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Archive - May 7, 2014


Charlie Mae Jones

May 7, 2014

Charlie Mae Jones, age 81, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014.
Funeral services are Thursday, May 8. 2014, at 1 p.m. from Third Mt. Olive M.B. Church with Rev. Al Lathan officiating. Burial will follow in Sykes Cemetery.
Visitation is today, Wednesday, May 7, 2014, from 3 – 6 p.m. at Carter’s Mortuary Services.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

Kenneth Tompkins Owens

May 7, 2014

Kenneth Tompkins Owens, age 22, passed away Friday, May 2, 2014.
He worked for the city of West Point and was of the Baptist faith.
Funeral services are today, May, 6, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Terry Butler and Rev. Duran Palmertree officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Bluff Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery.
Pallbearers are David Jolly Joseph Tompkins, Anthony Barnhill, Terry Barnhill, James Counts Jr., Jason Barnhill, Josh Norton.
Honorary pallbearers are Robert Fair, Boyd O’Brian, Jeremy Harpole, Johnny O’Brian and ER staff of NMMC-West Point.

Henry Clay Retirement Center yard sale event proves successful

May 7, 2014

By Donna Summerall

Residents of the Henry Clay Retirement Center (HCRC) in West Point hosted a yard sale Friday through Tuesday. The residents had items to sell and had accepted donations from the community.

WP to host regional Business After Hours

May 7, 2014


Business leaders from around the Golden Triangle are set to converge next week in West Point for the regional Business After Hours event.

SKW to host free summer kids program

May 7, 2014


Sally Kate Winters Family Services in West Point is holding pre-registration for its summer program for teens in Clay County.
The free program for kids ages 12-17 will be held in two sessions — one in June and one in July. The program will be from 1-5 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays beginning June 3 for the first session and July 1 for the second. Transportation and an afternoon snack will be provided.

Local charged for exposure

May 7, 2014


A West Point man has been charged with indecent exposure after being found lying naked in the street on Friday.
Antwaine Johnson, 26, of 743 South Eshman Ave., was allegedly found lying naked and unconscious a little after 5 p.m. Friday in the middle of Grove Street, according to a West Point Police Department incident report.
First responders said that he was allegedly only wearing socks, and his clothes were nowhere in sight.

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