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November 13th

Action plan approved for Central School

November 13, 2012

Why aren’t our fifth and sixth graders passing?
It’s a question state educational leaders hope they have found the answer to at Central School, which has been under a full-scale assessment over the last few weeks in an attempt to assist the school in reaching higher levels of academic achievement.

November 12th

Veteran Powell delivers address

November 12, 2012

From Staff Reports
Daily Times Leader

Many times on Veterans’ Day, there is no shortage of recognition for soldiers who fought in the two World Wars, Korea, Vietnam and even the first Gulf War.
For this Veterans’ Day, West Point has had the privilege to honor soldiers who have sacrificed over the last decade, even in the last year.
On Friday, West Point honored the men and women of the 223rd as Veterans of the Year.

County jail has new public entrance

November 12, 2012

Some days the lobby of the Clay County Sheriff’s Department may have only one or two individuals waiting patiently to speak to a deputy or to visit an inmate. Other times the lobby may be packed full.
And that’s the primary reason Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott decided to establish a new public entrance to the Clay County Detention Center, now located on the west side of the Sheriff’s Department instead of the front.

Multiple shots fired near Marston Court, none injured

November 12, 2012

At least 10 rounds of gunfire were reportedly heard Monday in the area of Brame Ave. near Marston Court Apartments where West Point police quickly responded to see if anyone had been injured.
Thankfully, when officers responded around 1:30 p.m., they found that no one had been injured but spoke with several individuals on scene to gather additional information about the incident. Shortly after interviewing several people, West Point investigators searched the area and found about five shell casings along Brame Ave.

West Point heading to second round

November 12, 2012

The MHSAA 5-A playoffs kicked-off this past Friday, and the Green Wave played host to the Canton Tigers. West Point out classed the Tigers and won the game, 38-0.

William Neill Bogan Jr

November 12, 2012

William Neill Bogan Jr., age 87, passed away, o Thursday, November 8, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center, in West Point.
William Neill Bogan Jr., was born December 31, 1924, in West Point, to the late Catherine Fenton Bogan and William Neill Bogan Sr. He was an Engineer in Telecommunications for 30 years and was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation. A Veteran of the 283rd Combat Engineer Battalion having served during WWII. William Neill Bogan, Jr. married Sally Crawford Bogan in 2001.

Rachel Free

November 12, 2012

Rachel Free

Funeral services for Rachel Free are Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at noon from St. Paul M.B. Church, with Dr. Willie B. Lairy officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation is today, Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 3 – 6 p.m. at Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel.

Ellen Frances Duke Sugg

November 12, 2012

Ellen Frances Duke Sugg

Ellen Frances Duke Sugg peacefully left the bounds of this earth Friday, November 9, 2012.
She was the daughter of the late Minnie Bunkley Duke and Richard Pinson Duke, from whom she learned the deep values of family, church, and graciousness.
A lifelong resident of West Point, she was born October 5, 1912, where she lived most of her life in her family home on Main Street. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William Ralph Sugg; sister, Suzanne Duke Calvert; and one grandson, William Thomas Person.

November 11th

Watch some 2012 Green Wave footage

November 11, 2012

The footage on the link was taken by M.K. Davis at the West Point Green Wave vs. New Hope Trojan game a couple of weeks ago.
Enjoy!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZ113eVL45M&feature=youtu.be

November 10th

Christmas open house Sunday

November 10, 2012

Christmas Open House is taking place on Sunday, November 11 from 1-4 p.m. at participating locations in West Point.
Check out the list of merchants in the Daily Times Leader Friday edition, and head on down to do some early Christmas shopping.
In the picture, Jayn Duncan and Shirley Miller, from Flowers by Shirley decorate a Christmas tree in their Truman Creek Road store, which will be open from 1-4.

DTL staff The West Point Green Wave girls golf team will travel to Holly Springs Monday and Tuesday...
DTL staff West Point senior Juan Davis signed his letter of intent Monday morning to play...
DTL staff STARKVILLE — The West Point varsity baseball team traveled to Starkville High Saturday...

 

 

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