A Clay County man has been taken into custody and charged with one count aggravated assault on a police officer and one count kidnapping following an alleged hostage situation and shooting on Saturday.
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The city of West Point is hosting an open session to the public at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the upstairs board room of City Hall in an effort to isolate properties throughout the city in need of an environmental assessment.
The Board of Supervisors room at the Clay County Courthouse was filled to overflowing with well-wishers who had come to say goodbye to Susan Plunkett after 17 years as deputy clerk for the Clay County Circuit Court office. Court employees, county supervisors, friends and family brought food and gifts for a surprise party in Plunkettâ€™s honor.