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January 6th, 2015

Supervisors renew county employees

January 6, 2015

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

The Clay County Board of Supervisors voted to rehire all county employees for 2015 at its meeting Monday.
The board is required to go through the process of rehiring each county employee at the first meeting of every year. The rehires included circuit clerk deputies, the tax assessor, purchase clerk, comptroller, justice court clerk and deputies, building maintenance and grounds, sheriff’s deputies, jailers, E911 dispatchers and sanitation workers.

Heavy rains damage Main St.

January 6, 2015

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

The past couple weeks have seen some heavy rains throughout the region, and the constant pouring has caused damage to a recently repaired road in West Point.
Residents traveling on East Main Street likely noticed crews working on the sewer lines in the street in front of Sunflower for two and a half months during the summer. The sewer work was completed in August, and the city waited for the dirt to pack in before pouring hot mix asphalt on the road and finishing up the project.

January 5th

Pro Football Weekend Recap

January 5, 2015

Pro Football Playoff Round Up

Saturday 1/3/15

Carolina (8-8-1) 27 vs

Arizona (11-6) 16

Community looks forward to 2015

January 5, 2015

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

The year 2014 was a busy one for West Point, Clay County and the Golden Triangle, and local officials and community leaders are looking ahead to an even busier 2015. The various projects, openings, constructions and events would be too numerous to mention, but the staff at Daily Times Leader has picked five major developments to look forward to in 2015:

The opening of Yokohama Tire in West Point.

What to look forward to in 2015

January 5, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

As 2015 gets under way, it is time to look forward to what the New Year has in store for the West Point sports' community.

Reclassification

The opening of the 2015 fall sports brings in a new era for the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) and the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) with reclassification.

Family, friends celebrate Hughey with memorial service

January 5, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

The West Point, Oak Hill Academy and East Webster High School communities bid farewell to a legendary girls’ basketball coach Saturday afternoon in West Point.
People from West Point, surrounding areas and around the state celebrated the life of Stan Hughey, the former longtime girls’ basketball coach at OHA and East Webster girls’ basketball head coach, with a memorial service at West End Baptist Church. Hughey was buried during a private graveside service Wednesday at Lakewood Memorial Park in Jackson.

January 2nd

Wave looks to defend title

January 2, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

Winning in Mississippi High School Activities Association's (MHSAA) District 2-5A is never an easy task. A team looking to defend its title from the previous season might just have a tall order with a gigantic target on its back.
The West Point Green Wave will attempt to defend its 2013-14 District 2-5A championship, starting on the road against the Saltillo Tigers at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Saltillo.

Missoula children's group returns to WP

January 2, 2015

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

Children in West Point and Clay County will have the opportunity to participate in a blitz theater session with a professional organization next week.
The Missoula Children's Theater (MCT), an organization which - according to the group's mission statement - seeks to develop life skills in children through participation in performing arts based in Missoula, Mont., sends representatives around the country to conduct theater sessions with kindergarten through fifth-grade children.

Police seek leads in '12 burglaries

January 2, 2015

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

West Point Police Department investigators are looking for any information regarding a string of burglaries from two years ago.

Lady Wave outlasts upset-minded Houston

January 2, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

It might be the change in mindset that the West Point Lady Wave needed before beginning its District 2-5A slate against the Saltillo Lady Tigers on Tuesday.
The Lady Wave is starting to learn how to win.
Watching its lead dwindle to 55-50, West Point pieced together a 6-0 run and pulled away for good as it defeated the Houston Lady Toppers, 65-54, in the West Point Holiday Invitational Saturday at West Point High School.

The Oxford Lady Chargers (22-7) used a strong first-half finish and 11 total 3-pointers,...
The West Point Lady Wave might garner a little more respect with its current form on the basketball...
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