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Hudsons celebrate 50 years

Gene and Barbara Hudson of Myrtle will celebrate their 50th Anniversary on Sunday, June 26, 2016. They were married June 24, 1966. There will be a reception given in their honor at the Union County Baptist Association Building, 845 Sam Barkley Dr, New Albany, from 2 to 4 p.m. The celebration will be hosted by […]

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Garretts celebrate 65 years

Jay P. and Sarah Garrett celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on May 12, 2016 and were honored by their family with a reception at Ingomar Baptist Church Fellowship Hall with many lifelong friends and family attending. Jay was reared in the Pinedale community and Sarah not far away in Hurricane.  They were married May 12, […]

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Ainsley Faith Roberson birth

Zeke Ashton Roberson and Haley Morgan Roberson of the Ingomar Community are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Ainsley Faith Roberson.  Ainsley Faith was born on July 9, 2016 at 7:49 p.m. at Baptist Memorial Hospital- Union County.  She weighed 8 pounds 11 ounces and was 21 ¼ inches long. Her grandparents are […]

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Center Hill Baptist Church news

By Tommie Cooper For Wednesday night’s Bible study June 15, Bro. Hall was teaching in II Peter 1:3, 4, “God has given us all things.” If you are a child of God you have a song on your heart. I took Momma to her eye doctor. Her eyes are still about the same. We took […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary Emma Vance’s granddaughter, Jody Vance, recently passed her state board exams for nursing. She is going to work at Tupelo in Critical Care. Jody is from Blue Springs and she is the daughter of Gary Vance. Another one of Miss Emma’s granddaughters, Tiffany Blaylock, passed her nursing practicing license. She will be […]

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New Albany Garden Club

The New Albany Garden Club met for its annual planning meeting at the Darden Lake Home of Mrs. Gloria Cooper. President Samantha Morris thanked Mrs. Cooper for inviting the club to meet at her home. Other hostesses were Mrs. Grace Provence, Mrs. Betty Campbell, Mrs. Gwyn Pennebaker and Mrs. Mary Webb.  The dining table was […]

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2016 NMMC nurse student externs

NMMC’s Student Nurse Externship Program exposes student nurses to some of the most advanced medical care available.  Student nurse externs participate in an intense classroom orientation, skills lab, seminar led by experts in their field and scheduled work hours over nine weeks with assigned preceptors. North Mississippi Medical Center student nurse externs for 2016 include […]

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ROTC cadets complete challenge course

New Albany High School JROTC cadets recently completed the Aviation Challenge Course at the Huntsville Space Center. Over 140 JROTC cadets from eight schools and all four branches of JROTC attended and competed at this camp.  This camp, which was held the second week of June, put the cadets through strenuous physical and survival training, […]

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The Playhouse

Last week I ran across a folded piece of paper in the back of a drawer and saw that it was a “Playhouse” article that I probably meant to type and achieve. It described a grandchildren event during a summer vacation. Since the Birmingham grands are with us this week, I was considering re-using the […]

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Guest editorial: Mississippi’s public health funding crisis

From ensuring safe food, safe milk, and safe water to preventing the spread of infectious diseases, from providing emergency preparedness readiness, to promoting healthier, safer communities . . . these are all a part of the healthcare system in Mississippi that is called public health. A system that is in place as a first line […]

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