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Tyler Davis, a junior at the Mississippi School of the Arts from Bentonia, received a Gold Key in the prestigious Regional Scholastic Creative Writing Competition.

Manchester Academy students Colby Allen Stevens and Cameron Robinson recently served as pages for the Mississippi Senate. Pages generally run errands for officials and senate staff. They were sponsored by State Sen. Buck Clarke.

The children at the First United Methodist Church Daycare were treated to a Valentine’s Day story by Lauren Woodliff, children’s librarian at Ricks Memorial Library, and Vay Gregory McGraw.

Baseball season is back in Yazoo with local high schools hitting off their seasons. Manchester Academy’s Blayke Dendy leads off base against Monday’s season opener against Indianola Academy.

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.

Bobby King Jr.

MSgt. Bobby King Jr. USAF (Ret.), 53, passed away December 19, 2017 unexpectedly in Bossier City, La.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, February 7 at 2 p.m. at Glenwood Cemetery.

Betty Quin

Elizabeth Rose, “Betty,” Quin, 67, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at St. Catherine Village in Madison, Mississippi, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease.

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