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July 20th, 2011

Abby Reese Ingram

July 20, 2011

Abby Reese Ingram

Abby Reese Ingram, infant daughter of Breanna Nichole Smitherman and Alexander Bradly Ingram, passed away July 16, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle.
Survivors include her parents; maternal grandparents, Barry Smitherman of Prairie, Johnna Smitherman of West Point; Paternal grandparents, Mike and Georgia-Ann Ingram of West Point; great grandmother, Linda Cox of Prairie, great grandfather, Jonathan L. Johnson of Pontotoc, and Ervin Ingram of West Point.

Floreics Hogan

July 20, 2011

Floreics Hogan

Floreics Hogan, age 85, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at her home.
Funeral services are Thursday, July 21, 2011, at 11 a.m. from Mt. Pisgah Waverly M.B. Church, with the Rev. Darrel Harris officiating. Burial will follow in Concord M.B. Church Cemetery.
Visitation is today, from 3 – 6 p.m. at Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

July 19th

Former Hebron standout Harrell goes JUCO

July 19, 2011

You could say it was the hardest decision Blake Harrell had to make.

Before his senior year at Hebron Christian School, Harrell decided to transfer to Stakville High School with the hopes of getting looked at a little more by collegiate scouts.

The gamble paid off because Tuesday Harrell did what few get a chance to do and signed a scholarship to play baseball at St. Claire Community College (Michigan).

“I wanted the chance to play against better competition, to get ready for the next level,” he said.

Under new management; Woody takes reins at WPHS

July 19, 2011

Murray Woody was looking to sell his house in Columbus while commuting to Ethel where he was building a state championship contender at the 1A school.

By chance, he couldn’t find a buyer and when the West Point job came open he eagerly applied.

Now he wont have to sell, and he’ll save a little more money on gas.

Woody coached in Hamilton for three seasons, before taking the Ethel job where he led them to a 26-3 record and a South State championship, his first as a head coach.

School Trustees Discuss At-Home Computer Policy

July 19, 2011

The first reading of the policy for the netbook computer program I.M.P.A.C.T. was given Monday to the West Point School Board of Trustees by Chris Carter, Information Technology director for the school district.

Student Lunch Prices Increase For Upcoming Year

July 19, 2011

The cost of school lunches in the West Point School District is going up 50 cents this year for students who pay full price for their meals, which may be a burden for some parents.

Rev. James H. "Skeet" Davis

July 19, 2011

Rev. James H. "Skeet" Davis

Rev. James H. "Skeet" Davis, age 59, passed away, Friday, July 15, 2011, at North Mississippi Medical Center, in Tupelo, Miss.

Byron Gregg Jr.

July 19, 2011

Byron Gregg Jr.

Byron Gregg Jr., age 57, passed away Saturday, July 9, 2011, at his home in Raleigh, N.C.
Byron Gregg Jr., was born Nov. 13, 1954 at Ivy Memorial Hospital, in West Point, Miss., along with a twin sister.
No local service, burial is in N. C.
Mr. Gregg was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Campbell Gregg.
He is survived by his father, Byron Gene Gregg Sr., and stepmother Martha Gregg of Columbus, Miss.; and numerous siblings.

Patricia Ann “Pat” Bean Sanders

July 19, 2011

Patricia Ann “Pat” Bean Sanders

Patricia Ann “Pat” Bean Sanders, age 72, died Saturday, July 16, 2011 at North MS Medical Center in West Point.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home. A Memorial service will be held Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 5:00 PM at Old Aberdeen Road Church of Christ in West Point with Terry Butler and Kenny White officiating. Visitation will be after the service, beginning at 6:00 PM. Following her wishes, her body has been cremated.

July 18th

Neighbor Saves Three Girls From House Fire

July 18, 2011

Three little girls from West Point are alive today after being saved Monday morning from a fire that shot through the storage room and the attic of a home, which they were asleep in, when the fire began.

DTL staff STARKVILLE — The West Point varsity baseball team traveled to Starkville High Saturday...
DTL staff PHEBA — The Hebron Christian Academy Eagles won their final game of the regular season...
DTL staff The Oak Hill tennis team dropped its first district match Monday afternoon 5-4 in West...

 

 

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