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October 8th, 2013

Supervisors address RV ordinance

October 8, 2013

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

The Clay County Board of Supervisors convened Monday to discuss, among other things, a rewording in the proposed RV ordinance.
Following the beginning prayer by District 4 Supervisor Shelton Deanes, the board went straight to business.

Vandals strike in West Point

October 8, 2013

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

The West Point Police Department is investigating several reports of vandalism that have been flooding the airwaves since last week.
According to WPPD Chief Tim Brinkley, the alleged vandals have been taking it upon themselves to throw “rocks and other objects” at passing vehicles. Additionally, Brinkley said certain reports indicate it is possible “the same group of young people” are perpetrating these crimes.

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October 4th

C Spire to build $20 million center in Golden Triangle

October 4, 2013

Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins may not know all the ins and outs of high technology, but he knows a good thing when he sees it.
That's what he told a crowd of local officials and community leaders Thursday before C Spire announced it would build a $20 million data processing center at the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park.
"Most of you will be like me," Higgins said. "You don't understand it, but you know it's a big deal."

Ole Miss Chancellor campaigns in West Point

October 4, 2013

The University of Mississippi is hoping to spread the word about new in-state recruitment initiatives in the Golden Triangle, and as part of the campaign, Chancellor Dan Jones made stops Thursday in West Point and Columbus.
Among the items for discussion, Jones addressed some of the difficulties faced by higher learning institutions, including tuition increases, which he said sometimes hindered student opportunity, particularly in Mississippi. However, he said Ole Miss had implemented programs to help ensure Mississippi residents were afforded the opportunity of a college education.

Man arrested on meth charges

October 4, 2013

DTL staff

The Clay County Sheriff’s Department in conjunction with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics arrested Horace “Clay” OBrian, 41, of Clay County on two counts of sale of methamphetamine. Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott stated that the arrest was a result of a six-month investigation and more arrests are expected in the case.
“We can’t get too deep into the details,” said Scott.

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Man shot in attempted robbery

October 4, 2013

DTL staff

At about midnight Thursday officers of the West Point Police Department were dispatched to an apartment complex on Dunlap Road in reference to gunshots being fired. Upon arrival officers discovered a man, whose name is not being released, lying face down on the ground. He suffered from a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

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September 20th

CASA seeks volunteers

September 20, 2013

Everyone deserves a voice. Court Appointed Special Advocates of Clay County work to give children within the community theirs.

West Point battle discussed in depth at book luncheon

September 20, 2013

John W. McBryde was Thursday’s speaker at Luncheon With Books. The local author has brought history to life in his book The Battle of West Point.

“I’m totally sold that Nathan Beford Forrest was the best of all confederate generals,” said McBryde. “He should have been the head of the Confederate Cavalry. His education came from living and hunting in the woods of Mississippi. He knew how to survive and put that knowledge to work during the Civil War.”

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Jr. Civitans ready for teacher appreciation

September 20, 2013

Civitan sponsors Jay Jackson and Peggy Goode were directing new Jr. Civitan members through the sign up process while Junior Civitans in their second or third years were busy working on boxes to hold snacks for teacher appreciation.

“The kids filled the boxes with apples, bananas and pastries and have the boxes in the teachers lounge.” said Goode. “We like to do projects for our teachers; they deserve all the thanks they can get. The Junior Civitans are always ready to participate in projects to do things for others.”

Green Wave searching for 2013 season identity

September 20, 2013

The Friday non-district loss for the West Point Green Wave to the Columbus Falcons in week-four came as a shock for many in the West Point area and around the state.

The offense was not clicking, the defense was not getting the important stops to get off the field and possibly the only positive highlight from the contest came when junior place kicker Omar Lemus tacked on two successful extra points.

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