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Benton Academy hosted a Grandparents Day celebration last week where grandparents of students were treated to a musical performance by elementary and kindergarten students.

Troop 75 participated in Scout Sunday at First United Methodist Church Sunday.

Alan Jordan, president of Regions Bank in Yazoo City, (left) spoke to the Yazoo City Rotary Club this week about changes in the banking industry.

Much like the original bell steeple overlooking the Yazoo landscape, Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church has overseen generations of its members for over a century. 
Becoming the superintendent of the Yazoo County School District was never something Becky Fisher saw in her future.  And now after serving in this post since 2012, she is announcing her retirement, starting on June 30.
In perfection, there is immortality.
A perfect season, a record, stands the test of time.
The trophies, engravings, photos, and memories will create a legacy that will last.

Dr. Harrison Pittman Jr.

Dr. Harrison Pittman, Jr., finished his God given life on Friday, August 21, 2015 at St. Catherine's Nursing Home in Madison. Dr. Pittman was born in Memphis, TN on September 3, 1933 to the late Major H.V. Pittman and Ruth Mauzy Pittman. 

DeWitt Andrew Dixon

DeWitt Andrew Dixon of Benton was welcomed into heaven on August 20, 2015. DeWitt was born on April 21, 1934 to Sim James (Tot) and Vesta (Broadfoot) Dixon in Vaughan, Mississippi.

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