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June 13th

Franks wanted for burglary

June 13, 2013

The West Point Police Department is currently in search of 39-year-old Kevin Franks of West Point, who is wanted in connection to a June 7 burglary.

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June 12th

Mayor, selectmen express appreciation during final meeting

June 12, 2013

For the last time Tuesday night, the outgoing West Point Board of Mayor and Selectmen sat down together at City Hall and took up their last business matters before taking a few moments to say their goodbyes to the city.

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City applying for Yokohama CAP loan

June 12, 2013

The City of West Point is proceeding with their promised support to the Yokohama Tire Corporation by moving forward with a Capital Improvements Revolving Loan to bring infrastructural needs to the tire manufacturing facility.

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Community Living Center cuts ribbon

June 12, 2013

The West Point Community Living Center cuts the ribbon on its new entrance and physical therapy area at its Eshman Ave.
center. Photo by Bryan Davis

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June 11th

State Department applauds WPHS

June 11, 2013

A report delivered Monday by a Mississippi Department of Education representative revealed that strides taken by West Point High School are moving the school out of an at-risk status and up the achievement ladder.

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New electrician job to save school district thousands

June 11, 2013

Saving each and every dollar that can possibly be saved is one of the goals of the West Point School District, which recently discovered another way to save not hundreds but thousands of dollars beginning next school year.

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June 10th

City employee leaving to pursue Air Force career

June 10, 2013

Justin Estes learned how to play the piano in a day.
He was 13 at the time, and he had never touched the instrument in any serious way before.
“I had a wild hair that I wanted to play the piano,” Estes said from his office at West Point City Hall on Monday. “I got a keyboard for Christmas that year, and I began reading the music books.”

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Trial reset for alleged drug offender

June 10, 2013

A federal jury trial on an alleged drug offender from West Point was originally scheduled to begin Monday, but a federal judge ordered that the trial be pushed to mid-August.

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West Point Resident Jailed For Murder

June 10, 2013

On Sunday, June 9, 2013, around 03:27 a.m., Columbus police officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of Highway 45 North in reference to a vehicle accident.
When officers arrived on scene, they noticed an unknown black male in the passenger’s side of a 2004 maroon Chevrolet Malibu with what appeared to be a gunshot wound in the chest area.

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June 7th

Reed takes over as head of Arts Council

June 7, 2013

Scott Reed has been involved with the West Point/Clay County Arts Council since he was in the second grade.

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