It is an icon within Yazoo’s rich history, taking root in the 1940s and bringing a wealth of both money and people to the rural community.
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Bethel Lou Moore, 79, of Benton passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.
Marie Jordan Pepper of Clarksdale died Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Martha Coker Green Houses in Yazoo City after a courageous battle with breast cancer. She was 66.
Helen Janet Williams, 78, of the Dover community of Yazoo County passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019 at The Yazoo City Rehabilitation & Healthcare.
Thanks to the arrival of medical records and locating the suspect’s whereabouts, a Yazoo County man is behind bars for a 2017 drunk driving accident.
Joseph Campbell, 36, is charged with felony aggravated driving under the influence.
A Yazoo County man has been charged with sexually assaulting a minor.
Sheriff Jake Sheriff said a juvenile victim came forward to investigators with allegations that she was sexually assaulted.
Phillip Dunn, 35, was charged with gratification of lust.
Mayor Diane Delaware took issue with a recent editorial published in The Yazoo Herald that criticized the city’s reduced funding of Parks & Recreation during the city board meeting Monday.
Hundreds of Yazooans from near and far attended the 175th anniversary celebration held at the First Baptist Church on Sunday, Feb. 24.
The big event celebrated the formation of the church, which was originally created in 1844 with only 15 charter members.
Billy Ray Jones, 78, died February 26, 2019 at Baptist Hospital. A funeral service will be held at 12 Noon Friday, March 1, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Madison. A visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Friday at the church.
Dewey Clinton Hood Jr., 71, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 at his home in Benton.
Funeral arrangements are pending with Stricklin-King Funeral Home.