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February 17th

Hebron Eagles fall to Immanuel, Lady Eagles advance

February 17, 2014

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

Hebron Eagles 63, Immanuel Rams 66
BENTON – The Immanuel Christian Rams weathered a first-half storm to outpace the Hebron Christian Eagles in the second half (40-26) and claim a narrow, 66-63 win Friday night in the MAIS Class-A North-Central tournament at Benton Academy.
“We came out tonight with intensity, but we weren’t doing the little things,” Immanuel Head Coach Greg Watkins said. “We wanted this one real bad. We knew how good Hebron was, and I think that gave us some jitters. After halftime, we came out with a better focus.”

Lady Raiders defeat Winston, claim spot in championship

February 17, 2014

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

CANTON – A lesson of perseverance was learned Friday night.
The Oak Hill Lady Raiders claimed a 58-54 win over the Winston Lady Patriots in a MAIS Class-AA North tournament semi-final at Canton Academy.
“About a week ago, it seemed like Winston had our number, but we got the one that counted,” Oak Hill Head Coach Stan Hughey said.

Jon Smith

February 17, 2014

Jon Smith, 42, passed away Friday, February 14, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Jonathan Douglas Smith was born in Amarillo, Texas, the son of Cloyce Douglas Smith and the late Cathy Ann Wilson.
Jon was a self-employed truck driver. In addition to his mother, Jon was predeceased by brother, Jimmy Ray Robison and by sister, Teresa Gayle Robison.
Funeral services are Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at 10 a.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jerry Allen officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery in Una.

Barbara G. Fagan

February 17, 2014

Barbara G. Fagan, age 84, also known to friends and family as Jeri Moore, Mimi, and Sis, traveled to her Maker’s home Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. Barbara was born Oct. 27, 1929, in Greencastle, Ind. She was very spiritual and was active in her religion of Eckankar. She was preceded in death by her parents, Willard and Dortha Miller of Clinton Falls, Ind; first husband, John R. Moore of West Point; and second husband, G. William Fagan of Richmond, Va.

New cases keep investigators on toes

February 17, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

West Point Police Department (WPPD) investigators have a fresh set of cases on the record book. Investigators are working diligently to identify suspects in a February armed robbery as well the theft of an outdoor air conditioning unit.
A about 10:50 p.m. Feb. 7, WPPD officers responded to the 800 block of 6th Street in response to a possible armed robbery.
According to WPPD Chief of Investigations, two individuals were seated in a vehicle outside as they prepared to leave a residence.

February 14th

Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

February 14, 2014

DTL staff

Two West Point men were arrested Wednesday evening after a traffic stop conducted by a West Point Police Department (WPPD) patrol officer on Broad Street turned into a drug arrest.

According to a police report provided by the WPPD, a vehicle with a “blown headlight” was spotted driving north on Broad Street by a WPPD patrol unit. The officer turned on the patrol car’s emergency lights and proceeded to conduct a routine traffic stop.

Letters of Love

February 14, 2014

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

Every great love story starts somewhere. For Bill Moon and the former Etta Florence Langford, it began in the pages of the West Point Times Leader — later known as Daily Times Leader — back in 1944.

WP couple honors 65 years bliss

February 14, 2014

By Donna Summerall
life@dailytimesleader.com

Some love stories last a lifetime. Richard and Ruth Alice Echols of West Point are still together after 65 years of marriage.

In this day and age of no – fault divorce, couples who make it to their silver anniversaries are rare, but to still be together after 65 years is something well worth celebrating.

King appointed as new WPSD board member

February 14, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

Come March 1, West Point local Shay King will be an official member of the West Point School District’s Board of Trustees.

West Point Ward 5 Selectman Gary Dedeaux made the motion to appoint King as a school board member Tuesday during the Board of Selectmen’s regularly scheduled meeting. However, Dedeaux’s motion followed a motion by Ward 1 Selectman Linda Hannah, who said she would like to reappoint current WPSD Board Member Diane Jack. Hannah’s motion, unlike Dedeaux’s, did not receive a second.

Man arrested for burglary of dwelling

February 14, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

West Point resident Jimmy Putt, 26, was recently arrested in connection with a burglary of a dwelling located on Old White Road South.

According to West Point Police Chief Tim Brinkley, at about 8 p.m. Feb. 10, officers were dispatched to Old White Road South regarding a possible breaking and entering in progress.

Per a police report provided by the West Point Police Department, Putt allegedly gained entry into the residence “by forcible means,” but later fled into a wooded area a short distance from the residence.

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