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Archive - Jan 2011

January 17th

Katherine Ellis Thomas

January 17, 2011

Katherine Ellis Thomas

Katherine Ellis Thomas, age 96, passed away, Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at The Home Place, in Columbus, Miss.

Frances Kendrick Linley

January 17, 2011

Frances Kendrick Linley

Frances Kendrick Linley, age 77, passed away, Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, North Mississippi Medical Center, in West Point. Frances Kendrick Linley was born June 14, 1933, in Smithville, Miss., to the late Era Mae Lovvorn and Luther Kendrick.
She worked for Monte Glove Manufacturing in Maben, Miss., for a number of years and she was a member of Church of Living Water. She married Raymond E. Linley in 1976.

Mary Ruth Bedford Hemphill

January 17, 2011

Mary Ruth Bedford Hemphill

Mary Ruth Bedford Hemphill, age 91, passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point. She was born Nov. 18, 1919, in Pratt, Miss. Mrs. Hemphill was a teacher and a member of First Baptist Church. She was active in girl scout leadership and in PTA when her children were younger. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren.
A private family service is Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, with the Rev. Dale Funderburg officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.

January 14th

Wendy Ezell

January 14, 2011

Funeral services for Wendy Ezell are set for Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at noon from Palestine M.B. Church in Van Vleet, Miss. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The body will lie in state from 11 a.m. until the hour of the service.
Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Harold H. McFarland

January 14, 2011

Harold H. McFarland

Harold H. McFarland, age 86, passed away, Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at the Golden Living Mountain-View Center, in Winchester, Tenn.
Mr. McFarland was born Oct. 8, 1923, in Sandersville, Miss.,

Ricky Wilson Sr.

January 14, 2011

Ricky Wilson Sr.

Ricky Wilson Sr., age 53, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011.
Funeral services are Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at 1 p.m. from Third Mt. Olive M.B. Church, with the Rev. Al Lathan Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation is today, from 3 – 6 p.m. at Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

January 13th

Oak Hill continues three-game weekend

January 13, 2011

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
It’s not a tournament, but for the Oak Hill basketball program, it’s sure going to feel like one before the weekend is over. The Oak Hill hoops squads will be completing a three-day stretch of games tonight and tomorrow.
After playing Calhoun Academy last night, Oak Hill will play a district match against Carroll tonight, and they will make up Tuesday night’s games with Winston tomorrow.

Tomorrow final day to sign up for city youth basketball

January 13, 2011

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
There is still time to get kids signed up for the city’s youth basketball league, but time is running out fast.
Tomorrow will be the final day kids can be added.
The Parks and Recreation Department extended the deadline, which was originally December 30, giving locals more time to sign up.
With the hard economic times still upon most, and Christmas just past, Parks Director James Crowley said that they took the measure to alleviate some of that pressure.

Touchdown Club still selling apparel

January 13, 2011

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Been putting off getting apparel commemorating the 2010 5A State Title, won by the West Point Green Wave football team?
The West Point Touchdown Club says that there is plenty of merchandise left, including short-sleeve t-shirts, long-sleeve t-shirts and hoodies.
The Club also has a supply of pink hats detailing the 2010 championship.
Club President Kenny Fowler says that there should be more products coming in the future, including hats and a DVD of the 2010 season.

Jordyn Aylesse Houston

January 13, 2011

Jordyn Aylesse Houston

Jordan Aylesse Houston, a baby girl, passed away Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Funeral services are today, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at noon from Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel, with the Rev. J.P. Orr officiating. Burial will follow in Lake Grove Cemetery,
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

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