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July 9th

Two local fugitives captured

July 9, 2013

Two out of the three men wanted in connection to recent shooting incidents were captured and taken into custody by the West Point Police Department.

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Court hears hit-n-run case

July 9, 2013

No ruling has yet been entered on a West Point woman accused of ramming her vehicle into the back of another occupied vehicle on Highway 45 Alternate then allegedly leaving the scene of the accident.

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Circuit Court upholds ruling on DUI offender

July 9, 2013

A man, who appealed the ruling of the Clay County Justice Court, was found guilty Monday of driving under the influence of alcohol.

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July 4th

Tax Assessor: Dozens of local businesses at risk of closure

July 4, 2013

For the first time in years, Paige Lamkin, Clay County Tax Assessor/Collector, will be closing businesses in West Point that are delinquent in personal property taxes.

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Dubois becomes certified investigator

July 4, 2013

The West Point Police Department congratulated Narcotics Investigator Sergeant Jeremy Dubois for successfully completing Mississippi’s Certified Investigators Program and becoming a certified investigator.

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July 3rd

Have a happy and safe holiday

July 3, 2013

July 4th means grilling outside, getting together with family and friend and fireworks.

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Sheriff: Digital radio system a huge benefit

July 3, 2013

Fuzzy radio communications between law enforcement officials of the Clay County Sheriff’s Department and 911 dispatchers is no longer an issue. That’s all thanks to the installation of a new digital radio system, which transmits emergency messages across the radios 10 times better than the Sheriff’s Department’s old analog radio system.

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July 2nd

Animal hoarding case concludes

July 2, 2013

Correction: In Friday’s edition of the Daily Times Leader, we failed to mention that all legal channels and protocols had been observed in the rescue of the 32 animals. As an officer of the court, Linda Koch had been asked to investigate the situation by the Clay County Sheriff’s Dept. Court orders and documents were in place before the seizure of the animals. The Golden Triangle Horse Rescue was called Clay County Horse Rescue as an error. We at the Daily Times Leader apologize for any confusion.

Businessman Griggs remembered by community

July 2, 2013

Had it not been for their wives, West Point businessman Bobby Jenkins may have never met Douglas “Buddy” Griggs, the man who helped Jenkins find the perfect spot for his auto repair business, a man Jenkins calls his reliable, trustworthy friend of 21 years.

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West Point Farmers Market receives certification

July 2, 2013

The West Point Farmers Market was recently certified by the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce as part of the Mississippi Certified Farmers Market Program. The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce launched the certification program as a way to recognize the growing number of farmers markets across the state. This program is a marketing initiative designed to identify and promote markets where producers of Mississippi grown fruits, vegetables, and plant materials gather to sell their goods direct to consumers.

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