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Raiders freshman JB Middleton had a breakout game Friday with two touchdowns and an interception that would have been a third score if it hadn’t been negated by a penalty.

Elsie Patterson leads a group of Micro League soccer players down the field in the opening game of the 2018 Youth Soccer season in Yazoo.  

Boy Scout Troop 75 recently held their fall Court of Honor at First United Methodist Church. Reed Miller, Herman Green, and Michael Dunn earned several merit badges at Warren A Hood Boy Scout Reservation over the summer.

The picturesque landscape of Africa is intertwined with settlements of shacks made of wood, cardboard, tin and other scrap material. It is a squatter camp, scattered with families living together in a shack no larger than a garden shed.

Kahyundii Brown was crowned the 2018 Yazoo City High School Homecoming Queen Friday night. Rorecoss Willis was also crowned the 2018 YCHS Homecoming King. Picture from left are Willis, Queen Brown and Principal Isaac Haynes Jr.

Another week, another big win.

That has become a familiar story for Manchester Academy this football season, and there were no changes to the script on Friday night as the Mavericks defeated Delta Streets 52-8.







Betty Burleson

Betty Earl Burleson, 80, of Yazoo City passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at The Mississippi Baptist Memorial Medical Center in Jackson.


Mary Lee Baker

Mary Lee Baker, 75, died July 29, 2018 at Yazoo Health & Rehabilitation.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Mrs. Baker was born August 8, 1942 to William and Janie Williams Landrum. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.



Kathy Lowry

Kathy Lowry, 65, of Holly Bluff passed away at her residence in Sharkey County Monday August 7, 2018. A Truck Driver, she was a Veteran of The U. S. Marine Corp and of the Baptist Faith.





Mary Lee Corley

Mary Lee Corley, 98, of Yazoo City passed away peacefully Monday, July 30, 2018 in Yazoo City.

Funeral services were July 31 at Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. Lewis Kalil officiating. Burial followed under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.


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