Archive - Dec 6, 2013
The West Point Police Department is investigating a pit bulldog attack that left a 3-year-old child injured. At about 5 p.m. Thursday police were dispatched to a residence on Clay Street in West Point. Dispatchers reported that a pit bull had attacked a child. When officers arrived the injured child had already been taken to the hospital by a person who was on the scene.
See further details in Sunday's edition of Daily Times Leader.
By Will Nations
Hebron Christian senior Troy Arnold and Oak Hill senior Joseph Caskey have prepped for the MAIS All-Star Football Game at 4 p.m. today in Robinson-Hale Stadium on the campus of Mississippi College in Clinton.
After both had outstanding seasons for their respective teams â€“ both squads making the postseason, Arnold and Caskey joined forces on Tuesday as members of the MAIS North All-Stars for a three-day training camp in the Jackson metro-area to get ready for one last game as high students.
BY MARY GARRISON
The annual Adopt-a-Family campaign, which seeks to provide West Point and Clay County families in need with wish-list items for Christmas, is off to its strongest start since the programâ€™s inception some 21 years ago.
BY JUSTIN MINYARD
Clay County will soon be operating on a different frequency.
The Clay County Board of Supervisors passed a motion Thursday per West Point Fire Chief Johnny Littlefieldâ€™s request to relieve the countyâ€™s coffer by an amount of $2,503.57 for a new repeater.
Motorists in West Point may find theyâ€™ll have to find alternate routes through the city in the coming days. West Point Chief Administrative Officer Randy Jones said Kansas City Southern was set to begin a series of projects on various railroad crossings which would reroute traffic throughout the weekend and into next week in some areas of West Point.
Beginning at 7 a.m. Friday, crews will be working to lay new track and temporary filler on the west railroad crossing of Industrial Access Road beginning near Division Street.
BY JUSTIN MINYARD
STARKVILLE â€” The Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Department is investigating a fatal car crash that occurred late-night Wednesday.
According to Chad Garnett, OCSD chief deputy sheriff, at about 11:15 p.m. Wednesday officers were dispatched to Old West Point Road in regards to a possible auto accident.