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July 12th, 2013

Fluoride Concern Arises Again

July 12, 2013

The fight to take fluoride out of West Point's water supply is still ongoing, and members of the West Point Board of Mayor and Selectmen listened tentatively Tuesday to the issue concerning fluoride.
West Point residents Chad Scott and Vaughn Blaylock appeared before the board, stating their case that the use of fluoride in the city's drinking water is harming the community's health.

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Yokohama announces selection of design firm

July 12, 2013

FULLERTON, CA (July 11, 2013) – A little over two months ago, Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) announced its plan to build a new commercial tire manufacturing plant in West Point, Mississippi. Thursday, the company made public its selection of Kajima Associates/Architects & Engineers, PC (KA/AEPC) of Atlanta, Georgia to design the first phase of the project – a 931,000-square-foot factory that will include production, warehousing and operations facilities.

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July 11th

City of West Point Briefs

July 11, 2013

• Last month, West Point Chief of Police recommended that the Board of Mayor and Selectmen assess a $1 fee on each Municipal Court fine to help fund the city's D.A.R.E. Program. But Brinkley said after speaking with D.A.R.E. advocate Bill East and going back and “crunching numbers”, he feels an assessment of $2 on each court fee would serve the D.A.R.E. Program better.

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City Selects Firm For Brownfield Project

July 11, 2013

Potential investors looking at vacant properties in the city of West Point won't have to worry about paying to remove environmentally hazardous materials from the site thanks to the city's Brownfield Grants.

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July 10th

Doss Sworn In As City Clerk

July 10, 2013

Newly-appointed City Clerk Deloris Doss proudly took her oath of office Tuesday administered by West Point Mayor Robbie Robinson. Pictured with Doss is Shaniqua Doss, Shawn Doss, Rosie C. Jones, Mario Collins, Betty C. Edwards and Shelisa Doss. Not pictures is Janeka Collins Rice, Doss' grandson Taylor Isaiah and her special nephew Christopher Collins.

Citizens Voice Thoughts On Open Carry

July 10, 2013

Concerned citizens of West Point and surrounding communities are keeping a close watch on the decisions of Mississippi leaders, waiting to see whether or not people will be allowed to walk the streets freely with guns on their hips.

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July 9th

Third shooting fugitive arrested

July 9, 2013

32-year-old Jamar Jones, accused of shooting a person in the arm June 26, was taken into custody Tuesday by the West Point Police Department with assistance from the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

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Suspect Sought In Monday Night Shooting

July 9, 2013

West Point police were successful in the capture of three local fugitives, who had been on the run from alleged acts of shooting, now police are in search of another individual suspected of shooting a man Monday night.

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Two local fugitives captured

July 9, 2013

Two out of the three men wanted in connection to recent shooting incidents were captured and taken into custody by the West Point Police Department.

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Court hears hit-n-run case

July 9, 2013

No ruling has yet been entered on a West Point woman accused of ramming her vehicle into the back of another occupied vehicle on Highway 45 Alternate then allegedly leaving the scene of the accident.

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