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March 12th, 2013

Runoff projected to be between Gibbs and Longstreet

March 12, 2013

The numbers are not official, and the tabulations may change, but as of press time on Tuesday night, Karl Gibbs and Eddie Longstreet are projected to face each other in a runoff for the District 36 House seat on Tuesday, April 2.

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Clarice Ila Trull Boykin

March 12, 2013

Clarice Ila Trull Boykin age 93, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013.
Ila Boykin lived at the North Mississippi Health Services Long Term Care in Eupora.
She was born June 20, 1919, in Clay County. Ila Boykin was a member of Mathiston First Baptist Church and an Eastern Star. She was an avid gardener and loved sharing her bounty with her friends and relatives. Her greatest accomplishment in life was her family, whom she held close to her heart. She will be forever known as the most beautiful, caring and giving person God could create. To know Ila Boykin, was an absolute true blessing.

Pilot Club distributes book to Pre-K

March 12, 2013

In a recent visit to East Side Pre-K, members of the West Point Pilot Club and Prestage Farms, gave students an opportunity to choose a book to take home. These Bright Horizon Partners have teamed up to encourage reading by distributing books to each student at East Side Pre-K. Pictured (from left) Kaitlyn Vance, Kathy Montgomery, Trevion Cummings, Debra Cole, MaKenzie Brown, Holly Hitt, Ethan Sappington, Janice Brasfield, Carolyn Golson, and Kylie White. Submitted Photo

Earceal Mitchell

March 12, 2013

Earceal Mitchell age 79, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point.
Funeral services are Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at 11 a.m. from St. Paul United Methodist Church with Pastor Maggie Little officiating. Burial will follow in North Union Cemetery.
Visitation is today, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, from 3 – 6 p.m. at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

Hebron baseball takes on East Webster tourney

March 12, 2013

The Hebron Christian Eagles were rained out Monday in Mathiston as the weather was not condusive for baseball.

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Atkins shines at All-Star game

March 12, 2013

An Oak Hill Lady Raider received the honor of playing in the MAIS AA and AAA basketball All-Star game, Friday March 8th at Jackson Prep.

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City Prosecutor May Be Selected Soon

March 12, 2013

At least four weeks have passed since West Point Municipal Court proceeded with a city prosecutor, but that could change as early as tonight.

Last week during a work session of the West Point Board of Mayor and Selectmen, the board discussed the city prosecutor's position, which was left vacant several weeks ago with the election of Angela Turner-Lairy to the State Senate. During their work session Mayor Scott Ross noted that only two applications for city prosecutor had been submitted to City Hall as of last Thursday.

March 11th

District 36 Special Election held Tuesday

March 11, 2013

So who will it be? Who will represent the majority of Clay County and portions of Lowndes and Monroe counties over the next four years in the Mississippi House of Representatives?

March 9th

Man Jailed For Drugs After Fleeing Officers

March 9, 2013

A Thursday night traffic stop on East Main quickly escalated into a hot pursuit down Eshman Ave. where one man was eventually caught, arrested and charged with multiple offenses.

March 8th

“Kane” brings big crowd to Ritz, impresses all

March 8, 2013

By Bryan Davis
Daily Times Leader

Ticket buyers lined the stairway inside the Ritz Theater on Thursday night, as the standing room only crowd that paid to see the premier of Michael Williams’ “Kane” watched the film, not a one disappointed.

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