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November 19th

Bessie Tina Johnson

November 19, 2010

Bessie Tina Johnson

Bessie Tina Johnson, age 68, passed away Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010, in Monroe County.
Funeral services are Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, at 11 a.m. from Kingdom Hall in Columbus, with Bro. Casey Watson officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Gardens in West Point.
Family Hour for visitation is today from 5 - 7 p.m. at West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville.
West Funeral Home of Starkville is in charge of arrangements.

November 18th

Green Wave look to end Chargers season in Oxford

November 18, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Green Wave could return home the day after Thanksgiving to play either New Hope or Ridgeland in the North half championship game. The only thing standing in their way of defending that title is the Oxford Chargers.
Right now, the Green Wave players and coaches are not even thinking about Thanksgiving week. Their minds are on tonight’s game that will feature an 11-1 West Point team that finished 7-0 in district play against a Chargers team that finished the season 9-3 and 5-2 in league action.

Hebron opens up district play at home

November 18, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Hebron Christian Eagles and Lady Eagles have both had a week to rest since their bouts with Carroll Academy last Thursday night.
Tonight, the two Hebron teams will go at it for a second night in a row, this time taking on division rival Winona in back-to-back games this evening.
Last week, the Lady Eagles got off to a great start on the young season, taking down the Lady Volunteers of Starkville, followed by a big win over the Lady Rebels.

Clarence Speed

November 18, 2010

Clarence Speed

Clarence Speed, age 57, passed away Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at his home.
Funeral services are today, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, at 11 a.m. from Union Baptist M.B. Church, with the Rev. Mike Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Union Baptist M.B. Church Cemetery.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

Historic West Point Homes Open for Tourists in December

November 18, 2010

Take a tour of West Point's beautiful, intriguing, historic downtown homes Sunday, Dec. 12, and behold a piece of the city's history that's been treasured and adored for so long.

November 17th

Oak Hill girls to battle Leake tonight at home

November 17, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Leake Academy Lady Rebels’ head coach Doyle Wolverton now has the most wins of any girls basketball coach in the state, with over 1,000.
Tonight, Wolverton and his Lady Rebels will be paying a visit to the Lady Raiders of Oak Hill Academy.
The visit comes on the heels of the Lady Raiders’ biggest margin of victory yet in the early part of the season.
After a loss to Kirk last Thursday, the Lady Raiders came out and responded with a Friday night victory over the Immanuel Lady Rams.

Raiders back at home to take on Leake Academy

November 17, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Oak Hill Academy Raiders will be back on the court again tonight, coming off a split late last week.
The Raiders, who sport a 1-2 record on the early season, will be facing a tough opponent in Leake, at home.
Last week, the Raiders began the season in Meridian, taking on Lamar Academy. They dropped that first game, and then returned home to face Kirk and Immanuel in back-to-back home matches.

West Point boys to take on East Oktibbeha tonight at home

November 17, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
After picking up a win at the West Point Classic, pre-season tournament, the Green Wave went on to defeat Houston in the first regular season game of the 2010-2011 season.
The returned to the court the following Thursday, but they were out-gunned by Tupelo’s team 90-70.
Tonight, the Green Wave will have a week’s rest under their belt, and they will try to get back on the winning side, as they get set to take on East Oktibbeha here at home.

West Point girls go back to the court against East Oktibbeha

November 17, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Lady Green Wave of West Point High School are back home tonight to take on East Oktibbeha.
The Lady Green Wave are coming off a 64-47 loss to the Lady Wave of Tupelo last week.
With a week’s rest behind them, and a lot of practice this week, the Lady Wave are looking to get their first win since the West Point Classic.
West Point opened the season up last week with a loss at Houston.
The returned to the hardwood two nights later to take on Tupelo in a road match, but the game yielded the same results.

Youth Football Continues In Frigid Temps

November 17, 2010

On Tuesday night, the West Point Parks and Recreation Youth Football league continued its play, after a rainy afternoon. The temperature was cold, and the wind was blowing, but that did not stop the kids from playing.

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