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Archive - Apr 2013

April 9th

School consolidation bill awaiting signature

April 9, 2013

Consolidation of the West Point and Clay County School districts could become reality some time this month pending the signature of Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant.

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Memorabilia of Wolf’s right hand man to reside in West Point

April 9, 2013

Howlin Wolf is one of the most celebrated Blues musicians in the world, so it is no surprise that one of his musical associates, Hubert Sumlin would be named the No. 43 Blues Guitarist by Rolling Stone Magazine.

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Firemen perform annual hose testing

April 9, 2013

Every year local firemen participate in the West Point Fire Department’s annual hose testing, and this year’s testing showed all hoses to be in proper working condition.

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April 8th

West Point spends day at the track

April 8, 2013

On Saturday, the West Point track teams made the short journey north to Aberdeen to participate in the Aberdeen High School track meet. It was a successful Saturday for the Lady Wave and Green Wave as both teams put on spectacular performances which brought home the meet’s overall trophies. West Point defeated Aberdeen and South Panola in the large high school portion of the track meet.

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West Point trio completes Crucible Challenge

April 8, 2013

Three West Point natives who graduated together in 2008 recently completed the Crucible Challenge in Starkville. Above are P.J. Smith, Cody Miller and Brad Seawright.

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West Point cartoonists’ tribute to Roger Ebert becomes internet sensation

April 8, 2013

Those who remember the age before the Internet Movie Database and the days before every movie-goer could create a blog and call themselves movie critics are sure to have put their trust at least once in the thumbs of Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel.

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Police enforcing railroad crossing law

April 8, 2013

Zipping across railroad tracks when a train is racing down rail lines is pretty much second nature to many motorists who don’t like the idea of waiting and waiting for the train to go by.

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Yeager shines light on Autism

April 8, 2013

The number of individuals who are diagnosed with symptoms of Autism is startling.
A disability which was once considered a rarity in the medical science field is now found in one out of every 50 kids in America.

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Baldwin a survivor, advocate for MS awareness

April 8, 2013

It’s been seven years since Gayva Baldwin was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.
When she first started to fight the disease, the battle seemed impossible to defeat. She lost all feeling in her right side, and she was forced to walk with a cane before the age of 30.

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Smith murder trial postponed

April 8, 2013

A West Point man accused of stabbing another man in 2011 at a club pleaded with Judge Jim Kitchens Monday to go forward with his trial, but despite the suspect’s earnest pleas the court postponed the trial.

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