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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.

A partnership has developed among the Yazoo County School District and the community it serves during the tenure of Dr. Ken Barron.

And it’s a partnership meant to be.

Mary Frances King

Mary Frances King, 83, of Benton died at her residence Sunday May 26, 2019.

Mrs. King was born March 10, 1936 in Yazoo City to Adin Victor and Molly Elizabeth Jones Pharr. She was a homemaker and a member of the First United Pentecostal Church in Yazoo City.


Dudley George Norman Jr.

Dudley George Norman Jr. peacefully passed away at his home in Houston, TX on April 25, 2019 surrounded by his current wife, Mary, and sons Dana and Stuart.  He succumbed  from respiratory failure due to pulmonary fibrosis.







Calvin "Pony" Owens

Calvin Donald Owens, widely known as “Pony,” was born in rural Yazoo County, Mississippi on October 4, 1950.  Followed by a brief illness and surrounded by close family members, he departed this life in the early morning on Mother’s Day - Sunday, May 12, 2019 at his residence








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