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For a third straight year, The Yazoo Herald has earned a Bill Minor Award.

Benton Academy recently hosted its 2019 Elementary Basketball Camp.

The local city swimming pool is officially open for the season, including swimming lessons.

By JAMIE  PATTERSON

Managing Editor

There is a smiling face waiting to assist every customer who enters Bank of Yazoo’s location on Jerry Clower Boulevard.

Norman A. Mott Jr., whose family guided this newspaper for three generations, died last Thursday.





Bill Sills

Joseph Harris “Bill” Sills entered his eternal rest on May 14, 2019 surrounded by his family. Bill was born December 11th, 1932 at Silver Creek, Mississippi, to Charles B. Sills and Mildred Thompson Sills.




Judy Nail Barker

Judith Nail Barker, a graduate of Yazoo City High School and former photographer for The Yazoo Herald, entered into Glory on May 2, 2019, at her home in Starkville, Mississippi.  She is survived by her former husband, Granville Barker, son Benjamin Barker and her daughter Abi








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Jewell Percy Sartain, affectionately called J.P., entered the gates of heaven on June 21, 2019... READ MORE