Archive - Jan 28, 2014
CARROLLTON â€” Drake Riley scored 15 points on six of eight shooting, and the Oak Hill Raiders grabbed a 65-45 win over the Carroll Rebels in an MAIS non-district contest Saturday afternoon on the campus of Carroll Academy.
Blake Thomas notched 13 points as Oak Hillâ€™s second leading scorer. Curt Huffman and Drew Riley added eight points each.
Clayton Harper recorded a double-double for Carroll, with 19 points and 10 rebounds.
By Will Nations
ABERDEEN â€” In the third meeting between West Point and Aberdeen, nothing much had changed between the two inter-county rivals â€“ only the venue.
Two teams, state championship contenders in their respective classifications, concluded their regular season, non-district series with a classic finale.
Doretha Gray Fairchild, age 89 of West Point, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Calvert Funeral Home in West Point.
Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
BY MARY GARRISON
Itâ€™s about more than just providing shelter, itâ€™s providing a home.
At least, thatâ€™s how West Point Mayor Robbie Robinson feels about the cityâ€™s latest endeavor to apply for a Mississippi Development Authority HOME grant. The grant, which would be the cityâ€™s first if awarded, seeks to take substandard housing with serious deficiencies in electrical wiring, heating, roofing, plumbing and foundation and start fresh.
BY JUSTIN MINYARD
West Point resident Omari Powe is set to plead guilty to misdemeanor telephone harassment in the West Point Municipal Court after a motion by the state to reduce a felony false report of a bomb charge.
In late 2012, according to a previous article printed in the Daily Times Leader, a bomb threat was phoned in at the local Walmart Supercenter. After investigative efforts on behalf of the West Point Police Department, a suspect was named and arrested in connection to the alleged threat.