 8, 1942 to William and Janie Williams Landrum. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.


Kathy Lowry

Kathy Lowry, 65, of Holly Bluff passed away at her residence in Sharkey County Monday August 7, 2018. A Truck Driver, she was a Veteran of The U. S. Marine Corp and of the Baptist Faith.





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