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Manchester Academy's girls basketball team picked up their first conference win this season after defeating Benton Academy 50-20 on Tuesday.
The Manchester Mavericks basketball team is now 3-1 after securing a conference win over Benton Academy on Tuesday with a score of 55-44.
A simple act of loving kindness is often all someone needs to do to make another person's day better.
Jase Patterson, 5, ran into the street to get a hug from Santa during the Yazoo City Christmas Parade. See Saturday's edition for photos from the parade.
Yazoo County senior guard Chloe Edwards was named game MVP after a recent Lady Panthers' victory over the Murrah Lady Mustangs. Edwards scored 19 points in the win.










Travis Bland

Travis W. Bland, 94, of Starkville and Yazoo City, passed away Nov. 14, 2016 at his new home in Port Angeles, Washington.
His wife of 70 years, Dorothy Jean Gainey Bland, and his daughter, Sheila Adams, were at his bedside.


James Edward Steen

James Edward Steen, 89, of Yazoo City died Tuesday, November 15, 2016. 
Funeral services are Friday at 2 p.m. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home with Rev. David Humphreys and Rev. Jeff Dixon officiating. Burial followed at Glenwood Cemetery.

Taylor Martin

Taylor L. Martin, 18, of Mechanicsburg died from injuries received in an automobile accident Tuesday, November 15, 2016.
Funeral services are Saturday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Scott Sones officiating. Burial will follow at Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery.

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