Morris O. Jarvis, 72

Morris Oliver Jarvis, 72, of Tupelo, passed away June 3, 2013, at the Sanctuary Hospice House. He was born in New Albany to Mary Lou and Robert Lafayette Jarvis on Nov. 20, 1940. He graduated from Center High School in Union County in 1959. He was a member of the Harrisburg Baptist Church for 39 […]

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James Brownlee, 52

James Allen Brownlee, 52, of Dresden, Tenn., died Saturday, June 1, 2013, at his home in Dresden, Tenn. He was born March 25, 1961, in New Albany to Ray and Marjorie Brownlee. A 1980 graduate of Myrtle High School, he was a 1984 graduate of Mississippi State University, where he was a member of Farm […]

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Paulina Dildine, 80

Paulina Ann Dildine, 80, of Myrtle, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at her residence. She was born July 25, 1932 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Lawrence and Linnea Berg Dunkirk. She retired from theater. The family will have a private service at a later date. She is survived by her daughter, Nina Palmer, and her son, […]

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When life gives you lemons you can do more than make lemonade

By Dr. Linda Mitchell I saw the sign first, taped to the back of a kitchen chair and positioned as closely to the street as possible. Written boldly in red it proclaimed, “Lemonade for sale! Only $1.00 a cup.” Quite a price hike since I once sold it for a nickel a glass. She proudly […]

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‘Agape Number 12’ shares value of free clinic

Editor’s note: A group of caring volunteers have form the Agape Health Service free clinic on North Street with the mission of sharing the love of Christ by providing free health care to those without insurance. The clinic is just getting started, so far is only open once a month and has only been open […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Swindle Thank you to Sherman’s election commissioners: Bailiff Cinda Kay Baker, Initialing Officer Lana Coker, Assistant Initialing Officer Sue Greer, and Receiving Officer Donna McMurry, for holding the mayor and aldermen election Tuesday, June 4, at the Sherman Library. Congratulations to those elected for another four-year term beginning July 2: Mayor Ben Logan, […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary Twanda Black’s family enjoyed a week at Gulf Shores June 1-7. Going on the trip were Twanda Black; Beverly Hall; Jennifer and Wes Stanton; Amanda Kisor; Cade Nowlin; Holly and Milton Coffey; Kristen, Lilly, and Sawyer Youngblood; Chase and Cydney Coffey; Patricia Elkins; and Aiden James. They fished and swam every day. […]

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Hurricane News

By Susan Hooker Signs of the upcoming summer season in June are visible as the countryside fields are abloom with the white Queen Anne’s lace and the orange butterfly weeds and daylilies in the Lone Star and Shady Grove communities. The hill country at Sand Springs and Smoke Top boasts the blooms of the white […]

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Cornersville-Blythe news

By Martha Hardy Coming to you from a very stormy corner of Union County this Sunday afternoon. I have just had the third storm of this day pass by here with much lightning, very loud rolling thunder enough to put my little outside kitties into a traumatic fit. They were running around all over the […]

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Baptist Union County staff members Karen Young, Nursing Informatics and Timmy Wright, Nursing Manager of ICU/Stepdown, listen intensely as Melissa Ross with Voalte, Missy Coltharp, Baptist Union County Information Systems, and Terri Chapman, BMHCC Nursing Infomatics Analyst prepare for the new iPhone system.

Baptist Union County to pilot smart phone communication system

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will pilot a new staff communication system that combines telephone, alarms and text messaging on Monday, June 17. The Voalté system uses the Apple iPhone interface to replace multiple hospital communication devices with one communication system. This simplified system will allow clinical staff to make and receive calls over the hospital’s […]

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