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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.

Ward 2 Alderman Sir Jonathan Rucker (right) donated $500 to Yazoo City High School senior Rorecoss Willis to help cover the cost of traveling to compete in the Tiki Bowl in Hawaii.

Otho Walker Jr.

Otho Walker, Jr., affectionately known as "JR", was born to Otho Walker, Sr., and Edie Walker on August 6, 1933 in Mt. Olive, Mississippi.  He was one of five boys and five girls.  He received his education from the Simpson County school system.


Bennie J. McCoy

Bennie J. McCoy, 86, died Sept. 9, 2018 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

Visitation will be held at Stricklin-King Funeral Home on Monday, Sept. 17 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.










Thomas C. Dunn

Thomas C. Dunn, 92, of Fulton, Mississippi, passed away Sunday, September 2, 2018 at The Courtyard Nursing Home in Fulton. He was of the Baptist faith and a retired farmer.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Cathy Harden.





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