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Benton Academy hosted a Grandparents Day celebration last week where grandparents of students were treated to a musical performance by elementary and kindergarten students.

Troop 75 participated in Scout Sunday at First United Methodist Church Sunday.

Alan Jordan, president of Regions Bank in Yazoo City, (left) spoke to the Yazoo City Rotary Club this week about changes in the banking industry.

Much like the original bell steeple overlooking the Yazoo landscape, Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church has overseen generations of its members for over a century. 
Becoming the superintendent of the Yazoo County School District was never something Becky Fisher saw in her future.  And now after serving in this post since 2012, she is announcing her retirement, starting on June 30.
In perfection, there is immortality.
A perfect season, a record, stands the test of time.
The trophies, engravings, photos, and memories will create a legacy that will last.

Elizabeth Darlene Cain

Elizabeth Darlene Cain, 57, died Jan. 12, 2018.
Funeral services are Jan. 15 at 2:30 p.m. at Scotland Baptist Church with Rev. Glen Allen officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home. 

Mary Cornelia Hurdle Pepper

Mary Cornelia Hurdle Pepper went to her heavenly home Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 4:10 p.m. at her home in Vaughan. 
She was under the care of StaHome Hospice since November 2017, after a 2 1/2 year battle with appendix/ ovarian cancer.  

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