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Thanks to an outpouring of community support, the local swimming pool is anticipated to open within the next week.

Things are looking bright for Yazoo County with many programs, funding and improvements heading its way thanks to the diligence of county leaders.

It’s not easy being a woman working in a male-dominated field. But for Jewelstine Moore, it comes naturally.

The Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce welcomed Elite Physical Therapy to its new location inside the 49 Junction Shopping Center last week as T McGraw cut the ribbon.

Joseph Beidleman launches a fastball as The Yazoo Herald team captured the Minor League title this week at the Wardell Leach Recreational Complex.

Mississippi Baptist Medical Center hosted free CPR training for 18 5th–12th-grade Yazoo County teachers on June 4 at Trinity Episcopal Church.


Lois W. Pierce

Lois W. Pierce, 86, of Benton, died Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.

She was a retired Supervisor at Henson-Kippernick in Lexington and a member of Crossroads Primitive Baptist Church.









Willie Mae Edmonds

Willie Mae Edmonds, 82, of Benton, died at her son's residence in Yazoo County on Saturday June 1, 2019.

She was a Cook with Clancy's Restaurant and a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.





Julie Ann Hopson Hamilton

Julie Ann Hopson Hamilton died May 30, 2019 at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.  Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. on June 1, 2019 at Southern Funeral Home.  Graveside services will be 11 a.m. following visitation at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Lexington.


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