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March 21st, 2014

Binder to host public forum Saturday

March 21, 2014

DTL staff

William Binder, West Point Ward 2 selectman, will host a public forum for constituents of his ward beginning 9 a.m. Saturday at City Hall in West Point. Residents are invited to come share concerns, ask questions and find out about the general state of affairs in Ward 2.
“I just wanted to keep my Ward 2 constituents informed on what takes place and some things we (West Point selectmen) have done,” Binder said.

Burglary suspects arrested

March 21, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

The West Point Police Department has been knee deep in its investigation of a recent string of auto burglaries. Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with the cause, though more arrests are expected soon.
West Point Police Chief Tim Brinkley said West Point had a similar string of auto burglaries about this time last year. He added that the department apprehended one individual in connection with the burglaries. Following that arrest, he said, the number of cases appeared to die down.

CCSD arrests 3 on drug charges

March 21, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

A traffic stop conducted by the Clay County Sheriff’s Department Thursday yielded three West Point residents — Tevin Nance, 22, Anthony Bean, 23, and Brian Bowens, 22 — in possession of one pound of marijuana and liquid codeine.
Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott declined to comment on the reason for the traffic stop, citing an ongoing CCSD investigation.
“We have different investigations going on, and we’ve been receiving tips ... “ Scott said.

March 20th

Local man reflects on mission work

March 20, 2014

By Donna Summerall
life@dailytimesleader.com

Not everyone in the world has it so easy. The Civitan Luncheon Club learned more than its share during its regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday, when Mike Pittman, president of “My Brother’s Cup” faith-based coffee company in Tupelo which contributes proceeds for mission trips to China shared some of his experiences overseas.

MSA works to revitalize town murals

March 20, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

Over the course of several months, the recently created Main Street Association (MSA) Mural Committee has had its eye on existing murals in West Point’s downtown area, as well as vacant walls for brand-new murals.
Deborah Mansfield, MSA design committee and mural committee member, along with fellow cohorts and MSA Design Committee Chairman Kathy Dyess, were the faces behind the vivid murals displayed on the side of the Cash & Carry Cleaners building, as well as the Howlin’ Wolf Blues Museum mural.

Lady Wave falls to Yellowjackets

March 20, 2014

BY DANNY P. SMITH
Special to Daily Times Leader

STARKVILLE — The young and inexperienced West Point Lady Green Wave showed coach Brian Guy something to build on late in Tuesday night's 12-2 loss at Starkville.
Trailing 9-0 after four innings, the Lady Green Wave scored a pair of runs in the fifth inning to get to within seven runs.
It may not have seemed much to the average fan, but the way his team fought meant quite a bit to Guy.

Green Wave earns win over Wolverines

March 20, 2014

By JASON EDWARDS
Special to Daily Times Leader
 
After some adversity early in the game against the East Webster Wolverines on Tuesday night, the West Point Green Wave mustered their strength and ended the game with a 10-5 victory.

March 19th

Hebron defeats Victory with homer, 2-1

March 19, 2014

DTL staff

PHEBA — Channing Tapley constructed a reputation for late-game heroics this past fall.
In the MAIS eight-man football playoff game against Delta Academy on Nov. 13 in Pheba, the Hebron Christian sophomore added a needed two-point conversion on a quarterback-designed run, diving over the corner pylon of the end zone and a defender, during the fourth quarter. The conversion gave the gridiron Eagles a 20-14 advantage.
He later threw the game-winning pass to Drew Myatt in overtime for a 26-20 triumph.

Ben L. Carter

March 19, 2014

Ben L. Carter passed away Monday, March 17, 2014, in Buffalo, Mo.
Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Robinson Funeral Home.
Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

WP Selectmen adopt updated meeting format

March 19, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

West Point Board of Selectmen and mayor have rejigged the city’s regularly scheduled board meeting format.
In February, selectmen incorporated a couple of new modifications to the flow and feel of its evening meetings by expanding on its department head reports, as well as adding a brand new 80-inch Samsung LCD television in the mix.

DTL staff The West Point Green Wave girls golf team will travel to Holly Springs Monday and Tuesday...
DTL staff West Point senior Juan Davis signed his letter of intent Monday morning to play...
DTL staff STARKVILLE — The West Point varsity baseball team traveled to Starkville High Saturday...

 

 

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