Archive - Food and Leisure
November 29th, 2012
Oak Hill Academy Headmaster Yandall Harris is accepted into the West Point Rotary Club on Monday by club President Dwight Dyess. Harris took over as head of OHA this fall, and he has been a regular at the Rotary Club over the course of the last few months.
Hannah McVay and Amber White work hard on Thursday to get Outdoor Gear ready for the Moonlight Madness Sale today at the Mossy Oak Mall. Both Outdoor Gear and The Mossy Oak Store will be open from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. tonight. All day, customers will be able to draw their discount at the checkout for savings up to 40% off. There will be additional specials from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. Photo by Donna Harris
City employee David Ellis helps Keasia Townsend hang an ornament on the Community Christmas Tree that will be lit tonight at 6 p.m. Photo by Bryan Davis
Brister, Clark Engagement
Freddie and Joyce Brister of West Point, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Jean Brister, to Brandon Michael Clark, son of Lisa and Jim Voyles of Hendersonville, Tenn.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Vivian Price Barton of Starkville, and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Brister of Winona.
It was all business at the Tuesday night meeting of the Pilot Club of West Point.
New officers were installed during the last meeting and the Pilots are starting the 2012-2013 year. President Debra Cole was at the helm and opened the floor for discussion of the upcoming Pilot International Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. Cole and several other club members are making last minute arrangements to attend the convention and represent the Pilot Club of West Point.
The local Boy Scouts Troop 15 served up some good pizza to patrons at Pizza Inn on Tuesday night. While waiting tables, scouts received tips and 10 percent of the buffet proceeds to help raise money for the troop.
Katy is an 8 week old, female, tabby kitten. She is very tiny and sweet. Katy loves to be held and cuddled. She has another three siblings who also need homes. The West Point/Clay County Animal Shelter is at capacity with kittens, puppies and dogs. If you are interested in adopting Katy or any of the kittens, puppies and dogs, come by the shelter Tuesday â€“ Friday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. - noon, or call 524-4430. Foster homes are needed to socialize dogs and especially puppies for the Homeward Bound Program. Two weeks with a loving family will help a dog find a home in another state.
The Groove Club, from Nashville, Tennessee, brought music, dancing, magic and a â€śBearyâ€ť big surprise to the Bryan Public Libraryâ€™s Summer Reading Program Tuesday.
The girls in the tutuâ€™s had everyone singing and dancing, moving and grooving. The duo sang songs about teddy bears before changing the subject to frogs and had the audience hopping along.
Kids came in pajamas, brought blankets and stuffed animals, while a few of the girls were decked out like the Groove Club performers in tutuâ€™s.
Holcombe, Sykes Engagement
Mr. and Mrs. Marty Holcolmbe of West Point, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Holcolmbe, to Kristopher Sykes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sykes of Aberdeen.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Holcolmbe of West Point and Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Taylor of Steens.
She is a 2003 graduate of Oak Hill Academy, a 2005 graduate of East Mississippi Community College and a 2009 graduate of Mississippi State University.
She is currently employed with the Clay County Co-op, in West Point.