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March 20th

MSA works to revitalize town murals

March 20, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

Over the course of several months, the recently created Main Street Association (MSA) Mural Committee has had its eye on existing murals in West Point’s downtown area, as well as vacant walls for brand-new murals.
Deborah Mansfield, MSA design committee and mural committee member, along with fellow cohorts and MSA Design Committee Chairman Kathy Dyess, were the faces behind the vivid murals displayed on the side of the Cash & Carry Cleaners building, as well as the Howlin’ Wolf Blues Museum mural.

Lady Wave falls to Yellowjackets

March 20, 2014

BY DANNY P. SMITH
Special to Daily Times Leader

STARKVILLE — The young and inexperienced West Point Lady Green Wave showed coach Brian Guy something to build on late in Tuesday night's 12-2 loss at Starkville.
Trailing 9-0 after four innings, the Lady Green Wave scored a pair of runs in the fifth inning to get to within seven runs.
It may not have seemed much to the average fan, but the way his team fought meant quite a bit to Guy.

Green Wave earns win over Wolverines

March 20, 2014

By JASON EDWARDS
Special to Daily Times Leader
 
After some adversity early in the game against the East Webster Wolverines on Tuesday night, the West Point Green Wave mustered their strength and ended the game with a 10-5 victory.

March 19th

Hebron defeats Victory with homer, 2-1

March 19, 2014

DTL staff

PHEBA — Channing Tapley constructed a reputation for late-game heroics this past fall.
In the MAIS eight-man football playoff game against Delta Academy on Nov. 13 in Pheba, the Hebron Christian sophomore added a needed two-point conversion on a quarterback-designed run, diving over the corner pylon of the end zone and a defender, during the fourth quarter. The conversion gave the gridiron Eagles a 20-14 advantage.
He later threw the game-winning pass to Drew Myatt in overtime for a 26-20 triumph.

Ben L. Carter

March 19, 2014

Ben L. Carter passed away Monday, March 17, 2014, in Buffalo, Mo.
Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Robinson Funeral Home.
Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

WP Selectmen adopt updated meeting format

March 19, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

West Point Board of Selectmen and mayor have rejigged the city’s regularly scheduled board meeting format.
In February, selectmen incorporated a couple of new modifications to the flow and feel of its evening meetings by expanding on its department head reports, as well as adding a brand new 80-inch Samsung LCD television in the mix.

Calf slain; CCSD, MDAC investigate

March 19, 2014

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

Clay County Sheriff’s Department and Mississippi Department of Agriculture’s Livestock Theft Bureau are investigating reports of a slain calf at a Clay County stocker operation.
According to Sheriff Eddie Scott, CCSD deputies responded to a call just after 7 a.m. to Bryan MERE farms on Highway 50 East, whereupon a 6-month-old black angus steer was found dead. The animal appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound to the neck, Scott said, though results of a necropsy are pending.

March 18th

Mary Ann Rainey Stafford

March 18, 2014

Mary Ann Rainey Stafford, 65, passed away on March 14, 2014, at her daughter’s residence in West Point. Mrs. Mary Ann was born October 25, 1948, in Evansville, Indiana, the daughter of the late Kenneth T. and Anna Marie Folz Rainey.

Mary W. Pylyp

March 18, 2014

Mrs. Merry W. Pylyp, 83, passed away on March 16, 2014, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point.
Mrs. Merry was born April 29, 1930, in Schlater, MS, the daughter of the late Erman Lee and Lillie Mae Willhite Watson.
She was a Baptist. She was a wallpaper installer.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her Son: Gene Allen and by Grandson: Michael Allen.
Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.

Wreck clogs Sunday traffic on Highway 45

March 18, 2014

DTL staff

A Sunday evening collision kept traffic slow-going for more than an hour along the southbound lanes of Highway 45 near West Point.
About 7:30 p.m., Mississippi Highway Patrol officers were dispatched to the area in response to a two-vehicle collision. According to Sgt. Criss Turnipseed, MHP public information officer, Roy Lee Robinson, 54, of West Point, was driving north on Hwy. 45 hauling a hay trailer in an older model, green Jeep Cherokee when he pulled through a turnaround location to head south in into the path of Elizabeth Pettit, 19, of Memphis, Tenn.

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