District Two supervisor recovering from accident

Union County District Two Supervisor is now recuperating at home, nearly two and a half weeks after being involved in a one-vehicle accident on Highway 30 West. Coffey, who had been in the trauma and intensive care unit of Regional Medical Center in Memphis since Sept. 18 was released last Tuesday, Sept. 28.  Coffey had […]

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West Union eighth grader travels to nation’s capitol, gains new perspective on country

One eighth grader recently learned about leadership and what roles leadership play in building the United States when he visited Washington, D. C. with other students. Brandon Crane, a student at West Union Attendance Center, was accepted into the People to People World Leadership Forum. Because of this acceptance, Crane was able to visit the […]

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Ala. authorities discover body of missing Tupelo dentist

 The body of New Albany native and Tupelo dentist Dr. Thurmond Beasley was found Thursday morning, according to officials with the Tupelo Police Department. According to a press statement released by Tupelo authorities, Beasley’s body was found in his vehicle, which had apparently gone off the road in Alabama. “This morning a state road crew […]

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Birth of Brianah Cheryl Voyles

 Brian and Brittney Voyles are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Brianah Cheryl Voyles, who was born at 7:50 a.m. on September 8, 2010 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and measured 18 ½ inches long. She was welcomed by her big brother Bryson. Her grandparents are Glen […]

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Birth of Reid Andrew Randle

Eric and Melanie Randle of Oxford, Miss. welcomed son Reid Andrew Randle into the world on August 5, 2010 at 8:37 a.m. at Baptist Memorial Hospital–North Mississippi.  He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 19 inches long. He was greeted by his sister, Ava, age 3.  His grandparents are Warren and Tricia Hatcher ofTucson, […]

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Birth of Adeline Creel Bailey

Chad and Lauren Bailey of New Albany, Miss. welcomed daughter Adeline Creel Bailey into the world on August 11, 2010 at 12:26 p.m. at North Mississippi Women’s Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 20 1/4 inches long.  She is the granddaughter of David and Rhonda McCowan of Cullman, Ala. and Steve and […]

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Birth of Kinsley Claire Frazier

Ashley Traylor and Chad Frazier of New Albany, Miss. welcomed daughter Kinsley Claire Frazier into the world on June 11, 2010 at North Mississippi Medical Center Women’s Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 0 ounces and measured 19 inches long.  She is the granddaughter of Carlton and Kim Traylor of Hammond, La., Connie Aron of Brooklyn, […]

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The Jarvis’s celebrate 30 years

Danny and Gaye Jarvis of New Albany, Miss. celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary by renewing their vows on Waimanalo Beach, on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, on Aug. 24, 2010.  Reverend Kermit Rydell of BeachWed.com performed the renewal ceremony.  They also had a live webcast so their children, grandchildren, and family could share in the […]

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Madden, Russell to wed October 9

Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Adam Martin, Sr. of New Albany, Miss. announce the engagement of their daughter, Leslie Lynn Madden to Matthew Tyler Russell of Sikeston, Mo., son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Frank Russell of Blanchard, Oklahoma. Leslie is also the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lee Madden, III of New Albany. The […]

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Early bird gets the ….

My wife was sending a text message to our son Joe in Memphis. Jenny hardly ever texts, and we were sitting in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on the campus of the University of Mississippi. I was curious. “What did you write?” I asked when she was finished. She showed me the screen on her phone: “We are […]

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