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Exciting games highlight Ingomar’s homecoming

Potts Camp had several opportunities to top Ingomar in their divisional battle Friday night, but the Falcons overcame several obstacles to defeat the Cardinals in overtime, 64-62. The Cardinals took a late one-point lead, 55-54 and LaQuain Foster tied the game to send it to the extra period. Once in overtime, Tanner McCollum took over […]

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Grand marshal says thanks

Dear Editor: Thank you, thank you, thank you for giving me a memory I will never forget? I was honored and humbled by being chosen as the Grand Marshal for the New Albany, Union County Christmas parade. I have heard from many students and my phone is still ringing. I love New Albany and Union […]

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Seven days to shine

Seven days from now thousands of pounds of food and toys will be delivered to needy families in the Gazette’s 36th annual Sharing at Christmas program. The orders already have been placed with our food suppliers and toys are being purchased for 250 families that have qualified for the program. Last year 222 families were […]

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Gerald Maxey

Gerald Preston Maxey, Sr., 83, of New Albany, died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County in New Albany.  He was born Nov. 20, 1927 in Union County to the late James Troy Maxey and Joyce Idell Maxey.  In high school he was captain of the football team where he played quarterback.  In […]

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Linda Guerrero

Linda Kay Nelson Guerrero, 65, of New Albany, died Monday, Dec. 6, 2010 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.  She was born Sept, 30, 1945 in Parma, MO to the late Lark Nelson and Clara Hammonds Nelson.  She was a retired employee of the Lapeer Regional Hospital in Lapeer, Mich. Memorial services will be […]

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Union County Sheriff’s jail docket for Dec. 10, 2010

Justin E. Kirk, 1010 CR 43, Etta, 19, was charged with driving while license is suspended-implied consent and a DUI at 11:20 a.m., Dec. 6, 2010. LaSonya Millsap, 1057 CR 68, Lot 1, Myrtle, 35, was charged with a probation violation at 4 p.m., Dec. 6, 2010. Ryan Hearn, 1253 Martintown Rd., New Albany, 19, […]

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Union County Sheriff’s call log for Dec. 10, 2010

November 18 N. St. Hwy 9: Man called and said a red Chevy keeps driving by. Wants someone to check it out. Park Plaza Dr.: 18-wheeler 10-58 with road partially blocked. Wal-Mart- 10-56 in store CR 12: Disturbance November 19 E. St. Hwy 30: Man has run out of gas. CR 165: Alarm on third […]

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Local, state health officials remind public that flu shots are still available

While everyone is bundling up for the winter and trying to stay out of the cold air, allergies, colds, the flu, and other illnesses may arise. Besides practicing healthy habits, one way to prevent the flu bug from getting you is to get a flu shot. Many people got the flu shot a month or […]

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‘Sharing’ funds reach $8,465

The level of contributions has reached $8,465 to the 36th annual Sharing at Christmas program that provides holiday help for families in need in Union County. The goal for the program, sponsored by the New Albany Gazette with the help of many community volunteers, is $20,000. The program provides about 250 families with food assistance […]

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Driver injured in roll over on Highway 348

The driver of a white Chevrolet truck was injured Thursday morning when he swerved off the side of the road while traveling west on Highway 348. According to authorities on the scene, the unidentified driver swerved to avoid an animal that was crossing the road.  Mississippi Highway Patrol officers were in charge of the scene, […]

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