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March 8th

Alleged attempted suicide incident clarified

March 8, 2013

Eyes grew big in the early part of last week when an area broadcast news agency released a report alleging that a West Point police officer attempted suicide on East Main Street in West Point, but West Point Police Chief Tim Brinkley said almost the entire television report is false.

In Sunday's print version of the Daily Times Leader Brinkley addresses the incident as well as what was reported by the television media earlier this week.

To read the full story, pick up a copy of Sunday's print Daily Times Leader.

Two injured in head-on collision

March 8, 2013

Two people were transported Thursday afternoon to the local hospital after sustaining injuries due to a head-on collision, which occurred in the area of Fifth Street Junior High School.

For more on this accident pick up Sunday's print version of the Daily Times Leader.

Tribute to a great musician, educator

March 8, 2013

Chris Lairy sings the theme to “Wonder Pets” while Jonius Nesbitt follows along on the drums during Thursday’s celebration for retiring music teacher Susie Marshall at Church Hill. More pictures from the event are on page 6. Photo by Donna Summerall

March 7th

Siloam Baptist welcomes Harvest Outdoor Ministries

March 7, 2013

To Southerners the love of guns, hunting and God are three things that are inseparable.

Free program provides education on elderly living

March 7, 2013

It’s inevitable. Most adults will one day have to make some tough but wise decisions about the care their parents will receive as their parent progresses into a more mature, elderly age.

Elder-Choice is now offering seniors and families of elderly people free advise and support on their options as they age and the healthcare system.

For more on this story pick up today's print version of the Daily Times Leader or subscribe to our online newspaper.

Mobile home inspections added to contract

March 7, 2013

Clay County Property Appraiser Mike Sanders now has the authority by the Clay County Board of Supervisors to inspect mobile homes in the county to ensure the homes are on the county's mobile home roll.

This is also an effort by the board to collect mobile home taxes and garbage fees from mobile homes, which are not on the rolls.

For more on this story, pick up today's print version of the Daily Times Leader or subscribe to our online newspaper.

Tom Goode Highway Proposal Passes House

March 7, 2013

Highway 47 in Clay County may very soon be named after one of West Point's legendary football stars, All-State, All- American former NFL player Tom Goode.

This Tuesday a Senate Bill, which would designate Highway 47 as the Tom Goode Highway, passed the Mississippi House of Representatives and will soon be sent to Governor Phil Bryan for his signature.

Pick up today's print version of the Daily Times Leader for more on this story or subscribe to our online newspaper.

March 6th

The Unfinished Tale of James Otis Doss

March 6, 2013

Sometime in 1994, Ossie Doss Jr. picked up the phone at his Nashville home and heard the voice of his brother James Otis Doss on the other end.
That was the last anyone in the Doss family has heard from the former Green Wave and Mississippi State

March 5th

Board updated on delinquent garbage issue

March 5, 2013

The Clay County Board of Supervisors meeting, Chancery Clerk Amy Berry updated the board on the county’s delinquent solid waste issue.
The $2,000 delinquent garbage bill the board discussed last week is part of the 24 percent of properties that were traceable, and the property owner responsible for this fee is also facing a lien.

CCS job assistance program building lives

March 5, 2013

West Point's Community Counseling Services is offering its clients, as well as alcohol and drug rehabilitation clients, an opportunity to step into today's job market through its Supported Employment Program.

For more on this story, pick up Wednesday's print version of the Daily Times Leader.

DTL staff STARKVILLE — The West Point varsity baseball team traveled to Starkville High Saturday...
DTL staff PHEBA — The Hebron Christian Academy Eagles won their final game of the regular season...
DTL staff The Oak Hill tennis team dropped its first district match Monday afternoon 5-4 in West...

 

 

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