November 22nd, 2010
By Bryan Davis
The Oak Hill Academy boys basketball team started off their week of play pretty good, with a decisive 68-26 win over Leake, at home. Unfortunately for the Raiders, an overtime thriller against Indianola on Friday night did not go their way, as the 60-58 loss caused a split in the late week action.
In the first game, the Raiders jumped on top 23-9 in the first quarter. That was followed by a 12-7 second quarter performance, giving the Raiders a 35-16 lead going into half.
By Bryan Davis
The Hebron Christian Lady Eagles (8-0; 1-0) have been on a tear to start the 2010-2011 season. Thought they did not have their best scoring games last Thursday and Friday, they did walk away with two more wins, including their first district victory against Winona.
They defeated Winston on Thursday in 49-45 contest, and they got the Friday night win over the Lady Stars 42-25.
By Bryan Davis
Things have been looking up for the Hebron Christian Eagles (3-1; 1-0) in the early part of the 2010-2011 season.
The offense has come together to win three out of the first four games, including Friday nightâ€™s first district match, against Winona, at home. The Eagles took the game from the Stars 48-38.
â€śIt was a good game,â€ť said Hebron head coach Greg Watkins. â€śWe led the whole game.â€ť
Hood, Hartzog, engagement
Shelley and Tammy Wilkerson of West Point, and Billy and Miranda Hood of Pheba, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Anna Jade Hood to Aaron Morgan Hartzog, son of Morgan and Denise Hartzog of Terry.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Charlotte L. Barnette, Jim and Jackie Hager, and Bill and Barbara Hood, all of West Point, and the late Grover E. Moore.
Brock and Morisak honored with shower
Garrett Brock and Carlea Morisak of Houston, Texas, were recently honored with a patio/shed party at the home of Murray and Bridget Shows in Montpelier.
The guest enjoyed a delicious meal of grilled tenderloin with all the trimmings and homemade vanilla ice cream. Special guests were the parents of the couple, Gary and Roxie Brock of Montpelier and Steve and Karla Morisak of Houston, Texas. Hostesses for the evening were Murray and Bridget Shows, George and Judy Simmons, Keith, Bonnie and Jordan Thompson.
Louise Whitt Elliott
Louise Whitt Elliott, age 88, passed away, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, at the North Miss. Medical Center of West Point. Louise Whitt Elliott was born April 12, 1922, in Chickasaw County Miss., to the late Pearl Nolan Whitt and Braxton Braggs Whitt. She was a homemaker and a member of Siloam Baptist Church. Louise Whitt Elliott married Charles Hill Elliott Sr. Feb. 3, 1940, in Columbus, who predeceased her on Dec. 8, 2000.
Elizabeth â€śLibby" Weddle Bedford
Elizabeth â€śLibbyâ€ť Weddle Bedford, died November 12, 2010, in Kingwood, Texas, at the age of 89.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, John Lyle Bedford. She is survived by her three children: John Lyle Bedford and his wife Sharon of Corpus Christi, Texas, Emily Elizabeth Bedford Schepens and her husband James of Kingwood, Texas, and Paula Ruth Bedford also of Kingwood, Texas.
Matthew Willis McDonald
Matthew Willis McDonald, age 15. passed away Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010.
Funeral services are Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, at 2 p.m. from Johnson Creek M.B. Church in Pheba, with interment immediately following.
Visitation is Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, from 2 â€“ 2:30 p.m. at St. Andrew A.M.E. Church in Memphis, Tenn., with a memorial service at 2:30.
Virginia Bailey Prisock
Virginia Bailey Prisock, age 81, passed away Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, at her home in Starkville.
Mrs. Prisock was a homemaker and a life long member of First Baptist Church in Starkville, where she was a member of the Joy Sunday School class. She was also a member of the Magnolia Garden Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband. Donald Lee Prisock Jr.
Bessie Tina Johnson
Bessie Tina Johnson, age 68, passed away Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010, in Monroe County.
Funeral services are Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, at 11 a.m. from Kingdom Hall in Columbus, with Bro. Casey Watson officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Gardens in West Point.
Family Hour for visitation is today from 5 - 7 p.m. at West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville.
West Funeral Home of Starkville is in charge of arrangements.