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January 29th, 2014

School of hard knocks

January 29, 2014

Legislature promotes concussion management policy for high school athletics

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

Head injuries in high school athletics, mainly concussions, have made headlines nationally and now the attention has turned to the state level.
House Bill No. 48, dealing with youth concussions in grades seven through 12 athletics, passed the Mississippi House and Senate and waits on action from Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant to enact it into law.

Bill Rushing

January 29, 2014

Bill Rushing, age 71, of West Point, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital - Golden Triangle in Columbus.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Calvert Funeral Home in West Point.
Calvert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Doretha K. Fairchild

January 29, 2014

Doretha K. Fairchild

Doretha K. Fairchild, 89, passed away Jan. 26, 2014, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point.
She born July 8, 1924, in Clay County to Flora Perkins and Thomas Wilson Keller. She was a Homemaker and attended Bible Baptist Church.
Funeral services are today, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at 2: p.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Alan Garbutt officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in West Point. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.

Doretha K. Fairchild

January 29, 2014

Doretha K. Fairchild, 89, passed away Jan. 26, 2014, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point.
She born July 8, 1924, in Clay County to Flora Perkins and Thomas Wilson Keller. She was a Homemaker and attended Bible Baptist Church.
Funeral services are today, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at 2: p.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Alan Garbutt officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in West Point. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.

Unity group works to ease intolerance

January 29, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

It goes without saying unification is one of the more focal goals of Unity in the Community (UIC). Members of the UIC convened with representatives from the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation (WWIRR) Monday to discuss ongoing projects and examine where the group stands.
UIC held its first meeting of the new year Monday at the West Point-Clay County Growth Alliance.

WP to host homebuyer workshops

January 29, 2014

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

West Point is looking to help those making the transition to homeownership begin the process with all their ducks in a row.

January 28th

Raiders down Rebels, 65-45

January 28, 2014

DTL staff

CARROLLTON — Drake Riley scored 15 points on six of eight shooting, and the Oak Hill Raiders grabbed a 65-45 win over the Carroll Rebels in an MAIS non-district contest Saturday afternoon on the campus of Carroll Academy.
Blake Thomas notched 13 points as Oak Hill’s second leading scorer. Curt Huffman and Drew Riley added eight points each.
Clayton Harper recorded a double-double for Carroll, with 19 points and 10 rebounds.

West Point rallies late, downs Aberdeen

January 28, 2014

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

ABERDEEN — In the third meeting between West Point and Aberdeen, nothing much had changed between the two inter-county rivals – only the venue.
Two teams, state championship contenders in their respective classifications, concluded their regular season, non-district series with a classic finale.

Doretha Gray Fairchild

January 28, 2014

Doretha Gray Fairchild, age 89 of West Point, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Calvert Funeral Home in West Point.
Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.

HOME grant process goes forth in WP

January 28, 2014

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

It’s about more than just providing shelter, it’s providing a home.
At least, that’s how West Point Mayor Robbie Robinson feels about the city’s latest endeavor to apply for a Mississippi Development Authority HOME grant. The grant, which would be the city’s first if awarded, seeks to take substandard housing with serious deficiencies in electrical wiring, heating, roofing, plumbing and foundation and start fresh.

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