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Archive - Feb 21, 2014

Wanted local man arrested - Suspect captured after wreck while attempting to flee from police second time

February 21, 2014

After a hefty stint of eluding law enforcement officers due to numerous warrants out for his arrest, Jamond Nance, 24, of West Point was arrested after a second attempt to flee a West Point Police Department officer went awry.

According to a press release issued by the WPPD, Nance was spotted by a WPPD patrol officer at about 5 p.m. Wednesday in a silver Cadillac at a Main Street intersection. After Nance passed the officer, per the report, the patrol officer flipped on his vehicle’s emergency lights to conduct a traffic stop.

Relay for Life kicks off ’14 fundraising

February 21, 2014

Civic-minded volunteers flocked to the Ritz Theater and Conference Center Wednesday to attend a Relay For Life luncheon, which marked the beginnings of a 3-month fundraising campaign to garner funds and awareness for future cancer research leading up to RFL’s main event come May 16.

Palmer Home to merge with ministry

February 21, 2014

For nearly 100 years, the Palmer Home for Children has worked to care for those most vulnerable, children who have been the victims of abuse, neglect or suffered the loss of their parents with nowhere else to go.

GTR Waste Authority addresses Civitans

February 21, 2014

The West Point Civitan Luncheon Club opened the Wednesday meeting by discussing the Junior Civitan pancake breakfast from 7 – 10 a.m., Saturday at the Bryan Public Library. The $5 a plate fundraiser’s proceeds will go in part toward the library’s Summer Reading Program, with the rest to fund Jr. Civitan community projects. President Margaret Shelton asked members to support the students from the Fifth Street Junior High and West Point High School clubs by spreading the word about the fundraiser. This is the first year for the Jr. Civitan Clubs to spearhead the event.

Dwight Kuhns

February 21, 2014

Dwight Kuhns of West Point passed away Tuesday, Feb.18, 2014, at NMMC-Tupelo.

He is formally of Va.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Arlon Ray Hopkins

February 21, 2014

Arlon Ray Hopkins, 67, died Feb. 19, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point.

Visitation is from 5 – 7 p.m. today, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at Robinson Funeral Home in West Point. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at Robinson Funeral Home.

Hebron defeats Delta in overtime

February 21, 2014

LEARNED — Doing the impossible is seemingly what a small, independent school in Clay County is doing at the MAIS Class-A state tournament this week.

After claiming a District 3-A title and the runner-up trophy at the North-Central tournament in the past two weeks, the Hebron Christian Lady Eagles of Pheba remain alive in postseason contention.

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Oak Hill teams eliminated by Brookhaven Academy

February 21, 2014

WINONA — The Oak Hill Lady Raiders’ and Raiders’ respective seasons came to an end in the opening round of the MAIS Class-AA tournament Wednesday at Winona Christian School.

The Lady Raiders fell in the final seconds to the Brookhaven Lady Cougars after a fourth-quarter rally, 53-51.

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