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This year’s Battle of Yazoo was expected to be a competitive matchup between equally matched teams, but Yazoo County had other plans.
Manchester Academy is now 3-0 after defeating North Sunflower Academy 49-8 on Friday.  The Mavericks gained 262 total yards on offense in the game, with 163 yards rushing and 99 yards passing.
Few people today understand the sacrifices that have been made over the years when local veterans serve in various branches of the United States Military. 
Manchester Academy was victorious once again in their softball rematch at home against Benton Academy, with the Lady Mavericks defeating the Lady Raiders 12-0 in four innings.
The Manchester Girls Soccer team brought home their first win this season after defeating Laurel Christian 2-1 last week.




Howard Saxton

Howard A. Saxton, 79, of the Free Run community in Yazoo County, passed away Saturday June 29, 2019 at The Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Jackson. A veteran of The U.S.



Wayne Vancleave Jr.

Wayne Patrick Vancleave Jr., 50, died June 29, 2019 at his home.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 6 at noon at Scott Memorial Funeral Home.

Mr. Vancleave was born March 28, 1969 in Yazoo City. He was employed as an HVAC technician.


Kenny Manor

Kenneth Lee “Kenny” Manor, 57, of Yazoo City passed away Friday June 28, 2019 at his residence.

Mr. Manor was born Dec. 7, 1961 in Yazoo County to Major and Rose Dix Manor. He was employed in construction.




Eric Girard

Samuel Eric Girard, 32, of Bentonia passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 at his residence in the Dover community.

He was an employee of Quality Tree Service and of the Baptist faith.





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