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Although it’s only the first week of school at Covenant Christian School, learning is already taking a fun turn.
The Manchester Academy Lady Mavericks won their first district game on Monday, shutting out Greenville St. Joe 13-0 in four innings.
Benton Academy varsity cheerleaders Grace Jones, Abigail Edge and Anna Rose Willingham were named All Americans at cheer camp on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi.
The carcass of a wild hog bakes in the sun on farmland in Holly Bluff that had been under water for months until the waters recently began to recede.
There is an eerie stillness in the landscape that has been underwater for the past several months in the recent backwater flood areas.



Howard Saxton

Howard A. Saxton, 79, of the Free Run community in Yazoo County, passed away Saturday June 29, 2019 at The Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Jackson. A veteran of The U.S.


Wayne Vancleave Jr.

Wayne Patrick Vancleave Jr., 50, died June 29, 2019 at his home.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 6 at noon at Scott Memorial Funeral Home.

Mr. Vancleave was born March 28, 1969 in Yazoo City. He was employed as an HVAC technician.



Kenny Manor

Kenneth Lee “Kenny” Manor, 57, of Yazoo City passed away Friday June 28, 2019 at his residence.

Mr. Manor was born Dec. 7, 1961 in Yazoo County to Major and Rose Dix Manor. He was employed in construction.




Eric Girard

Samuel Eric Girard, 32, of Bentonia passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 at his residence in the Dover community.

He was an employee of Quality Tree Service and of the Baptist faith.






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