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March 21st, 2013

Tourism tax revenue already making a difference

March 21, 2013

It’s a tax that is nearly unidentifiable to customers at restaurants and hotels in West Point.

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WPPD begins prescription drug collections

March 21, 2013

Once again law enforcement agencies all across the country are gearing up for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, held April 27, but the West Point Police Department is getting a jump on things.

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Absentee voting for District 36 runoff begins

March 21, 2013

There are two elections on the minds of citizens in Clay County; one, the April 2 runoff election for Mississippi Representative District 36 and the other, the upcoming May 7 Primary Election for municipal offices.

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March 20th

Sidewalk safety project awaiting approval

March 20, 2013

When the schoolhouse is just two or three blocks down from an adolescent’s house, it sort of makes sense for a parent to allow that child to walk or bike to school. However, parents want nothing more than for their child, who commutes independently, to make it to school safely as possible.

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Alleged scrap metal thief arrested

March 20, 2013

An investigation of stolen scrap metal began two weeks ago through the West Point Police Department, and thanks to a helpful lead in the case at least one arrest has been made.

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March 19th

City adjusting to inmate labor changes

March 19, 2013

Things have changed in Mississippi when it comes to state inmate labor.

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D.A.R.E resolution passes private committee

March 19, 2013

Clay County law enforcement officials have seen their fair share of drug problems in West Point and Clay County and continue to work diligently to keep illegal drugs off the streets – and out of the reach of children.

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Sundbeck honored with Patriot Award

March 19, 2013

Milton Sundbeck, owner of Southern Ionics is honored with his second Patriot Award at the corporation’s main office on Tuesday. The Mississippi Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense operational committee bestowed the award in recognition of Sundbeck’s “extraordinary support” of Ron Howell, who has been deployed twice as an employee of Southern Ionics. Pictured are Larry Swartz (ESGR), Sundbeck, Howell and Wendy Howell’s Ron’s wife. Howell will be featured in the Daily Times Leader’s March 31 annual Profile. Photo by Bryan Davis

Court Considering Dismissal of Reckless Disregard Suit

March 19, 2013

The reckless disregard lawsuit filed in 2011 against the city of West Point by Clay County resident Natalie Stafford continues to make its way through federal court this week, but may be dismissed under defense claims brought forth by the city.

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March 18th

Storm hits quickly, leaves destruction behind

March 18, 2013

It came within a matter of minutes. Snapping trees in two, ripping power lines from utility polls, knocking one lady to the ground.

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