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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.








Cheryl Hughes

Cheryl Elaine Polk Hughes was born March 14, 1956 in Bastrop, LA, however she lived most of her life in Yazoo City. Cheryl passed away October 25, 2018 at The Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson with her family by her side.



Travis H. Broocks

Travis H. Broocks passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 21, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital of Columbus, after a brief illness. He was known in the community as a kind and gentle man who was quick to laugh and always eager to lend a hand.






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