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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.

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.


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.


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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