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December 2nd

Elizabeth Lawshe Miller

December 2, 2011

Elizabeth Lawshe Miller

Elizabeth Lawshe Miller, age 89, passed away Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. Elizabeth Lawshe Miller was born March 12, 1922, in Water Valley, to the late Robert Burnie and Nina Edgar Lawshe. After graduating from Water Valley High School and Mississippi State College for Women, she taught home economics at Hickory Flat High School and later served as Home Demonstration Agent in Clay County for the Mississippi Extension Service.

December 1st

Zy'Derrion Benard Williams

December 1, 2011

Zy'Derrion Benard Williams

Zy'Derrion Benard Williams, two week old infant son of Troyal Benard Williams Jr., and Latasha Renae Williams, passed away Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Graveside services are Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, at 4 p.m. from New Hope M.B. Church Cemetery in Artesia.
Visitation is today, from 2 – 5 p.m. at Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter's Mortuary Services are in charge of arrangements.

Christine Smith Trawick

December 1, 2011

Christine Smith Trawick

Christine Smith Trawick, age 94, passed away Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, at Waverly Personal Care Home.

November 30th

Caged Lions; Former West Point players look to help EMCC win national title

November 30, 2011

East Mississippi had one goal coming into the 2011 season and that was to win a national title.

After securing their second MACJC state football championship in three seasons, the Lions will again do battle with perennial powerhouse Arizona Western College.

This time, there’s more on the line in a national championship and the school’s first undefeated season.

Saturday, the No. 2 Lions and No. 1 Matadors will face off in the inaugural El Toro Bowl at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Yuma, Ariz. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. MT (3:30 p.m. CT).

November 29th

Oak Hill wins big on the road, topping Heritage 44-33

November 29, 2011

The Oak Hill Lady Raiders went on a second half onslaught Monday night, outscoring Heritage 24-9 to earn a 44-33 over the Lady Pats for the second time this season.

Tori Ellis scored a game-high 18 points to lead the Lady Raiders, who were were handed just their second loss of the season last week to Starkville Academy.

Rachel Herndon chipped in with nine points as Maegan Ellis and Shay Atkins contributed with six and five respectively,

Lady Eagles back over .500 with win over Carroll

November 29, 2011

Hebron girls head basketball coach William Cotton said he would have liked to have won by double digits but a nine point margin is still a victory. The Lady Eagles went on a 10-point run in the last four minutes to seal their sixth win on the season Monday night, 52-43 over MAIS AA Carroll Academy.

Cotton admits the girls were a little rusty coming off the Thanksgiving break.

“Our timing was off, our speed passes were off,” he said. “We just weren’t clicking on all cylinders, but we played good enough to win.

November 28th

Community Calendar Events

November 28, 2011

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

Christmas Concert
The West Point Music Coterie will have their annual Christmas Concert at West End Baptist Church at 7 p.m. The title of the performance is “Let Christmas Begin.”

SUNDAY, DEC. 4

Candlelight Service

Carruthers Turns 80

November 28, 2011

Carruthers Turns 80

Eliza Carruthers turned 80 years old Friday Nov. 18. She celebrated her birthday with family and friends Nov. 12, at Ryan's Steak House in Columbus, including her husband, James Carruthers and their five children, Mildred Griffin, Dorothy McQuarters, Rickey Cannon, Carolyn Donald and Janice Tillman, ten grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

Barker, Mobley Engagement

November 28, 2011

Barker, Mobley Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Phil Barker are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Cole Barker, to Bradley Joel Mobley son of Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Mobley.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tucker of Aberdeen, Mr. and Mrs George Vickers of West Point, and the late Mr. Jimmy Barker.

Valsamakis, Broome Engagement

November 28, 2011

Valsamakis, Broome Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Chris Alex Valsamakis of Aberdeen, Miss., are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katie Elaine Valsamakis, to Christopher Dale Broome, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Dale Broome of Hamilton, Miss.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Beryl Wilbanks, of Amesbury, England, and the late Mr. Durrell Wilbanks.
She is a 1998 graduate of Oak Hill Academy, and furthered her education at Mississippi State University in 2002 and Mississippi University for Women in 2003.

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