Archive - Nov 19, 2013
BY WILL NATIONS
The West Point Green Wave allowed 33 unanswered points after the first quarter and could not spark a comeback in the final quarter of action, falling in the opening round of the MHSAA Class-5A playoffs to the Pearl Pirates, 33-20, Friday at Ray Rogers Stadium in Pearl.
Pearl (11-2; 6-1 District 2-5A) secured a spot in the second-round of the Class-5A playoffs and will face the undefeated Oxford Chargers Friday in Oxford.
By Will Nations
The West Point Green Wave are gearing up for what could turn into a special season on the hardwood.
By Donna Summerall
There were plenty of hugs, smiles, laughter and a few tears as Mary Helen Waggoner, director of the Tombigbee Library System for 15 years and a fixture in Golden Triangle libraries for 47 years, retired. People lined up in the hallway and outside the Esther Pippen meeting room to shake Waggonerâ€™s hand and wish her nothing but the best as she starts a new phase of life.
BY JUSTIN MINYARD
Let the resumes roll in, and let the interviews commence.
Northside Christian Church (NCC) in a cooperative endeavor with SouthernCare (SC) kicked off West Pointâ€™s first-ever job fair Friday at the Community Counseling Services gymnasium.
Set off by an eagerness to supplement the unemployed, underemployed and student body with an opportunity to put their best foot forward, the organizations set out to address the nationâ€™s current economic standing, but on the local stage.
BY JUSTIN MINYARD
Crime never stops and the thieves always prowl. The West Point Police Department is keeping a keen eye out in the city for information regarding fresh burglary cases.
Officers were dispatched at about 7:30 a.m. Nov. 14 to the Mini-Storage Warehouses located at 120 Bugg St. in reference to the alleged burglary of a storage unit.
WPPD Chief of Investigations Albert Lee said a number of items were reported stolen and there was severe damage dished out to the storage unit.
For Daily Times Leader
West Point Police are investigating a shooting that occurred on Saturday night at Jim James Court. Shortly after 8 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 5th Street location in reference to shots fired. Upon arrival officers discovered one man inside an apartment who was suffering from what appeared to be a single gunshot wound to the leg.
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