March 7th, 2013
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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Sometime in 1994, Ossie Doss Jr. picked up the phone at his Nashville home and heard the voice of his brother James Otis Doss on the other end.
That was the last anyone in the Doss family has heard from the former Green Wave and Mississippi State
A Minimum wage increase â€“ as announced in his State of the Union two weeks ago, our President believes that an increase in the minimum wage, from the current $7.25 an hour, to a whopping $9.00 an hour, will make everything better in our world.
West Point Mayoral candidate Robbie Robinson hosted a grand opening for his campaign headquarters located on East Main Street Monday night. Above, Robinson speaks with Kyle Chandler III and Steve McKinney at the headquarters on Monday. Photo by Bryan Davis
The West Point/Clay County Animal Shelter has nine of these adorable, five week old puppies ready for adoption. Come by the WPCCAS Tuesday â€“ Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. - noon or call 524-4430.
The Eagles now improve to 2-1 on the season after the win Monday night and the victory over Vardaman Friday night. Hebron is currently on a two-game winning streak. The Eagles now turn their attention to district play Tuesday and Thursday. Hebron traveled to Central Academy on Tuesday and will play host to Winona Christian tomorrow afternoon.
Oak Hill now looks into conference play as the Raiders will start their two-game series with Leake Academy. The Raiders took on the Rebels Tuesday afternoon and will travel to Madden on Thursday for the final game of the conference series.
The Clay County Board of Supervisors meeting, Chancery Clerk Amy Berry updated the board on the countyâ€™s delinquent solid waste issue.
The $2,000 delinquent garbage bill the board discussed last week is part of the 24 percent of properties that were traceable, and the property owner responsible for this fee is also facing a lien.
West Point's Community Counseling Services is offering its clients, as well as alcohol and drug rehabilitation clients, an opportunity to step into today's job market through its Supported Employment Program.
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