The Playhouse

Man always has a plan. He has a brain, a drive, and usually the means. He makes the plan – a future plan that’s in an orderly, doable schedule. But suddenly from out of nowhere comes . . .! Life is good – one of those sections in life when the kids are well, bills […]

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Dealers top Jets for Cotton States title

By Tyler McCollum After all of the hard work and effort that these guys have put in all season long, it finally has come to an end. The Cotton States Baseball League wrapped up its final game on Sunday as the North Delta Dealers took on the Golden Triangle Jets. It was a very slow […]

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Fall Sports Divisions

Class 2A/ Region 1 Football East Union Baldwyn Hatley Mantachie New Site Walnut Class 4A Region 2 Football New Albany Ripley Lafayette County Senatobia Byhalia Rosa Fort Region 1/Dist.1 Volleyball New Albany Ripley Corinth Tishomingo County Pontotoc Belmont Alcorn Central Class 1A Softball Region 2/Dist. 2 Ingomar Myrtle West Union Hickory Flat Class 2A Softball […]

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Relma Kemp, 102

Relma Lockridge Kemp, 102, of Blue Springs, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County in New Albany. She was born May 23, 1911, to Calloway and Flurry Lockridge. She was a faithful member of Red Hill M.B. Church, where she was an usher, Sunday school teacher, and a member of the […]

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Lanny Autry, 66

Lanny Lemuel Autry, 66, went home to be with his Savior, Friday, July 26, 2013, at his home in New Albany. He was born in Hickory Flat on Oct. 31, 1946, to Rev. Ewart and Lola Mae Autry. He married his high school sweetheart, Deborah Sue Ayres, in 1969. After earning his graduate degree from […]

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James Smith, 59

James “Junior” Smith, 59, died Thursday, July 25, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center after a sudden illness. A Pontotoc native, he was born Oct. 22, 1953, to James Alton and Mary Alfie Pritchard Smith. He served as leadman in the furniture industry for 10 years. He enjoyed traveling, cruises and most of all, watching […]

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Glen Hill, 80

David Glen Hill, 80, of Keownville, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2013. He was born in Union County to Virgil Eugene and Maude Foremen Hill. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving from 1953 to 1961. He was an avid farmer, a loving father and PawPaw, and a loyal friend. He enjoyed hunting, feeding the […]

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Sarah Harris, 99

Sarah Cook Harris, 99, died Monday, July 22, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. She was a faithful member of Mosley-Hall-Shiloh Chapel CME Church. Services were at noon Saturday, July 27, at Beaver Dam M.B. Church with the Rev. Lawrence McKinzie officiating. Burial was in Mosley’s Chapel Cemetery. Beasley Funeral Home was in charge of […]

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William Bray, 75

William David Bray, 75, of Bruce, died Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at his home. He was born Aug. 30, 1937, in Pontotoc. He served in the National Guard. He was a retired plant superintendent from Bruce Telephone Company with 35 years of service. He was an active member and deacon of Lighthouse Baptist Church. Services […]

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Sarah Adair, 78

Sarah Virginia Waugh Adair, 78, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 23, 2013. She was born in Pontotoc County (Toccopola) on July 30, 1934, to Hayden and Dorothy Turner Waugh. A 1952 graduate of Ingomar High School, she married her high school sweetheart, Harry Adair, in June 1952. Raised in a […]

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