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Hebron games moved to tonight

February 3, 2011

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
An unexpected winter storm formed over the state this week, causing a number of athletic postponements on Thursday night.
Hebron’s two basketball teams were victims of this storm, seeing their district tournament games at Macon canceled due to Thursday ice and snow on the road.
The boys were scheduled to play Kemper Academy at 5 p.m., and the girls were slated to take on Calhoun Academy during the 7 o’clock match. Calhoun defeated Winona to play in the game against a Hebron girls club that had a bye early in the week.

Ice pushes Oxford showdown back again

February 3, 2011

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The last time West Point was supposed to go to Oxford for a district doubleheader, a January 11 winter storm hit Mississippi, postponing the games.
The makeup date? It was supposed to have been last night, but another “rare” winter storm threatened most of the state and forced cancellations and postponements, including the games in question.
This afternoon, the two teams will try and end the division play once and for all, when West Point travels to take on the Chargers, starting at 3 p.m.

Raider teams to start tournament play at Winston Academy tonight

February 3, 2011

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Oak Hill Academy Raider basketball program will test its strength tonight, in the opening round of district tournament play at Winston Academy.
The boys will taking on Carroll Academy, while the girls will be facing Winston on its home court.
During the regular season, the Raiders had two meetings with the Rebels, splitting the series.
The first game was a December 17 match at home against Carroll. John Wesley Williamson (17(), Steven Jones (13) and Reid Posey (13) led the offense to a 69-63 win.

Rev. Willie Melvin Moore Jr.

February 3, 2011

Rev. Willie Melvin Moore Jr.

Rev. Willie Melvin Moore Jr., age 65, passed away Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, at the North Mississippi Medical Center of West Point, following an extended illness.
Funeral Services are Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at 11 a.m. from Mount Hermon M. B. Church, with the Rev. Tim Brinkley officiating.
Burial will follow Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, at the Hopewell United Methodist Church Cemetery in Philadelphia, Miss. Procession will leave from Mount Hermon M. B. Church at 2 p.m.
Visitation is Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, from 5 - 7 p.m. at the J. F. Carter Memorial Chapel.

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