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June 4th, 2013

Stolen car recovered in Monroe County with damage

June 4, 2013

Holiday weekends should be fun and relaxing.
As one West Point citizen found out on Memorial Day, it’s also a time to be on guard and keep a watch on your property.

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Jury awards $100,000 to former Water and Light Superintendent

June 4, 2013

According to the federal jury, which oversaw a five-day trial in Aberdeen after Memorial Day, Shasta Plunkett, the former Interim Superintendent for the West Point Power and Light Department was discriminated against when he was fired by city officials.

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Police still seek suspect in armed robbery incident

June 4, 2013

The West Point Police Department is still investigating an armed robbery incident, which happened over the Memorial Day weekend.

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Jury finds in favor of Plunkett

June 4, 2013

Testimony lasted into Monday afternoon, but a federal jury on Monday evening returned a verdict in favor of former West Point Interim Water and Light Superintendent Shasta Plunkett.
Plunkett was awarded $100,000 for emotional distress, and the jury awarded him $5,000 in lost wages.
Details about the trial and the verdict will be in Wednesday's Daily Times Leader.

June 3rd

Jury still out in Plunkett trial

June 3, 2013

As of press time on Monday afternoon, no verdict had been reached in the case concerning former West Point Light and Water Superintendent Shasta Plunkett.

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EMCC seeing great GED success in county

June 3, 2013

The West Point campus of East Mississippi Community College has been running out of space for those attending GED classes.

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Raspberry advocates for early childhood education to board

June 3, 2013

West Point author and literacy advocate Johnny Raspberry continued to raise awareness for Pre-K literacy at the Clay County Board of Supervisors meeting on Monday morning.

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May 31st

Man Shot Thursday Night, Suspect Arrested

May 31, 2013

Shortly after 7 p.m. Thursday night, West Point police officers were dispatched to a residence in the Seitz subdivision in reference to a shooting. Clay County E-911 informed police that the caller was requesting an ambulance because one individual on scene advised that he had been shot.

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May 30th

Three Jailed On Felony Drug Charges

May 30, 2013

On May 28, 2013 the Clay County Sheriff Department assisted by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics arrested 3 individuals on felony drug warrants. Arrested were Brandon Butler, age 27, on 2 felony drug warrants for Sale of Cocaine, Dana Gustavis, age 27, on a felony drug warrant for Sale of Marijuana and Malicious Mischief and Lyndon Fisher, age 49, on a felony drug warrant for Sale of Hydrocodone and Sale of Alprazolam.

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Man Wanted By Clay County Authorities

May 30, 2013

Montrell Collins aka Peanut (DOB 06-16-1981), is wanted by Clay County Sheriff Department for felony malicious mischief and 2 counts trespassing. Last known address is 2329 Gillespie Road, Cedar Bluff.
Anyone with any information on this individual is encouraged to contact the Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151 or the Clay County Sheriff’s Department at 662-494-2896.

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