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Members of the Yazoo Delta Area team of the Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child are gearing up for National Collection Week, taking place Nov. 12-19.

It may have been the playoffs, and they may have been facing the defending state champs, but Manchester Academy followed a familiar formula on the way to an eleventh straight win Friday.

Manchester Academy quarterback Upton Hitt is pictured on the run in the Mavericks' 42-14 victory over defending state champion Briarfield Friday in the first round of the playoffs.

Dr. Patrick Wright was left scratching his head and had tears in his eyes when Ja’Dan Rucker arrived at his appointment.

Yazoo Country Club hosted Benton Country Club on October 13th & 14th for the annual Yazoo Cup golf matches.

Manchester Academy’s pursuit of regular season perfection reached its pinnacle on Friday night when they defeated DeSoto 30-12 to finish the regular season 10-0.


Patricia Rutland

Patricia Rutland, 75, of Flora passed away at St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital Saturday, September 22, 2018.

A homemaker, she was of the Baptist faith.



Taylor Ryan Stevens

Taylor Ryan Stevens, 17, of Bentonia passed away Saturday September 22, 2018 at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He was employed in husbandry and of the Baptist faith.








Hayden Tyler Whitworth

Hayden Tyler Whitworth, 18, of Yazoo City died Friday, September 21, 2018.

Services will be held at First Baptist Church Monday, September 24 with visitation starting at noon until the 2 p.m. service. Burial will follow in the Whitworth Family Cemetery.



Randy Roe

Randall Edward “Randy” Roe, 60, of Yazoo City passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at The Baptist Memorial Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.


Abe M. Tahir Jr.

Abe M. Tahir, Jr., respected Art Consultant, Foreign Service Officer, American Soldier, Author, and Ole Miss graduate passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Chateau de Notre Dame in New Orleans. He was 87.


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