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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.













Bo Walton

James Raymond “Bo” Walton Sr., 67, died August 19, 2018.

Funeral services will be held at Tinsley Baptist Church Thursday morning, August 23. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m., and the service will follow at 11 a.m.


James Edward Bryant

James Edward Bryant, 65, of Yazoo City entered into eternal life on August 18, 2018.

 Visitation will take place at Scott Memorial Funeral Home on Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


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