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February 2nd, 2013

Clay County convict escapes, caught within an hour

February 2, 2013

36 year-old Lorenzo Chandler managed to walk out of the Clay County jail on Saturday morning, but thanks to some heads-up law enforcement, deputies were able to apprehend him in about 45 minutes, according to the Sheriff's Department.
"He got away, but it was only for about 45 minutes," a source at the Clay County jail said at about 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. "He won't be getting away again."
According to the source, Chandler had been arrested for utility fraud, accused of cutting his way back into his electrical meter when his power was cut for now paying his bill.

Lady Wave pick up second district win

February 2, 2013

The Lady Wave knew that Friday night was important, not only for their four senior players playing in their final regular-season home game but Friday was also important for district standings.
Blocking the way of West Point’s chances for victory were the Saltillo Lady Tigers, the team which the Lady Wave defeated earlier in the season 50-48 at Saltillo.

Oak Hill Junior High teams dominate at district tourney.

February 2, 2013

Oak Hill’s Junior High squads battled it out at the district tournament in Louisville at Winston Academy on Thursday night, playing Canton. The boys won 60-21, and the girls dominated, winninng 49-31. To the left, Drew Riley throws up a shot against a defender, and on the right, Mikalya Poindexter dribbles the ball down the court for the Lady Raiders. The two teams went at it again on Saturday, and the varsity teams had their senior night celebration on Friday. Full coverage of these games will be in Tuesday’s edition of the Daily Times Leader. Photo by Dana Smith

West Point boys out-hustle Saltillo 80-59

February 2, 2013

The atmosphere in the West Point High School gym was pure electric on Senior night as five West Point Green Wave players were recognized for their contribution to the West Point basketball program.
The opponent for Senior Night was district-foe, the Saltillo Tigers. In the previous contest between West Point and Saltillo, the Tigers got the better of the Wave 72-59 in Saltillo. This time around Head Coach Brad Cox and his squad hoped to return the favor.

Camp brings “Breaking Out” to the Library

February 2, 2013

The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., along with the Bryan Public Library are thrilled to announce the artistic inspirations of Danielle Camp are now on display at the library for Black History Month. The “Breaking Out” exhibit is a wonderful showing of several different styles of painting from the imagination of one artist.

Clay County native Davidson announces bid for District 36 House seat

February 2, 2013

Jimmy Davidson knows a little bit about family.
Along with his late wife Ruby, the West Point native raised seven children. Like many Clay County residents, Davidson also worked at Bryan Foods, which has since closed its doors along with many other companies in the area.
Family and work are the two main components in Davidson’s platform as he seeks the office of State Representative for District 36.

Summerall: I like to see him cry

February 2, 2013

The Super Bowl is always the grand spectacle that ends the football season for another year. You have so much hope for your team when they start pre-season play at the end of August. The slate is clean and as long as they weren’t totally abysmal the year before, you hope to still see them at the end of the season. Saints fans haven’t always had the opportunity for hope.

Turner leads the Pledge

February 2, 2013

Senator Angela Turner led the Pledge of Allegiance on Friday, February 1, 2013, as Senator Phillip Gandy, (right), delivered an opening prayer to the body. Lt. Governor Tate Reeves is standing with them. Submitted Photo

McClure Building to be new home for the arts

February 2, 2013

Only a handful of states remained in white, indicating no one from those borders had yet registered as a visitor to the Howlin’ Wolf Museum in West Point.
The map contained in Roger Pryor’s powerpoint presentation to the crowd at the 87th Annual Banquet for the community on Thursday night also had 14 foreign nations listed which have sent visitors to the heart of this city to pay tribute to Wolf.
Pryor, an architect and West Point native has helped to preserve numerous buildings in West Point, as a partner in the Pryor and Morrow architect firm.

Rep. Ellis to speak at legislative breakfast tomorrow

February 2, 2013

West Point and Clay County citizens will have an opportunity to address District 37 State Representative Tyrone Ellis tomorrow morning at City Hall.
The West Point/Clay County Growth Alliance will be hosting a Legislative Breakfast, and Ellis is slated to attend.
It is an informal event, intended to allow Ellis and other representatives in the House and State Senate an opportunity to address current issues that affect Clay County and the region.

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