Ladies and gentlemen and children of all ages squeezed into the Esther Pippen Room of the Bryan Public Library to spend the afternoon with Inky the Clown. Inky kept everyone oooing and ahhing (mainly because he had everyone say it on cue) during the opening act of the Summer Reading Program; Dig into Reading! Inky is a favorite of the library with magic, jokes, juggling, balloon animals and good clean fun for everyone.
Photo by Donna Summerall
Brandon resident and Mississippi State University graduate John M. Floyd will sign copies of his latest mystery/suspense short story collection, â€śDeceptionâ€ť (Dogwood Press, 2013), at the Bryan Public Library Thursday, June 6, at noon. First-edition, signed copies will be available for $24.95 plus tax.
Perennial favorite, Inky the Clown brings his unique style of entertainment to the Bryan Public Library today at 2 p.m. The library expects to break last yearâ€™s record attendance with children coming from all over West Point and Clay County to enjoy the antics of everyoneâ€™s favorite clown. Inky brings magic, juggling, jokes and all around silliness to delight everyone from age 1 to 101. Come one, come all to the Bryan Public Library this afternoon and every Tuesday and Thursday at 2 p.m. for the â€śDig Into Readingâ€ť Summer Reading Program. File Photo
On Thursday morning, West Point paid tribute to the 1,385 military veterans who either died in the line of duty or have passed on after serving honorably in the Armed Forces. Above, retired West Point Fire Chief Caradine Young is escorted to receive a flag from city CAO Randy Jones by Dewel Brasher. More photos on page 8. Photo by Bryan Davis
So many times we have gone to the polls on election day, and we have checked the name of a man or woman we want to represent us.
Many times, however, we do not think about the impact of that vote.
Whether it is the President of the United States, or a candidate for a local body, we check that name because we believe that person is fit to represent the people as a whole.
I was still a kid between second and third grade, June 17, 1972. This was when President Richard Millhouse Nixon sent a couple to guys to break into the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C. I remember the press scrambling to report the cover-up after the infamous â€śDeep Throatâ€ť turned over the information that allowed the prosecution of G.
The West Point Clay County Arts Council recently hosted Noon Tunes at the Bryan Public Library. The talented musicians tickled the ivories with Music from the Movies. The pianists performing were Patti Clay, Justin Estes and Hannah Garbutt. Garbutt entertained the crowd by playing supercalifragilisticexpialidocious UPSIDE DOWN!! Our next Noon Tunes will be Wednesday, June 12, at the library. Photo and cutline submitted