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February 21st

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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February 20th

West Point rolls past Saltillo

February 20, 2014

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

SALTILLO — Redemption has been on the mind of West Point’s five returning starters this past year.
After narrowly losing to New Hope in the District 2-5A semi-final last February, the heartbreaker has been the main motivator for one of the most successful basketball seasons in West Point High School history.

Hattie T. Reed

February 20, 2014

Hattie T. Reed age 98, passed away, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Funeral services are 1 p.m. from St. Paul Methodist Church with Rev. Maggie Little officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation is from 3 – 6 p.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

Arlon R. Hopkins

February 20, 2014

Arlon R. Hopkins passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at NMMC-West Point.
Visitation is 5 – 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at Robinson Funeral Home.
Complete arrangements will be announced later by Robinson Funeral Home.
Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Nellie Mack down home at South Side Elementary

February 20, 2014

By Donna Summerall
life@dailytimesleader.com

The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and the Mississippi Arts Commission sponsored the Nellie Mack Project to perform, entertain and inform South Side Elementary students on musical roots found in Mississippi in honor of Black History Month.
Peggy Brown, market coordinator for the Central Mississippi Blues Society, asked the students if they knew of a famous musician who was born West Point. Students knew the answer was Chester Arthur Burnett, “Howlin Wolf.”

West Point revamping recycling program

February 20, 2014

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

West Point is working toward rolling out another full blown curbside recycling program in city limits, though it may be late March before the program is fully on its feet.
West Point Mayor Robbie Robinson said the initiative was once offered to residents in both West Point and Clay County, via agreement with Waste Pro out of Tupelo. However, when the program failed to turn a profit, Waste Pro discontinued its recycling pick up services to the Golden Triangle.

County set to host voter ID meetings

February 20, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

The Clay County Courthouse will host two community meetings Feb. 25, which aim to not only educate electors about the upcoming voter identification law, but also recruit mouths to help spread the word of knowledge to other citizens in the community.

Three arrested on meth charges

February 20, 2014

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

Three Clay County men are facing methamphetamine charges, following an eight-month investigation by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics.
According to MBN Public Relations Coordinator Delores Lewis, officers conducted an investigatory traffic stop on Feb. 12 which led to the execution of a search warrant at a West Point residence. The search allegedly yielded some 13 grams of methamphetamine.

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