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Have a happy and safe holiday

July 3, 2013

July 4th means grilling outside, getting together with family and friend and fireworks.

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Sheriff: Digital radio system a huge benefit

July 3, 2013

Fuzzy radio communications between law enforcement officials of the Clay County Sheriff’s Department and 911 dispatchers is no longer an issue. That’s all thanks to the installation of a new digital radio system, which transmits emergency messages across the radios 10 times better than the Sheriff’s Department’s old analog radio system.

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All-Star Schedule of Games

July 3, 2013

DIZZY DEAN ALL-STAR Schedule

The Dizzy Dean South State tournament will begin today in four different age groups. The tournament will be contested in four different locations as well. West Point’s Park and Recreation department will be represented by three teams in three age groups. The Following is their schedules and location for this weekend.

West Point U-8 All-Stars
West Point’s U-8 All-Star will be competing in Starkville at McKee Park. The All-Stars are one of seventeen teams that are vying for a Dizzy Dean South State Championship. The tournament is double-elimination.

Some days are perfectly ordinary

July 3, 2013

The alarm clock jars you awake and verifies that another day has begun. You stumble into the bathroom, brush your teeth, and make one of two decisions. You either look forward to the day ahead or you are filled with inexplicable dread.

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Joe Caldiero

July 3, 2013

Joe Caldiero, 65, passed away, Monday, July 1, 2013, at his home, in West Point.
He was born October 29, 1947, in Jeffersonville, New York, to the late Vita Millici and Fortunato Caldiero. Joe was a retired Senior Master Sgt. U.S. Air Force after 25 years. He loved traveling and playing golf. Mr. Caldiero was a member of the Catholic Faith.
Funeral services are Friday, July 5, 2013, noon at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Air Force Chaplain James E. Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Garden Cemetery West Point, with full military honors.

Lem Young

July 3, 2013

Lem Young age 86, died July 1, 2013, 2013, at G.V. Sonny V.A. Medical Center in Jackson.
Funeral services are Saturday, July 6, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Third Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Al Lathan, Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in the West Point Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is Friday, July 5, 2013 from 3-6 p.m. at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel. Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of the arrangements.

Calvin Samuel

July 3, 2013

Calvin Samuel age 52, died July 2, 2013 at his home in West Point.
Funeral services are Friday, July 5, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Trio Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Barry Huddleston officiating. Burial will follow in the Gibbs cemetery in West, Point. Visitation is Friday, July 5, 2013. one hour prior to services.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of the arrangements.

Clarice Crawford - Cox

July 3, 2013

Clarice Crawford - Cox age 56, died Saturday, June 29, 2013. at the North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. Funeral services are Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. at Fountain Head Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Donald Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation is Friday, July 5, 2013, from 3-6 p.m. at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of the arrangements.

Charlie D. Hill

July 3, 2013

Charlie D. Hill, 85, of Summit, passed away Friday, April 19, 2013, at his residence.
Visitation is Sunday evening at Jones Family Funeral Services in McComb from 4 - 7 p.m. and will continue Monday morning from 9 a.m. until funeral services begin at 10 a.m.. Rev. Vann Windom and Dr. David Millican will officiate. Burial will follow in Macedonia Methodist Church Cemetery in Houston, with full Military Honors.
Local pallbearers will be his grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Pallbearers at graveside in Houston, will be the United States Air Force Honor Guard.

Jake Melvin Garrett

July 3, 2013

Jacob Melvin Garrett passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at NMMC-West Point at the age of 92.
He was born June 23, 1921, in Texas to the late Hattie McCleskey and Leslie Garrett. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served in WWII. He moved to Arizona in 1938, and worked for Phelps Dodge Copper Co. for 35 years. He moved to Mississippi in 1981, and was a member of Siloam Baptist Church.

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