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May 3rd, 2011

New Supervisor District Lines Approved

May 3, 2011

Clay County now has new supervisor district lines with Monday's adoption by the Clay County Board of Supervisors of the redistricting map that was developed with the help of the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District.
Most of the changes reflected on the new map were made within the city limits of West Point.
The block where Sixth Street, E. Main Street, Cottrell Street, Clay Street and East Half Mile Street connect used to belong to District 1 but is now included in District 4. This move gave District 4 410 people from District 1.

Mary Addie Gilliland Geiger

May 3, 2011

Mary Addie Gilliland Geiger

Mary Addie Gilliland Geiger, age 84, died peacefully at home on Friday, April 29, 2011.
She was a loving wife, devoted mother, sister, grandmother, and great-grandmother as well as a supportive and inspiring friend. She touched many lives with her unconditional love, caring attention and zest for life.

Bettye Watkins

May 3, 2011

Bettye Watkins

Bettye Watkins, age 56, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at her home.
Funeral services are today, Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at 11 a.m. from Second Baptist Church of Houston, Miss., with Pastor Danny Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Houston City Cemetery.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

May 2nd

School Board Names McDonald Superintendent

May 2, 2011

The West Point School District has its new leader.
Following an extensive search for the next superintendent, the West Point School District's Board of Trustees has named Burnell McDonald, who has served as principal at South Side Elementary for the past six years, as the man for the job.

Registering for Disaster Relief

May 2, 2011

Clay County- A Preliminary Damage Assessment of 117 residents concludes the following results:

Major Home Damage- 28
Major Manufactured Homes Damaged- 9
Minor Homes Damaged- 57
Minor Manufactured Homes Damaged- 17
Destroyed Home- 1
Destroyed Manufactured Homes- 5

April 29th

Thomas Lynn Davis

April 29, 2011

Thomas Lynn Davis

Thomas Lynn Davis, 55, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, in Okolona as a result of the tornado that swept through the area.

April 27th

Tornado Causes Mass Destruction in Montpelier

April 27, 2011

Families in the Montpelier area are still in a state of disbelief from Wednesday’s early morning tornado that touched down in the area, causing major damage to dozens of homes there.

April 26th

Lucinda Williams

April 26, 2011

Lucinda Williams

Lucinda Williams, age 103, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2011, at her home in the Tibbee Community.
Funeral services are Thursday, April 28, 2011, at 2 p.m. from the J.F. Carter Memorial Chapel in Carter Funeral Home, with the Rev. Therman Cunningham officiating. Burial will follow in the Tibbee Cemetery.
Visitation is Wednesday, April 27, 2011, from 4 – 6 p.m. at the J.F. Carter Memorial Chapel.
Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

April 25th

Lofton Honored with Bridal Shower

April 25, 2011

Lofton Honored with Bridal Shower

Joni Lofton, Bride-Elect of Brad Pridmore, was given a miscellaneous bridal shower March 29, at the home of Betty Sue Davis. The flowers were white tulips. Guests enjoyed cake, punch and an array of other refreshments. Special guest were Debbie Lofton, mother of the bride, grandmother, Virginia Orman and sisters Jessica Lewis and Jennifer Price. Hostesses were Betty Sue Davis, Kimberly Todd, Lily Todd, Carolyn Golson, Mary Beth Golson and Lacy Pumphrey.

Brittney Jean Travis

April 25, 2011

A New Arrival

Brittney Jean Travis

Ronald and Christy Travis of West Point, Miss., are proud to announce the arrival of their daughter, Brittney Jean Travis, born Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at 8 a.m. at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point. She was 7 pounds, 5 ounces and 18 ½ inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Milton R. and Nora Benson of Cedar Bluff, Miss., and the late Verley Jean Benson.
Paternal grandparents are William and Angela Parker of Maiden, N.C.
Paternal great-grandparents are Sam and Evelyn Stewart of Maiden, N.C.

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