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January 2nd, 2014

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.

December 26th

Supply drive successful

December 26, 2013

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

Civic-minded individuals gathered with We Care Committee Director Luezarah "Lou" Robinson Tuesday to help dish out free goodies to the needy.
The giveaway has been a long-driving endeavor Robinson has toiled diligently with in an effort to spread some level of cheer to individuals who lack the means to consistently keep stock of essential necessities.
Robinson said responding to the call to arms was a might granted to her by her deeply rooted faith in God.

December 24th

Annie W. Anderson

December 24, 2013

Annie W. Anderson age 61, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center Tupelo.
Funeral services are Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at 11 a.m. from Pilgrim Grove M.B. Church with Bishop William Golden officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery.
Visitation is Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

Cathy A. Smith

December 24, 2013

Cathy A. Smith, 71, passed away Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical
Center-Tupelo.
She was born June 21, 1942, in El Dorado, Ark. to the late Myretta Corneilson and Marvin Floyd Wilson. Cathy was a restaurant owner-manager for 40 years. She was a member of Free Praise and Worship Center. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Jimmy Ray Robison, her daughter Teresa Gayle Robison, and sister Keta Kane.

We Care group to give supplies for area needy

December 24, 2013

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

The spirit of Christmas manifests itself in a more than plentiful variety of ways. In an effort to cherish those in need, the West Point We Care Committee will set up a supply giveaway at its headquarters in the city today.

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