Archive - Mar 2014
Jesse W. Harmon passed away Monday, March 10, 2014, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point.
Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Robinson Funeral Home.
Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mable L. Below, age 90, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at her home in Houlka.
Funeral services are 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014, from Mays Chapel with Pastor David Wayne Pulliam officiating. Burial will follow in Wesley Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation is one hour prior to the service at Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.
BY JUSTIN MINYARD
The North West Point Voting Precinct boundary line could see an extension in the near future.
A Monroe County man was arrested Sunday in connection with a shooting in West Point that left one man injured.
West Point Police Department officers were dispatched at about 3:25 a.m. Sunday to the SOCO Truck Stop on Highway 45 Alt. North in West Point in reference to reports of multiple gunshots having been fired. According to a press release issued by the WPPD, as officers were on their way to the scene of the incident, Emergency 911 reported to police that a man was taken to the emergency room after having suffered from a gunshot wound.
Wylie Dennis Lang, 78, passed away on March 6, 2014, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson.
By Donna Summerall
March begins Multiple Sclerosis awareness month. For those living with MS, support groups are a lifeline to other individuals who understand the difficulties the disease presents. Family, friends and those who have MS, met Friday at the Education Room of North Mississippi Medical Center to show their support for the upcoming MS Walk, April 5 in Starkville.
BY JUSTIN MINYARD
West Point Police Department investigators donâ€™t catch a break. Investigators are following up leads on several burglary cases dating back to Feb. 24.
At about 9:30 a.m. Feb. 24, WPPD officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Grove Street in reference to a possible auto burglary.
The owner of the vehicle, according to West Point Chief of Investigations Albert Lee, reported her wallet had been stolen.
BY JUSTIN MINYARD
At some point between 6 p.m. Thursday and 5 a.m. Friday, according to a press release provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, unknown suspect(s) made their way to the Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Plant site on the east side of Clay County and allegedly made off with construction materials.
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.