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Region suffers from copper theft; AG meets with surrounding states

April 23, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood met with attorneys general from Arkansas, Tennessee and Louisiana April 14 to discuss the growing concern of copper theft — a familiar concern to West Point and Clay County.
Hood said in a press release that copper thieves are costing farmers and business owners tens of thousands of dollars.
“Due to high metal prices, metal of any kind, from cars on the side of the road to implements in the field, is being stolen at an alarming rate,” Hood said.

Local man indicted for sexual battery

April 23, 2014

BY JOSH PRESLEY
news@dailytimesleader.com

The Clay County Circuit Court went through its second round of arraignments for the April circuit court term on Tuesday.
Clay County Circuit Clerk Bob Harrell said that the grand jury saw 261 cases, and that 183 of those cases were “true billed,” where the jury makes issues a written decision stating it believes there is enough evidence from the prosecution to suggest the accused did commit a crime.

Earth Day, every day

April 23, 2014

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

West Point residents are doing their part to commemorate Earth Day, every day.

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