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Archive - Apr 2013

April 23rd

Yard of the Month

April 23, 2013

The West Point Home and Garden Club announced its choice for April’s Yard of the Month, 502 Avalon St. Photo by Donna Summerall

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Little League tees off

April 23, 2013

Elijah Young plays a smooth first base for the Phillies.

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Oak Hill tennis wins conference

April 23, 2013

The Lady Raiders and Raiders were victorious Monday at the district 2-AA Tournament in Jackson. Oak Hill Tennis, under Coach Brian Middleton, defeated Canton Academy, Leake Academy, Manchester Academy, and Winston Academy, in route to the district crowns in the girls and boys sides of the tournament.

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On the menu: Chocolate and peanut butter covered birthday cake

April 23, 2013

Chocolate and peanut butter - does a more perfect combination exist?
My boyfriend’s birthday was this weekend and when I asked what kind of cake he wanted, he said “I don’t care, whatever,” which I understood as “Chocolate and peanut butter!”

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Annie Rene Thomas

April 23, 2013

Annie Rene Thomas age 74, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Graveside services are Thursday Morning at 11 a.m. at Greenwood M.B. Church Cemetery located on Hwy. 45 Alternate. Burial will follow.
Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

One person transported with minor injuries in county accident

April 23, 2013

“It could have been a lot worse.”
These are the words of a Mississippi Highway patrolman who responded Tuesday morning to a wreck involving West Point Assistant Chief Avery Cook and two individuals in another vehicle.

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Statement on economic development

April 23, 2013

I do not make it a common practice to editorialize on page one.
The situation regarding speculation of a legislative session involving a potential industrial project in Clay County needs to be addressed.
As of press time on Tuesday, Gov. Phil Bryant remains the only person close to economic development who has commented publicly about such a project existing.
Here is what we know from Bryant’s comments on Monday.

Jail inmate captured within hour of escape

April 23, 2013

A West Point inmate attempted to escape Monday not once but twice, but his attempt to flee law enforcement officials failed and the offender was led back to jail with a new felony escape charge.

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Bryant indicates session coming

April 23, 2013

Editor's Note: This article is being published so that our readers understand that the Daily Times Leader is well aware of the reports regarding a supposed industrial project in Clay County. We want you to know that we are working diligently to bring you the latest and most factual information available. Unfortunately, at this stage of what Gov. Phil Bryant called "the process" on Monday, there are few, if any, details available from those closest to Clay County's economic development team. Some of this report contains editorial content by Managing Editor Bryan Davis.

April 22nd

Local Head Start threatened

April 22, 2013

An investigation swiftly got underway Monday morning after the Clay County Head Start received a threatening phone message from an unknown caller claiming to represent a collection agency.

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DTL staff The West Point Green Wave might have found its identity as a second-half team in the past...
BY WILL NATIONS sports@dailytimesleader.com The final two quarters were not for the faint of heart...
BY WILL NATIONS sports@dailytimesleader.com West Point Head Coach Chris Chambless said this Friday...

 

 

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