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Mt. Hermon preps for Seven Sayings service

April 17, 2014


Mt. Hermon M.B. Church on Mayhew Street in West Point is preparing for one of its most well-received services of the year: the Seven Last Sayings of Christ service.

Local woman convicted on murder charge

April 17, 2014

By Josh Presley

Shunbrica Roby, of Columbus, was found guilty of murder on April 9 for the 2012 stabbing death of Marcus L. Payne of West Point.
Clay County District Attorney Lindsey Clemons said that Roby was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole.
“The jury deliberated for three hours Wednesday before coming back with a verdict,” Clemons said. “They had the choice between murder or manslaughter and they came back with murder.”

State school officials propose district lines

April 17, 2014

By Josh Presley

Representatives from the Mississippi Department of Education hosted a public meeting to discuss and approve school board member lines for the new school district Tuesday at the Clay County Courthouse.
The State of Mississippi passed legislation in September to consolidate West Point and Clay County School Districts into the new West Point Consolidated School District.

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