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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.

Edwin Lee Martin

Edwin Lee Martin went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 21, 2018.  Lee was born on July 16, 1938, in Yazoo County.  He received his education in the Yazoo City school system.  He graduated from Belhaven in 1962 and received his Masters from Mississippi College in

Doris Homerline Clower

Doris Homerline Wells Clower, 91, of Liberty, MS passed away on January 20, 2018 at her residence.  Mrs. Clower was born March 8, 1926 in the East Fork community in Liberty, MS.  She was the daughter of Homer Wells and Eleanor Parker Wells. Visitation for Mrs.

Keith Passons

Alan Keith Passons, 59 of the Myrleville Community of Yazoo County passed away at his residence Thursday, January 18, 2018.
A retired Police Officer he was a member of Melrose Baptist Church.

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