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Archive - Apr 2013

April 20th

Henry Clay gives community quality retirement option

April 20, 2013

They call themselves “a family of friends.”
It’s a motto the residents at the Henry Clay Hotel came up with for themselves according to the retirement community’s manager Dee Mathis.

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April 19th

Support one of our own: Fundraiser for Williams' film ends April 21

April 19, 2013

Michael Williams is a local filmmaker who has debuted numerous movies at the Ritz Theater and Conference Center in West Point. His films are quality and family-friendly, and they are local.
"OzLand" which will be filmed partially in West Point this summer is currently in production, and Williams is raising money to make the dream a reality.
Follow the link below to contribute to the creation of this film.

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April 18th

Walter Sykes

April 18, 2013

Walter Sykes age 77, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center of West Point.
Funeral services are Saturday, April 20, 2013, at St. Matthews Church of God in Christ at 3 p.m.
Visitation is Friday, April 19, 2013, from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel.
Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Hebron in the playoffs

April 18, 2013

Find out how Hebron Christian School fared against Tri-County Academy in the firs t round of the post-season by reading Sunday’s sports page. Above, Drew Myatt and Will Corbin Rogers come off the field during Tuesday’s home game against the Rebels. Photo by Taylor Turnman

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Johnnie J. Daniel Jr., and Gwendolyn Daniel

April 18, 2013

Johnnie J. Daniel, Jr., age 65, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Gwendolyn Daniel, age 62, passed away Friday, April 12, 2013 at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Funeral services are Saturday, April 20, 2013, at 11 a.m. from
Northside Christian Church, with the Rev. Orlando R. Richmond officiating and the Rev. Gene King delivering the eulogy. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation is today, Friday, April 19, 2013, at Carter Funeral Home from 3 – 6 p.m.

OHA boasts Pennington as star art competition winner

April 18, 2013

Braydon Pennington, a pre-kindergarten student at Oak Hill Academy wins 1st Place in the state MAIS art competition. His picture was entered in the category of mixed media. Submitted Photo

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Downtown spruce up already underway

April 18, 2013

A little paint can make a tremendous difference on a building.
A lot of paint can transform the look of an entire downtown.

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Terrorists strike again: Horrific day for our country

April 18, 2013

For most Americans April 15 has for years signified the ever so dreaded “tax day,” the day by which we must have our taxes or extensions filed, or face penalties if we do not.

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West Point schools head reacts to new education laws

April 18, 2013

Education reform went from a dream of most of the state’s conservative lawmakers to a reality on Wednesday, when Gov. Phil Bryant signed four laws known as the Education Works package which represents the most sweeping changes in state education policy since 1982.

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American Red Cross urges citizens to prepare for severe weather

April 18, 2013

JACKSON, – Mississippi is prone to severe thunderstorms and tornados, and the American Red Cross urges residents to take steps now to stay safer when severe weather threatens.
“By preparing together for severe thunderstorms, we can make our families safer and our communities stronger,” said Bob Devaney, emergency services director. “We can help you and your family create a disaster preparedness plan now, before our community is threatened by high winds, hail, lightning and excessive rainfall.”

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