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The fifth annual Antique Days Festival will take place in Yazoo City on Saturday, featuring many vendors and craftsmen who specialize in making goods by hand, just like in the old days.

Elizabeth Turner was crowned Manchester Academy’s Homecoming Queen Friday. Pictured from left are Chad Graeber, Turner, her father Jimmy Turner and 2016 Homecoming Queen Nettie Taylor Barbour.

Yazoo County’s dominance was on full display on Friday night when they thrashed Amanda Elzy 47-6.
It was another victory in a long line of victories that have led to Yazoo County starting the season 8-0.
Manchester Academy delivered a decisive win for homecoming Friday with a 40-14 win over Central Holmes Christian. 
It is a Yazoo landmark, an icon. With its neon red sign and familiar smell inside, it was a place that took you back in time when salesmen knew you by name and helped you out when you needed it. 

Lily Kate Saxton was crowned Benton Academy’s 2017 homecoming queen Friday. She is pictured with her father Mark Saxton, 2016 queen Olivia Hutto, BA Board President Hank Moore, crown bearer Conner Saxton and flower girl Maddie Chisolm. 

Peggy Jo King

Peggy Jo King, 67, died Sept. 16, 2017 at her home in Yazoo City.
Funeral services are Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Parkview Church of God with Rev. Ken Lynch officiating. Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.

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