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Archive - Jul 2013

July 24th

Midsummer mental health tune-up

July 24, 2013

In case you have been wondering why everything in my garden is dead, let me assure you it’s for a good reason. I spent last week on the Mississippi Gulf Coast with my high school classmates who were celebrating our “senior trip.” My bone-dry underdeveloped tomatoes being eaten by stink bugs were the furthest thing from my mind.

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Lady Eagles welcome back coach and look toward improved 2013 season

July 24, 2013

Cass Tapley has been involved with the sport of softball for a while now.
Tapley coached his daughter Chloe for her whole career as a softball player at Hebron where she dominated in the circle as a pitcher fanning over one thousands batters and did an equally as dominant job in the batter’s box. Yet when Chloe chose to forgo her senior season last year due to illness, Cass followed suit giving the control of Hebron softball to first-time head coach David Hudson.

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West Point Hampton celebrates anniversary

July 24, 2013

What’s that one thing that makes customers come back again and again to a place of business? Perhaps it’s the great product the company offers or unmatched prices bargain hunters love. For the Hampton Inn and Suites of West Point, General Manager Tracey Styron says that one thing is the kindness and caring spirit of the hotel’s dedicated employees.

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Sewer services headed to McCharen Field

July 24, 2013

New sewer services at McCharen Field Airport of West Point is expected to yield more businesses to that area and increase the city’s sewer service revenue.

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Man escapes Clay County Jail

July 24, 2013

A jail escape occurred Wednesday morning at the Clay County Detention Center.
The escaper is Marquis Boyd, age 20, who was being held for three counts armed robbery.
Boyd is 5-7 in height and approximately 115 lbs.
Sheriff Eddie Scott stated anyone with any information on the whereabouts of this subject is encouraged to contact the Clay County Sheriff Department at 662-494-2896 or the Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151

July 23rd

Four violent crime suspects jailed

July 23, 2013

A Friday afternoon raid netted four arrests by the West Point Police Department.

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Rayburn Dean “Ray” Kratz

July 23, 2013

Rayburn Dean “Ray” Kratz, 68, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013, at North MS Medical
Center-Eupora.

Oak Hill graduate Pugh finds “Something Bigger” in writing

July 23, 2013

Oak Hill Academy has been an inspiration for two authors in the past five years.
There was Bobby Cole’s reference to the small West Point school in his book “The Dummy Line” in 2008.
While not mentioned in “Something Bigger,” the school certainly played a part in the writing process of author Caroline Pugh.

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New apartments under construction

July 23, 2013

Pretty soon, individuals looking for a place to call home in West Point will have the opportunity to rent a one, two or three bedroom apartment at Point Place Apartments, now being constructed on North Forest Street.

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Officials briefed on new Emergency Operation Center

July 23, 2013

West Point and Clay County officials will never have to worry about hazardous weather kicking them out of their day to day operations now that West Point’s new Emergency Operation Center is up and running.

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