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May 28th, 2013

WPPD seeks suspect in armed robbery

May 28, 2013

The West Point Police Department is closing in on a suspect connected to a reported armed robbery which took place on East Main Street Sunday afternoon.

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“In memory of Wolf”

May 28, 2013

For the past five years, an unidentified person has flowers and a card on the statue of Howlin’ Wolf in West Point. The card reads each year “In memory of Howlin’ Wolf.” Standing by the Memorial Day flowers are Angelika and Jessi Smith of West Point. Submitted Photo

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Beloved city employee remembered

May 28, 2013

Whether it was trimming hedges, cutting back roses or pulling up stubborn weeds, Margaret Bratton was dedicated to beautifying one of West Point’s most popular attractions – Sally Kate Winters Park.

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May 22nd

David Forrester

May 22, 2013

David Forrester, 83, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at his home, in Pheba.
Mr. David was born August 23, 1929, in Webster County, in the Dancy Community, the son of the late Thomas Jefferson and

Runoff votes certified and final

May 22, 2013

Both Jimmy Clark and Charles Collins picked up additional votes Wednesday during the vote certification meeting at City Hall, but the final, certified tally shows that Clark will indeed lead Ward 3 over the next four years.

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223rd Engineer Battalion welcomes new commander

May 22, 2013

The 223rd Engineer Battalion, of West Point, Miss., held a Change of Command ceremony on the parade field of Camp Shelby, Miss.

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May 21st

BREAKING: Clark takes Ward 3

May 22, 2013

Barring a challenge from Ward 3 incumbent Charles Collins, Jimmy Clark is the new representative for the ward, which was the only one that required a runoff after the May 7 municipal elections.
When the first electronic ballots were counted, Collins led Clark by 19 with a 312 to 291 count.
Clark’s strength proved to be in the absentee voting, where he garnered enough support to take the election by 52 votes.
“I am elated for this trust to be put in me,” Clark said after the win. “I feel that with a new mayor and a new board, the good days for West Point are ahead.”

Testimony could be limited in Stafford case

May 21, 2013

The city of West Point is asking a federal judge to preclude West Point resident Natalie Stafford from testifying about events that happened at Old Waverly, which Stafford says led to her son’s automobile accident in 2010.

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May 20th

Ready inkis with JCJC

May 20, 2013

It has been a memorable May for Oak Hill senior Anna Ready as she clinched an individual state championship in the MAIS AA no. 1 Girls’ Singles tournament at the Ridgeland Tennis Center May 8.

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Pittman did the right thing

May 20, 2013

Last week, I fired off against several of West Point’s city Selectmen after Tuesday night’s board meeting.

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