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July 12th, 2011

Bro. John Earl Womack

July 12, 2011

Bro. John Earl Womack

Bro. John Earl Womack, age 75, passed away Saturday, July 9, 2011, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora. Funeral Services are today, Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at 2 p.m. from Crossroads Baptist Church in Webster County. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora is in charge of arrangements.

Raymond Edwin Love

July 12, 2011

Raymond Edwin Love

Raymond Edwin Love, 66, passed away, Sunday, July 10, 2011 Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT, in Columbus.
He was born January 22, 1945 in Oktibbeha County Mississippi to the late Lucille Reed Love and Samuel
Shannon Love. Raymond Edwin Love married Sylvia West Love on April 13, 1991, at the Osburn Presbyterian Church.
He was known as an expert in production in the oil and gas business; Raymond's career spanned a 40 year period.

July 11th

Dizzy Dean tourney labeled a success for city

July 11, 2011

The City of West Point smashed a grand slam over the weekend after a successful Dizzy Dean softball tournament.
“Anytime we can bring people in our town and spend a little money in our restaurants and hotels and give the community a little enjoyment, it’s always a success,” Parks and Recreation director James Crowley said.
There were a few weather delays over the weekend and the tournament started with just seven teams after one dropped out before Thursday. West Point’s 12U all-stars were eliminated on Saturday while Bruce took home the championship.

Clay County shooters set their sites to win at state

July 11, 2011

Steady hands and a good eye are key when shooting a bow or rifle.

Saturday, four Clay County natives, Curtis Smith, Heather Wilson, Elizabeth Nolan and Kelsey Blackford, will put their nerves to the test when they take on the best in the state at the 2011 Mississippi 4-H Shooting Sports State Invitational. Smith and Nolan are shooting the compound bow while Blackford shoots recurve and Wilson will fire a
.22 rifle.

Ware, Smith Wedding

July 11, 2011

Ware, Smith Wedding

Emily Ware and Neal Ray Smith Jr., were united in marriage Monday, June 27, 2011, at 7:30 p.m. in a small, private ceremony on the beach overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, at Orange Beach, Ala. The minister Glenn Henson officiated the ceremony.
Parents of the bride are Teresa and Durwood Ware.
The bride was given in marriage by her daughter, Faith Christine Coggins.
She carried a bouquet of Gerber Daisies.
Parents of the groom are Linda Odom Smith and Neal Ray Smith Sr.
The best man was Mitchell Hunter Smith, son of the groom.

Scott, Dent Engagement

July 11, 2011

Scott, Dent Engagement

Jannie Davis of West Point is pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her niece, Octavia G. Scott, niece of the late Joseph Davis, to Johnny L. Dent, son of Betty Wilson of West Point and the late Ricky Wilson.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Rev. Alfred and Lula Gage.
She is a 1992 graduate of West Point High School and is a 2006 graduate of East Mississippi Community College in Mayhew with an Associates Degree in Medical Office Technology.
She is currently employed with H&R Block.

July 10th

West Point teams eliminated

July 10, 2011

The 10U boys all-stars World Series dreams came to an end Saturday after they fell to Saltillo, 10-3 meanwhile here at home the 12U girls fell to Louisville 19-13.

"We made to many mistakes running the basepads and too many throwing errors," head coach Keith Holton said. The girls found themselves trailing 10-1 in the third inning before mounting a comeback.

The 12U boys were also eliminated after falling to Clinton.

July 9th

All-Star teams still alive in Dizzy Dean playoffs

July 9, 2011

Just four all-star teams representing West Point remain in their respective tournaments heading into day three of the Dizzy Dean finals.

8U boys Nationals
WP 17 - Ackerman 8

July 8th

West Point 12U All-Stars rally for victory

July 8, 2011

West Point had just two hits in the sixth inning, but four runs was enough cushion to a first round victory in front of their home crowd Thursday night, topping Saltillo 15-12 in the 12U girls Dizzy Dean State Tournament at the Jesse W. Harmon Sports Complex.

"They're a scrappy bunch," head coach Keith Holton said. "If we're going to win, we're going to battle to the end. We don't have that shutdown pitcher that can hold them to one or two runs. Saltillo gave us everything we could handle."

King David Watkins Sr.

July 8, 2011

King David Watkins Sr.

King David Watkins Sr., age 84, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2011, in Macon, Ga.
Funeral services are Saturday, July 9, 2011, at 3 p.m. from St. Robertson M.B. Church, with the Rev. Elbert Lee officiating. Burial will follow in St. Robertson M.B. Church Cemetery.
Visitation is today, from 3 – 6 p.m. at Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

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