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The above Benton Academy students recently placed in their school reading fair and competed in the MAIS District Reading Fair at Pillow Academy.

Manchester Academy’s Blake Coghlan fights off a pair of defenders in the rivalry matchup with Tri County Friday.

Kemper King enjoys a ride on the giant Radio Flyer red wagon during the Antique Days festival at the Triangle Saturday. 

Epperson Kelly (right) and Wrigley Richardson advance the ball downfield during a Christian Soccer League game last weekend. The action resumes this morning at the Wardell Leach Recreational Complex.

Students from the Larry Summers Vocational Center toured the construction site of the future Walmart store in Yazoo City. Three classes were given a tour and asked questions of supervisors with Clark Construction Company.

Manchester Academy assistant football coach Kyle Wever surprised Jessica Noble Friday by asking her to marry him on the field where he was once a star running back for the Mavericks.

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.