A 19-year-old Yazoo City man was murdered early Friday morning on Prentiss Street.
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A Yazoo City man who was found seriously injured last week has died, and police are still looking for answers about what happened.
Yazoo City police are investigating an early morning murder where residents woke up to the sound of multiple gunshots.
The victim, whose identity has not yet been released, was found lying in the road on Prentiss Street around 1:30 a.m. Friday.
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 at the local library that benefi
Billy Ray Peeples was born July 9, 1950 in Louise, Mississippi to Maurine Henderson Peeples and James Pittman Peeples.
With several roofs completely collapsed and many buildings with only a façade remaining, the fourth block of Main Street has been an eyesore to the community for many years.
Investigators are still trying to determine if a Yazoo City man was assaulted or had an accident that landed him in the hospital earlier this week.
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.
Bad time to strike up a conversation: officer gets suspicious after passenger's comments during traffic stopBy JAMIE PATTERSON,
One Yazoo City man found out the hard way that it may not be a good idea to strike up a conversation with a police officer when you have drugs on you and you have warrant for your arrest.
In a time when it’s sometimes hard to get kids to put down the electronic devices and get outside, it was encouraging to see so many local youth at the annual Fishing Rodeo at Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Saturday morning.
Alice Katherine "Kathy" White Lunceford of Smyrna, GA passed away at St. Mary Hospice House in Athens, GA on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. She was born January 25, 1956, in Yazoo City, MS.
Gene Ford Roark, born June 12, 1925 in Owensboro, KY, went to be with The Lord May 28, 2018.
Visitation will be Friday, June 1 beginning at 9:30 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.”
1 Peter 4:10
A friend who takes that verse to heart allowed me to be a part of an extraordinary experience this week.
Frances Guyton, 64, of Hollandale passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Yazoo City Rehabilitation and Healthcare.
Graveside services will be Tuesday, May 2 at 2 p.m. in The Hollandale Cemetery in Hollandale, MS with Rev. Josh Mathews officiating.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
Manchester Academy continued its tennis dynasty by winning both the boys’ and girls’ MAIS AA State tennis state championships on Wednesday in Ridgeland. The Maverick boys’ team has won 3 of the last 5 state titles and the girls have won 4 of the last 8 state titles.
The Mississippi Department of Education has invited 30 people to participate on a task force about how public schools conduct testing.
The tears begin to fill in her eyes as Judy Ables listens to the voice of her late son over a voicemail recording.
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.
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.