Archive - Aug 7, 2010 - News Article
Rain came as a sweet relief to most in the Clay County area on Thursday evening. While it poured in West Point, the Hebron Christian Lady Eagles were still able to get their home game in against Marshall in Pheba.
It was a tough night for the Lady Patriots, who came all the way from Holly Springs just to fall to the Lady Eagles 6-1.
Every person in the Hebron starting lineup got a hit on the night, amounting to 13 total the Lady Eagles. Marshall was held to just three on the evening.
The Columbus Air Force Base may do its day-to-day operations in Lowndes County, but Clay and Oktibbeha counties both play large factor in the baseâs operations, and they receive a large portion of the economic output from the outpost. On Friday, the West Point/Clay County Growth Alliance members were special guests at the Base Community Councilâs quarterly meeting at the base.
BCC President Kevin Stafford introduced the Growth Alliance, applauding them on their efforts to support the men and women at Columbus Air Force Base.
When he set out to create the lineup for the 15th annual Howlinâ Wolf Blues Festival, director Richard Ramsey knew he had to go big.
âThis is the Year of the Wolf,â said Ramsey, âso we have to have a festival worthy of that name. This year would have been Howlinâ Wolfâs 100th birthday, and I think we have an event this year worthy of the man himself.â
It came down to the wire, but everything is good to go at Central School.
On Friday, work was completed at the school on Westbrook Street to install temporary air conditioning unit, fixing a problem that started early in the Summer when the schoolâs existing units stopped working.
âThey finished the work on Friday,â said West Point Superintendent Steve Montgomery. âIt was close, we made it.â