By Donna Summerall
The Horseshoe Robertson Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Wednesday afternoon at the Bryan Public Library. The DAR welcomed guest speaker Susan McComic, an RN at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point and the West Point School District, to impart information on womenâ€™s health issues dealing with heart disease.
By Josh Presley
Charles Smith, of West Point, was found guilty of murder on Wednesday and sentenced to life in prison Thursday.
Smith was charged with the September 2011 stabbing death of Clay County resident Benny Oaks.
Clay County Circuit Clerk Bob Harrell said the jury deliberated late into Wednesday evening.
â€śThey jury deliberated for about three and a half hours and came back with a verdict at 8:45 p.m.,â€ť Harrell said.