November 22nd, 2010
Louise Whitt Elliott
Louise Whitt Elliott, age 88, passed away, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, at the North Miss. Medical Center of West Point. Louise Whitt Elliott was born April 12, 1922, in Chickasaw County Miss., to the late Pearl Nolan Whitt and Braxton Braggs Whitt. She was a homemaker and a member of Siloam Baptist Church. Louise Whitt Elliott married Charles Hill Elliott Sr. Feb. 3, 1940, in Columbus, who predeceased her on Dec. 8, 2000.
Elizabeth â€śLibby" Weddle Bedford
Elizabeth â€śLibbyâ€ť Weddle Bedford, died November 12, 2010, in Kingwood, Texas, at the age of 89.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, John Lyle Bedford. She is survived by her three children: John Lyle Bedford and his wife Sharon of Corpus Christi, Texas, Emily Elizabeth Bedford Schepens and her husband James of Kingwood, Texas, and Paula Ruth Bedford also of Kingwood, Texas.
Matthew Willis McDonald
Matthew Willis McDonald, age 15. passed away Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010.
Funeral services are Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, at 2 p.m. from Johnson Creek M.B. Church in Pheba, with interment immediately following.
Visitation is Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, from 2 â€“ 2:30 p.m. at St. Andrew A.M.E. Church in Memphis, Tenn., with a memorial service at 2:30.
Virginia Bailey Prisock
Virginia Bailey Prisock, age 81, passed away Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, at her home in Starkville.
Mrs. Prisock was a homemaker and a life long member of First Baptist Church in Starkville, where she was a member of the Joy Sunday School class. She was also a member of the Magnolia Garden Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband. Donald Lee Prisock Jr.
Bessie Tina Johnson
Bessie Tina Johnson, age 68, passed away Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010, in Monroe County.
Funeral services are Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, at 11 a.m. from Kingdom Hall in Columbus, with Bro. Casey Watson officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Gardens in West Point.
Family Hour for visitation is today from 5 - 7 p.m. at West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville.
West Funeral Home of Starkville is in charge of arrangements.
By Bryan Davis
The Green Wave could return home the day after Thanksgiving to play either New Hope or Ridgeland in the North half championship game. The only thing standing in their way of defending that title is the Oxford Chargers.
Right now, the Green Wave players and coaches are not even thinking about Thanksgiving week. Their minds are on tonightâ€™s game that will feature an 11-1 West Point team that finished 7-0 in district play against a Chargers team that finished the season 9-3 and 5-2 in league action.
By Bryan Davis
The Hebron Christian Eagles and Lady Eagles have both had a week to rest since their bouts with Carroll Academy last Thursday night.
Tonight, the two Hebron teams will go at it for a second night in a row, this time taking on division rival Winona in back-to-back games this evening.
Last week, the Lady Eagles got off to a great start on the young season, taking down the Lady Volunteers of Starkville, followed by a big win over the Lady Rebels.
Clarence Speed, age 57, passed away Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at his home.
Funeral services are today, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, at 11 a.m. from Union Baptist M.B. Church, with the Rev. Mike Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Union Baptist M.B. Church Cemetery.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.
Take a tour of West Point's beautiful, intriguing, historic downtown homes Sunday, Dec. 12, and behold a piece of the city's history that's been treasured and adored for so long.
By Bryan Davis
The Leake Academy Lady Rebelsâ€™ head coach Doyle Wolverton now has the most wins of any girls basketball coach in the state, with over 1,000.
Tonight, Wolverton and his Lady Rebels will be paying a visit to the Lady Raiders of Oak Hill Academy.
The visit comes on the heels of the Lady Raidersâ€™ biggest margin of victory yet in the early part of the season.
After a loss to Kirk last Thursday, the Lady Raiders came out and responded with a Friday night victory over the Immanuel Lady Rams.