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John W. ‘Bill’ Vest

February 6, 2014

John W. “Bill” Vest, age 93, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at State Veterans Home-Kosciusko..
Funeral services are Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation is today, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, from 5 - 8 p.m. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneralhome.com
Calvert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Olivia J. White Bernard

February 6, 2014

Olivia J. White Bernard passed away Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at NMMC in West Point at the age of 83.
Mrs. Bernard was born Aug. 23, 1930, in Clay County to the late James Oliver Johnson and Myrtis Norris Johnson. She worked as an Inspector for Monty Glove Factory for many years and was a member of Pheba Baptist Church. Mrs. Bernard was a member of the Clay County Home Demonstration Club, on the board of Pheba Volunteer Fire Department, the WMU at Pheba Baptist Church and a member of the DAR.

West Point holds off New Hope, 74-67

February 6, 2014

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

Tony Craddeth scored 18 points, Tre Williams added 17, and the West Point Green Wave (21-5; 3-2 District 2-5A) outlasted the New Hope Trojans, 74-67, in a MHSAA District 2-5A game Tuesday night at West Point High School.

Williams, Green Waves ink national letters of intent

February 6, 2014

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

Six West Point Green Wave football seniors signed their individual national letters of intent on National Signing Day Wednesday morning at West Point High School.
Aeris Williams was the main focus in the high school’s auditorium as the senior tailback finally inked with Mississippi State University after verbally committing to the Bulldogs in early August.
Though already verbally committed, Williams said he was still nervous when he made the announcement on the auditorium stage.

We Care committee to distribute remaining food supplies today

February 6, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

In December, We Care Committee Director Luezarah “Lou” Robinson made it a point to give out free goodies to individuals in need of extra food supplies. Beginning at 8 a.m. today at the Luezarah Robinson Healthcare Care building located on Highway 45 Alt. N., Robinson is set to give away leftover treats.
At the previous giveaway, Robinson incorporated a relatively quick and painless application process to gauge who was in sincere need of a little care package.

West Point Civitans recognize local clergy

February 6, 2014

By Donna Summerall
life@dailytimesleader.com

The West Point Civitan Luncheon Club recognized members of the clergy who were in attendance at Wednesday’s meeting in the Education Room of North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. They were presented with a certificate of appreciation by President Margaret Shelton. Civitan members were encouraged to invite their pastors to attend the meetings in February.

Missing teenager found at WPHS basketball game

February 6, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

Less than 24 hours after 16-year-old Shemekia Rice was reported missing to the West Point Police Department by her mother, she was found alive and well.
WPPD Juvenile Officer Zate McGee said police plastered Rice’s picture on Facebook shortly after the missing persons report was submitted in addition to the pictures circulated in local media outlets.
Rice, according to McGee, was spotted at a West Point High School basketball game at about 7 p.m. Tuesday by a member in the audience shortly after images of her hit Facebook.

Boulevard construction to begin Monday

February 6, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

The last checkbox on the list of requirements necessary to begin construction for Yokohama Boulevard has been filled. After the finalization of eminent domain land acquisition, citizens traveling on Highway 45 will notice crews laying the groundwork for the extensive construction project come Monday.
Robert Calvert, Calvert-Spradling Engineers president, said now that the extra land necessary for construction has been acquired, the beginnings of the $19 million Yokohama Boulevard are not far away.

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