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This year’s Battle of Yazoo was expected to be a competitive matchup between equally matched teams, but Yazoo County had other plans.
Manchester Academy is now 3-0 after defeating North Sunflower Academy 49-8 on Friday.  The Mavericks gained 262 total yards on offense in the game, with 163 yards rushing and 99 yards passing.
Few people today understand the sacrifices that have been made over the years when local veterans serve in various branches of the United States Military. 
Manchester Academy was victorious once again in their softball rematch at home against Benton Academy, with the Lady Mavericks defeating the Lady Raiders 12-0 in four innings.
The Manchester Girls Soccer team brought home their first win this season after defeating Laurel Christian 2-1 last week.









Vivian Merkle

Vivian Nerine Merkle, 99, of Gulfport, formerly of Yazoo City passed away Friday August 9, 2019 at Gulfport Memorial Hospital.

Graveside services will be Saturday, August 17 at 1 p.m. at Glenwood Cemetery with Elder Brian Chisolm officiating.


Tommy Ray Harper

One of the secrets to life that people in Mississippi have perfected, is the gift to bring “home” with us wherever we go.  If there was ever an individual who embodied this gift, it was Tommy Harper.





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