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Daryon Moore, 82

James Daryon Moore, 82, of Fulton, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at The Meadows. He was born May 9, 1930, in Itawamba County to Homer Burt and Mary Murrell Moore. He was a heavy equipment operator and previously worked for Marshall-Durbin and Purnell’s Pride. He was a Baptist in belief. He enjoyed fishing, gospel music, […]

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Jane Jernigan Criddle, 63

Linda Jane Jernigan Criddle, 63, of Saltillo, died Jan. 18, 2013, at her home. She was born in Tupelo on June 23, 1949 to C. E. “Buddy” and Hazel Jones Adderholt. She was a life-long resident of Lee County and had lived in Saltillo for the last 10 years. She retired from Daybrite as a […]

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Dale Swann, 59

Willie Dale Coleman Swann Floyd, 59, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at her residence. She was born in Union County on Jan. 19, 1953, to W.D. “Sport” Coleman and Mary Ruth Bagwell Coleman. She went to school at Myrtle and played basketball for the Myrtle Black Hawks. She was a homemaker and a restaurant worker. […]

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Julia Craig

Julia Craig died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at Dogwood Estates in New Albany. She was a charter member of Colonial Baptist Church and an avid reader. Services were at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Memorial Park Funeral Home in Memphis. Burial was in Southwoods Cemetery. She is survived by a daughter, Paula Hodges (William); […]

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Emma Kirk, 79

Emma Joyce Holloway Kirk, 79, of Calhoun City, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at Calhoun Health Service. She was born Dec. 13, 1933, in Hardin County, Tenn. She was a homemaker and a member of Duncan Hill Baptist Church, the Women’s Auxiliary and the American Legion. Services were at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, at […]

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Geneva Pearson, 90

Geneva Pearson, 90, of Saltillo, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at Baldwyn Nursing Facility. A native of Shannon, she was born Oct. 13, 1922, to Lewis and Rennie Clementine Lyons. She was a longtime resident of Lee County and lived 47 years in Saltillo. She retired with Purnell’s Pride in December 1985 after many years […]

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Albert Farrar Jr., 48

Albert Lafayette “Snake” Farrar Jr., 48, of Oxford, passed away on Sunday, Jan.13, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. He was born in Macon on Nov. 28, 1964, to Albert Lafayette Farrar Sr. and Virginia Joyce Latch. He was an owner operator with Swift Transportation in New Albany. He attended The Word of Life Church […]

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Northeast Mississippi Students to Benefit from Major Technology Gift

Twenty-four classrooms in eight North Mississippi school districts will receive complete technology packages at no cost thanks to the Appalachian Regional Commission, a division of the Governor’s Office, elnstruction’”, and Three Rivers Planning and Development District. Today officials announced the technology initiative for 24 classrooms in eight school districts in Pontotoc, Union and Lee counties. […]

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New Albany Middle School Honor Roll

All A’s for 2nd Nine Weeks Grade Level 6 Balentine, Amber DeeAnn; Balentine, Kara Brooke; Bolen, James Loden; Favela, Maria Guadalupe; George, Addyson Olivia; Greenwood, Tabitha Faith; Harris, Hannah Elise; Hill, James Brandon; Male, Kate Elisabeth; Montgomery, Joshua Terrell; Prescott, Meredith Carol; Reeves, Peyton Bryan; Reid, William Parker; Robbins, Callie Elizabeth; Rutherford, Ross; Scott, Molly […]

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New Albany Elementary School honor roll

1st Grade All A Honor Roll Josie Campbell, Kevin Hernandez, Carter Ladner, Julianna Scott, Hinson Swain, Evan Williams, Carter Brown, Ziyanna Clay, Cooper Dodds, Gina Grace Lesley, Addi Owen, Emma Wright’ Tyrenzia Bowling, Joshua Hudspeth, Dylan Jackson, Lillie Morgan, Layton Hardy, Laura Preston Ranager, Carson Taylor, Taylor Waldrop, Eva Catherine Aldridge, Ethan Cathey, Sylvia Chen; […]

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