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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.

John Bishop Copeland Jr.

John Bishop Copeland Jr., 93, of Yazoo City died at The Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Wednesday June 5, 2019. An Agent with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company he was a member of First United Methodist Church.







Lois W. Pierce

Lois W. Pierce, 86, of Benton, died Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.

She was a retired Supervisor at Henson-Kippernick in Lexington and a member of Crossroads Primitive Baptist Church.








Willie Mae Edmonds

Willie Mae Edmonds, 82, of Benton, died at her son's residence in Yazoo County on Saturday June 1, 2019.

She was a Cook with Clancy's Restaurant and a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.


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