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January 13th, 2015

Peggy McGibbony Goode

January 13, 2015

Peggy McGibbony Goode, age 81, passed away Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.

Locals to celebrate King with Monday ceremony

January 13, 2015

By Donna Summerall
life@dailytimesleader.com

The annual commemorative march and celebration in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. begins at 9 a.m. Monday on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive with participants waving signs, carrying banners, singing and keeping the dream and the legacy of the slain civil rights activist alive. The march ends at Central School with the celebration continuing at the Center Stage auditorium. Churches, organizations and clubs were encouraged to bring banners to show their representation at the march, according to event coordinator Anna Hayford-Jones.

City looks to set new fire chief tonight

January 13, 2015

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

The West Point Fire Department has been without a chief since Johnny Littlefield stepped down in May, and city officials look to fill the position during tonight's board meeting at City Hall.
Mayor Robbie Robinson said the city's public safety office and West Point Chief Administrative Officer Randy Jones completed the interview process in December.

Local gets 20 years in MDOC

January 13, 2015

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

A West Point man was sentenced to 20 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) during Monday's Clay County Circuit Court session.
Lonnie Roby, 38, of West Point, was sentenced to 25 years in MDOC for burglary of a dwelling with 15 years suspended, and 10 years for armed robbery. Roby pleaded guilty to the two charges and will serve both sentences consecutively.

January 12th

Pro Football Playoff Recap

January 12, 2015

1/10/15

Seattle 31 (13-4) vs

Carolina 17 (8-9-1)

Lady Raiders hold on over Lady Panthers

January 12, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

The Oak Hill Lady Raiders are not going to look back and overanalyze this win.
Oak Hill watched an 11-point advantage dwindle into single digits in the second half but survived as Canton Academy missed a last second 3-pointer, 31-28, in a MAIS District 2-AA game Friday night at Oak Hill Academy in West Point.

Canton Academy escapes Oak Hill in overtime

January 12, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

The Oak Hill Raiders will be asking plenty of "what if" questions after a frantic conclusion to their District 2-AA game against the Canton Academy Panthers.
In the overtime period’s final eight seconds, Oak Hill’s Ken Dill missed a 3-point attempt on a block, and Chance Wilson missed another 3-point attempt before the buzzer, as Canton (15-4; 6-0 District 2-AA) withstood the late challenge for a 58-56 win Friday night at Oak Hill Academy in West Point.

Hebron slams Winona

January 12, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

WINONA — Hebron Christian’s Clay Faulkner had two options. He could take the ball to the rim himself in transition, or he could lob a pass to his teammate, Landon Hill. Faulkner chose the latter, and the Hebron fans thanked him.
Hill finished the opportunity above the rim with a two-hand slam dunk. Hebron’s Head Coach Bruce Franks stomped his right foot on the ground in approval after the play.
"We needed a motivator in the fourth quarter," Faulkner said. "I gave it a chance to see how well it went. It went down really well."

Hudson drives Hebron by Lady Stars

January 12, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

WINONA — The odds did not look in the Hebron Christian Lady Eagles’ favor.
Holly Hudson had other ideas to prevent her team from dropping two straight games.
Hudson, who scored nine of her game-high 17 points in the final quarter, tied the game with a free throw and a lay-up to secure Hebron the lead and an eventual win, 44-38, over the Winona Christian Lady Stars Thursday night at Winona Christian School.

Peggy McGibbony Goode

January 12, 2015

Peggy McGibbony Goode, age 81, of West Point, passed away Friday, January 9, 2015, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, January 12, 2015, at 10 A.M. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel in West Point with burial to follow in Enon Cemetery near Cedar Bluff.
Visitation is today, Sunday, January 11, 2015, from 5:00 until 8 P.M. at Calvert Funeral Home.
Complete arrangements will be announced at a later date by Calvert Funeral Home.
Calvert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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