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Benton Academy recently hosted its 2019 Elementary Basketball Camp.

The local city swimming pool is officially open for the season, including swimming lessons.

By JAMIE  PATTERSON

Managing Editor

There is a smiling face waiting to assist every customer who enters Bank of Yazoo’s location on Jerry Clower Boulevard.

Norman A. Mott Jr., whose family guided this newspaper for three generations, died last Thursday.

Technology rules in this day and age, and the Public Service Commission of Yazoo City is changing the way it operates public utilities to keep up with the times.  In his first year as general...




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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