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Three Yazoo County All Star softball teams made history this week after winning their way to the Dizzy Dean World Series Championship Games.
It’s hard to think about Bentonia without thinking about Osborne Service Station. Of course if you’re from Bentonia, you probably called it “Poochie’s”
The Yazoo County School District has made great strides in advancing its programs and facilities in recent years. 
State officials are anticipating a slow but steady drop in the water levels that have devastated the Delta region and its citizens, who have battled the backwater flooding since February.
James Patterson was named Youth Volunteer of the Month for June by Keep Yazoo City Beautiful for his work helping with planting projects around the city.



Lois W. Pierce

Lois W. Pierce, 86, of Benton, died Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.

She was a retired Supervisor at Henson-Kippernick in Lexington and a member of Crossroads Primitive Baptist Church.








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.





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