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Archive - Apr 2013

April 29th

Officials, citizens gather for Yokohama signing

April 29, 2013

It was a fun, fun day Monday at the Ritz Conference Center in West Point where history was made with the official signing of the partnership agreement between Clay County and Yokohama Tire Corporation.

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Benefiting our kids: Yokohama could result in more teachers

April 29, 2013

Crammed classrooms and lack of adequate personnel could be a thing of the past in the next few years when the West Point School District reaps the financial benefits it is expected to receive through Yokohama Tire Corporation production.

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April 27th

Oak Hill prepping with Spring Practice clean

April 27, 2013

The Oak Hill Raiders are coming off a successful 6-6 season and their first playoff berth since the 2009 season. The six win season was the most wins in a regular season since Randy Carlisle’s squad in 2006. Second year head coach Daniel Merchant is looking for the three weeks of spring training to be a positive for his team.

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Atkins, White ink with EMCC Rodeo team

April 27, 2013

Mid-day Friday, Oak Hill seniors Shay Atkins and Palmer White placed pen to paper signaling they will be attending East Mississippi Community College in Scooba and competing for the EMCC Rodeo Team.

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Williamson, Kelly to defend state crown

April 27, 2013

No we are not discussing a morning talk show, but the Oak Hill mixed doubles pairing of Kim Kelly and John Wesley Williamson have had similar success to “Regis and Kelly.”

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Art Shirley: A new day dawning for West Point

April 27, 2013

Visit www.artshirley.com to see more of Art's cartoons.

You made this happen

April 27, 2013

You did it West Point and Clay County.
We will have our share of photo opportunities in the coming months that should include politicians and economic developers breaking ground, shovels in hands, with industry executives.

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Summerall: A spec of light at the end of the tunnel

April 27, 2013

December 8, 1993, then President William Jefferson Clinton signed into law the document that nearly brought the United States economy to its knees. The North American Free Trade Agreement. This piece of paper opened our doors to cheap, overseas goods that don’t have to pass the rigorous testing processes or meet standards set in the U.S. to make sure the things we buy are safe. Owners of manufacturing facilities only saw that they would not have to deal with unions, striking workers or even pay their workers a minimum wage. They could make billions instead of millions!

Law makes session extra special for West Point

April 27, 2013

Friday was a special day for Clay County and West Point.
There was a special session for a special community that everyone present knew deserved better than being at the bottom of employment statistics, like it has since over 1,000 jobs were lost at the closing of Sara Lee.

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Turner reacts to Yokohama decision

April 27, 2013

Monumental. Extraordinary. Thrilling. And historic to say the least.
Yes, it was an exciting day for West Point Friday and a great day for the entire state of Mississippi with Mississippi lawmakers passing an act securing incentives for Yokohama Tire Corporation, which is slated to open in Clay County in 2015.

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