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October 28th, 2011

Sam Calvert

October 28, 2011

Sam Calvert

Sam Calvert, age 82, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at his home.
Funeral services are Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, at 1 p.m. from Hopewell M.B. Church, with the Rev. Carl Perry officiating. Burial will follow in Hopewell M.B. Church Cemetery.
Visitation is today from 2 – 5 p.m. from Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

David Nixon Croft

October 28, 2011

David Nixon Croft

David Nixon Croft, age 72, passed away, Friday, Oct. 28, 2011. at his home in Cedar Bluff.
David Nixon Croft was born March 10, 1939, in Noxubee County, to the late Lula Belle Bledsoe and Edgar Agnew Croft. David Nixon Croft was employed with Bryan Foods as a truck driver for 7 years, then with Babcock & Wilcox Co. as a "B" Fitter for 25 years. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in West Point. David Nixon Croft married Nona Beth Noblin Croft March 11, 1961, in Reform, Ala

Brian Keith Beckner

October 28, 2011

Brian Keith Beckner

Brian Keith Beckner, age 46, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at his residence.
Brian Keith Beckner was born Nov. 23, 1964, in Modesto, Calf., to Everett Beckner and the late Henrietta VanDykhuizen Kehuisen. He attended Riverside Baptist Church and was a mechanic for H & O Truck Repair, and loved to ride motorcycles.
Funeral services are Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, at 11 a.m. from Robinson Chapel, with the Rev. Jim Sallee officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.

West Point Parks and Rec to host halloween train ride

October 28, 2011

West Point's Parks and Recreation department is hosting a Spooky train ride, with free candy Monday at Rec Building at Marshall Park 6-8 pm!

Kids are encouraged to wear costumes and enjoy the ride before heading out for trick-or-treating.

For more information, contact 494-3214

Lady Eagles fall to reigning state champs Delta 49-40

October 28, 2011

Hebron Christian struggled offensively Thursday afternoon, losing a 10 point lead in the third quarter and eventually falling to Delta Academy 49-40 in the second round of the Winona Christian School pre-season tournament.

"It was just a poor shooting performance," head coach William Cotton said. "We were doing what we needed to do, just couldn't get the shots that we wanted."

"Hopefully this will be a little wake up call for us," he added. "This is a lesson learned early in the season."

Brian Keith Beckner

October 28, 2011

Brian Keith Beckner

Brian Keith Beckner, age 46, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at his residence.
Brian Keith Beckner was born Nov. 23, 1964, in Modesto, Calf., to Everett Beckner and the late Henrietta Bandy Kehuisen. He attended Riverside Baptist Church and was a mechanic for H & O Truck Repair, and loved to ride motorcycles.
Funeral services are Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, at 11 a.m. from Robinson Chapel, with the Rev. Jim Sallee officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.

Delois Townsend

October 28, 2011

Delois Townsend

Delois Townsend, age 58, passed away in an automobile accident Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, in Houston.
Funeral services are Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, at 2 p.m. from Lower Prairie Creek M.B. Church. Burial will follow in Lower Prairie Creek M.B. Church Cemetery.
Their will be no public visitation.
Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

October 27th

On the road again - West Point (4-1) heads to Oxford for crucial district battle

October 27, 2011

With just two games remaining in the 2011 regular season, the West Point High School football team finds itself in an unfamiliar position; trying to rebound from a division loss.

For the first time in three seasons, the Green Wave dropped a Division 1-5A contest last Friday night in a 30-29 heartbreaker at Center Hill.

Despite the loss, head coach Chris Chambless and his Wave have moved forward, insisting that all of their goals are still within reach.

Raiders have last chance for a victory Friday

October 27, 2011

Oak Hill academy will have one final shot tonight to try and erase their winless season when they host district newcomer Immanual Christian here in West Point.

It will be the second time this season the junior high players will be in the lineup, and despite a 21-6 loss last week to Kirk Academy, there has been a little spark for the 0-9 Raiders.

Betty Jane Temple

October 27, 2011

Betty Jane Temple

Betty Jane Temple, age 77, passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Funeral services are today, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, at 11 a.m. from Third Mt. Olive M.B. Church, with the Rev. Al Lathan Sr., officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

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