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Manchester’s Academy march through 8-man football has reached its final destination: the state championship.

On Friday night, the Mavericks defeated Humphreys Academy 42-6 to make the finals.

Benton Academy held its Beauty Review Saturday.

The crowd of nearly 60,000 roared as Darth Vader led stormtroopers out of the northwest tunnel onto Hollingsworth Field at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.

The annual Holiday Open House in Yazoo City proved to be another success as visitors began the shopping season with local merchants.

Do you have your shoebox ready?

Members of the Yazoo Delta Area team of the Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child are gearing up for National Collection Week, taking place Nov. 12-19.

It may have been the playoffs, and they may have been facing the defending state champs, but Manchester Academy followed a familiar formula on the way to an eleventh straight win Friday.

Otho Walker Jr.

Otho Walker, Jr., affectionately known as "JR", was born to Otho Walker, Sr., and Edie Walker on August 6, 1933 in Mt. Olive, Mississippi.  He was one of five boys and five girls.  He received his education from the Simpson County school system.


Bennie J. McCoy

Bennie J. McCoy, 86, died Sept. 9, 2018 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

Visitation will be held at Stricklin-King Funeral Home on Monday, Sept. 17 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.










Thomas C. Dunn

Thomas C. Dunn, 92, of Fulton, Mississippi, passed away Sunday, September 2, 2018 at The Courtyard Nursing Home in Fulton. He was of the Baptist faith and a retired farmer.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Cathy Harden.





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