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The picturesque landscape of Africa is intertwined with settlements of shacks made of wood, cardboard, tin and other scrap material. It is a squatter camp, scattered with families living together in a shack no larger than a garden shed.

Kahyundii Brown was crowned the 2018 Yazoo City High School Homecoming Queen Friday night. Rorecoss Willis was also crowned the 2018 YCHS Homecoming King. Picture from left are Willis, Queen Brown and Principal Isaac Haynes Jr.

Another week, another big win.

That has become a familiar story for Manchester Academy this football season, and there were no changes to the script on Friday night as the Mavericks defeated Delta Streets 52-8.

Ward 2 Alderman Sir Jonathan Rucker (right) donated $500 to Yazoo City High School senior Rorecoss Willis to help cover the cost of traveling to compete in the Tiki Bowl in Hawaii.

Tri-County defeated River Oaks 28-0 Friday night in Monroe, La. The Rebels defense was stout, giving up only 51 total yards. The offense was led by Greyson Smith, Cade Shepard and Trace White.

A new business owner arrives in downtown Yazoo City with the local King family purchasing a historic staple of the community, Webb’s Pharmacy.


Selma A. McBeth

Selma A. McBeth, 88, of Yazoo City passed away Sunday, September 30, 2018 at The Martha Coker Green House Homes.

She was retired as lunch room manager and school bus driver at Benton School, Yazoo County School District and a member of Yazoo City Church of Christ.



Rachel O. Thrasher

Rachel O. Thrasher, 82, of Yazoo City passed away at her residence Sunday, September 30, 2018.

Mrs. Thrasher was a retired seamstress with E & W Manufacturing Company of the Baptist Faith.


Doris Posey

On Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018 Doris Posey, age 91, loving mother and grandmother, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.











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