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June 7th

Longtime educator Smith leaving for position in Meridian

June 7, 2013

Robert Smith has put a lot of students on the right career path during his 17 years with the West Point School District.

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Citizens warned to lock their doors, catalogue belongings

June 7, 2013

Not much is safe anymore from the hands of thieves.
While police are use to responding to burglaries involving guns, money and other valuables, it appears that a detachable car part was the target of at least one thief.
West Point Police Department Chief Investigator Albert Lee told the Daily Times Leader on Friday that on May 29, police were dispatched an East Street residence where a brake light had been stolen during the night from a 2003 Trailblazer.

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June 6th

Pickering recovers over $57,000 for Clay County

June 6, 2013

(Jackson,) – State Auditor Stacey Pickering recovered $69,220.76 and presented a check in the amount of $57,512.99, yesterday, June 5, to the Clay County Circuit Clerk’s Office following an investigation into former Circuit Clerk Bobbie Davis’ misappropriations of public funds.

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County will save $18,000 by opting into new drug coverage

June 6, 2013

Some Clay County employees may soon see an increase the cost of their prescription drugs.
The increase would have been mandatory beginning July 1, 2014, but a vote by the Clay County Board of Supervisors on Thursday morning will bring the county under the new plan early, a move that will save the taxpayers nearly $18,000 this year.

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Cole reaching thousands through electronic book sales

June 6, 2013

The electronic age has transformed many industries.
It can be argued that the print industry has taken some hits thanks to online publications and E-Readers, but for West Point author Bobby Cole, the results have all been positive.

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June 5th

Open carry raises concerns

June 5, 2013

A new Mississippi gun law that will take effect on July 1 has raised concerns with law enforcement agencies throughout the state.

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Evans informs Civitans on being prepared

June 5, 2013

Tornadoes, floods and fires can happen any time in our area. Perneatha Evans of the American Red Cross in Columbus, talked to the West Point Civitan Luncheon Club about what can be done in case of a disaster.

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Chief: Roadblocks successful, not designed to profile

June 5, 2013

Roadblocks can be hassle for drivers, especially ones who are in a hurry, but law enforcement agencies see these checkpoints as an opportunity to make the roads more safe for drivers.

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June 4th

Stolen car recovered in Monroe County with damage

June 4, 2013

Holiday weekends should be fun and relaxing.
As one West Point citizen found out on Memorial Day, it’s also a time to be on guard and keep a watch on your property.

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Jury awards $100,000 to former Water and Light Superintendent

June 4, 2013

According to the federal jury, which oversaw a five-day trial in Aberdeen after Memorial Day, Shasta Plunkett, the former Interim Superintendent for the West Point Power and Light Department was discriminated against when he was fired by city officials.

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