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January 10th

Supes stalemate on schedule

January 10, 2014

Board considers evening meetings; accepts yearly materials bids for district maintenance

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

The prospect of the Clay County Board of Supervisors holding evening meetings was shut down Thursday after the board was unable to come to a solid agreement.

January 9th

Oak Hill splits with Winston

January 9, 2014

DTL staff

LADY RAIDERS 31, LADY PATRIOTS 37

LOUISVILLE — The Oak Hill Lady Raiders dropped their second District 2-AA game against the Winston Lady Patriots, 37-31, Tuesday evening on the campus of Winston Academy.

Third quarter raises Saltillo, dooms Lady Wave

January 9, 2014

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

The Saltillo Lady Tigers overcame a three-point, halftime deficit with a 12-4 third quarter, giving Saltillo a 46-41 victory over the West Point Lady Wave in the District 2-5A opener Tuesday night on the campus of West Point High School.

West Point romps past Saltillo, 88-62

January 9, 2014

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

Demarius Calvert is an offensive threat for zone defenses as he is always finding open space and getting high-percentage baskets.
Against the Saltillo zone, Calvert scored a game-high 25 points and helped the Green Wave with his 12 points during the third quarter to secure a pull-away win over the Tigers, 88-62, in the District 2-5A opener Tuesday night in West Point.
“We slowed down and started moving the ball around more on offense,” Calvert said. “We also played better defense (in the second half).

WPPD to host second round of helmet giveaways

January 9, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

Christmas has come and gone, but the gifts received have a ways to go. If a bike somehow finagled its way under a Christmas tree with a child’s name inscribed on an attached tag, but without a handy bicycle helmet, then good news is afoot. Beginning at 9 a.m. and pushing through to 2 p.m. Saturday, the West Point Police Department will host its second bicycle helmet giveaway in front of the department headquarters.

Sally Kate Winters Center to host open house

January 9, 2014

By Donna Summerall
life@dailytimesleader.com

Where can children turn when they have suffered abuse? How can they begin to deal with the emotional, physical and legal repercussions of their traumatic experience? In Mississippi, these children can turn to local Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs) which operate under the umbrella of Children’s Advocacy Center of Mississippi (CACM). Sally Kate Winters Family Services is a licensed CAC and offers therapeutic care for victimized children.

January 8th

County Animal Shelter boasts productive year, looks ahead

January 8, 2014

By Donna Summerall
life@dailytimesleader.com

The West Point/Clay County Animal Shelter continues to honor its commitment to the people it serves by helping to control the stray animal population and find homes for dogs and cats without euthanization as an option.
Since opening in the autumn of 2010, the WPCCAS has found adoptive homes for 394 dogs and 365 cats. In 2013, 93 dogs and 69 cats found forever homes according to WPCCAS director, Lisa Henley.

Temperatures prompt TVA energy warning

January 8, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

The Tennessee Valley Authority witnessed its second highest peak in its history Tuesday, which set off red flags that demanded a swift reaction, but only for a brief couple of hours.
With a preliminary peak demand of 32,460 megawatts at about 7 a.m. and an average temperature of 4 degrees, TVA shipped out an advisory to local power companies requesting that they reduce the voltage for a brief bout to help suppress the excess energy use.

CCSD investigates 4-wheeler theft

January 8, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

The Clay Count Sheriff Department is searching for leads in a recent 4-wheeler and trailer theft, which occurred at some point in the afternoon New Year’s eve.
According to a press release provided by the CCSD, the theft occurred between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at 21668 Hwy. 50, Pheba.
The 4-wheeler model is a 2012 Honda Rubicon. As per the release, the vehicle is reported as having a “camouflage” color scheme with “black SS (straight-side) rims.” The serial number for the 4-wheeler is 1HFTE2665C4200056.

January 7th

John W. Townsend

January 7, 2014

John W, Townsend age 82, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at his home.
Funeral services are Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at 1 p.m. from Pleasant Plain M.B. Church with Rev. Roosevelt Foard officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation is today, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, from 3 – 6 p.m. at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

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