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April 15th

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.

Wreck closes Soco pumps

April 15, 2014

By Josh Presley
news@dailytimesleader.com

A man crashed his car into a gas pump Sunday morning at the Soco Chevron Truck Stop in West Point.
West Point Police Department Assistant Chief Stanley McGee said the WPPD is withholding the man’s identity pending investigation.
McGee said the man was traveling south on U.S. Highway 45 in a Mercury Grand Marquis coming in to West Point.
“The man said he saw the sign that said ‘Welcome to West Point’ and the next thing he remembered was someone pulling him out of the car,” McGee said.

April 10th

City officials urge residents to exercise caution when placing signs, digging

April 10, 2014

By Josh Presley
news@dailytimesleader.com

The city of West Point wants residents to be careful putting up signs and digging holes.
West Point Chief Administrative Officer Randy Jones said that West Point and Clay County residents should know that putting up yard sale signs anywhere but their own property is illegal.
“These yard sale signs are really a pain,” Jones said. “We certainly like for people to have yard sales but technically you’re only supposed to have two a year, and we’re not having flea markets in people’s front yards.”

WP revisits employee residency

April 10, 2014

By Josh Presley
news@dailytimesleader.com

The West Point Board of Selectmen is no longer requiring city employees that aren’t department heads to be permanent residents of Clay County.
The previous city personnel policy said that all full-time regular, probationary and supervisory employees of the city of West Point must be permanent residents of Clay County.
The board voted 3-2 to pass an action that now requires only city department heads be permanent residents of the county.

OHA coach lands post at Heritage

April 10, 2014

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

COLUMBUS — Barrett Donahoe, Heritage Academy’s head football coach and athletic director, texted Stan Hughey late Tuesday afternoon and asked a question: “Do you feel like a Patriot yet?”
Hughey simply answered, “Yes.”
Hughey’s commute may get a little longer, but the veteran and well-known MAIS basketball coach was named the new Heritage assistant athletic director and girls’ basketball coach for the junior high and high school teams, which was made official Wednesday morning.

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