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Yazoo County’s Elizabeth Solano finished 19th out of 130 runners at the Madison Cross Country Classic.
1959 was a year to remember for baseball in Yazoo City.
The Johnson and Tubbs families are true believers in giving back to the community.
This year’s Battle of Yazoo was expected to be a competitive matchup between equally matched teams, but Yazoo County had other plans.
Manchester Academy is now 3-0 after defeating North Sunflower Academy 49-8 on Friday.  The Mavericks gained 262 total yards on offense in the game, with 163 yards rushing and 99 yards passing.

Roy Lee Shackelford

Roy Lee Shackelford, 74, of Benton passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. 
Visitation will be Wednesday, Feb. 15 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Thursday from 9:30-11 a.m. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home.

Patricia Woodruff

Patricia Woodruff, 66, died Sunday, February 12, 2017.
No services are scheduled. 
Mrs. Woodruff was born in Arkansas to Virgil and Agnes Lawrence. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. 


Mary Sue Bradley Parks

Mary Sue Bradley Parks died peacefully on February 11, 2017, at the age of 94.  She was born August 3, 1922, in Delhi, Louisiana and lived most of her adult life in St. Joseph, Louisiana. Services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in St.



Mary Alice Pollard Brooks

Mary Alice Pollard Brooks, of Jackson, school teacher to thousands, world traveler, humanitarian, and advocate for every man, died Feb. 8 at the age of 96. A daughter of the Delta, she was born in Thornton, Miss., in 1921, to Burdette and Dr.








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