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County gets grant to renovate building

August 25, 2010

Clay County qualifies for the Small Municipality Limited Population County Grant from the Mississippi Development Authority, which will be used in the restructuring of the old Daily Times Leader building into a public service building for District 4.
The grant allows Mississippi counties with a population of less than 30,000 people up to $100,000 to be used for the improvement of a downtown area or public building. The Clay County Board of Supervisors chose the old DTL building for the project to be used as a voting precinct and training center for District 4 county employees.

Raiders let frustrations for conference loss out on Heritage in 12-0 win on Tuesday

August 25, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Mamie Allen and Hunter Coleman had put in a solid four innings as pitcher and catcher, respectively, for the Oak Hill Academy Diamond Raiders (9-8; 0-3) on Tuesday afternoon.
Due up back-to-back in the bottom of the fourth, they knew two runs would end the game, and both batters reached base to set up the final two scores in a 12-0 victory over the Diamond Patriots of Heritage Academy.
The Lady Raiders were coming off of a hard 4-2 loss at Manchester on Monday, which saw a 2-0 seventh inning lead slip away.

Lady Eagles continue streak against Central

August 25, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Diamond Eagles of Hebron Christian School continued their domination of the region on Monday night, with an 18-2 win over Central Academy.
For the last two weeks, Hebron has been on an offensive surge that has been coupled with good defense and excellent pitching.
Central was able to hold the Lady Eagles to minimal damage for the first four innings, but in the fifth, Hebron exploded.

Gregg says ‘lack of concentration’ key in loss to Heritage last Friday

August 25, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
It’s a new week for the Oak Hill Academy Raiders, who are coming off a week one 28-14 loss to the Heritage Academy Patriots.
Friday night’s game came down to which team could get the big plays, and it was Heritage that took advantage of a couple of defensive miscues by the Raiders for a pair of touchdowns.
The Raider offense could not get free as many big runs as the Patriots did, and they were left two touchdowns in the hole when the buzzer ended the game.

Meet the Buccaneers

August 25, 2010

By Brandon Walker
Daily Times Leader
Standing near midfield at Daytona Beach’s re-furbished Municipal Stadium, Mainland High School linebacker Mike Swillicote and his teammates marveled at the stadium’s new artificial turf surface.
“I can’t wait to get out here and play football on this stuff,” Swillicote said at the turf’s unveiling two weeks, to which his teammates quickly agreed.
Well, guys, now’s your chance.

Nanette Dodson Rainey

August 25, 2010

Nanette Dodson Rainey

Nanette Dodson Rainey, age 93, passed away Monday Aug. 23, 2010, at her residence.
Mrs. Rainey was born July 25, 1917, in Dossville, to the late George Dodson and Exa Cook. She was a member of First Methodist Church and helped start Pink Ladies and Sally Kate Winters Memorial Children’s Home.
A memorial service is Thursday Aug. 26, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Robinson Chapel with the Rev. Jeff Shannon officiating.

Theo Doss

August 25, 2010

Theo Doss

William Stevens Lofton

August 25, 2010

William Stevens Lofton

William Stevens Lofton, age 92, passed away Tuesday Aug. 24, 2010, at West Point Community Living Center.
He was born Nov. 6, 1917, in Clay County to the late William Neal Lofton and Ruby Anna Stevens. He was a lifelong resident of Beasley Community and a member of Palestine Methodist Church. Mr. Lofton was a carpenter and a farmer and worked at B&W for several years.

T.J. Rodgers Jr.

August 25, 2010

Thomas Jefferson Rodgers Jr., age 84, passed away on Monday Aug. 23, 2010, at Darlington Oakes in Verona. He was born in Mansfield, Ark., on Feb. 20, 1926, to Thomas J. Rodgers Sr. and Sudie Mae Neely. Mr. Rodgers was owner of TJ’s Army-Navy Surplus store for many years. He was retired from the United States Naval Reserve having served in WWII.
Funeral services are Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at 1 p.m. at Robinson Chapel with the Rev. R.C. Bryan officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in West Point.
Visitation is today, from 5 - 7 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home.

Nanette Dodson Rainey

August 25, 2010

Nanette Dodson Rainey, age 93, passed away Monday Aug. 23, 2010, at her residence.
Mrs. Rainey was born July 25, 1917, in Dossville, to the late George Dodson and Exa Cook. She was a member of First Methodist Church and helped start Pink Ladies and Sally Kate Winters Memorial ChildrenÅfs Home.
A memorial service is Thursday Aug. 26, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Robinson Chapel with the Rev. Jeff Shannon officiating.

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