Archive - Jan 22, 2014
Dorothy Pernell-Sneid age 79, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Duncan Homes in West Point.
Funeral services are 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, from Carterâ€™s Mortuary Services Chapel with Rev. Israel Lee officiating. Burial will follow in Strong Hill M.B. Church Cemetery.
Carterâ€™s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.
Grady H. Ivy 75, passed away, Jan. 20, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
Mr. Grady was born Feb. 5, 1938, in the Sherwood Community outside Mathiston in Choctaw County, the son of the late Wert Lee and Virgie Vaughn Ivy. He graduated from Mathiston High School. He was an United States Army
Veteran, having served during the Berlin Crisis. He attended Riverside Baptist Church. He was a truck driver, having driven for Miller Transport and Southern Ionics. He married Barbara Jean Steadman March 15, 1961, in Oktibbeha County.
BY JUSTIN MINYARD
West Point and Clay County merchants and volunteers alike will be in close contact with the newly appointed Growth Alliance (GA) director.
The GA executive committee had its feet in the burners after December brought with it the dismissal of former director Cynthia Wilson, but after deliberation amongst its members, the board, according to Board Chairman Dwight Dyess, came to a unanimous agreement to cement Lisa Kluttsâ€™ position as director.
BY MARY GARRISON
West Point resident Joe Mason was just 20 years old when his life ended in the crystalline waters of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Now, some 45 years later, his friends, classmates and family are seeking to honor his memory.
BY JUSTIN MINYARD
A lender for $460,000 in general obligation bonds for the ongoing McClure building renovation project was officially declared at a West Point Board of Selectmen recessed meeting Tuesday.
The board opened three sealed bids for the bond issuance at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the upstairs auditorium at City Hall.