Yazoo Historical Society Annual Meeting 2017

Yazoo Historical Society Annual Meeting 2017 The Yazoo Historical Society will be holding its annual meeting on Sunday, October 22 at 3:00 pm at the Triangle Cultural Center. The Yazoo Historical Society is getting an award from the National Daughter of the American Revolution to be given by the local DAR chapter! The YHS will also be giving an award to the winner of the History Writing Contest held in the spring in association with the Yazoo Herald. The Yazoo Historical Society will be electing new officers and Board of Directors for the next 3 years. Refreshments will be served after the meeting. This is the time for current members to renew their membership and a great time for interested people to join! Financial contributions from members help to support the preservation of the local history in Yazoo County to include maintenance of the Sam Olden Historical Museum. The Yazoo Historical

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Domestic Violence Awareness Parade and Rally

“Love Shouldn’t Hurt” Domestic Violence Awareness Parade/Walk and Rally Saturday, October 7, 2017 9:00 am Yazoo County Courthouse 209 East Broadway Street Yazoo City, Mississippi 39194 Presented by the Office of District Attorney, Twenty-First Judicial District Akillie Malone-Oliver, District Attorney Grand Marshal: Mr. Yolanda Evans, D.V. Survivor and founder of Heavenly Help Registration/Line-Up begins at 9:00 am at Yazoo City Police Department Parade/Walk begins at 9:30 am Rally begins immediately following the Parade/Walk. For more information about Domestic Violence, please visit http://mcadv.org For information about this event, call 662-746-5429 School bands from local and surrounding areas, local businesses, elected officials, non-profit organizations, civic and community groups, local churches, motorcycle clubs, horse riders, etc. are all invited to participate and attend!

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St. Mary’s Market and Sale

St. Mary’s Craft & Flea Market and Garage Sale St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Yazoo City is holding a huge Crafts, Flea Market, and Garage Sale with many vendors. Saturday, October 7 7 am to 1 pm 229 North Monroe Street Yazoo City, Mississippi The event will take place rain or shine. St. Mary’s will also be selling Grilled Hamburger Plates from 11 am to 12:30 pm for $5 each.  

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Rock n’ Roll Yazoo City Christmas Parade

Rock n’ Roll Yazoo Christmas Parade Presented by the City of Yazoo City Downtown Yazoo City Tuesday, December 5, 2017 6:30 pm Enter your float, marching band, antique vehicle, etc. by completing the form below and submitting it to the Yazoo Herald or City Hall. Participation is FREE thanks to the City of Yazoo City! Deadline to enter is Monday, November 20th. Entry car signs pickup will be December 1st and 4th from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. Line-up begins at 5 pm from the Police Station to Jackson Avenue. Yazoo City Christmas Parade Entry Form

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Mississippi Bicentennial “Learn at Lunch”

Mississippi Bicentennial Learn at Lunch Bring your lunch and join the Yazoo Historical Society and Ricks Memorial Library every Friday in July from noon til 1 pm at the oldest library building in the state as we will learn a bit about Mississippi’s 200-Year History! Friday, July 7, 14, 21, & 28 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at the Mississippi Chemical Conference Center at Ricks Memorial Library 310 North Main Street, Yazoo City, Mississippi Friday, July 7 – Mark Henry, Mississippi Bicentennial Commission Friday, July 14 – Lance S. Harris, Site Director, Grand Village of the Natchez Indians Friday, July 21 – Amy Genke, Supervisory Park Ranger-Interpretation, Natchez Trace Parkway Friday, July 28 – The Delta Center for Culture and Learning, Delta State University

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Yazoo Day 2017

Yazoo Day 2017 The Yazoo Hometowners’ Club, Inc., presents Yazoo Day 2017 events and activities in Yazoo City from June 30 – July 2, 2017 Schedule of Activities Friday, June 30, 2017 11 AM-Until – Registration 5 PM – 7 PM – Hospitality 7 PM – 12 AM – Record Hop All Friday, June 30 activities will take place at the American Legion Hut Post 201 204 W 6th Street in Yazoo City, Mississippi Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the American Legion Hut Post 201 (address above) 10 AM – 11 AM – Registration 1 PM – 2 PM – National Meeting Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the L.T. Miller Community Center 930 Lamar Avenue in Yazoo City, Mississippi 7 PM – 9 PM – Dinner & Program 9 PM – 12 AM – Dance (BYOB – Cash Bar with ice, water, soda, & juice) Sunday, July 2, 2017 at

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SOUL DAMAGE Book Signing

A Salute to Super Dads A Family Literacy Affair Thursday, June 15, 2017 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Mississippi Chemical Conference Center at Ricks Memorial Library 310 North Main Street in Yazoo City, Mississippi Join us for a Book Signing as we pay Special Tributes to Yazoo’s own Author/Filmmaker of SOUL DAMAGE and Motivational Speaker Maximus Wright (aka Jamie and “Speedy”). Presented by LIFESAVERS Program in partnership with Ricks Memorial Library Sponsored in part by Yazoo County CVB

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Yazoo Legends in Radio

Yazoo Legends in Radio Celebrating the History of Black DJs in Yazoo County, Mississippi Saturday, September 8, 2018 5:00 PM at Mt. Vernon MB Church 137 W. Canal Street in Yazoo City, Mississippi Join as WYAD Max 94.1 FM celebrates their 4th Anniversary on the air and includes a special presentation recognizing Yazoo Legends in Radio that paved the way for the DJs of today! Plans for the Concert & Program include: Pastor Jerry Jones and the Fantastic Jones Family Cyrus Webb, host of Conversations LIVE Chandra Wise, host of the Inspirational Power Hour Tributes to Yazoo’s Black DJs: Rev. Dr. Robert L. Green Mrs. Emma Clark Mr. Daryl “Low Rider” Briggs Mrs. Essie Riley and the late Horace “Papa Rock” Robinson Press Release:  Max FM 94.1 WYAD will be celebrating our 4th year Anniversary and the history of black DJ’s in Yazoo County on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at

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