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April 16th

Local committee working to restore Northside school for community use

April 16, 2014

By Josh Presley
news@dailytimesleader.com

A group of West Point residents are trying to preserve an important cultural landmark in the community.
The Northside School Buildling Restoration Committee is in the process of renovating the former Northside High School on Fifth Street to use for community functions.
Northside School Building Restoration Committee Chairwoman Louise Terry said the project is supported by a Mississippi Community Heritage Preservation grant derived from the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

Community gears up for local production of 'Cinderella'

April 16, 2014

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

The sets are under construction, the principal parts are cast and rehearsals are set to begin for the next big West Point Clay County Arts Council community theater production, “Cinderella.”
The community rendition of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical is set to debut Aug. 1 at Center Stage in West Point, however there’s much yet to be done before the show goes public, according to Director Ginger Fowler.

County schools cited in audit

April 16, 2014

By Josh Presley
news@dailytimesleader.com

The Mississippi Office of the State Auditor has released the Clay County School District annual financial audit for the year ending June 30.
The audit found that West Clay Elementary School Principal Helen Kennard took office without a proper surety bond.
According to suretybonds.com, a surety bond guarantees the principal will act in accordance with certain laws. If the principal fails to perform in this manner, the bond will cover resulting damages or losses.

April 15th

Yellow Jackets sting Wave, 5-2

April 15, 2014

DTL staff

STARKVILLE — The West Point varsity baseball team traveled to Starkville High Saturday afternoon to take on its Golden Triangle rival in non-district action.
The Starkville Yellow Jackets plated three runs in the first and never looked back, earning a 5-2 win over the West Point Green Wave despite being outhit five to four.
West Point had five hits from five different players with Bruce Barclay, Ryan Crowley and Jaylin White all singling, while Steffon Moore added an RBI single in the fourth inning.

Hebron wins big, looks toward playoffs

April 15, 2014

DTL staff

PHEBA — The Hebron Christian Academy Eagles won their final game of the regular season Friday night over the Kemper Academy Rams, clinching the No. 1 seed in the north heading into the 3-A playoffs.

John Davis Quinn Sr.

April 15, 2014

John Davis Quinn Sr., age 79, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at his residence.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Mt. Pisgah M.B. Church with Pastor Donald Wesley officiating. Burial will follow in Tibbee Community Cemetery.
Visitation is noon – 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Carter’s Funeral Services.
Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus is in charge of arrangements.

James Franklin Mason

April 15, 2014

James Franklin Mason, age 69, passed away, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Golden Triangle in Columbus.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Mt. Hermon M.B. Church with Dr. Charles Davidson officiating. Burial will follow in Town Creek M.B. Church Cemetery.
Visitation is 3 – 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

James Franklin Mason

April 15, 2014

James Franklin Mason, age 69, passed away, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Golden Triangle in Columbus.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Mt. Hermon M.B. Church with Dr. Charles Davidson officiating. Burial will follow in Town Creek M.B. Church Cemetery.
Visitation is 3 – 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

Friends of BPL welcome local author to LWB

April 15, 2014

By Donna Summerall
life@dailytimesleader.com

Columbus author Deborah Johnson is bringing her latest novel to the Luncheon with Books at noon, April 24 at the Bryan Public Library in West Point.
In 1946, a young female attorney from New York City attempts the impossible: attaining justice for a black man in the Deep South. Johnson takes her readers back in time to witness Mississippi in the wake of World War II.

WPCCAC plans inaugural ‘Art Walk’ for May

April 15, 2014

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

The West Point Clay County Arts Council (WPCCAC) has been a particularly busy group in recent weeks, as it prepares for the inaugural Art Walk.

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