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April 18th, 2013

West Point schools head reacts to new education laws

April 18, 2013

Education reform went from a dream of most of the state’s conservative lawmakers to a reality on Wednesday, when Gov. Phil Bryant signed four laws known as the Education Works package which represents the most sweeping changes in state education policy since 1982.

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American Red Cross urges citizens to prepare for severe weather

April 18, 2013

JACKSON, – Mississippi is prone to severe thunderstorms and tornados, and the American Red Cross urges residents to take steps now to stay safer when severe weather threatens.
“By preparing together for severe thunderstorms, we can make our families safer and our communities stronger,” said Bob Devaney, emergency services director. “We can help you and your family create a disaster preparedness plan now, before our community is threatened by high winds, hail, lightning and excessive rainfall.”

April 17th

Hebron no match for powerful Tri-County

April 17, 2013

Tuesday afternoon the Eagles celebrated Senior Night as Hebron Christian recognized the accomplishments of Diamond Girl Heather Jackson and three baseball seniors, Austin Foster, Ryan Moore, and Will-Corben Rogers.

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Sixth-inning collapse dooms Green Wave

April 17, 2013

Tuesday night, West Point was on the road for their final district game of the season in Oxford. The Green Wave jumped out to a 10-2 lead heading into the sixth innings. The Oxford Chargers made an impressive comeback with a seven-run sixth and one-run seventh to send the game into extra innings. In the extra frame, Oxford claimed the game on a wild pitch scoring the walk-off run finishing the comeback over the Green Wave 11-10 in eight innings.

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Hebron seniors honored at playoff home game

April 17, 2013

Hebron Christian recognized their class of 2013 seniors Tuesday afternoon prior to the MAIS opening round playoff game against Tri-County Academy. Three Senior baseball players, along with a Eagle Baseball Diamond Girl, were recognized along side their family and friends on the field. Pictured are the three seniors Austin Foster of Pheba, Will-Corben Rogers of Starkville, and Ryan Moore of Pheba. The Senior Diamond Girl was Heather Jackson. Photo by Taylor Turman

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Emily Jones: The best tomatuh in the hood

April 17, 2013

My neighbor (I’ll call her Brenda for the sake of anonymity) is one of the best things that ever happened to me. She moved into my declining neighborhood and everything changed including my ability to grow good ole summer ‘maters despite a lack of ample sun and a thumb that will only turn green if I spray paint it.

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Columbus Choral Society concert coming Sunday

April 17, 2013

“Sweet ‘n Sassy” is the theme for the Columbus Choral Society Concert this Sunday, April 21, at 3 p.m., in the fellowship hall of the First Presbyterian Church. Sponsored by the West Point/Clay County Arts Council, this free event promises to both entertain and uplift.

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Pony in midst of negligence case

April 17, 2013

A civil case in which a mother is fighting for her son is still very much active in the United States Northern District Court of Mississippi, and the mother contends that The Pony club is partly to blame.

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Vance a perfect fit for CASA coordinator

April 17, 2013

Mary Jean Vance has been a part of the CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) system in Clay County since its inception in the early 1990s.
On Wednesday, Vance was sworn in as Clay’s Volunteer Coordinator for CASA by Judge Tom Storey just before the county’s Drug Court deliberations began.

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Gov. Bryant signs sweeping education laws

April 17, 2013

The four education laws that were signed by Gov. Phil Bryant at Northwest Rankin High School on Wednesday were not as sweeping as most who supported them had originally hoped, but the legislation package represents the biggest changes in public education law since 1982.

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