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The Manchester Academy Mavericks recently placed second in the MAIS AA North State Tournament held last week at Marshall Academy.

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Akeriunna Frierson goes up for a shot under pressure in Yazoo County’s 57-45 win over Hatley in the first round of the playoffs Monday night at home.

Superintendent Dr. Frederick Hill was sworn in as the new leader of the Yazoo City Municipal School District Tuesday night. He is pictured with David Starling and Judge Bennie K. Warrington.

Yazoo County High School administrators recently led a volunteer effort to bring a facelift to the basketball gym.

The Yazoo Herald brought home eight awards from the Mississippi Press Association’s 2018 Advertising Division Better Newspaper Contest, including three first-place honors.

Beautification of a local park, a community fruit orchard and enhanced downtown landscaping are among the projects heading to Yazoo City thanks to a recent grant.


Linda J. McElveen

Linda J. McElveen, 70, of Satartia (formerly of Jacksonville, Fla.) entered eternal peace at home surrounded by family on August 21, 2016, after a nine-month battle with breast cancer.  






Kyle Wallace

David “Kyle” Wallace, 36, of Yazoo City died on Aug. 17, 2016.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church and Sunday from 1-3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church.



George Michael Hood

George Michael Hood born Nov. 9, 1950 in Yazoo City, Mississippi went to be with his heavenly family August 15, 2016 at his home on Graball-Freerun Road in Yazoo County, Mississippi.




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