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 Anna Riley Kelly flies high during the Manchester Academy vs. Benton Academy Pee Wee football game. 

After dropping their season opener to Holmes County Central, Yazoo City High School has now rattled off three straight wins, including Friday night’s 36-13 win over Crystal Springs, to push their overall record to 3-1.

The Mavericks of Manchester Academy continued their season-opening win streak on Friday night with a 56-20 win over Kemper Academy.

The win brought their overall record to 4-0.

Around 50 competitors from several states competed in the Nita Scott Washington Memorial Scrabble Tournament over the weekend at the Hampton Inn in Yazoo City.

 The members of two United Methodist churches have a new pastor, and he is bringing a unique kind of ministry with him.

Defense was the name of the game in the Battle of Yazoo, and it ended up being a special teams play that allowed Yazoo City to break Yazoo County’s winning streak in this backyard rivalry matchup.














Saxton appointed to serve as interim tax collector after Crimm retires on June 30

By JAMIE PATTERSON AND JASON PATTERSON,

Following the announcement of Tax Collector Travis Crimm's retirement at the end of this month, county leaders have named Ashley Saxton as the interim tax collector.

Crimm's retirement takes effect June 30, with Saxton filling the position on July 2.


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