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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.


John Bishop Copeland Jr.

John Bishop Copeland Jr., 93, of Yazoo City died at The Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Wednesday June 5, 2019. An Agent with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company he was a member of First United Methodist Church.







Lois W. Pierce

Lois W. Pierce, 86, of Benton, died Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.

She was a retired Supervisor at Henson-Kippernick in Lexington and a member of Crossroads Primitive Baptist Church.








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