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July 16th, 2013

Sallie George Wedgeworth Gray

July 16, 2013

Funeral services for Sallie George Wedgeworth Gray were Saturday, July 13, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel in Meridian. There was a private family burial at Oxford Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Cuba, Alabama.
Sallie Wedgeworth Gray died Wednesday, July 10, 2013 in Meridian. She is survived by her daughter, Faye Michel and husband Joey of West Point.
Memorials may be made to 4-H Club Foundation of Mississippi Museum Project, P.O. Box 9601, Miss. State, MS, 39762.

Williams selected as Clarion-Ledger Dandy Dozen

July 16, 2013

He is a dandy, “woo-hoo mercy!”
Tuesday at noon, the Clarion-Ledger released their ninth selection of the 2013 edition of the “Dandy Dozen”, that player was West Point’s senior running back Aeris Williams.

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Local KFC closes its doors

July 16, 2013

KFC Spokesman Rick Maynard confirmed Tuesday that KFC of West Point is closing its doors.

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No one injured as city truck catches fire

July 16, 2013

A city of West Point meter reader is OK today after the city truck he was driving caught fire Tuesday at a residence on Waverly Road. West Point firemen rushed to the scene and extinguished the fire, which destroyed the front half of the truck. Battalion Chief Ronnie Robinson said the meter reader noticed smoke coming from the truck, stopped and notified 911. Robinson said the exact cause of the fire could not be determined due to the extent of damage, though the fire is believed to have started underneath the hood of the truck. The truck had been used by the city for nearly 30 years.

Warrant issued for Thompson’s arrest

July 16, 2013

A bench warrant was issued Tuesday for the immediate arrest of Roderick Thompson, who failed to appear in Clay County Circuit Court.

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July 15th

Merlaine Young Nichols

July 15, 2013

Merlaine Young Nichols, 96, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013, at North MS Medical Center, in Tupelo.

Martin’s family sure to win civil suit

July 15, 2013

I’ve been doing a lot of driving lately.
When you’re making the trip from West Point to Jackson, and then from Jackson back to West Point, there’s a lot of “talk radio” to be heard.

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Oak Hill plays Heritage in summer scrimmage game

July 15, 2013

The hot summer months of June and July are the proving grounds for the upcoming high school football season.

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Clay EDD created

July 15, 2013

The Yokohama Tire project that will bring between 500 and 2,000 jobs to Clay County is one of the biggest industrial deals landed in the state over the last five years.

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Higgins gives update on ‘monster’ Yokohama project

July 15, 2013

The Yokohama Tire industrial project is right on track.
With the company’s first phase set to be completed by 2015, it’s now time for the county’s new economic development district and local economic developers to make sure that nothing is overlooked in the details.

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