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September 30th

County tax assessor prepares to collect

September 30, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

Residents with delinquent personal property taxes may want to consider paying them, as Clay County Tax Assessor Paige Lampkin said she’ll be visiting those who haven’t paid by Oct. 17.
In Mississippi the personal property tax only applies to businesses, and taxes furniture, fixtures and equipment used to operate a business. Lampkin said there was about $9,000 worth of delinquent taxes in Clay County for 2013.

Police seek suspects in Texaco robbery

September 30, 2014

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West Point Police Department officers are seeking information regarding an alleged robbery.
According to a WPPD release, officers responded to a call just before midnight Friday to the Texaco station at 1404 Highway 45 North in West Point in reference to an armed robbery.

One arrested in weekend stabbing

September 30, 2014

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West Point Police Department investigators are working to uncover the details of an alleged weekend stabbing.
About 11:20 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the American Legion Post No. 212 on East Morrow Street in reference to a possible stabbing. Upon arrival, officers discovered a woman, whose name has not been released, suffering from an alleged stab wound.

September 29th

BREAKING: Police arrest one in weekend stabbing

September 29, 2014

DTL staff

West Point Police Department investigators are working to uncover the details of an alleged weekend stabbing.
About 11:20 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the American Legion Post No. 212 on East Morrow Street in reference to a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers discovered a woman, whose name has not been released, suffering from an alleged stab wound.
Shortly thereafter, police arrested Bridgette Randle, 28, of West Point, in connection to the incident. She was charged with one count of aggravated assault. Randle was released on $10,000 bond.

Hebron downs Delta

September 29, 2014

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PHEBA — With only 14 players on the roster, Hebron Christian does not have much time to rest.
Hebron (4-2) used three turnovers and Landon Hill’s big individual night to down Delta Academy (2-4), 38-14, in a non-district 8-man game Friday at Hebron Christian School in Pheba.
“A pretty good effort on all our parts against Delta,” Hebron Head Coach David Foster said. “Defensively, we did well not giving them the edge, and we caused some turnovers.”

Oxford throttles West Point

September 29, 2014

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

When momentum swings, anything can happen.
The Oxford Chargers made major things happen as they rode a huge upward swing to a road win.
No. 6 Oxford (4-1; 1-0 District 1-5A) scored 35 unanswered points in the final 26 minutes, dispatching West Point, 43-22, in both teams’ division opener Friday at McCallister Field in West Point. The win was Oxford’s second consecutive victory over the Green Wave after losing eight straight games when the series started in 2005.

Operation Christmas Child volunteers already at work in Clay County

September 29, 2014

By Donna Summerall
life@dailytimesleader.com

Integrated Arts hosts first performance

September 29, 2014

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

The arts have taken a new turn for fifth- through eighth-grade students in West Point via the district's first ever integrated performing arts program. The program, which seeks to incorporate various aspects of performance art — such as theater and music — into one core class curriculum, held its first performance Saturday at Center Stage in West Point.

County prepares for upcoming election

September 29, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

County officials are once again preparing the polls, as Mississippi's 2014 general election is just about a month away. The Nov. 4 election will see statewide votes for U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, and local elections for Clay County Circuit Court judge and West Point Consolidated School Board members.

DUI laws set to change Oct. 1

September 29, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

A change in Mississippi’s DUI law will take effect on Wednesday, and it’s a change that comes with questions. Under the new law, citizens with a first offense DUI conviction will have the chance to have the charge expunged from legal record.
Under the new law, if a person is convicted of a DUI 1st, they must obtain an ignition interlock device for every vehicle they own for 90 days. The law previously called for a 90-day driver’s license suspension.

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