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Archive - Jan 2014

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January 27th

Investigators keep ears to ground for new leads on 2011 shooting

January 27, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

West Point Police Department investigators are on the lookout for new evidence to make an arrest on a 2011 armed robbery gone awry, along with several burglaries from the same year.
At about 4 p.m. March 40, 2011, West Point Police Department officers were dispatched to Morgan Street in response to a possible armed robbery.
The victim, according to an incident report, reported to responding officers an individual had allegedly approached him with a firearm zeroed in on him.

Training, attention affects Pit Bull demeanor

January 27, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

Stories of violent Pit Bull attacks are a mainstay on popular mainstream media outlets. And although the cluster of breeds that make up the Pit Bull classification does have a grain of violence embedded in their essence, they are not always the vicious animals some might be quick to deem them.
"They're just like every other dog," said West Point-Clay County Animal Shelter (WPCCAS) Director Lisa Henley. "A lot of it depends on what kind of owners gets a hole of them. You're going to get any dog that you put into it."

January 24th

Ola Mae Johnson Millsaps

January 24, 2014

Ola Mae Johnson Millsaps, 89, passed away Jan. 22, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

Mary Frances Cummings

January 24, 2014

Mary Frances Cummings age 93, was born Dec. 2, 1920, to the late George Green Moore and Josephine Nash.
She departed this life Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at her home. She was a faithful member of Hopewell M.B. Church until her health failed.

Supervisors approve land swap contract

January 24, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

A new fragment of land is soon to be under Clay County’s defined property per an agreement with B. Bryan Farms of West Point.
The request for the land swap is the product of a redesign as it pertains to the construction of Yokohama Boulevard.
Bob Marshall, board attorney, said the initial design of the additional arm of road, which will intersect Barton Ferry Road, utilized a “curve design.” However, the redesign will scrap the curve element and replace it with a “T intersection.”

WPPD investigates Town Creek shooting

January 24, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

At about 8 p.m. Wednesday, West Point Police Department officers were dispatched to Town Creek Apartments in reference to a possible shooting.

January 22nd

Dorothy Pernell-Sneid

January 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 Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel with Rev. Israel Lee officiating. Burial will follow in Strong Hill M.B. Church Cemetery.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

Grady H. Ivy

January 22, 2014

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.

Board taps Klutts as new Growth Alliance director

January 22, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

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 Klutts’ position as director.

A soldier remembered: West Point native honored in memorial flag ceremony

January 22, 2014

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

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.

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