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Girl Scout Troop 3386 visited Martha Coker Greenhouses on December 9. They sang Christmas Carols and brought the elders and workers a candy cane which they decorated to look like a reindeer.

Rusch Ragland, a mathematics major at Mississippi State University, (right) has been named to the university’s prestigious Society of Scholars in the Arts and Sciences. He is pictured with  President Mark E. Keenum.

Avery Eldridge scores two points in Benton Academy’s 28-20 win over Humphreys Academy Friday. 

Owners Paul and JoAnn Adams began demolishing a building on Jefferson Street, across from City Hall, to construct a parking lot. Local businessman Cecil Cartwright watches as work crews complete the project Thursday. 

Yazoo County’s dream season ended at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium when they were soundly defeated 36-7 by Jefferson Davis County.
A Southern lady, a loving spirit and a true beauty inside and out…the beloved Mrs. Imogene Erickson passed away this week at 80 years old after a lengthy battle with cancer. 

Henry Lee Latham Sr.

Henry Lee Latham Sr, was born on August 1, 1932, in Canton, Mississippi.  He died of natural causes peacefully on Saturday, November 25, 2017, in Yazoo City Mississippi, at the Oasis Rehabilitation Center, at the age of 85 years old.  He was the son of the late Susie Davis Hu

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