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CASA seeks volunteers

September 20, 2013

Everyone deserves a voice. Court Appointed Special Advocates of Clay County work to give children within the community theirs.

West Point battle discussed in depth at book luncheon

September 20, 2013

John W. McBryde was Thursday’s speaker at Luncheon With Books. The local author has brought history to life in his book The Battle of West Point.

“I’m totally sold that Nathan Beford Forrest was the best of all confederate generals,” said McBryde. “He should have been the head of the Confederate Cavalry. His education came from living and hunting in the woods of Mississippi. He knew how to survive and put that knowledge to work during the Civil War.”

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Jr. Civitans ready for teacher appreciation

September 20, 2013

Civitan sponsors Jay Jackson and Peggy Goode were directing new Jr. Civitan members through the sign up process while Junior Civitans in their second or third years were busy working on boxes to hold snacks for teacher appreciation.

“The kids filled the boxes with apples, bananas and pastries and have the boxes in the teachers lounge.” said Goode. “We like to do projects for our teachers; they deserve all the thanks they can get. The Junior Civitans are always ready to participate in projects to do things for others.”

Green Wave searching for 2013 season identity

September 20, 2013

The Friday non-district loss for the West Point Green Wave to the Columbus Falcons in week-four came as a shock for many in the West Point area and around the state.

The offense was not clicking, the defense was not getting the important stops to get off the field and possibly the only positive highlight from the contest came when junior place kicker Omar Lemus tacked on two successful extra points.

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Oak Hill looking to spark winning streak

September 20, 2013

Oak Hill enters into week-five following a strong, needed District 2-AA victory against the Winston Academy Patriots.

Tonight, the Raiders exit district competition and head south to take on MAIS non-district opponent, the Newton County Academy Generals at 7 p.m. in Decatur.

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