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September 13th, 2013

Local church reaches out to community

September 13, 2013

The Northside Christian Church will be hosting an event titled “Exalting the Savior: An Evening of Praise” at 6 p.m. on Sept. 14. at the Mary Holmes Auditorium

Rev. Orlando Richmond Sr. said that the evening will be a “mass gospel fellowship,” which can bring the community together.

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McBryde to talk Civil War at Luncheon with Books

September 13, 2013

Local author and history buff, John McBryde, is bringing his book “The Battle of West Point” to Luncheon with Books, at noon, Thursday, Sept. 19.

September 11th

DAR members to honor 9/11 fallen

September 11, 2013

The Horseshoe Robertson Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution have a busy day on tap. DAR members are out this morning putting American flags on Commerce Street to commemorate the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on American soil in New York City and Washington D.C. by extremists under the guidance of Osama Bin Laden.

Horseshoe Robertson DAR members, Brenda Edwards, Jane Caston, Jenny Caston and Regent Gaynell Duke are doing their patriotic duty by putting out the flags in honor of the 12th anniversary of 9/11.

West Point PD to host ‘drug drop’

September 11, 2013

The West Point Police Department will be holding a “drug drop-off” day, in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 26 at the police station.

Detective Sergeant Zate McGee said this would be the fifth time the police department has participated in the event, which McGee encourages city and county residents to participate in.

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Tobacco-free ordinance proposal on hold

September 11, 2013

According to the Mississippi Tobacco-free Coalitions, there are 86 cities in the state that have passed 100 percent smoke-free ordinances. These cities include Starkville, Columbus, Tupelo, Aberdeen and Amory.

West Point, however, is not on this list. While no official ordinance is in place, the city remains tobacco-free, according to West Point Chief Administrative Officer Randy Jones.

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September 10th

Arrest made in Sunday shooting

September 10, 2013

West Point Police Department officers have arrested a man in connection with an alleged shooting.

Dermarius Brown, 26, of West Point was arrested Sunday after reportedly turning himself in to authorities. Shortly after 2 p.m. Sunday police were dispatched to the 500 block of Washington Street in reference to a shooting. E911 reported to officers that an ambulance had been dispatched.Upon arrival, police discovered a man at a residence who appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg.

City mulls options on water project for Yokohama

September 10, 2013

Bids for a new water tank have been taken off the Board of Selectmen's agenda for their meeting tonight. West Point Chief Administrative Officer Randy Jones said that the bids were taken off the agenda because the plans have not been finalized.

“There hasn't been a decision made yet,” Jones said. “The plans have not bee certified.”

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Local man to host first ever ‘Back to School at Town Creek’ event

September 10, 2013

Lester Moore only wants the best for his community. A West Point resident, Moore is doing his part to bring something positive to the children of Town Creek Apartments with a community celebration.

September 6th

Hearing set for RV ordinance

September 6, 2013

The Clay County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on its proposed RV ordinance. On Thursday, the board voted to hold a hearing at 10 a.m. on Sept. 26 at the Clay County Courthouse.

Board of Supervisors attorney Bob Marshall recommended the board hold the hearing to “make sure the board hears everything” and to give residents who may not have attended previous meetings the chance to speak their minds.

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Schools celebrate Grandparents Day

September 6, 2013

The West Point School District is recognizing the importance of grandparents in the lives of children. Grandparents of third graders at South Side Elementary were invited to come and have lunch with the students in honor of Grandparents Day. The children proudly showed off grandparents to friends and teachers.

“We always love to have our grandparents visit,” said Principal Shirley Gibson. “We have excellent participation from our parents and grandparents on special days.”

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