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Archive - 2013

July 2nd

Animal hoarding case concludes

July 2, 2013

Correction: In Friday’s edition of the Daily Times Leader, we failed to mention that all legal channels and protocols had been observed in the rescue of the 32 animals. As an officer of the court, Linda Koch had been asked to investigate the situation by the Clay County Sheriff’s Dept. Court orders and documents were in place before the seizure of the animals. The Golden Triangle Horse Rescue was called Clay County Horse Rescue as an error. We at the Daily Times Leader apologize for any confusion.

Businessman Griggs remembered by community

July 2, 2013

Had it not been for their wives, West Point businessman Bobby Jenkins may have never met Douglas “Buddy” Griggs, the man who helped Jenkins find the perfect spot for his auto repair business, a man Jenkins calls his reliable, trustworthy friend of 21 years.

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West Point Farmers Market receives certification

July 2, 2013

The West Point Farmers Market was recently certified by the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce as part of the Mississippi Certified Farmers Market Program. The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce launched the certification program as a way to recognize the growing number of farmers markets across the state. This program is a marketing initiative designed to identify and promote markets where producers of Mississippi grown fruits, vegetables, and plant materials gather to sell their goods direct to consumers.

July 1st

Thanks for a great year

July 1, 2013

I hopped into my Toyota Camry bright and early on Monday morning. I fought the rising sun all of the way down Lakeland Drive in Jackson until the road turned into Highway 25.

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The SEC: One year after 2012 Expansion

July 1, 2013

Seemingly the college athletic landscape has settled down when it comes to conference restructuring.

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Bennie Faye Wood Keller

July 1, 2013

Bennie Faye Wood Keller, 78, passed away, on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at her home, in Collinsville. Bennie Faye was

Ellen Randle

July 1, 2013

Ellen Randle age 81, died June 24, 2013, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Funeral services are Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Lake Grove Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Joe P. Orr officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation is today, Tuesday, July 2, 2013, from 3-6 p.m. at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of the arrangements.

New Board takes seats for Special Meeting: Appointment of city officials executed

July 1, 2013

The first official order of business of West Point’s new Board of Mayor and Selectmen was the appointment of city officials and the appointment of selectmen to various city committees.

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.Douglas R. “Buddy” Griggs

July 1, 2013

Douglas R. “Buddy” Griggs, 65, passed away Friday, June 28, 2013 at USA Medical Center, in Mobile, AL.
He was born January 20, 1948, in Monroe County, to the late Odele Garrett Griggs and Rufus Woodrow Griggs. Buddy was a member of First United Methodist Church and was presently attending Strong United Methodist Church where he grew up. He graduated from Aberdeen High School. Buddy started Griggs Car Quest in August, 1977. He enjoyed his farm working with his cattle and was an avid duck hunter and fisherman.

New City Board sworn in

July 1, 2013

Hundreds of smiling West Point citizens poured into City Hall Monday morning to show their love and support to the newly sworn in Board of Mayor and Selectmen, who pledged their dedicated support to the city.

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DTL staff STARKVILLE — The West Point varsity baseball team traveled to Starkville High Saturday...
DTL staff PHEBA — The Hebron Christian Academy Eagles won their final game of the regular season...
DTL staff The Oak Hill tennis team dropped its first district match Monday afternoon 5-4 in West...

 

 

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