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John Riley Poe leaps to escape from a defender in Manchester Academy’s 40-34 loss to Tallulah in the state championship game Saturday at Jackson Academy.

Manchester’s Academy march through 8-man football has reached its final destination: the state championship.

On Friday night, the Mavericks defeated Humphreys Academy 42-6 to make the finals.

Benton Academy held its Beauty Review Saturday.

The crowd of nearly 60,000 roared as Darth Vader led stormtroopers out of the northwest tunnel onto Hollingsworth Field at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.

The annual Holiday Open House in Yazoo City proved to be another success as visitors began the shopping season with local merchants.

Do you have your shoebox ready?

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.








Sarah Mae Rice

Sarah Mae Rice, 89 years old, died peacefully in her home on October 18 ,2018.   Sarah Mae was a lifelong resident of Bentonia, MS.  She graduated from Anding High School and continued her education at Belhaven College.  She is a member of   Bentonia Baptist Church.




Hoyt T. Holland Jr.

Hoyt T. Holland Jr., 93, of Jackson, insurance executive and political redistricting consultant, died of natural causes on Thursday, October 18, 2018, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Jackson.




Willie Gerald Warrington Sr.

Willie Gerald Warrington, Sr., 77, passed away October 15, 2018 in Mobile.  A visitation will be Friday, October 19, 2018 at Serenity Funeral Home from 5-7 PM.  Funeral services are scheduled for 2 PM Saturday at Government Street Baptist Church with interment in Serenity Mem


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