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Superintendent Dr. Frederick Hill was sworn in as the new leader of the Yazoo City Municipal School District Tuesday night. He is pictured with David Starling and Judge Bennie K. Warrington.

Yazoo County High School administrators recently led a volunteer effort to bring a facelift to the basketball gym.

The Yazoo Herald brought home eight awards from the Mississippi Press Association’s 2018 Advertising Division Better Newspaper Contest, including three first-place honors.

Beautification of a local park, a community fruit orchard and enhanced downtown landscaping are among the projects heading to Yazoo City thanks to a recent grant.

The Manchester Academy Mavericks placed second in the District 2 AA Tournament Saturday. 

Ivy Sowell makes a pass in the weekend district tournament where Manchester Academy’s Lady Mavericks captured the district title.





Mary Catherine Eldridge

Mary Catherine Eldridge, 88, died February 11, 2019 at her home in Yazoo City.

Visitation is Friday from 5-7 p.m. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home.

Funeral services are Saturday, Feb. 16 at 11 a.m. at Midway Baptist Church with Rev. Jessie Bird officiating.






James E. "Jimmy" Coleman Jr.

James E. “Jimmy” Coleman Jr. 67, of Yazoo City passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital Yazoo.

Mr. Coleman was born June 18, 1951 in Yazoo County to James E. Coleman Sr. and Minnie Grace Hudson. He was a farmer and a Baptist.






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