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Pollye Pratt, 77

Pollye Catherine Pratt, 77, of Potts Camp, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Alliance Healthcare in Holly Springs. She was born Feb. 8, 1936, in Potts Camp. She was a florist and a member of Bethlehem Methodist Church. Services were at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 2, at Holly Springs Funeral Home with Bro. Don Newton […]

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Kay Grisham, 72

Kathleen Yvonne “Kay” Grisham, 72, of Tupelo, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at her residence after an extended illness. A native of Pontiac, Mich., she was born Aug. 7, 1940, to Charles LaSalle Neve and Betsy Catherine Ormsby Neve. She grew up in Chicago and moved to the South a number of years ago. Her […]

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Sarah Richardson, 89

Sarah Lee Richardson, age 89, of Forney, Texas,  passed away Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at her home. She was born April 23, 1923, in Tippah County to Will Smith and Dicie Little Smith. Services were at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the United Funeral Service chapel with Bro. Roy Forshea officiating. Burial was in […]

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Ralph Smithey, 75

    Ralph W. Smithey, 75, of Myrtle, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at his residence. He was born Aug. 19, 1937, in New Albany to Enoch Troy Smithey and Lola Bell Wingo Smithey. He was a retired employee of Masterbilt. He loved farming, garden work and tractors. He was a member of the Pooleville […]

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John Foreman, 52

John Benjamin Foreman, 52, of Pace, Fla., formerly of New Albany, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at his home. He was self employed before becoming disabled in 1993. A devoted Christian, he attended the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ at Bald Hill in Union County and Pace Assembly of God in Pace, Fla. Services […]

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Mary Garrett, 78

Mary Kathryn Garrett, 78, formerly of Corinth, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. Services were at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories in Corinth. Burial was in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery. Condolences may be left at www.magnoliafuneralhome.net.  

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One more alderman candidate joins campaign

J. Lynn West New Albany city elections gained one more candidate this past week as Terry Medlin qualified to run for Ward 4 Alderman, running as a Democrat. He ran for office four years ago. We are down to the last two weeks of the qualifying period and a few candidates usually wait until the […]

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Hospital program provides heart health information for women

J. Lynn West Baptist Memorial Hospital observed Heart Health Month by providing its annual Women and Hearth Health lunch program Monday to help inform the public about heart disease. Dr. Christopher Ingelmo of the Stern Cardiovascular Foundation provided a capacity audience with a wealth of information on heart disease, risk factors and prevention. “Programs like […]

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Time to quit listening and start doing

New Albany has been visited by several experts in tourism, community development and related fields over the past year or two. They all have been knowledgeable and presented good, useful information. But we may have reached the point of diminishing returns as far as such experts are concerned. The point is that they all pretty […]

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New Albany Elementary students celebrate Valentine’s Day

On February 14, several classes at New Albany Elementary School celebrated Valentines Day with a ball or banquet. These events focused on etiquette, table manners, good behavior, and healthy eating.

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