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October 4th

Ole Miss Chancellor campaigns in West Point

October 4, 2013

The University of Mississippi is hoping to spread the word about new in-state recruitment initiatives in the Golden Triangle, and as part of the campaign, Chancellor Dan Jones made stops Thursday in West Point and Columbus.
Among the items for discussion, Jones addressed some of the difficulties faced by higher learning institutions, including tuition increases, which he said sometimes hindered student opportunity, particularly in Mississippi. However, he said Ole Miss had implemented programs to help ensure Mississippi residents were afforded the opportunity of a college education.

Man arrested on meth charges

October 4, 2013

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The Clay County Sheriff’s Department in conjunction with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics arrested Horace “Clay” OBrian, 41, of Clay County on two counts of sale of methamphetamine. Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott stated that the arrest was a result of a six-month investigation and more arrests are expected in the case.
“We can’t get too deep into the details,” said Scott.

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Man shot in attempted robbery

October 4, 2013

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At about midnight Thursday officers of the West Point Police Department were dispatched to an apartment complex on Dunlap Road in reference to gunshots being fired. Upon arrival officers discovered a man, whose name is not being released, lying face down on the ground. He suffered from a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

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September 20th

CASA seeks volunteers

September 20, 2013

Everyone deserves a voice. Court Appointed Special Advocates of Clay County work to give children within the community theirs.

West Point battle discussed in depth at book luncheon

September 20, 2013

John W. McBryde was Thursday’s speaker at Luncheon With Books. The local author has brought history to life in his book The Battle of West Point.

“I’m totally sold that Nathan Beford Forrest was the best of all confederate generals,” said McBryde. “He should have been the head of the Confederate Cavalry. His education came from living and hunting in the woods of Mississippi. He knew how to survive and put that knowledge to work during the Civil War.”

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Jr. Civitans ready for teacher appreciation

September 20, 2013

Civitan sponsors Jay Jackson and Peggy Goode were directing new Jr. Civitan members through the sign up process while Junior Civitans in their second or third years were busy working on boxes to hold snacks for teacher appreciation.

“The kids filled the boxes with apples, bananas and pastries and have the boxes in the teachers lounge.” said Goode. “We like to do projects for our teachers; they deserve all the thanks they can get. The Junior Civitans are always ready to participate in projects to do things for others.”

Green Wave searching for 2013 season identity

September 20, 2013

The Friday non-district loss for the West Point Green Wave to the Columbus Falcons in week-four came as a shock for many in the West Point area and around the state.

The offense was not clicking, the defense was not getting the important stops to get off the field and possibly the only positive highlight from the contest came when junior place kicker Omar Lemus tacked on two successful extra points.

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Oak Hill looking to spark winning streak

September 20, 2013

Oak Hill enters into week-five following a strong, needed District 2-AA victory against the Winston Academy Patriots.

Tonight, the Raiders exit district competition and head south to take on MAIS non-district opponent, the Newton County Academy Generals at 7 p.m. in Decatur.

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September 19th

Yokohama names president

September 19, 2013

The Golden Triangle Development Link hosted executives from the Yokohama Tire Company Wednesday at its quarterly luncheon on East Mississippi Community College’s West Point Campus, as well as some much anticipated news. The company tapped long-time company management Tadaharu Yamamoto to serve as the President of Yokohama Mississippi LLC.

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Burglary suspect arraigned

September 19, 2013

The West Point man accused of committing a series of auto burglaries has been arraigned.

Johnnie Edwards, 19, was arraigned on 40 counts Tuesday in West Point Municipal Court. Edwards entered a plea of not guilty and is being held on $315,000 bond. The charges include mostly auto burglaries, as well as one count of aggravated assault and two counts of possession of stolen firearms, according to West Point Police Chief Tim Brinkley.

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