Chicken processor to open $40M Mississippi plant, hiring 300

April 30, 2018 in Business

WEST POINT, Miss. (AP) – An Alabama-based chicken processor will open a plant in northeast Mississippi to process and distribute frozen chicken products. Peco Foods on Monday announced its plan […]

Second arrest made in West Point restaurant fight, bail set at $250,000

August 29, 2014 in News, The Buzz

WEST POINT, Mississippi (AP) — Bond has been set at $250,000 for a second man booked with aggravated assault in an incident that hospitalized a 32-year-old man, West Point Police […]

West Point championship QB Doug Kenna dies

February 14, 2013 in Local Sports

Edgar Douglas “Doug” Kenna II, the quarterback of West Point’s 1944 undefeated national championship team and former president of the National Association of Manufacturers, has died. He was 88.

Kenna died Jan. 28 in North Palm Beach, Fla., where he had lived for years, according to Nicholas Hollis, a longtime friend who worked with him at the National Association of Manufacturers in the 1970s. Howard-Price Funeral Home in North Palm Beach confirmed his death.

Longtime state Senator Turner dies after illness

December 3, 2012 in News, Obituaries, Statewide News, Top Stories

Longtime Democratic Mississippi state Sen. Bennie Turner, a lawyer, champion of public education and respected member of the Legislature, died Tuesday. He was 64.

Sen. Hob Bryan, a longtime colleague and friend of the legislator, told The Associated Press that Turner died Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, where he had been hospitalized with an illness.

Former West Point judge arrested for breaking and entering

September 19, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

A former city judge with the city of West Point was arrested last Thursday in Monroe County after he allegedly tried to break into a house.

David Lambert, 47, was arrested on Sept. 13 by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department after an incident on HuckLann Drive. Authorities said Lambert went to the residence and allegedly kicked in the door.

Family sues over shooting death of Starkville teen

August 2, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

From Media Reports WEST POINT – The owners of a West Point apartment complex said they are not responsible for the shooting death of a teenager on their property on […]