July 11th, 2012
Katy is an 8 week old, female, tabby kitten. She is very tiny and sweet. Katy loves to be held and cuddled. She has another three siblings who also need homes. The West Point/Clay County Animal Shelter is at capacity with kittens, puppies and dogs. If you are interested in adopting Katy or any of the kittens, puppies and dogs, come by the shelter Tuesday â Friday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. - noon, or call 524-4430. Foster homes are needed to socialize dogs and especially puppies for the Homeward Bound Program. Two weeks with a loving family will help a dog find a home in another state.
The Groove Club, from Nashville, Tennessee, brought music, dancing, magic and a âBearyâ big surprise to the Bryan Public Libraryâs Summer Reading Program Tuesday.
The girls in the tutuâs had everyone singing and dancing, moving and grooving. The duo sang songs about teddy bears before changing the subject to frogs and had the audience hopping along.
Kids came in pajamas, brought blankets and stuffed animals, while a few of the girls were decked out like the Groove Club performers in tutuâs.
Gray Berry and Jaden Craven catch a Columbus Nationals runner in the base paths during the 10 and under Dizzy Dean South State Tournament on Saturday. West Point won the contest 13-8.
Dylan Scott swings during some weekend West Point Dizzy Dean action for the 11-12 year-old All-Stars.
Aiden Henson (right) watches the pitch from third base during the fourth inning of West Pointâs contest with the Columbus Nationals on Saturday. Henson scored on a passed ball. Aiden Henson
On Saturday, the West Point 9-10 year old All-Stars finished the first inning of their game with Caledonia down 5-0.
"When we got down like that, we could have just given up," Coach Sherman Berry said. "But we chipped away and chipped away and scored enough to win."
The West Point team finished fifth out of 15 teams in the tournament.
The win Saturday put West Point in a Sunday afternoon game with Starkville.
Starkville took the contest 25-16.
"We had too many errors," Berry said.
Robert âBobâ William Rutherford
Robert âBobâ William Rutherford, age 92, passed away July 5, 2012, at West Point Community Living Center.
He was born in Inverness, May 20, 1920. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and worked as an auto mechanic for many years.
He is survived by a daughter, Bobbie Hadley of Thomaston, Ga.; a sister, Hazel Gilbert of Kansas City, Mo.; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
No services are planned at this time.
Friend may leave an on line condolence at robinsonfh.net.
Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Betty Jo Foster
Betty Jo Foster, age 80, passed away June 30, 2012, at Waverly Care Home, in West Point.
Hershel Dean Millsaps
Hershel Dean Millsaps, age 71, of Batesville, died Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.
Prentice Brewer, age 89, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2012, at his home, in Columbus.
Edgar Prentice Brewer was born April 29, 1923, in West Point to the late Geraldine Marguerite Russell Brewer and Edgar Prentice Brewer Sr. He was the retired superintendent of maintenance at B & W after 27 years service and a member
of Fairview Baptist Church. He was a cattleman and loved his working his old homeplace. Mr. Brewer was a wounded veteran of WW II in the U. S. Army having served 32 months in the 512th M.P. Battilion, part of Patton's 3rd Army.