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October is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Warren Yazoo Behavioral Health is working to educate the community on the prevalence of mental illness and reduce the stigmas around seeking out help.

Manchester Academy senior Merrell Nichols recently participated in the MAIS A-AA All-Star Game, where she was named Most Valuable Player.

Thomas Dent, Director of Faith-Based and Volunteer Services for the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services, recently spoke to the Yazoo City Lions Club about connecting local communities to the needs of foster care in Mississippi....

Raiders freshman JB Middleton had a breakout game Friday with two touchdowns and an interception that would have been a third score if it hadn’t been negated by a penalty.

Elsie Patterson leads a group of Micro League soccer players down the field in the opening game of the 2018 Youth Soccer season in Yazoo.  

Boy Scout Troop 75 recently held their fall Court of Honor at First United Methodist Church. Reed Miller, Herman Green, and Michael Dunn earned several merit badges at Warren A Hood Boy Scout Reservation over the summer.











James Allen Swan

 James Allen Swan passed away at his home on September 5 surrounded by his family.  He was born on March 29, 1956 in Benton, MS to the late Ms. Lizzle H. Swan and the late Mr. Willie C. Swan. He accepted Christ at an early age and was a member of Water Grove A.M.E.



Otho Walker Jr.

Otho Walker, Jr., affectionately known as "JR", was born to Otho Walker, Sr., and Edie Walker on August 6, 1933 in Mt. Olive, Mississippi.  He was one of five boys and five girls.  He received his education from the Simpson County school system.


Bennie J. McCoy

Bennie J. McCoy, 86, died Sept. 9, 2018 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

Visitation will be held at Stricklin-King Funeral Home on Monday, Sept. 17 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.


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