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Two ballots could spell victory for Dedeaux

May 8, 2013

The West Point Municipal Election Commission hoped affidavit voting would wrap up quickly Wednesday, but a tight Ward 5 race caused a delay and prompted input from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office.

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Jeremiah Marshall

May 8, 2013

Jeremiah Marshall age 75, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013, at his home in Starkville.
Funeral services are Saturday, May 11, 2013, at 11 a.m. from Griffin U.M. Church with Elder Eddie Jones officiating. Burial will follow in North Union Cemetery in Bellefontaine.
Visitation is Friday, May 10, 2013, from 1 – 6 p.m. at Century Hairston Funeral Home in Starkville.
Century Hairston Funeral Home of Starkville, is in charge of arrangements.

Should Mississippi embrace Common Core Standards in totality

May 8, 2013

This week, Dr. Lynn H. House, Interim Superintendent of Education for the state of Mississippi issued a plea to citizens and educators within our state to embrace the Common Core Standards.

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DAR installs new officers

May 8, 2013

The Horseshoe Robertson Chapter of the NSDAR are pleased to announce their new officers for 2013-2014. The Daughter’s of the American Revolution met Wednesday at noon at the home of retiring Regent Laney Wooten. New officers pictured are, front row (from left) Registrar-Esther Pippin, Chaplain-Marguerite Breland, Parliamentarian-Mary Dean Dill, back row (from left) Vice Regent- Lucille South and Regent-Gaynell Duke. Not pictured are, Treasurer-Patricia Harris, Secretary-Brenda Edwards and Historian-Jeanette Unger. Submitted Photo

Oak Hill netters fall short of overall title

May 8, 2013

Coming into Wednesday’s action in Ridgeland, head coach Brian Middleton and his Oak Hill Academy tennis team had an opportunity to bring home a boys’ and girls’ state title from the Mississippi Association of Independent School AA State Tournament. Following a morning sweep of the semi-finals in the boys’ singles and girls’ singles brackets, the Oak Hill Netters looked primed to take home the victory and a championship trophy.

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Pedestrian OK after being struck by car

May 8, 2013

Wednesday afternoon, at perhaps the busiest intersection for walkers and motorists, a woman was struck by a car as she was crossing the street at the intersection of East Main Street and Commerce Street.

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Cole discusses writing process with students

May 8, 2013

A one thousand word essay was Bobby Cole’s worst nightmare when he was a high school English student.
It was a bad dream he had while asleep at his remote deer camp several years ago that would eventually become the inspiration to a 90,000 word novel, “The Dummy Line.”

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A MORNING SWEEP

May 8, 2013

The Oak Hill Netters are currently battling at the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) AA Classification State Tennis Finals at the Ridgeland Tennis Center in Ridgeland.

The Oak Hill Tennis team and head coach Brian Middleton took a clean sweep in the morning semi-finals as Anna Ready and Jessi Cole advanced in their respective girls’ singles brackets and David McElwaine and John Willis Stevens punched their tickets to the finals as well. The Raider tennis team on dropped one set in the four semi-final matches.

Coker continues to fight the good fight

May 8, 2013

There are few words in the English language that can cause as much horror and dread than the diagnosis of cancer.

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Ready to go

May 8, 2013

Oak Hill’s Anna Ready will compete along with five other Raider tennis players at the state tournament in Ridgeland today. Read www.dailytimesleader.com for updates or follow Will Nations on Twitter @ NationsSports File Photo

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