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November 14th, 2014

Mary Lee Marble Everson

November 14, 2014

Mary Lee Marble Everson, age 93. passed away Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, in West Point.
Funeral services are 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, from New St. Peter M.B. Church, with Rev. Judias Neal officiating. Burial will follow in Pool’s Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Visitation is today, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 from 3 – 6 p.m. at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

Road to Starkville begins

November 14, 2014

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

The West Point Green Wave is well-known for its football prowess and multiple successes, including seven state titles – the most recent coming in 2010. The Germantown Mavericks, for many, are just finding their niche in the Mississippi high school football landscape after forming as a consolidated high school in August 2011 in Madison County.
In the opening round of the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class-5A playoffs, an old power squares off against a new power.

City accepts sidewalk bids for Safe Routes

November 14, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

West Point is another step closer to a new set of sidewalks for Central School and Fifth Street Junior High School. The sidewalks will be funded by a $563,000 grant from Safe Routes to School (SRTS).
The West Point Board of Selectmen accepted a $415,951 bid from Simmons Erosion Control, of Lake, to install new sidewalks leading the city’s junior high schools during a recessed meeting Thursday at City Hall.
The national SRTS program began in 1997 as part of a campaign to reduce deaths and injuries among children walking and bicycling to school.

Endowment named in honor of Dill; funds to benefit WP residents

November 14, 2014

DTL staff

TUPELO — A $30,000 charitable gift to the Health Care Foundation of North Mississippi from the recent Ladies Professional Golf Association Handa Cup at Old Waverly is helping to establish an endowed fund to assist North Mississippi Medical Center cancer patients in the West Point region.

Choral Society set to perform in West Point

November 14, 2014

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

The West Point Clay County Arts Council will host the Columbus Choral Society in concert at 2 p.m. Sunday in the newly opened Louise Campbell Center for the Arts. A reception will follow the performance. Both events are free and open to the public.
Arts Council Secretary Kathy Dyess said the group visited West Point in the fall for the last two years, having performed in various churches.

Runoff absentee voting begins

November 14, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

The runoff election for the District 2 spot on the West Point Consolidated School Board will be Nov. 25, and voters have until Nov. 22 to cast absentee ballots.
Legislation passed by the State of Mississippi in 2013 merged the West Point and Clay County School Districts into the new district, with a five-member board. The new board will have three members from inside the city limits, to be appointed by the West Point Board of Selectmen at its Dec. 9 meeting, and two elected members from the county.

November 13th

Johnny Wayne Littlefield

November 13, 2014

Johnny Wayne Littlefield age 61, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, at NMMC-West Point.
Visitation is today, Thursday Nov. 13, 2014, from 5 - 7 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Complete arrangements will be announced at a later date by Robinson Funeral Home. Friends may leave an online condolence to the family at robinsonfh.net.

Jeremiah Benjamin Fair

November 13, 2014

Jeremiah Benjamin Fair, 4-month-old son of Stephanie Soto and Fredrick L. Fair, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, in Jackson.
Jeremiah Benjamin Fair was born June 15, 2014, in West Point.
Funeral services are today, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

Vaughn Clay Dedeaux

November 13, 2014

Vaughn Clay Dedeaux, age 59 of West Point, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 at his residence.
Visitation is Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, from 10 – 11 a.m. at Lowndes Funeral Home of Columbus.
A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. in the Chapel with Dr. Shawn Parker officiating and Lowndes Funeral Home directing.

Charlie Acker

November 13, 2014

Charlie Acker, age 79, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Mr. Charlie was born March 15, 1935, in Eupora, the son of the late Gardner and Hazel Burton Acker. He was a retired “A” fitter at Babcock and Wilcox Corporation, retiring after 40 years. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in West Point. He was an United States Army veteran. He married Helen White July 1, 1961, in West Point. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Bertha Steverson and by one brother, William Acker.

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