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After 36 years of teaching, Joyce Williams has decided to retire - again. 

Anna Savell gets a hit in a win for BankPlus this week at the Wardell Leach Recreational Complex.

Benton Academy elementary and kindergarten teachers were in good spirits Thursday morning as they began the last day of the school year.

Alicia Ledbetter with the Bank of Yazoo City spends a moment talking to Tamara Mills about employment opportunities with the local bank.

The Manchester Academy tennis team won the MAIS AA boys’ and girls’ state championships on Wednesday at the Ridgeland Tennis Center.

Manchester Academy won the boys’ and girls’ MAIS North State AA tennis championships in Greenville last week and will now play for the state championship.







Alvie L. Jenkins

Alvie L. Jenkins, 93, of Ackerman formerly of Yazoo City, died Monday, April 15, 2019 at Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A retired educator with The Yazoo City School District’ he was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Yazoo City.


Roy Stricklin

Roy Jennings Stricklin passed away peacefully at the age of 81 on April 13, 2019, at Baptist Memorial  Hospital in Oxford. He was born in Yazoo City on January 28, 1938, to Avis Louise (Jennings) Stricklin and Herman Clifford Stricklin.




Jean Hinkle

Sadie Jean Hinkle passed away peacefully at home on April 12, 2019.

Jean was born December 11, 1943 to Harold and Minnie Mae Gress. She and her husband made their home in Yazoo City. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.





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