Today's Top Stories
Fri, 07/22/2016 - 10:59am
In what formerly took as many as three to four hours to accomplish, the Yazoo City school board and superintendent were able to pull off Wednesday's monthly meeting in 40 minutes. Many spectators left the meeting awed by a new sense of organization and efficiency.
Fri, 07/22/2016 - 10:58am
Racial balance became an issue during Tuesday's Yazoo County School Board meeting.
During a discussion of certified personnel, Trustee Larry Walls took issue with the lack of minority representation among the county school district's administrators.
Wed, 07/20/2016 - 8:54am
Willard Ketchum stands in the middle of his family church, surrounded by broken, termite-infested wood and open dead space.
Surveying over the crumbling wood and dirt ground, he recalls the memories within Castle Chapel Methodist Church.
Wed, 07/20/2016 - 8:51am
In spite of numerous attempts to get information about an apparent unannounced July 11 Yazoo City Municipal School Board meeting and the resignation of two of the board's trustees, none of the five trustees would return telephone calls from Herald staffers.
Wed, 07/20/2016 - 8:49am
Two trustees said the uncertain direction of the local schools is behind their recent resignations from the municipal school board.
Wed, 07/20/2016 - 8:47am
A habitual offender is back behind bars after officers discovered him with over two pounds of marijuana and a large amount of cash at a local motel.
Jimmy L. Simmons, 35, of Yazoo City, was arrested last Friday at the Relax Inn on East Fifteenth Street.
Tue, 07/19/2016 - 5:02pm
Charles T. Moore, Jr, 59 of Canton died Sunday July 17, 2016 in Bentonia.
A CPA with the Department of Revenue, he was a member of Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church.
Tue, 07/19/2016 - 3:24pm
Roma Vanessa Mott, 55, of Meridian formerly of Yazoo City died Tuesday July 19, 2016 at Rush Community Hospital in Meridian. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal belief.