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Manchester Academy's girls basketball team picked up their first conference win this season after defeating Benton Academy 50-20 on Tuesday.
The Manchester Mavericks basketball team is now 3-1 after securing a conference win over Benton Academy on Tuesday with a score of 55-44.
A simple act of loving kindness is often all someone needs to do to make another person's day better.
Jase Patterson, 5, ran into the street to get a hug from Santa during the Yazoo City Christmas Parade. See Saturday's edition for photos from the parade.
Yazoo County senior guard Chloe Edwards was named game MVP after a recent Lady Panthers' victory over the Murrah Lady Mustangs. Edwards scored 19 points in the win.

Rebekah A. Lawerance

Rebekah A. Lawerance departed this life on April 4, 2017 at her home in Oil City.
Becky was born Dec. 15, 1952 to Cecil and Chesley Bond in Yazoo County. She was the baby of 11 children.

Florence I. Bennett

Florence I. Bennett, 85, died April 1, 2017 at Baptist Medical Center Yazoo.
Funeral services are Monday at 2 p.m. at Fletcher’s Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. Chance May and Rev. Miles Bayliss officiating.