Today's Top Stories

The Manchester Academy softball team defeated their rivals at Benton Academy on Tuesday, with a shutout score of 11-0 across five innings.  This improves the Lady Mavericks season record to 11-1 o
JB Middleton on the run in Benton Academy’s 28-0 win at Porter’s Chapel to kick off the 2019 football season. All area high school teams will be in action this Friday.
The annual benefit banquet for the Oakes African American Cultural Center was held over the weekend at the L.T. Miller - H.A. Scott Community Center. Remona Suttlar was the keynote speaker.
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.



Vivian Merkle

Vivian Nerine Merkle, 99, of Gulfport, formerly of Yazoo City passed away Friday August 9, 2019 at Gulfport Memorial Hospital.

Graveside services will be Saturday, August 17 at 1 p.m. at Glenwood Cemetery with Elder Brian Chisolm officiating.


Tommy Ray Harper

One of the secrets to life that people in Mississippi have perfected, is the gift to bring “home” with us wherever we go.  If there was ever an individual who embodied this gift, it was Tommy Harper.











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