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After 36 years of teaching, Joyce Williams has decided to retire - again. 

Anna Savell gets a hit in a win for BankPlus this week at the Wardell Leach Recreational Complex.

Benton Academy elementary and kindergarten teachers were in good spirits Thursday morning as they began the last day of the school year.

Alicia Ledbetter with the Bank of Yazoo City spends a moment talking to Tamara Mills about employment opportunities with the local bank.

The Manchester Academy tennis team won the MAIS AA boys’ and girls’ state championships on Wednesday at the Ridgeland Tennis Center.

Manchester Academy won the boys’ and girls’ MAIS North State AA tennis championships in Greenville last week and will now play for the state championship.

Shirley Barnes Packer

Shirley Barnes Packer, 73, of Madison, and formerly of Yazoo City, passed away Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.
Visitation is from 1-2 p.m. Thursday at Stricklin-King Funeral Home.

Bobby Ward McPhail

Bobby Ward McPhail, 86, passed away Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 at the Martha Coker Green Houses.
Visitation is from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday at Stricklin-King Funeral Home.