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September 18th

BREAKING: CCSD, MBN make 2-pound pot bust

September 18, 2014

DTL staff

UNA — Clay County Sheriff's Department deputies, in conjunction with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, arrested two county residents on drug charges Monday after police allegedly seized about 2 pounds of marijuana from an Una home.
Jerry Holliday, 34, of Una and Ashley Salter, 30, of Una, were arrested after officers executed a search warrant at their residence on 15770 Les Burns Road. Both were charged with manufacturing marijuana and two counts each of child endangerment.

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Robert Hunt Hannah

September 18, 2014

Robert Hunt Hannah, age 82, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. Mr. Robert was born July 19, 1932, in Tupelo the son of the late Roscoe Sigmond and Mary Madgelene Ramsey Hannah. He was a member of Lone Oak Baptist Church. He was a self-employed truck driver. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was also a motorcycle enthusiast that enjoyed riding and admiring other Harley Davidson and Indian motorcycles. He married Dorothy Harris Hannah April 1, 1960, in West Point.

Head start celebrates 50th anniversary

September 18, 2014


The National Head Start Association (NHSA) celebrates 50 years of operation this year, and the Clay County Head Start Center got in on the action Wednesday with a spirit demonstration.
Each of the center’s students dressed in red, white or blue and used musical instruments and other noise-makers to demonstrate their school spirit.

Civitans set to host first 'Hometown Heroes' cookoff Saturday

September 18, 2014

By Donna Summerall

County volunteer firefighters honored

September 18, 2014


Firefighters with the Clay County Volunteer Fire Department may receive no compensation for their work other than a thank you, but members of the community came together to show their appreciation for the firefighters Tuesday night at the Civic in West Point.
The Clay County Board of Supervisors hosted the event, with District 2 Supervisor Luke Lummus supplying the barbecue chicken, and handed out certificates to some long-serving volunteer firefighters.

September 17th

Video of the day: A better lunch

September 17, 2014

Six ways to pack a better lunch

Oak Hill falls, honors senior class

September 17, 2014


The game was almost over before it even started.
Canton Academy scored eight runs in the first inning, and Melanie Crum blanked the Oak Hill Lady Raiders (2-18) inside the pitching circle as the Lady Panthers won their ninth game in three innings, 16-0, Monday at Kim Keller Field in West Point.
“We have done surprisingly well this season,” Canton Head Coach Lance Anderson said. “We only returned three starters and had little experience. I am very impressed that we have come out with nine wins this season.”

James Lamar Powers

September 17, 2014

James Lamar Powers, age 77, passed away Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Specialty Hospital of Meridian.

Jeff McCarter

September 17, 2014

Jeff McCarter, age 88, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at his home in Sturgis.
Funeral services are 1 p.m. at Union Chapel Church in Crawford. The body will lie in state from noon until service time. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Hannah

September 17, 2014

Robert Hannah, age 82, of West Point, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 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.
Calvert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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