Ecru News, October 29, 2010

North Pontotoc students are invited to the Fifth Quarter get together at the Blake Mounce Memorial Park.  It will begin immediately following the home football game. The Ecru Baptist Youth traveled to Ripley to hear Dr. Ergan Caner speak.  The group enjoyed a meal at Costa on Sunday night. Marriage and Family group at Friendship […]

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Dance, dance, dance for health

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Birth of Liza Rubye Williams

Bradley and Melanie Williams of Blue Springs, Miss. welcomed daughter Liza Rubye Williams into the world on August 4, 2010 at 9:31 a.m. at North Mississippi Women’s Hospital in Tupelo.  She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 19 ½ inches long.  She was greeted by her two-year-old sister Lynden Williams.  Liza is the granddaughter […]

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Birth of Ryleigh Anne Smith

Drs. Adam and Deborah Smith of Christiansburg, Va. are the proud parents of Ryleigh Anne Smith, born May 4, 2010, weighing 7 pounds, 8.6 ounces, and measured 21 inches long. Her grandparents are Terry and Debbie Smith of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Tom and Pat Lincoln of Mandeville, La.   Her great-grandparents are Mrs. Mary Smith […]

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Siddell, Rutherford to wed Nov. 6

Rev. Wannis Siddell and Deloris Siddell of New Albany, Miss. are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Noreka Renee Siddell of Ecru to Steven Shuntanya Rutherford of Blue Mountain. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Leaunzia Siddell and Gladys Siddell of New Albany. She is a 1998 graduate of North […]

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Walls seeks Alderman Ward 4 post

Jody Walls, resident of New Albany, has announced his plans to run for the New Albany Board of Alderman Ward 4 seat. Walls, 31, a life-long resident of the city, is currently employed at Collins Insurance Agency, where he is an agent. He is a member of First Baptist Church, where he has served on […]

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Gazette kicks off 36th annual ‘Sharing at Christmas’

The 36th annual Sharing at Christmas fundraising drive is under way to provide holiday help for families in need in Union County. The Sharing at Christmas program, sponsored by the New Albany Gazette with the help of many community volunteers, will provide about 250 families with food assistance and toys for their children. A fundraising […]

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Tallahatchie River Players have a ghoulish good time with ‘Monster Monologues’

Monsters like Dracula, Frankenstein, the Wolfman, and more Halloween favorites will be ready to entertain audiences this weekend for some Halloween fun, community theater-style. The Tallahatchie River Players will be presenting, ‘The Monster Monologues’ October 28-30 at 7 p.m. at the Magnolia Civic Center. The play’s director Barbara Wise said, “Halloween is about having fun […]

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Vuteq gets go ahead from Toyota

     Just over four months after announcing plans to open its Blue Springs plant in the fall of 2011, Toyota has contacted Tier 1 supplier Diversity-Vuteq with tentative plans for its scope of work. According to Diversity-Vuteq-New Albany President Chris Spence, Toyota Motor Corporation contacted the supplier last week. “We received our letter of […]

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Digitizing our records

Union County has decided to digitally archive and preserve county land records. The Board of Supervisors approved a request by Chancery Clerk Annette Hickey to digitize the documents that are currently in large bound books in the office. “The archiving will go back 30 years,” she said. “The books will be converted to digital images […]

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