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Norman A. Mott Jr., whose family guided this newspaper for three generations, died last Thursday.

Technology rules in this day and age, and the Public Service Commission of Yazoo City is changing the way it operates public utilities to keep up with the times.  In his first year as general...

Manchester Academy has a long standing reputation for producing students who are ready to enter a four-year university straight out of high school. 

With the previous school year concluded and plans already in motion for the future, success is the foundation for Benton Academy.

Phillip Castillo was living a life that promised easy money, beautiful women and respect among his friends and even enemies.

Four local students were recently awarded the Kyle Wallace Memorial Scholarship.  Pictured are Kyana Greer, Jamie Wallace, Kalyn Young, Tolar Purvis and Hayes Bardwell.


Willie Mae Edmonds

Willie Mae Edmonds, 82, of Benton, died at her son's residence in Yazoo County on Saturday June 1, 2019.

She was a Cook with Clancy's Restaurant and a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.






Julie Ann Hopson Hamilton

Julie Ann Hopson Hamilton died May 30, 2019 at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.  Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. on June 1, 2019 at Southern Funeral Home.  Graveside services will be 11 a.m. following visitation at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Lexington.









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