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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.

Angela Dawn Riley Nunnally

Angela Dawn Riley Nunnally, 70 of Midlothian (Richmond) Virginia, passed away on Friday, November 23, 2018 after a two year battle with Glioblastoma. 

Mrs. Nunnally was born in Vicksburg and raised in Yazoo City. She was the daughter of Clell and Pearl Riley.








Warren B. Pierce

Warren B. Pierce, 73, died December 2, 2018 at North Mississippi Medical Center.

 A memorial service will be held Thursday, Dec.13, 2018 from 1-2 p.m. at Bethany Primitive (Shiloh) Baptist Church. The church is located at 10199 Eden- Midway Road in Benton.








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