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January 3rd, 2014

New Year’s weight-loss challenge requires perseverance to succeed

January 3, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

One of the better aspects of a brand new year is the tabula rasa (or blank slate) component. Better referred to as a new year’s “resolution,” individuals will set a moment aside to establish a list of dos and don’ts for the next 365 calendar days. Oftentimes weight loss or physique improvements make their ways onto a multitude of resolutions. But it’s more than just making it a resolution, it’s a routine that requires constant effort.

Area highways active, yet safe during holiday

January 3, 2014

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

It was a relatively smooth new year as far as illicit activity goes according to county and state law enforcement agencies.
Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott said his department received a “pretty high” volume of calls, but of those none were emergency situations or violent in nature.
“Overall it was pretty good,” said Scott. “There were no major accidents.”

Driver strikes home, incurs DUI charge after New Year's Eve crash

January 3, 2014

DTL staff

New Year’s eve quickly turned traumatic for one West Point family, when an allegedly impaired driver struck a home on North Division Street.

January 2nd

OAK HILL CONTINUES TOURNEY STRETCH

January 2, 2014

Lady Raiders, Raiders head to Kirk Academy Classic

DTL staff

Oak Hill Academy's basketball teams continue their holiday tournament stretch today in the Kirk Academy 2014 Basketball Classic in Grenada.
The Lady Raiders tip off against the Carroll Academy Lady Rebels at 10:30 a.m. on the campus of Kirk Academy, followed by the boys match-up with Carroll slated for 11:45 a.m. The opening games start a three-game stretch in the classic as Oak Hill will play North Delta School Friday afternoon and DeSoto School Saturday morning.

A warmer winter

January 2, 2014

By Donna Summerall
life@dailytimesleader.com

The Refuge's Coats for Clay was successful in its second year of making sure children at Sally Kate Winters Family Services have warm winter coats.

Simmons retires after 45 years

January 2, 2014

By Donna Summerall
life@dailytimesleader.com

Mike Simmons has been matching the needs of his clients with the best insurance coverage at affordable prices for 45 years. He began his career at Moseley – White Insurance in 1969. He remained at that office until 1992, when he went to work for Galloway, Chandler, McKinney Insurance. He has now decided the time has come to retire.

December 27th, 2013

Harold Max Colbert

December 27, 2013

Harold Max Colbert passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at his residence in Cedar Bluff at the age of 81. He was born Aug. 11, 1932, in West Point, MS to the late Harold Lee Colbert and Maxine Holmes. He served 20 years in the US Army and retired as a Lt. Colonel and fought in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was also into landscaping and cattle farming.

Johnny Lee Gray

December 27, 2013

Johnny Lee Gray, age 75, died Dec. 21, 2013, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at the Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel, with Pastor Mary Gray-Kyle officiating. Burial will follow in the Tibbee Community Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, Dec. 28, one hour prior to the service, at the Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of the arrangements.

MDEQ hails brownfield assessments

December 27, 2013

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

Representatives for the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality have been making the rounds, spreading the word on potential economic development benefits associated with brownfield assessment and cleanup across the state.
Trey Hess, MDEQ brownfield program coordinator, met with West Point Rotarians recently to let business leaders in on ways taking advantage of assessment grant money could work in their favor, particularly in West Point.

WPPD enforces sober driving with DSGPO campaign

December 27, 2013

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

Keeping the roads and highways safe from intoxicated drivers has been a debilitating battle for law enforcement for nothing short of a long time. The nationwide Drive Sober or Get Pulled over campaign has law enforcement on their tippy-toes as they comb the streets for impaired motorists.

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