Archive - Apr 10, 2014 - News Article
By Josh Presley
The city of West Point wants residents to be careful putting up signs and digging holes.
West Point Chief Administrative Officer Randy Jones said that West Point and Clay County residents should know that putting up yard sale signs anywhere but their own property is illegal.
â€śThese yard sale signs are really a pain,â€ť Jones said. â€śWe certainly like for people to have yard sales but technically youâ€™re only supposed to have two a year, and weâ€™re not having flea markets in peopleâ€™s front yards.â€ť
By Josh Presley
The West Point Board of Selectmen is no longer requiring city employees that arenâ€™t department heads to be permanent residents of Clay County.
The previous city personnel policy said that all full-time regular, probationary and supervisory employees of the city of West Point must be permanent residents of Clay County.
The board voted 3-2 to pass an action that now requires only city department heads be permanent residents of the county.
By Will Nations
COLUMBUS â€” Barrett Donahoe, Heritage Academyâ€™s head football coach and athletic director, texted Stan Hughey late Tuesday afternoon and asked a question: â€śDo you feel like a Patriot yet?â€ť
Hughey simply answered, â€śYes.â€ť
Hugheyâ€™s commute may get a little longer, but the veteran and well-known MAIS basketball coach was named the new Heritage assistant athletic director and girlsâ€™ basketball coach for the junior high and high school teams, which was made official Wednesday morning.
A West Point woman is facing capital murder charges, following the death of her infant son.
Clay County Sheriffâ€™s deputies arrested Brittania Smith, 24, or 904 Hillside Park in West Poing Monday after results from a Mississippi Crime Lab autopsy allegedly confirmed 2-month-old Brinston Smith had ingested a lethal dose of prescription codeine. The death was ruled a homicide.