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December 9th

West Point Green Wave falls to Baldwyn Bearcats, 57-47

December 9, 2014

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

BALDWYN – The Baldwyn Bearcats never trailed for all four quarters, but it might have been too close for comfort as the West Point Green Wave made a late push.
The Bearcats, who’s lead was never more than 10, were carried behind Felix Hayes’ double-double and a near perfect free-throw performance by Conner McKay as they remained perfect through their first six games of the season, dispatching West Point (3-4), 57-47, in the Doc Vandiver Classic Saturday at Baldwyn High School.

Baldwyn comes back twice, beats WP Lady Wave

December 9, 2014

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

BALDWYN — The Baldwyn Lady Bearcats overcame two second-half deficits to down the West Point Lady Wave, 55-47, Saturday at the Doc Vandiver Classic at Baldwyn High School.
“We didn’t execute at the end of the night,” Lady Wave Head Coach Dashmond Daniel said. “We never got into our press offense. Baldwyn’s full-court man threw our girls off on the court. I accept the effort. We just kind of fell apart midway through the second half.”

Baldwyn comes back twice, beats WP Lady Wave

December 9, 2014

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

BALDWYN — The Baldwyn Lady Bearcats overcame two second-half deficits to down the West Point Lady Wave, 55-47, Saturday at the Doc Vandiver Classic at Baldwyn High School.
“We didn’t execute at the end of the night,” Lady Wave Head Coach Dashmond Daniel said. “We never got into our press offense. Baldwyn’s full-court man threw our girls off on the court. I accept the effort. We just kind of fell apart midway through the second half.”

Lions claim national title

December 9, 2014

For Daily Times Leader

BILOXI — Time after time, East Mississippi Community College presented itself with golden opportunities here Sunday in Mississippi Bowl VII. Eventually, the Lions cashed in on more than enough of them.
No. 1 ranked EMCC rolled up 515 yards of total offense and forced No. 2 Iowa Western into five turnovers, defeating the Reivers 34-17 in the NJCAA National Championship Game at Biloxi High School’s Indian Stadium.

Water damage shuts down local day care

December 9, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

First United Methodist Church in West Point had to shut down its Child Development Center day care program for a few days this week due to a water leak.
FUMC Pastor Jeff Shannon said the church’s custodian discovered the leak early Sunday morning in the rear part of the church.
“A water heater had broken and it ran that way for a while with water leaking throughout a good part of the fellowship hall and day care classrooms,” Shannon said.

City set to appoint new school board members

December 9, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

The West Point Board of Selectmen will appoint three members to the new West Point Clay County Consolidated School District Board during its meeting tonight at City Hall.
The board was originally set to appoint the school board members at its November meeting, however West Point City Attorney Orlando Richmond said the board would have to postpone the appointments due to not having a quorum.

December 5th

County turns to Urgent Team

December 5, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

The Clay County Board of Supervisors voted to enter into an agreement with Urgent Team of West Point to assist county workers with medical services at its meeting Thursday.
Clay County E911 Director Treva Hodge said county workers typically use Dr. Ronald Powell for medical services, such as drug testing and other issues, and that Urgent Team would be an additional service to Powell.

Bryant speaks on GT growth

December 5, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

Gov. Phil Bryant paid a visit to the Golden Triangle to speak about the region’s economic growth at Golden Triangle Development LINK’s luncheon Thursday at East Mississippi Community College in Mayhew.
Elected officials and community members from throughout the Golden Triangle were in attendance for the event, and got a chance to hear about the LINK’s progress and future plans.
Incoming LINK Chairman John Davis said the organization looked to bring more retail business to the region, as well as continuing to court industry.

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December 5, 2014

Jackson Academy dispatches Lady Raiders

December 5, 2014

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

Sophomore Emily McNair scored 16 points, and Jackson Academy (7-1) capatilized on 20 Oak Hill turnovers for a 58-36 win Tuesday night at Oak Hill Academy in West Point.
JA sophomore Conley Chinn scored 12 points, and Taylor Tucker, a junior, added eight points during the runaway victory.

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