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After 36 years of teaching, Joyce Williams has decided to retire - again. 

Anna Savell gets a hit in a win for BankPlus this week at the Wardell Leach Recreational Complex.

Benton Academy elementary and kindergarten teachers were in good spirits Thursday morning as they began the last day of the school year.

Alicia Ledbetter with the Bank of Yazoo City spends a moment talking to Tamara Mills about employment opportunities with the local bank.

The Manchester Academy tennis team won the MAIS AA boys’ and girls’ state championships on Wednesday at the Ridgeland Tennis Center.

Manchester Academy won the boys’ and girls’ MAIS North State AA tennis championships in Greenville last week and will now play for the state championship.


Charles Jesse "Mac" McMurry

Charles Jesse “Mac” McMurry was born in Columbia, Mississippi on February 10, 1941.

He was called to Heaven on April 26, 2019 while surrounded by his loved ones in his home.

Mac was 78 years of age. He was happily married to Rosella Stevens for 33 years.













James O. Moore

James O. Moore, known as “J.O.” or “Buddy” to his friends, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019 at his home in Yazoo City.

Buddy was born August 16, 1926 to Robert Henry Moore and Roberta Westcott Moore in Germania, (Yazoo County) MS.


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