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It has been two years since Kiristi Mills took the helm of the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce, and she remains committed to moving Yazoo forward.

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.


Alvie L. Jenkins

Alvie L. Jenkins, 93, of Ackerman formerly of Yazoo City, died Monday, April 15, 2019 at Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A retired educator with The Yazoo City School District’ he was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Yazoo City.



Roy Stricklin

Roy Jennings Stricklin passed away peacefully at the age of 81 on April 13, 2019, at Baptist Memorial  Hospital in Oxford. He was born in Yazoo City on January 28, 1938, to Avis Louise (Jennings) Stricklin and Herman Clifford Stricklin.




Jean Hinkle

Sadie Jean Hinkle passed away peacefully at home on April 12, 2019.

Jean was born December 11, 1943 to Harold and Minnie Mae Gress. She and her husband made their home in Yazoo City. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.









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