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Although it’s only the first week of school at Covenant Christian School, learning is already taking a fun turn.
The Manchester Academy Lady Mavericks won their first district game on Monday, shutting out Greenville St. Joe 13-0 in four innings.
Benton Academy varsity cheerleaders Grace Jones, Abigail Edge and Anna Rose Willingham were named All Americans at cheer camp on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi.
The carcass of a wild hog bakes in the sun on farmland in Holly Bluff that had been under water for months until the waters recently began to recede.
There is an eerie stillness in the landscape that has been underwater for the past several months in the recent backwater flood areas.







Mabel Jordan

Mabel Harris Norman Jordan was born on May 23, 1926 in Yazoo City. She was the daughter of Thomas Harvey Norman and Juanita Harris Norman. She died at home on July 23, 2019 at age 93 with family by her side.






Penelope Jackson

Penelope S. Jackson, 77, of Yazoo City passed away Friday, July 19, 2019 at the Martha Coker Green Houses. Mrs. Jackson was a member of First United Methodist Church in Yazoo City.She was a longtime emergency room nurse at King's Daughters Hospital and Martha Coker.


James Paul Luby

James Paul Luby, 74, of Benton passed away at his brother’s home on Wednesday, July 17, 2019.

Mr. Luby was a retired English teacher who earned the Mississippi Teacher of the Year Award in 1990.


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