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December 6th

County to split cost with WPFD for new repeater

December 6, 2013

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

Clay County will soon be operating on a different frequency.
The Clay County Board of Supervisors passed a motion Thursday per West Point Fire Chief Johnny Littlefield’s request to relieve the county’s coffer by an amount of $2,503.57 for a new repeater.

Rail work to close local roads

December 6, 2013

DTL staff

Motorists in West Point may find they’ll have to find alternate routes through the city in the coming days. West Point Chief Administrative Officer Randy Jones said Kansas City Southern was set to begin a series of projects on various railroad crossings which would reroute traffic throughout the weekend and into next week in some areas of West Point.
Beginning at 7 a.m. Friday, crews will be working to lay new track and temporary filler on the west railroad crossing of Industrial Access Road beginning near Division Street.

West Point man killed in car crash

December 6, 2013

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

STARKVILLE — The Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fatal car crash that occurred late-night Wednesday.
According to Chad Garnett, OCSD chief deputy sheriff, at about 11:15 p.m. Wednesday officers were dispatched to Old West Point Road in regards to a possible auto accident.

December 5th

Stamps talks education, training

December 5, 2013

By Donna Summerall
life@dailytimesleader.com

Civitan president Margaret Shelton presided over Wednesday’s meeting of the West Point Civitan Luncheon Club and reminded the members that the club’s Christmas party is noon, Dec. 18, at the Bryan Public Library. She said the raffle tickets for the Nook e – tablet would continue to be sold through Dec. 18, when the winner will be drawn during the Christmas party.
Shelton introduced the meeting’s speaker, Warren Stamps.

FUMC to host Good News Everywhere choir concert

December 5, 2013

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

West Point’s First United Methodist Church is set to ring in the jubilation and Christmas spirit with its Good News Everywhere choir concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13 in the FUMC sanctuary.
Rachel Delk, FUMC choir director, said the event will be filled to the brim with Christmas carols and exerts from scripture throughout the evening.
“We’re singing a lot of Christmas carols,” said Delk. “We want people to feel familiar with the music. They tend to enjoy traditional Christmas music.”

December 4th

Point City Drugs caters to local crowd

December 4, 2013

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

As of Nov. 18, residents of West Point have another local option in meeting their pharmaceutical needs, with the opening of Point City Drugs at 849 Highway 45 in West Point. And owners Scott Cooper and Blair Thompson are working to emphasize the local.

Holiday shopping proves successful for small businesses in West Point

December 4, 2013

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

Some 141 million shoppers took to shops and malls this weekend, signaling the first full rush of the holiday shopping season. And at least some of those shoppers hit the stores in West Point, as many business owners observed satisfactory results, particularly on Small Business Saturday.

Holiday traffic calm

December 4, 2013

BY JUSTIN MINYARD
news@dailytimesleader.com

The turkey was had, the bargains were nabbed and the low volume of mischief and mishap in the city, county and state as a whole brought with it a much-welcomed atmosphere of calm as per local law enforcement agencies.
“It was smooth,” said West Point Police Chief Tim Brinkley. “We didn’t have anything major going on.”

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December 3rd

Adopt a family 2013

December 3, 2013

n Single woman age 56 needs jogging suits and winter coat.
n Mother with two young children, , girl age 2 and boy age 7, would like household items and toys for children, .
n Single mother who wants only for children, , twin boy and girl ages 14, who need clothes and underwear and school clothes.
n Male age 49 with health problems who needs household items and food.
n Single Male age 40 with health problems would like household items and food.
n Single mother with 3 – year - old girl and 2 – month - old Male agewho needs clothes and toys.

Residents request BoS time change

December 3, 2013

BY MARY GARRISON
editor@dailytimesleader.com

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