Archive - Jan 16, 2014
BY WILL NATIONS
We are nearing the conclusion of the 2013-14 basketball campaign, and it should be an entertaining finish for our Daily Times Leader teams.
January represents the final month of the regular season â€“ the final countdown per se. This month is the 31 days where non-district games become less important and district games become the key games on the docket. January is the month where postseason aspirations change in a matter of seconds before tournament-time in February.
By Donna Summerall
Many upcoming projects were discussed at Wednesdayâ€™s meeting of the Pilot Club of West Point. Februaryâ€™s meeting will include the residents of the Henry Clay Retirement Center as the Pilots adopt residents as their sweetheart during the Valentine meeting. Club President, Michele Estes reminded the Pilots to draw a residentâ€™s name for the party before leaving.
â€śWe have a lot coming up in the next two months,â€ť said Estes. â€śWe are having our Pilot International Sweetheart party in February, then the Legends fundraiser will take place March 1.â€ť
BY JUSTIN MINYARD
In the near future, Fifth Street School and Central School students will have the opportunity to walk to and from school on a fresh set of sidewalks. Selectmen authorized West Point Mayor Robbie Robinson to accept Calvert-Spradling Engineers contract, which deems Calvert Spradling the head honcho in overseeing the construction and inspection of the sidewalks.
BY MARY GARRISON
West Point is gearing up for one of its most anticipated events of the year: The Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration.