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.

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.








Jobe Miller

Brother Jobe Ray Miller, 88, of Yazoo City passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital - Yazoo.


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