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January 5th, 2015

Family, friends celebrate Hughey with memorial service

January 5, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

The West Point, Oak Hill Academy and East Webster High School communities bid farewell to a legendary girls’ basketball coach Saturday afternoon in West Point.
People from West Point, surrounding areas and around the state celebrated the life of Stan Hughey, the former longtime girls’ basketball coach at OHA and East Webster girls’ basketball head coach, with a memorial service at West End Baptist Church. Hughey was buried during a private graveside service Wednesday at Lakewood Memorial Park in Jackson.

January 2nd

Wave looks to defend title

January 2, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

Winning in Mississippi High School Activities Association's (MHSAA) District 2-5A is never an easy task. A team looking to defend its title from the previous season might just have a tall order with a gigantic target on its back.
The West Point Green Wave will attempt to defend its 2013-14 District 2-5A championship, starting on the road against the Saltillo Tigers at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Saltillo.

Missoula children's group returns to WP

January 2, 2015

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

Children in West Point and Clay County will have the opportunity to participate in a blitz theater session with a professional organization next week.
The Missoula Children's Theater (MCT), an organization which - according to the group's mission statement - seeks to develop life skills in children through participation in performing arts based in Missoula, Mont., sends representatives around the country to conduct theater sessions with kindergarten through fifth-grade children.

Police seek leads in '12 burglaries

January 2, 2015

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

West Point Police Department investigators are looking for any information regarding a string of burglaries from two years ago.

Lady Wave outlasts upset-minded Houston

January 2, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

It might be the change in mindset that the West Point Lady Wave needed before beginning its District 2-5A slate against the Saltillo Lady Tigers on Tuesday.
The Lady Wave is starting to learn how to win.
Watching its lead dwindle to 55-50, West Point pieced together a 6-0 run and pulled away for good as it defeated the Houston Lady Toppers, 65-54, in the West Point Holiday Invitational Saturday at West Point High School.

West Point uses 3's to upend Hilltoppers

January 2, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

The team and individual performances were, in a word, contagious.
Dason Thomas contributed a game-high 20 points, Ecurb Forest notched 19 and the West Point Green Wave scored 10 3-pointers in a 73-59 win over the Houston Hilltoppers in the West Point Holiday Invitational Saturday at West Point High School.

City eyes development code changes

January 2, 2015

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

The West Point Board of Selectmen will host a special meeting at 8:30 a.m. Friday at City Hall for a public hearing concerning an amendment to the city’s development code, as well as readdressing insurance changes for city employees.
The proposed text amendment to the West Point Development Code would allow funeral homes and service stations to build in zones designated for agricultural development as a major conditional use.

Christmas comes for animal shelter

January 2, 2015

BY DONNA SUMMERALL
life@dailytimesleader.com

Christmas certainly came early to the West Point Clay County Animal Shelter and Golden Triangle Horse Rescue this year.
Buck Simmons, a former resident of West Point who now lives in Shannon, paid a visit to Frank Portera, president of the West Point Clay County Animal Shelter, Dec. 16 and presented him with a check for $10,000, with $2,000 allocated to the Golden Triangle Horse Rescue and $8,000 for the WPCCAS.

December 31st, 2014

Two more arrested in shooting

December 31, 2014

DTL staff

West Point Police Department officers have made additional arrests in a weekend shooting incident that left two injured.
Accordiing to a WPPD statement to media, police arrested Jarvis Shamar Robertson, 10, and Jerri Tyshawn Collins, 18, both of West Point, Monday after both turned themselves over to police in connection with an assault at Point Place Apartments on North Forest Street in West Point.

Thomas Edward Landon Sr.

December 31, 2014

Thomas Edward Landon, Sr., was born on July 7, 1947 to the late Harrison and Elizabeth Landon in West Point, MS. He died on December 25, 2014 at the Veteran Affairs Hospital in Memphis, TN. He served in the U.S. Army. He received the Purple Heart Medal during combat in the Vietnam War.

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