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September 25th

Grand jury term begins Oct. 6

September 25, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

The next Clay County Circuit Court term will begin on Oct. 6, and this term will involve grand jury cases. Grand juries determine whether criminal charges are to be brought up against those charged.
For this term, 198 cases are on the docket. This is down from the 261 cases that came before the court during the April grand jury term, but up from 135 during the regular term in July.

September 24th

D’Metrius Martrez Daniels

September 24, 2014

D’Metrius Martrez Daniels, age 25, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.
Funeral services are noon, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at Northside Christian Church, with Rev. Orlando Richmond Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in Pheba Community Cemetery.
Visitation is from 3 – 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

Mississippi First Lady visits Clay

September 24, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

First Lady of Mississippi Deborah Bryant stopped by West Clay Elementary School Tuesday afternoon to read to second- and third-grade students as part of her “Read Across Mississippi” tour.
Bryant began the tour in January as a campaign to promote reading in the state. She planned to visit all 82 counties in Mississippi in 2014, and she said West Clay was the eighth school she’d visited this week, as of Tuesday.

Cup to impact local economy

September 24, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

The International Sports Promotion Society Handa Cup is set to begin Friday at the Old Waverly Golf Course. The Handa Cup will not only pit one 12-person U.S.-born LPGA legends against a 12-person team of international LPGA legends, but will also bring golfers and fans to West Point to possibly spend money in the city’s businesses.

September 23rd

Civitans hopeful for future cook-off events

September 23, 2014

By Donna Summerall
life@dailytimesleader.com

The West Point Civitan Club picked a perfect day for it’s first ever Home Town Heroes Cookoff Saturday at the Mossy Oak Pavilion in West Point. The smell of smoking pork tempted shoppers at the Mossy Oak Outlet to come buy a lunch plate.

Mississippi first lady to visit West Clay

September 23, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

First Lady of Mississippi Deborah Bryant will stop by West Clay Elementary at 1 p.m. today to read to second- and third-grade students as part of her “Read Across Mississippi” tour.
Bryant began the tour in January as a campaign to promote reading in the state. She planned to visit all 82 counties in Mississippi in 2014, and according to a statement from Bryan’s office, she’d reached 69 as of Monday.

September 22nd

West Point beats Noxubee in second half

September 22, 2014

DTL staff

The West Point Green Wave might have found its identity as a second-half team in the past two weeks.
The Wave used 19 unanswered points in the final two quarters to defeat the Noxubee County Tigers, 33-19, Friday at McCallister Field in West Point.
Trailing at halftime, senior Quincy Starks scored two rushing touchdowns, a 10-yarder in the third quarter and a 46-yarder to begin the fourth quarter. Senior Kadarius Fordside scored the knock-out blow with a 4-yard touchdown carry at the 3:47 mark.

Oak Hill survives Newton

September 22, 2014

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

The final two quarters were not for the faint of heart.
Despite four turnovers, three during the second half, Oak Hill (3-2; 1-1 District 2-AA) avoided a disastrous Homecoming game as the Newton County Academy Generals missed a go-ahead field goal with less than 10 seconds remaining in a 29-27 decision Friday at Oak Hill Academy in West Point.

VIDEO: Mississippi St. hangs on to beat LSU

September 22, 2014

LSU loses to Mississippi St.

United Way prepares to launch fall campaign

September 22, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

United Way of Clay County will host its "Day to Care" and campaign kickoff luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 23 at the Civic in West Point.
United Way of Clay County Executive Director Stacy Hays said the "Day to Care" begins at 8 a.m., and is a community event to help develop teamwork and build morale among volunteers while giving back to the community.

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