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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.





Sherry Abels

Sherry Abels, 63, died March 31, 2019 at the University Nursing Center in Durant.  Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Coxburg Methodist Church in Coxburg, MS.  A graveside service will follow at 2 p.m. in the church cemetery.







George Anderson Davis

George Anderson Davis, 87, of Benton went to his heavenly home on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 .

A lifelong resident of Yazoo County, he was born on January 31, 1932.  He had retired from Yazoo Valley Electric Power Association after 30 years of service.



Estell Burt Smith

Graveside services for Estell Burt Smith, 73, of Glen Allan will be at 11 a.m., Friday, April 5 at Odd Fellow Cemetery in Lexington.  She died Tuesday, April 2 at Delta Regional Medical Center.  Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.


William C. "Red" Sharbrough

William C. “Red” Sharbrough Jr. fell asleep peacefully, and awoke in his Lord’s presence early in the morning of Saturday, March 30, 2019 at The Cottages Hospice in Mt. Pleasant, SC.  Red was born on January 24, 1930 and was the Son of William C. and Velma Sharbrough Sr.


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