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Author Archive | Chris Elkins

Ronald Bradley, 66

Ronald Alvis Bradley, 66, of Hickory Flat, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007, in Hickory Flat. He was born March 22, 1941, in Hickory Flat to the late Charles Murray Bradley and the late Mable McBroom Bradley. He served in the U.S. Navy for six years and retired from the U.S. Coast Guard. He was a […]

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Wilbur Glenn Kidd, 78

Wilbur Glenn Kidd, 78, of New Albany, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2007, at his home. He was a Baptist. Services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007, at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Ecru with the Rev. Charlie Swords officiating. Interment was in Shady Grove Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home handled arrangements. Survivors include two […]

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Make Sharing at Christmas a part of your seasonal plans

For each of the past 32 consecutive years, the people of Union County have demonstrated their compassion for their less fortunate neighbors. They have done so in many wonderful ways, through their churches and organizations, but more as a cohesive group through the “Sharing at Christmas” program. The program started in 1974 and since then […]

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Carolyn Ann Howard, 65

Carolyn Ann Howard, 65, of New Albany, died Oct. 30, 2007, at North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo. She was born Jan. 3, 1942, in Union County to Perry Canerdy and the late Ruth Myrick Canerdy. She was a member of Moss Hill Baptist Church and a retired furniture factory worker. Services will be at 11 a.m., […]

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Keeping business at home generates a beneficial effect for our community

Several weeks ago, Union County Schools sponsored the Union County Cross-Country Invitational track meet. With participation from schools as far away as Horn Lake and South Panola, the event was a success for the kids, the schools, the City of New Albany and Union County. So whats the big deal about having a track meet […]

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James Dennis McDonald, 45

James Dennis McDonald, 45, of New Albany, died Oct. 30, 2007, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. He was born in Union County on May 28, 1962 to Johnnie Knowles Bell and the late James Kermit McDonald. He was a mechanic and worked at The Union County Maintenance Department. He enjoyed hunting and being a mechanic. […]

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Lions and skeletons and witches, oh my!

The downtown streets of New Albany was flooded with little ghouls Tuesday evening. No, it wasnt the scene from the latest horror movie, but the scene of 2007s New Albany Main Street Association Trick or Treat Downtown. Approximately 4,000 were in attendance of the festival. The trick-or-treat village went really well, said New Albany Main […]

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Reviving the past

Proof that historical objects, artifacts and sites still hold interest for many people could be witnessed Saturday at the Ingomar Mounds sites, six miles west of New Albany. According to Union County Heritage Museum representative Betsey Hamilton, approximately 70 people came out to the site during the hours of 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. to […]

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Annual Sharing at Christmas drive to kick off Nov. 10

Each holiday season for the past 32 consecutive years, Union County families finding themselves in a less fortunate position than most have had the opportunity to apply for food assistance and toys, in the case of families with children. The New Albany Gazette’s “Sharing at Christmas” program has helped make the holidays a bit brighter […]

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Supervisors to hire urban planner to aid in development

The Union County Supervisors were to vote to hire Mike Slaughter and his firm to construct the county’s comprehensive plan during a special session on Thursday morning. Slaughter is currently working on the comprehensive plan for New Albany and Blue Springs. “Since we are working with the city and Blue Springs, tying in Union County […]

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