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Manchester Academy resembled a scene from the children’s classic book Where the Wild Things Are during the school’s Homecoming celebrations Tuesday morning.

Benton Academy teachers showed off their super powers last week on Super Hero Day. Pictured from left are Kim Manor, Cynthia Ledbetter, Lee Ann Flemming, Joyce Williams, Leslie Potter, Shannon Prescott, Katie Murphy and Misty Beith.

Benton Academy's pee wee football team wrapped up the most successful season in recent years this week at Christ Covenant. Pictured is Raiders running back Evan Michael Williams on a first down carry.

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.





Kathy Hood

Kathy Hood, 63, of Yazoo City passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Merit Central Medical Center in Jackson.

She was a retired bookkeeper with Davis Auto Electric and a member of Calvary Baptist Church.









Garry Roark

Pit Master Garry Bon Roark, 66 of Yazoo City passed away Monday, August 27, 2018 at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

Raised and baptized a Baptist he was a confirmed Episcopalian.



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