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March 12th, 2013
At least four weeks have passed since West Point Municipal Court proceeded with a city prosecutor, but that could change as early as tonight.
Last week during a work session of the West Point Board of Mayor and Selectmen, the board discussed the city prosecutor's position, which was left vacant several weeks ago with the election of Angela Turner-Lairy to the State Senate. During their work session Mayor Scott Ross noted that only two applications for city prosecutor had been submitted to City Hall as of last Thursday.
So who will it be? Who will represent the majority of Clay County and portions of Lowndes and Monroe counties over the next four years in the Mississippi House of Representatives?
A Thursday night traffic stop on East Main quickly escalated into a hot pursuit down Eshman Ave. where one man was eventually caught, arrested and charged with multiple offenses.
Eyes grew big in the early part of last week when an area broadcast news agency released a report alleging that a West Point police officer attempted suicide on East Main Street in West Point, but West Point Police Chief Tim Brinkley said almost the entire television report is false.
In Sunday's print version of the Daily Times Leader Brinkley addresses the incident as well as what was reported by the television media earlier this week.
To read the full story, pick up a copy of Sunday's print Daily Times Leader.
Two people were transported Thursday afternoon to the local hospital after sustaining injuries due to a head-on collision, which occurred in the area of Fifth Street Junior High School.
For more on this accident pick up Sunday's print version of the Daily Times Leader.
Chris Lairy sings the theme to â€śWonder Petsâ€ť while Jonius Nesbitt follows along on the drums during Thursdayâ€™s celebration for retiring music teacher Susie Marshall at Church Hill. More pictures from the event are on page 6. Photo by Donna Summerall
To Southerners the love of guns, hunting and God are three things that are inseparable.
Itâ€™s inevitable. Most adults will one day have to make some tough but wise decisions about the care their parents will receive as their parent progresses into a more mature, elderly age.
Elder-Choice is now offering seniors and families of elderly people free advise and support on their options as they age and the healthcare system.
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Clay County Property Appraiser Mike Sanders now has the authority by the Clay County Board of Supervisors to inspect mobile homes in the county to ensure the homes are on the county's mobile home roll.
This is also an effort by the board to collect mobile home taxes and garbage fees from mobile homes, which are not on the rolls.
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Highway 47 in Clay County may very soon be named after one of West Point's legendary football stars, All-State, All- American former NFL player Tom Goode.
This Tuesday a Senate Bill, which would designate Highway 47 as the Tom Goode Highway, passed the Mississippi House of Representatives and will soon be sent to Governor Phil Bryan for his signature.
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