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After a year of reveling in a defeat that haunted them each and every day, the Mavericks of Manchester Academy will have the opportunity to exorcise their demons after defeating Humphreys Academy
The man considered as Yazoo County’s Most Wanted remains on the run, and authorities warn the public that if you help him, you will also be charged with a crime.
A message of unity will be spread throughout the community during the annual Thanksgiving Service this weekend.
Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, announced Tuesday that Marcia Conston, currently of Charlotte, North Carolina, will become the next president of Tidewater Community Coll
The Yazoo County boys basketball team continued its winning streak last Thursday after defeating Choctaw Central 59-44 in their first home game of the season.  The Panthers now hold a 3-0 record i

Shirley Summerlin

Shirley Summerlin, 73, of Benton passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at The Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.  Shirley was from a large family in Durant and was married to her husband David for 53 years.

Lynn A. Neely

Lynn A. Neely, 87, died Feb. 24, 2017.
Funeral services are Tuesday at 2 p.m. Central-Holmes Cemetery with Rev. Jon Vanlandingham officiating. Burial followed under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.

James R. Burrell

James R. Burrell, 81, died Feb. 20, 2017 at his home in Yazoo City.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mr. Burrell was born Nov. 22, 1935 in Yazoo City to Vardaman and Frances Lowery Burrell. He worked in construction.