February 20th, 2013
As the March 12 Special Election to fill the empty seat for District 36 approaches, the odds are not with constituents of that district having a vote during the current legislative session.
When the late David Gibbs passed away in early January, that all but sealed the absence of representation during the current session.
It was last April when 26-year-old Amonty Young of West Point was sentenced as a habitual offender to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to the charge of uttering forgery. Now Young is petitioning Clay County Circuit Court to toss out the judgement on several bases, including an alleged violation by the grand jury of Clay County.
The Clay County Sheriff Department needs your help in locating a 2007 Polaris 700 4-wheeler stolen from a barn located on Highway 45 North Alt., West Point, MS.
The theft occurred on February 16, 2013 or the early morning hours of February 17, 2013. The 4-wheeler is black and gray in color with a winch on front with the serial number 4XAMH68A17A967061.
Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact the Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151 or the Clay County Sheriff Department at 662-494-2896.
Doris T. Bandy, 91, passed away this week. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later by Calvert Funeral Home of West Point.
One student at West Point High School, Oak Hill Academy and Hebron Christian School is going to get a little help with college next fall, providing they are planning to attend Mississippi State University.
The MSU Alumni Chapter in West Point will be hosting its fourth-annual golf tournament to raise money for scholarships that will go to one Bulldog-bound student from each area high school.
The golf tournament, which will be played on May 6, 2013 is the primary way the chapter raises money for these scholarships.
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1st Row Zayvion Hairston, Mckenzie Smith, Kanya Hoskins, Kelinda Gordon, Sakyia Henley. 2nd Row Teliria Brown, Gregory Moore, Taylor Tubbs, Grace Smith, Zariah Moore, Alana Haughton, Paulina Lopez Submitted Photo
Sabaxchn Manning, Jane DeSantis, Kenâ€™Najha Drake, Abigail McWilliams, and Caleb Fitzpatrick. Not pictured: Kiley White Submitted Photo
Earlie Mae Townsend age 64, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center of West Point.
Funeral services are today, Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at 11 a.m. from Progress St. Church of God with Bishop William Golden officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Carterâ€™s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.
The Oak Hill Academy Lady Raiders will kick off State Tournament play at Canton against Columbia at 4 p.m. The OHA boys will follow directly at 5:15 p.m. against Central Private (Louisiana). Photo Courtesy of Kristen Stevens