Archive - Mar 7, 2014
The Clay County Sheriff's Department responded to a reported burglary Friday at the new Yokohama Tire Manufacturing construction site on Barton Ferry Road in east Clay County.
According to a CCSD statement to the media, between 6 p.m. Thursday and 5 a.m. Friday, unknown suspects allegedly broke the lock of an 18-wheeler trailer on site being used for storage. The suspects allegedly stole about 30 large, metal teeth for a track hoe bucket and a torpedo kerosene heater in addition to several air powered tools and miscellaneous equipment.
Georgia Mae Tallie Randle, age 88, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center of West Point.
Funeral services are 11 a.m., Saturday, March 8, 2014, from Fountain Head M.B. Church with Rev. Earnest Sanders Sr., officiating. Burial will follow in New Hope M.B. Church Cemetery.
Visitation is 3 â€“ 6 p.m., today, Friday, March 7, 2014, at Carterâ€™s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carterâ€™s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.
BY MARY GARRISON
On Feb. 18, 1861, Jefferson Davis stood on the steps of the Alabama state capitol in Montgomery, Ala., and took an oath to serve as president of the confederate states.
Itâ€™s a story with which most have at least some familiarity. However, according to Bertram Hayes-Davis, Jefferson Davisâ€™ great-great-grandson and executive director of Beauvoir and the Jefferson Davis Presidential Library in Biloxi, there is so much more of Jefferson Davisâ€™ story to be told.
By Donna Summerall
Wayne Madkin, former Mississippi State University quarterback during the 1998 â€“ 2001 football seasons, took time to talk to parents of students at Clay County ICS Head Start Thursday.
â€śWe are so excited to have Wayne Madkin speaking to us about legacies,â€ť said Kenneth Logan of ICS Male Involvement. â€śWe hope it will open peopleâ€™s eyes about helping their children make the right choices in life. Wayne is a phenomenal speaker who talks from his heart.â€ť
BY JUSTIN MINYARD
Evening meetings have been a hot topic for the Clay County Board of Supervisors. After more than a decade of individuals bringing forth the hopes of evening board meetings, supervisors passed a motion Thursday which would guarantee five evening meetings.