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April 6th, 2013

Jury acquits Ivy in shooting trial

April 6, 2013

The weight of a thousand men was lifted Friday from the shoulders of Rashawn Ivy who walked from the Clay County Courthouse a free man after he was cleared of all charges in his two-year long shooting case.

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Woman jailed for stealing car

April 6, 2013

A Clay County woman was taken into custody late Thursday night after a burglary and automobile theft incident occurred at a local trailer park.

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Williamson a Coca Cola scholarship finalist for good reason

April 6, 2013

There was a lot of excitement and a lot of traffic in the halls of Oak Hill Academy on Friday. What else could be expected on the day of prom?

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April 5th

BREAKING: Ivy Found Not Guilty

April 5, 2013

No less than 30 minutes ago a Clay County jury found 24-year-old Rashawn Ivy not guilty of shooting his ex-girlfriend Whitney Lenoir.

After a four-day trial in which the jury weighed material evidence and testimony, the jury cleared Ivy of both his domestic violence/aggravated assault charge and his simple assault charge.

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April 4th

“Father” of state’s Autism movement Yeager speaks to Rotary Club

April 4, 2013

When you hear the term “Autism” most likely you think of the movie “Rain Man” with Dustin Hoffman portraying an adult with the disorder.

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Accused gunman professes innocence

April 4, 2013

A case of attempted murder or attempted suicide? That’s what a Clay County Circuit Court jury will have to decide today in the ongoing trial involving a woman who alleges her ex-boyfriend shot her in cold blood.

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Ward talks fitness at Civitan

April 4, 2013

Margaret Shelton presided over the West Point Civitan Luncheon Club during its bi-monthly meeting in the absence of President Alvin Quinn.
After calling the meeting to order and settling all old and new business, she asked Jermain Jackson, who was in charge of the program, to introduce his guest, Joel Ward.
Ward is the owner of Anytime Fitness. He opened the facility in July of ‘09, and is enjoying having his thriving business in West Point.

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April 3rd

A public apology is in order

April 3, 2013

There comes a point in every journalist’s career when he or she does something so hurtful that it warrants a public apology.
I think that it is safe to say that after Wednesday’s edition of the Daily Times Leader, I have reached that point.
In my nine months as Managing Editor of the DTL, I have had some major lapses in judgement, and I have made some mistakes.
Wednesday’s story, “Dead body found along highway” was the worst mistake of my career, by far.
The choice we made on the picture that we used was without taste.

Documents suggest city’s attorney believed Collins was not cooperating in recent lawsuit

April 3, 2013

West Point Mayor Scott Ross and Ward 3 Selectman Charles Collins are both standing by statements that they made last week after it was reported the city had settled a discrimination lawsuit involving three current and one former West Point police officers.

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Yeager to speak on Autism tonight

April 3, 2013

Dr. Mark Yeager, arguably the state’s leading expert on Autism will be speaking on the subject of Autism and more tonight at First Baptist Church.
Things will get underway at 5:30 p.m., and the program is scheduled to last two hours. This seminar is free and open to the public.

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