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Archive - 2014

March 13th

Renaissance to host ‘Fun Day’ Friday

March 13, 2014

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

The Renaissance: Rebuilding Our Communities organization is doing its part to keep kids active while setting an example in West Point.

WPPD to get new cars, officers

March 13, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

The West Point Police Department was the receiver of good news during the West Point Board of Selectmen’s regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday at City Hall. Selectmen authorized the hire of four new WPPD patrol officers, as well as the purchase of three new police patrol vehicles and two unmarked cars for criminal investigators.

March 12th

Jesse William Harmon

March 12, 2014

Jesse William Harmon of West Point, passed away Monday, March 10, 2014, at Dugan Memorial Home at the age of 93.

Man arrested for local truck stop shooting

March 12, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

Monroe County resident Joseph Ewing, 32, was arrested Monday in connection with a shooting that took place at the SOCO Truck Stop located on Highway 45 Alt. North in West Point.
According to a press release issued by the West Point Police Department, at about 3:35 a.m. Sunday, West Point police officers were dispatched to the SOCO Truck Stop in reference to multiple shots having been fired.

Woman charged with neglect

March 12, 2014

West Point resident taken in after Pit Bulls allegedly found malnourished, without access to water

DTL staff

A West Point woman was arrested on charges of animal neglect and resisting arrest Tuesday in West Point.
According to a West Point Police Department incident report, Debora Moore of 507 E. Churchill Road, was taken into custody after officers discovered at least two Pit Bulls restrained improperly without access to food or water. A third Pit Bull was reported dead, allegedly left in a barrel on the property.

March 11th

Jack Thompson

March 11, 2014

Jack Thompson, age 80, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
Mr. James Jackson "Jack" Thompson was born March 15, 1933, in Chickasaw County, the son of the late Robert Lee and Ellie Coila Wilson Thompson. He was a member of Cairo Cumberland Presbyterian Church, where he

Jesse W. Harmon

March 11, 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

March 11, 2014

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.

County considers new voting district

March 11, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

The North West Point Voting Precinct boundary line could see an extension in the near future.

March 10th

Police investigate truck stop shooting

March 10, 2014

DTL staff

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.

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