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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.










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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