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June 3rd, 2015
Summer sports are just getting in full swing this month with summer basketball and baseball activities on the calendar. Also don't forget that the Louise Campbell Center for the Arts is hosting "All Things Great and Small," an exhibit of paintings by Starkville artist Betty McDonald Wilson.
Little League baseball gets underway in West Point.
Today editor William Carroll goes on a tour of West Point. Check out Wednesday's Daily Times Leader for all of the details.
Tuesday is the special election runoff for Mississippi's First Congressional District seat. Trent Kelly (R) and Walter Zinn Jr. (D) are the two finalists for the position.
West Point CAO Randy Jones acts as master of ceremonies today in downtown West Point as part of the city's Memorial Day celebration.
This picture was taken for the Daily Times Leader in the 50's one year just after school was out for the summer. The photo was provided by Judy M. Staggers of West Point, who is the little girl being cautioned about crossing the street by the Chief of Police "Mr" Roy Bruce. The young boy in the picture is unknown. Bruce was also the one time editor of the DTL and the Bruce name is still well known in West Point.
MEMPHIS, Tn-The city of Memphis is saying farewell to blue legend B.B. King with a tribute and processional down Beale Street on Wednesday. King's body will be taken to Indianola, Ms. for this funeral on Saturday.
This weekend at the Louise Campbell Center for the Arts, All Things Great and Small, an exhibit of paintings by Starkville artist Betty McDonald Wilson opens with a reception 2:00-3:30p.m.
Little Miss Clay County Pageant â The Clay County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is hosting the âLittle Miss Clay County Pageantâ at 6 p.m. at Center Stage in Central School. The pageant is open to girls ages 5 â 8, in casual, church and formal wear. Tickets are $5.
Also don't forget the West Point Memorial Day celebration, Saturday at city hall starting at noon.
With the school year over, it is now time for the younger players to strut their stuff. In this picture, several West Point t-ball players work on their fundamentals.
Memorial Day activities will continue this week as the City of West Point will be hosting a Memorial Day celebration on Saturday May 30 at noon at the West Point City Hall upstairs conference room. The event is set to correspond with the historical celebration of Memorial Day.
The West Point Farmers' Market is heating up again this week on Thursday as the Market enters its second week.
With graduation behind us, this week marks the start of summer for several area school kids.
West Point Mayor Robbie Robinson got the festivities started this week as the west Point Farmers' Market got underway. The market will run Thursdays throughout the summer. Check out Friday's Daily Times Leader for more details.
Also, check out Thursday's DTL where we outline the candidates for Mississippi's First Congressional District. Republican Trent Kelly and Democrat Walter Zinn Jr. are the last two men standing and will face each other in a runoff election June 2.