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School of hard knocks

January 29, 2014

Legislature promotes concussion management policy for high school athletics

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

Head injuries in high school athletics, mainly concussions, have made headlines nationally and now the attention has turned to the state level.
House Bill No. 48, dealing with youth concussions in grades seven through 12 athletics, passed the Mississippi House and Senate and waits on action from Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant to enact it into law.

Bill Rushing

January 29, 2014

Bill Rushing, age 71, of West Point, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital - Golden Triangle in Columbus.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Calvert Funeral Home in West Point.
Calvert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Doretha K. Fairchild

January 29, 2014

Doretha K. Fairchild

Doretha K. Fairchild, 89, passed away Jan. 26, 2014, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point.
She born July 8, 1924, in Clay County to Flora Perkins and Thomas Wilson Keller. She was a Homemaker and attended Bible Baptist Church.
Funeral services are today, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at 2: p.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Alan Garbutt officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in West Point. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.

Doretha K. Fairchild

January 29, 2014

Doretha K. Fairchild, 89, passed away Jan. 26, 2014, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point.
She born July 8, 1924, in Clay County to Flora Perkins and Thomas Wilson Keller. She was a Homemaker and attended Bible Baptist Church.
Funeral services are today, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at 2: p.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Alan Garbutt officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in West Point. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.

Unity group works to ease intolerance

January 29, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

It goes without saying unification is one of the more focal goals of Unity in the Community (UIC). Members of the UIC convened with representatives from the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation (WWIRR) Monday to discuss ongoing projects and examine where the group stands.
UIC held its first meeting of the new year Monday at the West Point-Clay County Growth Alliance.

WP to host homebuyer workshops

January 29, 2014

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

West Point is looking to help those making the transition to homeownership begin the process with all their ducks in a row.

BY WILL NATIONS sports@dailytimesleader.com The football game is complete, the scoreboard is off...
BY WILL NATIONS sports@dailytimesleader.com In the past years, the West Point Green Wave had...
sports@dailytimesleader.com Sarah Dill was like a notary. Every moment of the game seemed to have...

 

 

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