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Falcons defeat Hornets, will host Biggersville next

By Tyler McCollum Things got pretty intense Tuesday night in the Ingomar gym as the Falcons hosted the Montgomery County Hornets for the “do-or-die” first round North Half game. The Falcons’ offense started hot and never let up during the first quarter. Henry Foster lifted his team with three back-to-back three-point shots and Devonte Williamson […]

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Local swimmers heading for state championship

By Joanna Manning Heard of Michael Phelps or Ryan Lochte? What about McClellan or Fennell? Well, the first two are household names in the world of swimming – and the next two - you just MIGHT need to keep your eyes and ears open for they are heading in that same direction. Not only are they from […]

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Loyd Warren Sr., 81

Loyd Carrol Warren Sr., 81, of Houlka, passed away Sunday, Feb. 17 2013, at his home. He was born on Oct. 6, 1931, in Pontotoc County. He was retired from Franklin Corporation, where he had held many jobs. He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church, but had attended First Baptist in Houlka with his […]

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Alvin Howe, 85

Alvin Lee Howe, 85, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Darlington Oaks Hospice in Verona. He was born in New Albany on Oct. 9, 1927, to Andrew and Pearl Todd Howe. He was a Baptist and was retired from Cummins in Memphis. Services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Glenfield Funeral Home with […]

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Winston Quarles, 84

  Winston Glenn “Blue” Quarles, 84, of Randolph, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center Inpatient Hospice in Tupelo. He was a retired auto/tractor parts manager. He was a deacon and member of Hopewell Primitive Baptist Church, but attended Bethany Primitive Baptist Church in recent years. He was a veteran of the […]

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Shirley Killough, 77

  Shirley Ann Killough, 77, of Blue Springs, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born in the Pinedale community on Nov. 20, 1935, the daughter of Garfield and Maggie Lou Childers Rutledge. She was a Baptist and a homemaker, and she loved tending her rose garden. Services […]

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Howard Headings, 87

  Howard Headings, 87, of Baldwyn, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at the Veterans Home in Oxford after an extended illness. He was born Dec. 19, 1925, in Willow Springs, Mo., to Charles F. Headings and Della Jane Howard. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He served on the USS Massachusetts […]

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Mary Dowdy, 91

  Mary Lucille Dowdy, 91, of Pontotoc, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Pontotoc. She was a Baptist and a retired homemaker. An avid gardener, she loved cookbooks, flowers and her grandchildren. Services were at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Bro. David Barnett […]

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Georgia Grant, 82

  Georgia Lee Sprouse Grant, 82, of Blue Springs, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Graceland Care Center in New Albany. She was born June 15, 1930, to Wallace Lee Sprouse and Ina Buchanan Sprouse. She was a retired sewing machine operator for Joyner Fields. She loved working in her flowers and garden. She was […]

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Viola Cauley, 73

  Viola Harris Cauley, 73, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County in New Albany. She was born in Greenville. She married John Cauley and they made their home in Indianola, where she was a member of Second Baptist Church. She was a teller at Planters Banks, retiring in 2008. She had […]

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