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Author Archive | Chris Elkins

Saluting our veterans

Both New Albany Elementary and Hickory Flat Attendance Center held ceremonies honoring area veterans. New Albanys ceremony took place last Friday at 1:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. 1st Grade teacher Donna Kay Sizemore organize the program at New Albany Hickory Flat held its recognition service Mondy morning. The junior and senior Beta club sponsored […]

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Ingomar School News 11/14/07

Its been a busy week here at Ingomar School. Hopefully, Thanksgiving Break will give everyone a chance to get organized. The Ingomar Junior High basketball teams played Thursday, November 9, at Myrtle. The games were very exciting and both girls and boys played hard and gave it their all. The games ended with 2 loses […]

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New Albany Gazette Obituary Policy

The Gazette will print obituaries at no charge for any deceased person from Union County, Ecru, Sherman, Hickory Flat or Potts Camp, or for anyone with ties to these communities. The Gazette will also run a photo of the deceased along with the obituary if a family so chooses. Click on the obituary you want […]

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Ingomar School News

I hope everyone enjoyed an extra hour of sleep Sunday, but if you were like me, you probably got up at 7:00 a.m. and realized it was only 6:00 a.m. The Falcons and the Lady Flacons both played West Union at home on Tuesday, October 30th and ended with two wins. They traveled to Wheeler […]

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It’s My New Albany Too

On Tuesday evening, October 30, I once again had the opportunity to participate in one of the most festive and enjoyable events held in New Albany each year. For the eighth year in a row, I was part of Trick or Treat Downtown, sponsored by the New Albany Main Street Association. In the past, I […]

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Joey Lee Andrews, 50

Joey Lee Andrews, 50, of Ecru, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2007, at his home. He known for his knowledge and experience in working with C.B. radios. His C.B. handle was “Woodcarver.” Services were at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007, at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Interment was in Voyles Memorial Cemetery on Andrews […]

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Burress joins museum staff

The Union County Heritage Museum recently hired Janet Burress as a full-time staff member. According to museum director Jill Smith, the much-needed addition of a new staff member was possible through the help of museum supporters. Our collection has really grown, Smith said. Our attendance of people visiting has jumped and there is never a […]

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Nona Lavelle Hall, 89

Nona Lavelle Hall, 89, of Ecru, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born Nov. 15, 1917, in Pontotoc County to the late Henry and Julie High Horton. She was a lifelong resident of Ecru. She was a retired factory worker and a member of Horton Memorial Baptist Church. […]

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J.C. Deaton, 63

J.C. Deaton, 63, of New Albany, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. He was born July 20, 1944, in Hamilton, Ala., to the late John Calvin and Rosie Pipkins Deaton. He was a member of Blue Springs Baptist Church and a self-employed roofer. Services were at 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, […]

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Shirley Rodgers, 71

Shirley Rodgers, 71, of Baldwyn, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2007, at her home. She was a homemaker and a member of Parkview Baptist Church. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, and playing with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services were at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007, at Parkview Baptist Church in Baldwyn with Bro. John Cagle and […]

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