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Benton Academy's pee wee football team wrapped up the most successful season in recent years this week at Christ Covenant. Pictured is Raiders running back Evan Michael Williams on a first down carry.

Daisy and her owner Clay Ellis listen to Makeelah McCullum read a story at the Boys & Girls Club this week. Daisy has returned to assist young members with reading after a brief hiatus.

Benton Academy fifth grader Emma Middleton holds kindergarten student Lorelai Warmack as they cheer on the Raiders during homecoming Friday night.

Madilyn Manor was crowned the 2018 Homecoming Queen during Benton Academy’s Homecoming celebrations Friday night.

 Anna Riley Kelly flies high during the Manchester Academy vs. Benton Academy Pee Wee football game. 

After dropping their season opener to Holmes County Central, Yazoo City High School has now rattled off three straight wins, including Friday night’s 36-13 win over Crystal Springs, to push their overall record to 3-1.




Bo Walton

James Raymond “Bo” Walton Sr., 67, died August 19, 2018.

Funeral services will be held at Tinsley Baptist Church Thursday morning, August 23. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m., and the service will follow at 11 a.m.


James Edward Bryant

James Edward Bryant, 65, of Yazoo City entered into eternal life on August 18, 2018.

 Visitation will take place at Scott Memorial Funeral Home on Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.











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