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November 6th

Robert L. 'Bob' Reese Sr.

November 6, 2014

Robert L. "Bob" Reese, Sr., age 77, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014,, at his residence in Orange Beach, Ala.

Bobby Foster

November 6, 2014

Bobby Foster passed away Tuesday Nov. 4, 2014, at Duke University Hospital in Durham, S.C.
Complete funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Robinson Funeral Home.
Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Wave closes out with Lewisburg

November 6, 2014

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

A routine can mean everything for a football team, especially when preparing for a district game during the season.
Monday and Tuesday are usually the toughest practices of the week followed by Wednesday, which is usually gearing down for a Thursday walk-through.
Four preparation days toward a game is typically the allotted time frame for high school football teams. However, the West Point Green Wave is not getting that luxury this week.

Local church keeps West Point tradition with Harvest Festival

November 6, 2014

By Donna Summerall
life@dailytimesleader.com

Northside Christian Church is hosting its annual Harvest Festival at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Mary Holmes College Auditorium in West Point. Northside Christian Church has sponsored the festival for more than 10 years, according to Dorothy Ryland, coordinator for the event.

State re-elects Cochran, four incumbents

November 6, 2014

BY EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
Associated Press

JACKSON — Mississippi voters on Tuesday re-elected Republican Sen. Thad Cochran and all four incumbent congressmen.
Cochran, 76, said he intends to serve the entire six-year term. With Republicans taking over the Senate, he could become a committee chairman. He is a former Appropriations chairman, and has steered billions of dollars to the state for hurricane recovery, university research and other projects.

School board race heads to Nov. 25 runoff

November 6, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

The dust has settled from the November general election, and Clay County voters cast their ballots in several statewide and local elections Tuesday.
Local voters had the opportunity to elect two members to the new West Point Consolidated School District Board. The State of Mississippi passed legislation to consolidate the West Point and Clay County School Districts in 2013.

November 5th

Robert L. ‘Bob’ Reese Sr.

November 5, 2014

Robert L. “Bob” Reese Sr., age 77, of Orange Beach, Ala. and formerly of West Point, passed away Tuesday, November 4, 2014, at his home in Orange Beach, Ala.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced at a later date by Calvert Funeral Home.
Calvert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

West Point under radar

November 5, 2014

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

A senior-laden team can be a blessing and a curse.
The West Point Green Wave is learning about this double-edged sword as a new basketball season is quickly approaching.
Last season’s starting five, which had played together for two years, had a strong run through the regular season and the postseason. Juan Davis, Tre Williams, Demarius Calvert, A.J. Jones and Diquan Ewing became household names throughout the city and Golden Triangle.

Christmas open house set for Sunday

November 5, 2014

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

The holiday season is rapidly approaching, and West Point businesses are more than ready.
West Point's annual Christmas open house will be held from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, and West Point Clay County Growth Alliance Director Lisa Klutts said the open house would feature plenty of old favorites, as well as a few new surprises.

Yokohama to host info session

November 5, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi (YTMM) will host an employment informational session from 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the Civic in West Point.
Representatives from Yokohama will be on hand to discuss the company’s recruitment process, as well as training and application requirements. YTMM President Tadaharu Yamamoto will also provide the community with information about the company’s progress in Clay County.

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