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Hospital installing faster, safer, more sensitive CT scanner

  By next week, patients at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County who need a CT scan will have the advantage of being tested by a new, faster, safer device. As part of the $12 million proposed emergency room expansion, the hospital has acquired a 64-slice General Electric Lightspeed Vascular Computerized Tomography device, or VCT. The machine […]

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Bleu Bass, 27

Randall Bleu Bass, 27, died Sunday, April 7, 2013, at his residence. He was born April 1, 1986, in Corinth. He was a factory worker and had worked for Lane Industries. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing softball and watching sports. He was a member of Glenfield Baptist Church. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, […]

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Benjamin Ashmore, 78

Benjamin H. Ashmore, 78, of Baldwyn, died Monday, April 8, 2013, at Tippah County Hospital in Ripley after a long illness. He was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. He was a retired auto parts salesman. He was a member of the Tri State Coin and Relic Club and enjoyed metal detecting. A memorial […]

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Sue Hampton, 58

Nellie “Sue” Hampton, 58, of Saltillo, died Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was a hairdresser, loved doing craft work and working with flowers. She was a member of New Albany Church of God. Services were at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 7, at Waters Funeral Home with Bro. Keith Skelton […]

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Nathan Smith, 92

Nathan Hugh Smith, 92, of Myrtle, died Saturday, April 6, 2013, at his residence. He was born Oct. 15, 1920, in Chickasaw County to Hugh Clifton Smith and Dot Allen Smith. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army. He was a retired employee of the Union County Schools, […]

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J.D. Nesbit, 61

  James Douglas “J.D.” Nesbit, 61, died Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born July 15, 1951, in Union County to Earnest Peanut Sidney Nesbit and Nazra Lee Bradley Nesbit. He was employed with Mohasco for more than 20 years. He also was a self-employed mechanic. Services were at 1 […]

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Rodney Fitzpatrick, 39

Rodney Fitzpatrick, 39, of Norfolk, Va., formerly of New Albany, died Friday, March 29, 2013, as the result of an automobile accident in Norfolk, Va. He was born March 1, 1974, in New Albany to Kent Foote and Kathy Fitzpatrick. He was raised by his mother and his stepfather, George Jackson. He graduated from W.P. […]

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Jerry Sparks, 75

Jerry Sparks, 75, of Blue Springs, died Thursday, April 4, 2013, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was a retired auto mechanic, a Methodist and an Air Force veteran. He was an avid NASCAR fan. Services were at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Waters Funeral Home in Baldwyn with Bro. David Hendrix and […]

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Ruth Garrett, 84

Ruth Elizabeth Garrett, 84, died Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. She was born Feb. 16, 1929, in Tennessee to Homer Chester Johnson and Jimmie Lee Wilson. Services were at 11 a.m. Friday, April 5, at Serenity Funeral Home chapel in New Albany. The Rev. Charles Keys officiated. Burial was in Pontotoc […]

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Ida Campbell, 103

Ida Campbell, 103, of Birmingham Ridge, died Tuesday April 2, 2013. She was a homemaker and a member of the Birmingham Ridge Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening and baking. Services were at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at Waters Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Holland officiating. Burial was in the McNeil Cemetery. Survivors include two […]

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