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May 22nd

223rd Engineer Battalion welcomes new commander

May 22, 2013

The 223rd Engineer Battalion, of West Point, Miss., held a Change of Command ceremony on the parade field of Camp Shelby, Miss.

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May 21st

BREAKING: Clark takes Ward 3

May 22, 2013

Barring a challenge from Ward 3 incumbent Charles Collins, Jimmy Clark is the new representative for the ward, which was the only one that required a runoff after the May 7 municipal elections.
When the first electronic ballots were counted, Collins led Clark by 19 with a 312 to 291 count.
Clark’s strength proved to be in the absentee voting, where he garnered enough support to take the election by 52 votes.
“I am elated for this trust to be put in me,” Clark said after the win. “I feel that with a new mayor and a new board, the good days for West Point are ahead.”

Testimony could be limited in Stafford case

May 21, 2013

The city of West Point is asking a federal judge to preclude West Point resident Natalie Stafford from testifying about events that happened at Old Waverly, which Stafford says led to her son’s automobile accident in 2010.

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May 20th

Ready inkis with JCJC

May 20, 2013

It has been a memorable May for Oak Hill senior Anna Ready as she clinched an individual state championship in the MAIS AA no. 1 Girls’ Singles tournament at the Ridgeland Tennis Center May 8.

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Pittman did the right thing

May 20, 2013

Last week, I fired off against several of West Point’s city Selectmen after Tuesday night’s board meeting.

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Diamond Dogs take two of three from SC, face Mizzou in round one of SEC Tourney

May 20, 2013

After losing 2 of 3 to the Rebels last weekend in Oxford, the 16th ranked Diamond Dawgs (40-16, 16-14 SEC) returned to their winning ways in SEC play, taking 2 out of 3 at home from #12 South Carolina (39-16, 17-12 SEC) on the final regular season weekend to claim the 5th overall seed in the SEC. By taking one of three from the Bulldogs on Friday, the Gamecocks secured 4th place in the SEC seedings for the upcoming tournament in Hoover, Alabama, and a first round bye.

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Request to halt runoff denied

May 20, 2013

An attempt Monday to stop today’s municipal runoff election was denied by a federal judge, who heard testimony from Ward 5 Selectman Jasper Pittman and other parties involved in a lawsuit Pittman and four other citizens filed Friday.

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Vail arrested in Texas following investigation

May 20, 2013

Felix Vail has been dubbed a “suspected serial killer.”
Three women who were either married to Vail or were closely associated with him have either died or vanished under suspicious circumstances.

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Voting Tuesday at the Civic

May 20, 2013

The battle for West Point’s Ward 3 Selectman post continues today at the Civic.
Polls open at 7 a.m. this morning, and voters from that Ward will vote until 7 p.m. tonight to chose who will fill the seat starting this summer.
Incumbent Charles Collins, Jimmy Clark and Ken Poole began as the three candidates vying for the seat during the May 7 municipal primary.
All three are Democrats.
Poole was eliminated in the initial run, leaving Clark and Collins in a runoff.
Follow tonight’s election at www.dailytimesleader.com or on our Twitter account.

May 18th

BREAKING: Pittman, others challenge election in court

May 18, 2013

Ward 5 Selectman Jasper Pittman has officially filed a motion in court, challenging the May 7, 2013 municipal elections in West Point.
News station WCBI out of Columbus broke the story this evening that Pittman, along with Chiketa Young, Larry Stevenson, Kiara Lane and Annie Cattledge had filed two motions.
The first challenges the May 7, win of West Point business owner Gary Dedeauz over Pittman in the Ward 5 race, alleging that the election was not handled properly.

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