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Archive - Mar 2013

March 8th

Two injured in head-on collision

March 8, 2013

Two people were transported Thursday afternoon to the local hospital after sustaining injuries due to a head-on collision, which occurred in the area of Fifth Street Junior High School.

For more on this accident pick up Sunday's print version of the Daily Times Leader.

Tribute to a great musician, educator

March 8, 2013

Chris Lairy sings the theme to “Wonder Pets” while Jonius Nesbitt follows along on the drums during Thursday’s celebration for retiring music teacher Susie Marshall at Church Hill. More pictures from the event are on page 6. Photo by Donna Summerall

March 7th

Anne Franklin Washington

March 7, 2013

Anne Franklin Washington, 77, passed away, on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at OCH Regional Medical
Center, in Starkville, Miss.
Anne Franklin Washington was born August 12, 1935 in Cedar Bluff, Mississippi to the late Sarah Louise Anthony and John Luther Franklin. Mrs. Washington was a retired educator teaching 2nd grade at West Side School and South Side School for 32 years.
Anne Franklin Washington was a member of Pheba Baptist Church.  Anne Franklin Washington married Robert Patrick Washington March 19, 1955, who preceded her in death on November 4, 2002.

Walker: The sequester is here

March 7, 2013

A few weeks back, we discussed how thousands of jobs, mostly those in the areas of defense and military, would be cut as of March 1 if no deal was reached to avoid the cuts.
Last Friday, these cuts went into effect and were signed into law by our President. Nearly $1.2 trillion dollars of cuts----over 750,000 jobs----all cut over night. Not only were defense employees, budgets, and the military cut back, but so also were thousands of dollars in grant programs, which will affect many of our colleges and universities across the nation.

West Point baseball travels to Columbus

March 7, 2013

The Green Wave are coming off of a 7-6 win over rival Starkville Tuesday night. Senior Freddie Reed hit a RBI single giving West Point the lead in the bottom of the sixth, and Tony Reese finished off the game on the mound to secure the victory. The Wave currently hold a 3-1 record on the season and hope to better their record against Columbus this evening.

Siloam Baptist welcomes Harvest Outdoor Ministries

March 7, 2013

To Southerners the love of guns, hunting and God are three things that are inseparable.

Free program provides education on elderly living

March 7, 2013

It’s inevitable. Most adults will one day have to make some tough but wise decisions about the care their parents will receive as their parent progresses into a more mature, elderly age.

Elder-Choice is now offering seniors and families of elderly people free advise and support on their options as they age and the healthcare system.

For more on this story pick up today's print version of the Daily Times Leader or subscribe to our online newspaper.

Mobile home inspections added to contract

March 7, 2013

Clay County Property Appraiser Mike Sanders now has the authority by the Clay County Board of Supervisors to inspect mobile homes in the county to ensure the homes are on the county's mobile home roll.

This is also an effort by the board to collect mobile home taxes and garbage fees from mobile homes, which are not on the rolls.

For more on this story, pick up today's print version of the Daily Times Leader or subscribe to our online newspaper.

Tom Goode Highway Proposal Passes House

March 7, 2013

Highway 47 in Clay County may very soon be named after one of West Point's legendary football stars, All-State, All- American former NFL player Tom Goode.

This Tuesday a Senate Bill, which would designate Highway 47 as the Tom Goode Highway, passed the Mississippi House of Representatives and will soon be sent to Governor Phil Bryan for his signature.

Pick up today's print version of the Daily Times Leader for more on this story or subscribe to our online newspaper.

March 6th

The Unfinished Tale of James Otis Doss

March 6, 2013

Sometime in 1994, Ossie Doss Jr. picked up the phone at his Nashville home and heard the voice of his brother James Otis Doss on the other end.
That was the last anyone in the Doss family has heard from the former Green Wave and Mississippi State

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