Archive - Dec 6, 2013 - News Article
The West Point Police Department is investigating a pit bulldog attack that left a 3-year-old child injured. At about 5 p.m. Thursday police were dispatched to a residence on Clay Street in West Point. Dispatchers reported that a pit bull had attacked a child. When officers arrived the injured child had already been taken to the hospital by a person who was on the scene.
See further details in Sunday's edition of Daily Times Leader.
BY MARY GARRISON
The annual Adopt-a-Family campaign, which seeks to provide West Point and Clay County families in need with wish-list items for Christmas, is off to its strongest start since the programâ€™s inception some 21 years ago.
BY JUSTIN MINYARD
Clay County will soon be operating on a different frequency.
The Clay County Board of Supervisors passed a motion Thursday per West Point Fire Chief Johnny Littlefieldâ€™s request to relieve the countyâ€™s coffer by an amount of $2,503.57 for a new repeater.
Motorists in West Point may find theyâ€™ll have to find alternate routes through the city in the coming days. West Point Chief Administrative Officer Randy Jones said Kansas City Southern was set to begin a series of projects on various railroad crossings which would reroute traffic throughout the weekend and into next week in some areas of West Point.
Beginning at 7 a.m. Friday, crews will be working to lay new track and temporary filler on the west railroad crossing of Industrial Access Road beginning near Division Street.
BY JUSTIN MINYARD
STARKVILLE â€” The Oktibbeha County Sheriffâ€™s Department is investigating a fatal car crash that occurred late-night Wednesday.
According to Chad Garnett, OCSD chief deputy sheriff, at about 11:15 p.m. Wednesday officers were dispatched to Old West Point Road in regards to a possible auto accident.