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February 28th

Wolf’s pieces categorized as expansion nears

February 28, 2013

By Donna Summerall
Daily Times Leader

Arts Council debuts t-shirts for Art Walk

February 28, 2013

The West Point/Clay County Arts Council has released its t-shirt for the first Art Walk that will take place on April 13. Standing in the shirts in front of Commerce, the street that will present most of the artists that day are Lisa Klutts, Kathy Dyess, Vickie Burris, Souzen Steelhammer and Lewise Jackson. Photo by Bryan Davis

Pilot Club to host Legends Concert tomorrow night

February 28, 2013

Hundreds of Clay County children file into the Bryan Public Library each week of every summer to witness an educational program.
Whether it be music, reading or the annual visit from the “snake man” these kids have the benefit of learning new things even when school is not in session.
The Pilot Club of West Point supports the Summer Reading Program financially, and it is time for the club’s biggest fundraising event of the year.
The 8th Annual Legends Concert will take place on tomorrow night at the Mary Holmes Campus Gym.

Moore: Healthcare ‘complicated’

February 28, 2013

The future of Mississippi’s health care is not certain.
It’s an issue that has many facets, and everyone will likely be affected by the Affordable Healthcare Act whether it be negative or positive.
Tim Moore, Vice President for Community Hospitals with the North Mississippi Health Services attempted to shed some light on the impact of AFA and the issue of Medicaid expansion at the Thursday meeting of the West Point Rotary Club.
“When we talk about Medicaid expansion and the ways that hospitals are funded, it’s a very complicated matter,” Moore began.

February 27th

Read Across America at East Side Pre-K

February 27, 2013

Students at East Side Pre-K spent a relaxing day in their pajamas Wednesday for Read Across America with Dr. Seuss. The three year olds were still not sleepy despite their bedtime attire. Pictured are Dianne Watkins, Braden Tunnell, Shanneshia Thompson, Cayden Guines, A.J. Elliott, Caleb Fitzpatrick, Jermaine Taylor Jr., Chancellor Calvert, Destiny Bell, Tammarrion Pierce, Raven Randle and Rachel Nichols. Photo by Donna Summerall

Celebrating Black History at East Side Elementary

February 27, 2013

Ms. Amos’ class of kindergarten children were learning about famous black American’s. Students were encouraged to dress as someone famous and give a report. Pictured is Tyler Harris who chose The Honorable Judge Thurgood Marshall, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court from October 1967 until October 1991.
Photo by Donna Summerall

One more day to sign-up

February 27, 2013

Sign ups for Baseball, Softball and T-ball are going on at West Point Parks and Recreation. The deadline to get a player registered is February 28. Sign up location is the Recreation Building (by the skate park and old fairgrounds) where forms are available. Cost is $40.00. Submitted Photo

West Point Karate School Exercise Class still open

February 27, 2013

Albert Lee’s exercise class at the West Point Karate School has been a hit, and folks can still join up for the class if interested.
Coming up at the end of April, the class will take a trip to the Mississippi River for a weekend dinner cruise. The “biggest loser” in the class between now and that time will get a free dinner cruise that weekend.
The school is located at 114 West Main Street, and those interested may call Lee at 295-1076. Submitted Photo

A scene from Tuesday’s West Point Junior High jamboree

February 27, 2013

Terrance Cherry takes down a ball rusher for West Point on Tuesday. Photo by Will Nations

Norman Clay

February 27, 2013

Norman Clay age 57, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle in Columbus.
Funeral services are Friday, March 1, 2013, at 11 a.m. from Mt. Hermon M.B. Church with the Rev. Tim Brinkley officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation is today, Thursday, February 28, 2013, from 3 – 6 p.m. at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

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