Clay County Newswire

Clay County Newswire

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  1. Candidates talk issues facing city at political forumRead the original story

    Friday | Daily Times Leader

    Election Day for West Point for the will be the May 2 primary, and citizens got a chance to see what their candidates were all about during Thursday evening's meet and greet political forum. The forum, which took place in Sally Kate Winters Park, was hosted by the Clay County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Candidates for mayor and city selectmen were on hand to present their viewpoints and goals for West Point in the next four years.


  2. TV show asks Clay County folk artist to share her storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... Tibbee community grapevine was that all was well. Not to worry; it's just a TV production crew visiting rural Clay County to tape for an episode of "Handcrafted America." The INSP family entertainment channel series features host Jill Wagner as she ...


  3. Clay Co. man indicted for child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Commercial Dispatch

    Swindol was indicted by a Clay County grand jury on April 6. According to the indictment, on or about Sept. 29, 2016, Swindol possessed images of a child engaging in sexually explicit conduct.


  4. WPPD officer patrols Kitty Dill WalkwayRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 20 | Daily Times Leader

    ... the walkway last summer, and she also worked as an auxiliary officer and a corrections officer for the Clay County Sheriff's Department. Avant said she usually began patrolling the walkway around 5 p.m. when most people get off work and stayed until ...


  5. 2nd pediatric flu death reported in MississippiRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Starkville Daily News

    ... on Oct. 8 the second most in any Mississippi county. Nine cases have been reported in Lowndes County and none in Clay County. The county with the most cases is Lincoln at 14 confirmed flu cases.


  6. Hotel market continues to grow but may soon slowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... g towns to bring visitors to all the communities," she added. "It carries over into Starkville and Oktibbeha and Clay County and West Point."


  7. Clay deputies make animal cruelty, drug arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | Commercial Dispatch

    A pair of unrelated arrests have put two West Point men in jail for drug charges and dog fighting, according to Clay County Sheriff's Office. On Saturday, deputies responded to a vehicle accident call on Highway 47. Upon arrival, deputies found a pit bull in a cage in the back of 37-year-old James Curtis Woods' pickup, according to a press release statement from Sheriff Eddie Scott.


  8. Flying high: Jackets knock off Cougars in division gameRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Starkville Daily News

    ... offense with a single, double, triple, three runs scored and one RBI as the Jackets defeated their rival from Clay County on the road. Austin Campbell pitched four innings, gave up three hits and walked just two to pick up the win, while Griffin ...


  9. Roll cameras: Every craft has a story, and a TV show asks one Clay County folk artist to share hersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 8 | Commercial Dispatch

    Camera operators and sound technicians go to work as "Handcrafted America" host Jill Wagner, seated left at the table, talks with Bessie Johnson about basket weaving at Johnson's home in Clay County's Tibbee community March 31. Now in its third season, the TV show on the INSP channel will feature Johnson in an episode to air this fall, on a date to be announced. Photo by: Courtesy of "Handcrafted America" Bessie Johnson's woven art is made with pine needles, walnuts, corn husks, gourds and chinaberries.


  10. A Southern jewel: 2017 Pilgrimage has so far attracted more than 1,000 people from all over the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... to tours through Saturday. Photo by: Luisa Porter/Dispatch Staff As sunlight beat down over the magnolias in Clay County Wednesday afternoon, visitors wandered up a gravel road to Waverley Mansion. Kristie Hover -- in her first year every hosting -- ...


  11. Ribbon cutting for Golden Triangle Autism Center draws crowdRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 6 | Daily Times Leader

    Citizens and local officials gathered yesterday morning for the ribbon cutting and official dedication for the Golden Triangle Autism Center. ARC of Clay County Cindy Smith said the building was originally used as a prekindergarten for 4-year-olds with and without special needs, as well as a school for 3-year-olds with speech problems. 2 comments

  12. Maben woman arrested on counterfeit currency, drug chargesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Starkville Daily News

    ... shoplifting, no or improper tag and driving with a suspended license. McDaniel is currently being held at the Clay County Jail with bond set at $5,000. The misdemeanor bonds will be set in Starkville Municipal Court. Jeremy L. Peters, 40, of ...


  13. Local landfill reopens following tensionRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Starkville Daily News

    ... "This is certainly a great moment to see it is back in use again," he said. "Residents have had to travel to Clay County." The landfill was temporary closed for an expansion project in September 2016. In the interim, residents and services brought ...


  14. Clay Co. man sentenced for home invasion, aggravated assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Commercial Dispatch

    A Clay County man could spend 32 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to a 2014 home robbery and aggravated assault. Clay County Circuit Court Judge Lee Howard sentenced Vernard V. Gray, 32, of Clay County, to 20 years for aggravated assault and 12 years for armed robbery.


  15. SKW to host events for Child Abuse Prevention MonthRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 29 | Daily Times Leader

    ... and the Bryan Public Library. Usry said kindergarten and pre-K children from schools throughout West Point and Clay County will march in the parade. "We created this event as a way to include kids in the community in our effort to share information ...


  16. Regional Business After Hours set for April 13Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 28 | Daily Times Leader

    The Regional Business After Hours hosted by the West Point Clay County Growth Alliance will be from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on April 13 at The Ritz Theater and Conference Center. Growth Alliance Director Lisa Klutts said members of the West Point, Starkville and Columbus Chambers of Commerce, as well as county and city officials, were welcome to attend.


  17. Robert Snow, Waverley Mansion renovator, passes away at 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 27 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... again, room by room." Waverley Mansion was built in 1852 by Col. George Hampton Young, who moved his wife to the Clay County side of the Tombigbee River to take up cotton farming. He built a two-story log cabin for his family and a small brick ...


  18. Prairie Arts Festival planning underwayRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2017 | Daily Times Leader

    Planning for the 2017 Prairie Arts Festival has begun, and the festival will take place from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on September 2. "The Prairie Arts Festival is an all day, family event with arts and crafts, food vendors, activities for kids, music and entertainment on stages and street corners, a juried arts competition and a kids' art competition," Growth Alliance Director Klutts said. She said students in West Point and Clay County schools can enter the kids' art competition that was cosponsored by the West Point Clay County Arts Council, and information for entering will be available next school year.


  19. Two West Point citizens arrested for possession of methRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2017 | Daily Times Leader

    A traffic stop initiated by the Clay County Sheriff's Department narcotic agents resulted in the arrests of Mary Webb, 62, and Donald Ware, 47, of West Point. Both individuals have been charged with Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute.


  20. Assault suspect kicked SPD officer in the groin twiceRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2017 | Starkville Daily News

    ... fficer in the groin a second time. Following the incident - which occurred at 9:59 p.m. - Brown was taken to the Clay County Jail and charged with simple assault on a policeman. His bond was set at $6,261.