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The late Griffin Norquist Sr. was a dedicated family man, a true gentleman, a committed attorney and an unselfish community leader. But he was also a hero.
Manchester Academy local spelling bee winners and alternates pictured from left are (front) Fourth Grade Winner Landon Russell, Alternate Epperson Kelly, (middle row) Fifth Grade Winner Joseph Bei
Ojee and Anna's Restaurant in Yazoo City recently held a ribbon cutting to let the community know they are open for business.
Clayton Saxton fires off a shot in Benton Academy’s boys pee wee basketball season opener at Canton Academy.
Corporal William L. King (left) is pictured during his re-enlistment ceremony being led by Chief Warrant Officer 3 Randy L. Banks at the Marine Corps Base Camp in Pendleton, Calif.

Ken Irby

Kenneth Edward “Ken” Irby, 62 of Yazoo City (Satartia) died Thursday, November 3, 2016 at St. Dominic Jackson Memorial Hospital. He worked in Agricultural Farming and was a member of The Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ in Bentonia.



Betty Stampley Alexander

Mrs. Betty Stampley Alexander, 90, passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Mississippi Care Center in Morton. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 9-11 a.m. at Lakewood Funeral Home with funeral services beginning at 11 a.m.






John Henry Sims

John Henry Sims, 89, passed away October 28, 2016 at home. 

Born in Yazoo County, Ms., he lived in Redwood since 2002, but lived most of his life in Utah. 





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