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The Manchester Academy softball team defeated their rivals at Benton Academy on Tuesday, with a shutout score of 11-0 across five innings.  This improves the Lady Mavericks season record to 11-1 o
JB Middleton on the run in Benton Academy’s 28-0 win at Porter’s Chapel to kick off the 2019 football season. All area high school teams will be in action this Friday.
The annual benefit banquet for the Oakes African American Cultural Center was held over the weekend at the L.T. Miller - H.A. Scott Community Center. Remona Suttlar was the keynote speaker.
Although it’s only the first week of school at Covenant Christian School, learning is already taking a fun turn.
The Manchester Academy Lady Mavericks won their first district game on Monday, shutting out Greenville St. Joe 13-0 in four innings.

Wayne Vancleave Jr.

Wayne Patrick Vancleave Jr., 50, died June 29, 2019 at his home.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 6 at noon at Scott Memorial Funeral Home.

Mr. Vancleave was born March 28, 1969 in Yazoo City. He was employed as an HVAC technician.


Kenny Manor

Kenneth Lee “Kenny” Manor, 57, of Yazoo City passed away Friday June 28, 2019 at his residence.

Mr. Manor was born Dec. 7, 1961 in Yazoo County to Major and Rose Dix Manor. He was employed in construction.




Eric Girard

Samuel Eric Girard, 32, of Bentonia passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 at his residence in the Dover community.

He was an employee of Quality Tree Service and of the Baptist faith.









Lacey Claire Lee

Lacey Claire Lee, 35, beloved younger daughter of Rory and Janet Lee, died at her parents’ home in Clinton Sat., June 22.  She was a resident of Madison, having proudly purchased her first home in August, 2018.  With fierce determination, she battled a rare type of cancer for



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