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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.




Norman A. Mott Jr.

Norman Albert Mott, Jr., retired third generation Publisher and Editor of The Yazoo City Herald, died Thursday, June 13, 2019 at St. Dominic Hospital after a brief illness. Mr. Mott had been an independent resident of The Orchard in Ridgeland, MS since 2012.


Danny Duggan

Danny Lee Duggan, 66, of Yazoo City passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.






Helen Tullos Jones

Helen Tullos Jones, 73, passed away Saturday, June 8 at her home in Yazoo City. Funeral services will be Saturday, June 15 with Graveside services at Michie Cemetery in Vaiden. Southern Funeral Home in Lexington has been entrusted with arrangements.






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