Today's Top Stories

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.

Yazoo County native Joanna King was recently honored with Winrock International's President's Volunteer Service Award, a prestigious national honor for volunteer service.

After serving as a pastor for over 15 years Billy Wilson felt called to a new direction.

Annie Peaster of Yazoo City, a junior at the University of Mississippi, was inducted into the UM Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi in a recent ceremony at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts.

Benton Academy senior Sarah Elizabeth Hardy signed a cheerleading scholarship with Holmes Community College Friday.

Juanita Smith

Juanita Smith, 96, passed away peacefully from her earthly life and entered her eternal life on May 21, 2018.

Graveside service will be Saturday, May 26 at 3 p.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Benton. 




Leann Hardage

Leann Hardage, 64, retired teacher at Yazoo City Schools, died May 23 at her new home in Victoria, Texas.  She had been in delicate health for several years, but had been acutely ill for











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.


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