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State to help stock, manage Amory pond

Posted about 1 hour ago in Area

An Amory pond has been added to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks community assistance program.

 

 

Judicial candidates approved for Nov. ballot

Posted 8/30/2014 in Area

Mississippi elections officials on Tuesday rejected requests to keep two judicial challengers off the Nov. 4 general election ballot.

 

Clay Co. moves forward with Airport Road project

Posted 8/29/2014 in Area

Clay County supervisors accepted a bid to widen and overlay Airport Road during their meeting Thursday.

Festivals bring fun-filled weekend to West Point

Posted 8/29/2014 in Area

Richard Ramsey is excited about this weekend. You can hear it in his voice. "Not only is it an indoor event, we've got one of the best stages and acoustic venues around," Ramsey said.

Second man arrested in West Point fight

Posted 8/29/2014 in Area

A second man has been arrested in connection with a weekend fight that left one man in a coma after he was found laying in a restaurant's parking lot.

Arrest report: 8-29-14

Posted 8/29/2014 in Area

 

Father of West Point beating victim voices support for PD

Posted 8/28/2014 in Area

The father of a man involved in a weekend beating that has brought national attention to West Point is voicing his support for the town's police department. Ralph Weems III told The Dispatch on Wednesday he is confident in local law enforcement's investigation.

 

Scores released on state Curriculum Test

Posted 8/27/2014 in Area

The Mississippi Department of Education on Tuesday released every school district's performance percentage scores for math and reading for the 2013-2014 school year. The Mississippi Curriculum Test tests students in third through eighth grade.

 

Millport water treatment working, but long term is key

Posted 8/27/2014 in Area

The city's water treatment enhancements have yielded positive results in the first few weeks of testing, but the current system's sustainability is unknown.

 

 

Chief asks FBI to help investigate weekend fight

Posted 8/27/2014 in Area

Police Chief Tim Brinkley says he's called in the FBI to help investigate a fight that hospitalized a 32-year-old man.

 

 

West Point chief: 1 arrest in weekend fight

Posted 8/26/2014 in Area

The police chief of West Point said one man was arrested Monday and more arrests are expected in a weekend assault that hospitalized a 32-year-old former Marine.

 

 

Not guilty plea in French Quarter dancer's death, dismemberment

Posted 8/26/2014 in Area

A woman has entered a not guilty plea in connection with the death and dismemberment of a French Quarter strip club dancer whose body parts washed ashore in 2012 on the Mississippi coast.

 

 

West Point man killed in one-car accident

Posted 8/25/2014 in Area

A West Point man died Saturday night after he was involved in a one-car, single-passenger accident on Highway 45.

 

 

Police: 2 hurt in West Point confrontation

Posted 8/25/2014 in Area

West Point police said a man received life-threatening injuries in what they are investigating as an aggravated assault at a restaurant.

 

 

Fire destroys shop at Mitchell Automotive

Posted 8/22/2014 in Area

A fire destroyed the Mitchell Automotive service center Thursday night after a car inside caught on fire.

 

Jobless rates see uptick in July

Posted 8/21/2014 in Area

Recently released unemployment statistics show slight improvement over last July in the Golden Triangle. The numbers also tell a story of need for more job opportunities, as area rates are well above the 8-percent rate for Mississippi as a whole.

 

Amory voters to decide on liquor sales

Posted 8/21/2014 in Area

Voters in Amory will decide Oct. 14 whether to legalize the sale of alcoholic beverages.

 

 

Tupelo City Council passes e-cigarette ban

Posted 8/21/2014 in Area

The Tupelo City Council has approved an ordinance that bans the use of e-cigarettes at most restaurants and businesses.

 

Mobile veterans clinic visits West Point

Posted 8/20/2014 in Area

The Jackson Veteran Mobile Clinic was in the Walmart parking lot Tuesday. It was in town to provide counseling for local combat veterans.

Sales tax revenue continues upward trend

Posted 8/20/2014 in Area

The Golden Triangle sales tax revenue uptick continues. For the fourth month in a row, revenue was up in Columbus, Starkville and West Point.

 

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