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Wins. Losses. Triumphs. Heartbreaks. Legacies. Legends.

A brief moment can change the course of history in an instant, altering how people and moments in time will be remembered forever.

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.

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.














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.


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