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June 11th

New electrician job to save school district thousands

June 11, 2013

Saving each and every dollar that can possibly be saved is one of the goals of the West Point School District, which recently discovered another way to save not hundreds but thousands of dollars beginning next school year.

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June 10th

Haven Dillard Wright

June 10, 2013

Haven Dillard Wright, 93, a life-long resident of Webster County, left this earthbound life Saturday, June 8, 2013.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Eileen Graves Wright; a daughter, Pamela W. Vedros, of Vicksburg; a son, James B. Wright, of Mantee; a granddaughter, Merrin E. Wright, of Columbus; a sister, Burlene W. Henley, of Mantee; and numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Wiley Wright and Dora Orman Wright; three sisters: Zenie Ellison, Josie Williams and Jimmie Henley; and a grandson, Jarod D. Clark.

Glenn Allen Harris Sr.

June 10, 2013

Glenn Allen Harris Sr., age 54 died June 4, 2013 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Verona. Funeral services are Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 1 p.m. from Stronghill M.B. Church with Rev. George Moore, officiating. Burial will follow in the Stronghill Stockholders Cemetery. Visitation is today, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 from 3 – 6 p.m. at the Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of the arrangements.

Jefferson Lafette Montroy Jr.

June 10, 2013

Jefferson Lafette Montroy Jr. 76, of Eupora, passed away June 8, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora.

Phyllis J. Dreher

June 10, 2013

Phyllis J. Dreher, age 83, of West Point, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Aurora Health and Rehabilitation of Columbus.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced at a later date.

Elizabeth Gredell Kline Welch

June 10, 2013

Elizabeth Gredell Kline Welch, 89, died Saturday, June 8, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. She was born November 23, 1923 in Quincy, Ill., to Henry Adam Gredell and Mary Rosalia Otte Gredell. She had lived in Aberdeen, Tupelo and West Point for the past five years. She was a member of St. Frances of Assisi Catholic Church in Aberdeen and St James Catholic Church in Tupelo. She was an Early Childhood Specialist and past Director of Lee County Child Development Center. She was also past President of MACUS.

Summerall: WWMS

June 10, 2013

In the 90’s there were bracelets and tee shirts with the WWJD? Logo. It asked what would Jesus do? Well, we all know what Jesus would do. It would have been much more calm and kind than anything any of us would do.

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Nations: Six outs, three outs, Omaha

June 10, 2013

Any and every Mississippi State baseball fan was probably watching a television mid-afternoon Monday as the Bulldogs resumed their game against host Virginia leading the three-game series 1-0 and game two 5-3. I was glued to the television myself Sunday night, but forecasted rain made the avid Diamond Dawg fan have to wait a little longer for Omaha.

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MSU claims Super Regional win

June 10, 2013

The Mississippi State Bulldogs left little doubt they are one of the best teams in the country this year, as they swept the #6 national seed University of Virginia Cavaliers 2 games to none on their own home turf in Charlottesville to advance to the 2013 College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska, next weekend. The trip to Omaha will be the ninth for the Bulldogs in school history, the first since 2007, and the first in the five year regime with Coach John Cohen at the helm.

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City employee leaving to pursue Air Force career

June 10, 2013

Justin Estes learned how to play the piano in a day.
He was 13 at the time, and he had never touched the instrument in any serious way before.
“I had a wild hair that I wanted to play the piano,” Estes said from his office at West Point City Hall on Monday. “I got a keyboard for Christmas that year, and I began reading the music books.”

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