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West Point wishes troops well as 223rd departs

October 5, 2011

By Brandon Walker
Daily Times Leader
Hundreds of American flags waved in the early morning sun, and police sirens blared announcing the departure of several local heroes.
With that, West Point’s 223rd Engineering Battalion, loaded in four charter buses, turned right onto Main Street and began to head toward the city limits, on their way to a brief stop in Texas before making the trip to Afghanistan to do their part in Operation: Enduring Freedom.

Though local chapter is gone, Red Cross service is available

October 5, 2011

By Sheena Baker
Daily Times Leader
Reassurance that disaster victims in West Point and Clay County will still have the services of the American Red Cross came Monday to the Clay County Board of Supervisors by Pattie Tucker, director of the Northeast Mississippi Red Cross chapter.
Consolidation of the Golden Triangle branches of Red Cross occurred this past summer in an effort to sustain Mississippi’s Red Cross centers, and merging branches isn’t just happening in the Golden Triangle.

County schools begin redistricting process

October 5, 2011

The Clay County School District started the process of redistricting on Tuesday night, a task the county schhol board faces once every 10 years.

Circuit Court opens

October 5, 2011

By Sheena Baker
Daily Times Leader
During the first few days of the October term of Clay County Circuit Court, several sentences were issued and several revocations were made due to violations of post release supervision or supervised probation. The following are orders issued Oct. 3 and Oct. 4 in Clay County Circuit Court:

Wakeelah Walker

October 5, 2011

Wakeelah Walker

Wakeelah Walker, age 30, passed away Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at her home.
Funeral services are Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at 2 p.m. from Union Star M.B. Church, with the Rev. James Alvin Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in Union Star 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.

Nab James Davis Gladney

October 5, 2011

Nab James Davis Gladney

Nab James Davis Gladney, age 83, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at his home.
Funeral services are today, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, at noon from Johnson Creek M.B. Church, with the Bishop Lawrence White officiating.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

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