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Doris T. Bandy

February 19, 2013

Doris T. Bandy, 91, passed away this week. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later by Calvert Funeral Home of West Point.

MSU Alumni Chapter to hold fundraiser golf tournament for scholarships

February 19, 2013

One student at West Point High School, Oak Hill Academy and Hebron Christian School is going to get a little help with college next fall, providing they are planning to attend Mississippi State University.
The MSU Alumni Chapter in West Point will be hosting its fourth-annual golf tournament to raise money for scholarships that will go to one Bulldog-bound student from each area high school.
The golf tournament, which will be played on May 6, 2013 is the primary way the chapter raises money for these scholarships.

“Kane” to premier at the Ritz March 7

February 19, 2013

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East Side Kindergarten January Students of the Month

February 19, 2013

1st Row Zayvion Hairston, Mckenzie Smith, Kanya Hoskins, Kelinda Gordon, Sakyia Henley. 2nd Row Teliria Brown, Gregory Moore, Taylor Tubbs, Grace Smith, Zariah Moore, Alana Haughton, Paulina Lopez Submitted Photo

East Side Pre-K Students of the Month (January)

February 19, 2013

Sabaxchn Manning, Jane DeSantis, Ken’Najha Drake, Abigail McWilliams, and Caleb Fitzpatrick. Not pictured: Kiley White Submitted Photo

Earlie Mae Townsend

February 19, 2013

Earlie Mae Townsend age 64, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center of West Point.
Funeral services are today, Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at 11 a.m. from Progress St. Church of God with Bishop William Golden officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

OHA to play pair today

February 19, 2013

The Oak Hill Academy Lady Raiders will kick off State Tournament play at Canton against Columbia at 4 p.m. The OHA boys will follow directly at 5:15 p.m. against Central Private (Louisiana). Photo Courtesy of Kristen Stevens

Coaches say the darndest things

February 19, 2013

Recently, I ran across a quote from the current Biggersville basketball coach Cliff Little in a tweet from Southern Sentinel’s Kedrick Storey. Coach Little in reference to his upcoming opponent, Blue Mountain, said that they were “hungry…They’re like a man by a dumpster looking for a crumb.” Though some may see that as a slight at Blue Mountain or maybe even a negative remark about homelessness, Coach Little’s remark about Blue Mountain was the biggest compliment. Never would I want to be in an all-out brawl with someone who was that hungry.

Absentee ballots available for March 12 election

February 19, 2013

Absentee ballots for the upcoming March 12, 2013 Special Election for the District 36 House Seat are available as of 8 a.m. this morning.
Clay County Election Commissioner Wendy Fuller says that ballots are now available to those who are qualified to vote in this election.
The election will be held to fill the seat of the late David Gibbs of Clay County.
There has been no approval of Voter ID by the Justice Department so no ID will be required for this election.

Automated meter installation begins

February 19, 2013

New state-of-the-art automated electric and water meters are well on their way to the homes and businesses of West Point’s water and light customers, whom Water and Light Department officials say will benefit from the change.
Last March the West Point Board of Mayor and Selectmen approved an Energy Performance Contract with the company Siemens to replace the old meters with new digital ones, and the Water and Light Department has now started the process of installing the new meters at many locations around town.

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