Archive - 2014
West Point Police Department investigators are working to uncover the details of an alleged weekend stabbing.
About 11:20 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the American Legion Post No. 212 on East Morrow Street in reference to a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers discovered a woman, whose name has not been released, suffering from an alleged stab wound.
Shortly thereafter, police arrested Bridgette Randle, 28, of West Point, in connection to the incident. She was charged with one count of aggravated assault. Randle was released on $10,000 bond.
PHEBA â With only 14 players on the roster, Hebron Christian does not have much time to rest.
Hebron (4-2) used three turnovers and Landon Hillâs big individual night to down Delta Academy (2-4), 38-14, in a non-district 8-man game Friday at Hebron Christian School in Pheba.
âA pretty good effort on all our parts against Delta,â Hebron Head Coach David Foster said. âDefensively, we did well not giving them the edge, and we caused some turnovers.â
BY WILL NATIONS
When momentum swings, anything can happen.
The Oxford Chargers made major things happen as they rode a huge upward swing to a road win.
No. 6 Oxford (4-1; 1-0 District 1-5A) scored 35 unanswered points in the final 26 minutes, dispatching West Point, 43-22, in both teamsâ division opener Friday at McCallister Field in West Point. The win was Oxfordâs second consecutive victory over the Green Wave after losing eight straight games when the series started in 2005.
BY MARY GARRISON
The arts have taken a new turn for fifth- through eighth-grade students in West Point via the district's first ever integrated performing arts program. The program, which seeks to incorporate various aspects of performance art â such as theater and music â into one core class curriculum, held its first performance Saturday at Center Stage in West Point.
BY JOSH PRESLEY
County officials are once again preparing the polls, as Mississippi's 2014 general election is just about a month away. The Nov. 4 election will see statewide votes for U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, and local elections for Clay County Circuit Court judge and West Point Consolidated School Board members.
BY JOSH PRESLEY
A change in Mississippiâs DUI law will take effect on Wednesday, and itâs a change that comes with questions. Under the new law, citizens with a first offense DUI conviction will have the chance to have the charge expunged from legal record.
Under the new law, if a person is convicted of a DUI 1st, they must obtain an ignition interlock device for every vehicle they own for 90 days. The law previously called for a 90-day driverâs license suspension.
Two-time Womenâs U.S. Open champion Juli Inkster has a lot of fondness for Old Waverly Golf Course. One of those memories is winning her first U.S. Open at the course.
The good memories associated with the West Point golf club could continue to build as Inkster, competing in her first LPGA Legends Tour event, and foursome partner Meg Mallon helped fuel a seven-point rebound for the USA team at the ninth-annual ISPS Handa Cup Saturday at Old Waverly in West Point.
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BY WILL NATIONS
For many high school coaches, the season is broken into three seasons.
Thereâs the preseason or non-district slate. After non-district portion, the overall records become obsolete as the division schedule opens up where teams jockey for positioning in the postseason bracket. By the postseason, the records are thrown out the window again, as everybody hopes to make dreams come true.