January 6th, 2015
COLUMBUS â€” The streak rolls on.
Ecurb Forest scored a career-high 31 points, and the West Point Green Wave defeated the West Lowndes Panthers Saturday at the Trojan Classic at New Hope High School in Columbus. The victory extends West Pointâ€™s winning streak to six games and 10 wins overall this season.
Laura Sue Harmon Rambo passed away Monday January 5, 2015 at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point. Complete Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Robinson Funeral Home.
Robinson Funeral Home is in Charge of Arrangements.
Ferdinand Sykes Jr., 76, died on Jan. 1, 2015 at Ruleville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ruleville.
Visitation will be from 5-6 p.m. today at Carter Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the J.F. Carter Memorial chapel of Carter Funeral Home followed by burial in Greenwood Cemetery.
Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Wilma Laurene Johnson Wright, 93, passed away on January 3, 2015, at her residence, in the Pine Bluff Community of Clay County. Mrs. Wilma Laurene Johnson Wright was born July 23, 1921, in the Pine Bluff Community of Clay County, the daughter of the late: Charlie Oliver and Mable Eudora Moore Johnson. Mrs. Wilma was a lady who demonstrated strength, substance, wisdom, discernment, and love for her family, church, neighbors and friends. She possessed a strong moral character. Mrs.
BY MARY GARRISON
The qualifying period for 2015 county elections has begun, and candidates arenâ€™t wasting any time.
BY JOSH PRESLEY
The Clay County Board of Supervisors voted to rehire all county employees for 2015 at its meeting Monday.
The board is required to go through the process of rehiring each county employee at the first meeting of every year. The rehires included circuit clerk deputies, the tax assessor, purchase clerk, comptroller, justice court clerk and deputies, building maintenance and grounds, sheriffâ€™s deputies, jailers, E911 dispatchers and sanitation workers.
BY JOSH PRESLEY
The past couple weeks have seen some heavy rains throughout the region, and the constant pouring has caused damage to a recently repaired road in West Point.
Residents traveling on East Main Street likely noticed crews working on the sewer lines in the street in front of Sunflower for two and a half months during the summer. The sewer work was completed in August, and the city waited for the dirt to pack in before pouring hot mix asphalt on the road and finishing up the project.
Pro Football Playoff Round Up
Carolina (8-8-1) 27 vs
Arizona (11-6) 16
BY JOSH PRESLEY
The year 2014 was a busy one for West Point, Clay County and the Golden Triangle, and local officials and community leaders are looking ahead to an even busier 2015. The various projects, openings, constructions and events would be too numerous to mention, but the staff at Daily Times Leader has picked five major developments to look forward to in 2015:
The opening of Yokohama Tire in West Point.
BY WILL NATIONS
As 2015 gets under way, it is time to look forward to what the New Year has in store for the West Point sports' community.
The opening of the 2015 fall sports brings in a new era for the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) and the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) with reclassification.