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March 12th, 2013

Comcast seals deal with city, pays $76K in delinquent fines

March 12, 2013

After a lengthy battle to get Comcast Cable and Internet Services to pay delinquent fees owed to the city of West Point, Comcast finally cut a check Monday to the city, bringing their current pole attachment balance to zero.

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Runoff projected to be between Gibbs and Longstreet

March 12, 2013

The numbers are not official, and the tabulations may change, but as of press time on Tuesday night, Karl Gibbs and Eddie Longstreet are projected to face each other in a runoff for the District 36 House seat on Tuesday, April 2.

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City Prosecutor May Be Selected Soon

March 12, 2013

At least four weeks have passed since West Point Municipal Court proceeded with a city prosecutor, but that could change as early as tonight.

Last week during a work session of the West Point Board of Mayor and Selectmen, the board discussed the city prosecutor's position, which was left vacant several weeks ago with the election of Angela Turner-Lairy to the State Senate. During their work session Mayor Scott Ross noted that only two applications for city prosecutor had been submitted to City Hall as of last Thursday.

March 11th

District 36 Special Election held Tuesday

March 11, 2013

So who will it be? Who will represent the majority of Clay County and portions of Lowndes and Monroe counties over the next four years in the Mississippi House of Representatives?

March 9th

Man Jailed For Drugs After Fleeing Officers

March 9, 2013

A Thursday night traffic stop on East Main quickly escalated into a hot pursuit down Eshman Ave. where one man was eventually caught, arrested and charged with multiple offenses.

March 8th

Alleged attempted suicide incident clarified

March 8, 2013

Eyes grew big in the early part of last week when an area broadcast news agency released a report alleging that a West Point police officer attempted suicide on East Main Street in West Point, but West Point Police Chief Tim Brinkley said almost the entire television report is false.

In Sunday's print version of the Daily Times Leader Brinkley addresses the incident as well as what was reported by the television media earlier this week.

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Two injured in head-on collision

March 8, 2013

Two people were transported Thursday afternoon to the local hospital after sustaining injuries due to a head-on collision, which occurred in the area of Fifth Street Junior High School.

For more on this accident pick up Sunday's print version of the Daily Times Leader.

Tribute to a great musician, educator

March 8, 2013

Chris Lairy sings the theme to “Wonder Pets” while Jonius Nesbitt follows along on the drums during Thursday’s celebration for retiring music teacher Susie Marshall at Church Hill. More pictures from the event are on page 6. Photo by Donna Summerall

March 7th

Siloam Baptist welcomes Harvest Outdoor Ministries

March 7, 2013

To Southerners the love of guns, hunting and God are three things that are inseparable.

Free program provides education on elderly living

March 7, 2013

It’s inevitable. Most adults will one day have to make some tough but wise decisions about the care their parents will receive as their parent progresses into a more mature, elderly age.

Elder-Choice is now offering seniors and families of elderly people free advise and support on their options as they age and the healthcare system.

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