February 28th, 2013
Miss Polly passed away Thursday February 28, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point at the age of 90.
She was born September 25, 1922, in Houston, to the late Agnes Larkin and William Jahugh Mixon. She and her husband owned Drane Hardware in Sturgis. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, and active in United Methodist Women and a member of the Wesley Wasson Sunday School Class. She was a member of the Eastern Star and on the board of Duganâs Memorial Home. She volunteered at the Henry Clay Retirement Home where she was a resident since 1995.
West Point High School is continuing its anti-bullying message by letting the students wear hats and caps Thursday. This group of seniors are, Akeen Hayes, Mario Virges, Alantis Eacholes, Chance Livingston, Jerry Ivy, Chris Gable, Bryson Garth, Kent Hubbard, Jaledric Crump and Casey Watkins. Photo by Donna Summerall
Charlie Sawyer age 70, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Funeral services are Saturday, March 2, 2013, at 11 a.m. from Mt. Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. Culpepper officiating.
Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation is today, Friday, March 1, 2013, fro 3 â 6 p.m. at Carterâs Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carterâs Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.
Arleder Clark-Christian age 91, passed away Thursday, February 21, 2013, at her home in Chicago, Ill.
Funeral services were Thursday, February 29, 2013, in Chicago, Ill.
Visitation is Saturday, March 2, 2013, from 1 â 3 p.m. at Carterâs Mortuary Services Chapel. Burial will follow the visitation in Johnson Creek M.B. Church Cemetery.
Carterâs Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements
By Donna Summerall
Daily Times Leader
The West Point/Clay County Arts Council has released its t-shirt for the first Art Walk that will take place on April 13. Standing in the shirts in front of Commerce, the street that will present most of the artists that day are Lisa Klutts, Kathy Dyess, Vickie Burris, Souzen Steelhammer and Lewise Jackson. Photo by Bryan Davis
Hundreds of Clay County children file into the Bryan Public Library each week of every summer to witness an educational program.
Whether it be music, reading or the annual visit from the âsnake manâ these kids have the benefit of learning new things even when school is not in session.
The Pilot Club of West Point supports the Summer Reading Program financially, and it is time for the clubâs biggest fundraising event of the year.
The 8th Annual Legends Concert will take place on tomorrow night at the Mary Holmes Campus Gym.
The future of Mississippiâs health care is not certain.
Itâs an issue that has many facets, and everyone will likely be affected by the Affordable Healthcare Act whether it be negative or positive.
Tim Moore, Vice President for Community Hospitals with the North Mississippi Health Services attempted to shed some light on the impact of AFA and the issue of Medicaid expansion at the Thursday meeting of the West Point Rotary Club.
âWhen we talk about Medicaid expansion and the ways that hospitals are funded, itâs a very complicated matter,â Moore began.
Students at East Side Pre-K spent a relaxing day in their pajamas Wednesday for Read Across America with Dr. Seuss. The three year olds were still not sleepy despite their bedtime attire. Pictured are Dianne Watkins, Braden Tunnell, Shanneshia Thompson, Cayden Guines, A.J. Elliott, Caleb Fitzpatrick, Jermaine Taylor Jr., Chancellor Calvert, Destiny Bell, Tammarrion Pierce, Raven Randle and Rachel Nichols. Photo by Donna Summerall
Ms. Amosâ class of kindergarten children were learning about famous black Americanâs. Students were encouraged to dress as someone famous and give a report. Pictured is Tyler Harris who chose The Honorable Judge Thurgood Marshall, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court from October 1967 until October 1991.
Photo by Donna Summerall