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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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NAN-0117-NAHS radio-3c

NAHS journalism students produce weekly radio show

What began as a suggestion to LeeAnn Thompson and her journalism class two years ago has become a reality this school year. Two years ago, the local radio station, WNAU, asked Thompson if her students could do a radio show to contribute to the station to air for the community. Last school year students simply […]

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Union County Schools menu for Jan. 21-15

Monday, Jan.21 No classes Martin Luther King Day Tuesday, Jan. 22 Breakfast Pre-K-12 Sausage/Biscuit, Cereal/Milk/Juice, Biscuit, Cereal Lunch Pre-K-5 Loaded Baked Potato, American Sub Sandwich, Green Beans, Tossed Salad, Whole Wheat Bun, 1 oz. Roll, Bananas, Blushing Pears, Fruit Juice asst., Low Fat Vanilla Ice Cream Cup Lunch 6-8 Loaded Baked Potato, American Sub Sandwich, […]

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New Albany Schools menu for Jan. 21-15

Elementary School Monday, Jan. 21 Holiday Tuesday, Jan. 22 Cheeseburger,
Ham and Cheese Whole Wheat
Sandwich,
Carrot Sticks w/Dip,
Oven Baked Fries,
Pineapple Tidbits,
Assorted Fruit Juice,
Chocolate Pudding,
Fat Free Chocolate Milk,
One Percent Milk,
Skim Milk Wednesday, Jan. 23 Pizza w/Whole Grain Crust,
Vegetable Beef Soup and
Grilled Cheese Sandwich,
Tossed Salad w/Dressings,
Whole Kernel Corn,
Chilled Peach Slices,
Assorted Fruit Juice,
Jell-O,
Fat Free Chocolate Milk,
One Percent Milk,
Skim Milk Thursday, […]

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The Playhouse

Things My Grandchildren Will Never Feel: The pull of a cotton sack on their back; an iodine swab slathered around and over their tonsils; the warm, thick dose of a spoon of castor oil gagging them; the soft, downy coat of a baby deer sleeping by their bed; the squishy floor of my grandfather’s pond […]

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