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Mary Elizabeth Smith, lifelong resident of Bentonia, MS, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Yazoo City. She is survived by her sister, Elaine Glisson (Clyde) of Spartanburg, South Carolina, and many adoring nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents
Dawn Marie Sullivan Courtney, 48, homemaker, of Louise, died Monday, May 14, 2018 at her home surrounded by family.
After serving as a pastor for over 15 years Billy Wilson felt called to a new direction.
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.
A Yazoo woman is behind bars after allegedly attempting to sneak synthetic marijuana into the county jail Wednesday during visitation.
Natasha O’Banner was charged with smuggling contraband into a correctional facility.
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.
Yazoo City native Tangela Banks has been named the new head women’s basketball coach at Hinds Community College's Utica Campus.
After a dozen roundtable discussions with city employees, Mayor Diane Delaware said “horseplay and teasing” were the most reoccurring subjects in every meeting.
The Panthers of Yazoo County fell in back-to-back games to Nettleton in as many days, ending their season in the second round of the playoffs.
Yazoo County head coach Corbin Ellis had a plan that he felt was crucial to defeating such a difficult opponent.
Ozzie Lee Rushing-McNair, 93, died April 18, 2018 at Houston Medical Center in Warner Robins, Ga.
Lillian M. Davis, 85, died May 8, 2018.
Funeral services are Saturday, May 12 at the Strickin-King Funeral Chapel with Rev. Lewis Kalil and Rev. Clint Ritchie officiating. Burial will follow at the Shelby Family Cemetery in Stringer.
Shakeem Sawyer, a senior at Yazoo County High School, earned the Daryl Stewart Memorial Scholarship presented by the Yazoo City Rotary Club. He is pictured with Rotarian Larry Summers.
"The Illness was the monster, not him." Wife shares story of husband's struggle with bipolar disorderBy JAMIE PATTERSON,
It is an illness, not a choice. It’s invisible, yet clearly present. And it’s a journey, not a dead end.
Olivia Wilson keeps her eyes on the ball while at bat for the Ponytail Express in youth softball action this week. See more youth baseball softball photos in The Yazoo Herald.
Bobby L. Abney, 82, of Shreveport, La. died April 26, 2018 at Cristus Hospital in Shreveport, La.
Funeral services were April 28 at Glenwood Cemetery. Burial followed under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
A blood drive to benefit Mrs. Dorothy “Dotsie” Coleman Roberts will be held on Wednesday, May 9.
Dotsie is the widow of the late James Roberts and is currently undergoing treatments and regularly receiving blood platelets.
The Yazoo Ministerial Association will once again sponsor the annual observance of the National Day of Prayer. This year's observance is set for Thursday, May 3, and will begin at 12:00 noon on the steps of the Yazoo County Courthouse.
Joseph Reginal “Joe” Broadaway Jr., 80, of Yazoo City passed away at his home on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.
Mr. Broadaway was a retired electrical supervisor for Yazoo City Public Service Commission and was a former alderman for Ward 4.
The Jerry Clower Festival is only a few days away and with it comes new and exciting attractions for Yazooans and tourists alike.
The tears begin to fill in her eyes as Judy Ables listens to the voice of her late son over a voicemail recording.
During the 2014 session of the Mississippi Legislature, lawmakers approved a ban on sending a text message while driving a vehicle. It was a common-sense restriction on a dangerous practice — so of course the Legislature changed its mind.
Mrs. Leola Dillard, who has earned a reputation over the years for kindness and community service, celebrated her 105th birthday today with family and friends at her home on Grand Avenue. Mrs. Dillard is pictured looking at some of the many birthday cards she received.