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August 14th

Sarah Earline Roberts

August 14, 2014

Sarah Earline Roberts, age 70, passed away Aug. 12, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.

Raymond Quinn

August 14, 2014

Raymond Quinn, age 61, passed away, Aug. 9, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center of West Point.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at Siloam M.B. Church, with Dr. Henry L. Brownlee officiating. Burial will follow in Siloam M.B. Church Cemetery.
Visitation is today, Thursday, August 14, 2014, from 3 – 6 p.m. at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

Lawrence Henry ‘Larry’ Foy

August 14, 2014

Lawrence Henry “Larry” Foy, age 58, greeted the Lord Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center of Tupelo after an extended illness.

City levies $5.8 million for WPSD

August 14, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

The West Point Board of Selectmen voted to levy $5,868,600 in ad valorem taxes for the West Point School District at its meeting Tuesday night. The amount will be for general district purposes, along with $322,889 for debt services.
West Point Mayor Robbie Robinson said the board will convene later in the month to set the millage rate to acquire the ad valorem tax. The school’s request was down from $5,827,000 last year, according to Robinson.

Arts Center steering committee forms

August 14, 2014

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

As renovations on the Louise Campbell Center for the Arts draw closely to conclusion, the city is looking to outline specifics on the building's future use.

Over-odorized gas raises alarm

August 14, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

Some West Point residents may have been alarmed this by the strong smell of natural gas in and around their homes. However, Atmos Energy officials have assured customers that there is no cause for concern.
Atmos Operations Manager Michelle Whittle said the company’s gas substation in Aberdeen, which feeds to lines in West Point, was over-odorizing the gas.
“Natural gas doesn’t have a smell or a taste,” Whittle said. “We have to odorize the gas so our customers will be able to smell it if they have a gas leak.”

August 13th

VIDEO: Remembering Robin Williams

August 13, 2014

VIDEO: Tributes pour in for Robin Williams

VIDEO: Peyton and Eli Manning’s Latest Attempt at Rapping a Touchdown?

August 13, 2014

VIDEO: Peyton and Eli Manning’s Latest Attempt at Rapping a Touchdown?

Sarah Earline Roberts

August 13, 2014

Sarah Earline Roberts, age 70, of West Point, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced at a later date by Calvert Funeral Home.

Vidia Foster Moore

August 13, 2014

Vidia Foster Moore, age 66, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at Windsor Place in Columbus.
She was born Nov. 1, 1947, in Houston, to the late Rosa Josephine Vance and William Denver Foster. She worked in the restaurant business as a waitress for many years.

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