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Daisy and her owner Clay Ellis listen to Makeelah McCullum read a story at the Boys & Girls Club this week. Daisy has returned to assist young members with reading after a brief hiatus.

Benton Academy fifth grader Emma Middleton holds kindergarten student Lorelai Warmack as they cheer on the Raiders during homecoming Friday night.

Madilyn Manor was crowned the 2018 Homecoming Queen during Benton Academy’s Homecoming celebrations Friday night.

 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.







Annie Ruth Stricklin Ryan

Annie Ruth Stricklin Ryan, 88, of Blakely, Ga., and formerly of Yazoo City, peacefully passed away Monday, July 23, 2018.

Mrs. Ryan was born May 18, 1930, in Yazoo County to the late Herman Stricklin and Louise Jennings Stricklin. She was a homemaker.




Walter Anderson Collins

Mr. Walter Anderson “W.A.” Collins, 78, formerly of West, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 28 at West Cemetery. Rev. Gene Richardson will officiate.






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