Archive - Feb 11, 2014 - News Article
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Clay County Sheriffâ€™s Department Investigators have arrested Nathaniel Collins, age 37, of 4655 Clisby Road, of West Point and charged Collins with two counts of sexual battery and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott said that Collins is under a $50,000.00 bond for each count and is incarcerated at the Clay County Detention Center. Evidence will be presented at the next term of grand jury in April.
BY JUSTIN MINYARD
Clay County and West Point School District students will have today off as an icy forecast mandated school heads to make the decision to pull the plug and cancel classes for the day per the recommendation of the local Mississippi Emergency Management Agency branch.
Johnny Littlefield, Clay County-West Point Mississippi emergency management agency director, said the chilly weather was not readily deemed any concern until a conference call with the National Weather Service (NWS) at 10 a.m. Monday concluded otherwise.
BY JUSTIN MINYARD
Weather forecasts paint an icy picture for Tuesday, but 4-County Electric Power Association (4-County) has boots on the ground to combat the expected adverse weather conditions.
According to a press release issued by 4-County, the company has initiated â€śemergency preparationsâ€ť to help suppress the blow of any â€śpossible weather damage to lines or equipment or service interruptionâ€ť to its power consumers.
BY MARY GARRISON
With a Tuesday morning forecast calling for the potential of freezing rain and ice throughout Northeast Mississippi â€” including Clay County â€” West Point and Clay County officials were preparing for the worst in severe weather on Monday.
West Point Mayor Robbie Robinson said the cityâ€™s department heads met Monday morning to give a rundown of plans and provisions in the event inclement weather does hit. According to Robinson, all are well prepared to handle any incoming winter weather. However, no one is going to jump the gun.