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Yesterday | Daily Times Leader

Man sentenced for murder

Charles Smith, of West Point, was found guilty of murder on Wednesday and sentenced to life in prison Thursday.

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Related Topix: West Point, MS, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily Times Leader

Local woman convicted on murder charge

Shunbrica Roby, of Columbus, was found guilty of murder on April 9 for the 2012 stabbing death of Marcus L. Payne of West Point.

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Related Topix: West Point, MS

Daily Times Leader

Mt. Hermon preps for Seven Sayings service

Mt. Hermon M.B. Church on Mayhew Street in West Point is preparing for one of its most well-received services of the year: the Seven Last Sayings of Christ service.

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Related Topix: West Point, MS

Daily Times Leader

State school officials propose district lines

Representatives from the Mississippi Department of Education hosted a public meeting to discuss and approve school board member lines for the new school district Tuesday at the Clay County Courthouse.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., West Point, MS, Mississippi State, MS

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Daily Times Leader

County schools cited in audit

The Mississippi Office of the State Auditor has released the Clay County School District annual financial audit for the year ending June 30. The audit found that West Clay Elementary School Principal Helen Kennard took office without a proper surety bond.

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Daily Times Leader

Community gears up for local production of 'Cinderella'

The sets are under construction, the principal parts are cast and rehearsals are set to begin for the next big West Point Clay County Arts Council community theater production, "Cinderella."

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, West Point, MS

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Clay supes resume night meetings after suspending them

After voting Monday to suspend night meetings until October, Clay County supervisors voted Thursday to go ahead and hold one night meeting a month for the next four months.

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Related Topix: West Point, MS

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Daily Times Leader

Woman charged with murder of infant son

The Clay County Sheriff's Department Investigators have arrested and charged Brittania Smith, age 24, of 904 Hillside Park, West Point with capital murder.

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Related Topix: West Point, MS

Commercial Dispatch

West Point changes residency rule for city employees

West Point selectmen voted Tuesday to strike language in their employee policy that required all city employees to reside in Clay County.

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Related Topix: West Point, MS

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Daily Times Leader

Supes suspend next four night meetings

The Clay County Board of Supervisors voted to suspend the next four night meetings at its meeting on Tuesday.

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Daily Times Leader

GTRA operational despite substantial leak

The Golden Triangle Regional Airport had its share of plumbing issues Sunday, as a pipe disconnected amidst thunderstorms and left the terminal soaking wet.

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Daily Times Leader

Youth center grand opening set Thursday

The grand opening for the Jimmy Bryan 4-H Youth Complex will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

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Related Topix: West Point, MS, Family, Kids, Mississippi State, MS, Houston, MS

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Daily Times Leader

Local students to graduate from D.A.R.E. program

Fifth grade students from Oak Hill Academy and West Point Central School will be graduating from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program at 9 a.m. today at the Clay County Civic Center.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Newms360.com

Region's jobless rate falls again

Northeast Mississippi's unemployment rate fell slightly, the seventh time in eight months the figure declined from the previous month.

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Related Topix: Lafayette County, MS

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Tunica Times

Locals hope to bring new jobs to county

At least two Tunica natives are making it their business to tackle the county's 17.3 percent unemployment by opening businesses of their own this year.

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Related Topix: Tunica, MS, Tunica County, MS

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

New substation for Yokohama approved

On Monday, Mississippi Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley ruled in favor of 4-County Electric Power Association's request to construct a new electric substation to serve the future Yokohama Tire Company plant in Clay County.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

Daily Times Leader

Backyard accident claims life of local boy

An 11-year-old boy has died following a tragic playground accident in Clay County.

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Related Topix: West Point, MS

Daily Times Leader

CCSD arrests 3 on drug charges

A traffic stop conducted by the Clay County Sheriff's Department Thursday yielded three West Point residents - Tevin Nance, 22, Anthony Bean, 23, and Brian Bowens, 22 - in possession of one pound of marijuana and liquid codeine.

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Related Topix: Drugs, West Point, MS

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