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Archive - May 2013

May 29th

Plunkett suit against the city continues this week in court

May 29, 2013

Friction. Turmoil. Belittlement. Disarray. All these terms were used Wednesday in Aberdeen’s federal court to describe the situation in the West Point Water and Light Department that allegedly led to the termination of Shasta Plunkett, former interim supervisor of the department.

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Moore’s mission at Town Creek is to save souls

May 29, 2013

Minister Lester Moore knows that Town Creek is a long way from total transformation, but the evangelist has already put a dent in some of the nefarious activities the apartment complex has become known for around town.

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City to honor more than 1,300 soldiers

May 29, 2013

There are more than 1,300 soldiers from West Point who have either been killed in the line of duty for their country or have passed on after serving honorably in the Armed Forces.

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May 28th

Hebron duo ends career in All-Star game

May 28, 2013

Ryan Moore and Will-Corben Rogers placed an exclamation mark on their final year and high school athletic careers at Hebron Christian School participating at the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools’ single-A All-Star game at Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson on Friday afternoon.

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Turner All-Star appearance, graduation make for ideal double-header

May 28, 2013

Not only did Oak Hill Academy’s Tres Turner take the hot corner for the MAIS AA-AAA All-Star game Friday afternoon, Turner also made the quick turn-around with a two-plus hour drive to his graduation that evening in West Point.

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WPPD seeks suspect in armed robbery

May 28, 2013

The West Point Police Department is closing in on a suspect connected to a reported armed robbery which took place on East Main Street Sunday afternoon.

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“In memory of Wolf”

May 28, 2013

For the past five years, an unidentified person has flowers and a card on the statue of Howlin’ Wolf in West Point. The card reads each year “In memory of Howlin’ Wolf.” Standing by the Memorial Day flowers are Angelika and Jessi Smith of West Point. Submitted Photo

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Beloved city employee remembered

May 28, 2013

Whether it was trimming hedges, cutting back roses or pulling up stubborn weeds, Margaret Bratton was dedicated to beautifying one of West Point’s most popular attractions – Sally Kate Winters Park.

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May 22nd

David Forrester

May 22, 2013

David Forrester, 83, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at his home, in Pheba.
Mr. David was born August 23, 1929, in Webster County, in the Dancy Community, the son of the late Thomas Jefferson and

Runoff votes certified and final

May 22, 2013

Both Jimmy Clark and Charles Collins picked up additional votes Wednesday during the vote certification meeting at City Hall, but the final, certified tally shows that Clark will indeed lead Ward 3 over the next four years.

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