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Obituaries for May 20, 2009

 Joey Easterling, 27 Joseph “Joey” Easterling, 27, died April April 19, 2009. He was a man who loved God, his wife, daughter and family. Joey was a computer programmer fro NYK Logistics in Memphis, TN,member of life Fellowship Church in Olive Branch and actively involved in youth ministry in several area churches. Visitation was held […]

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MHSAA rejects NAHS’ appeal

NAHS received word Tuesday afternoon from the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) regarding their appeal on the results of the 4A State Tournament held last week. MHSAA ruled in favor of Itawamba, giving them their second state title in three years, while New Albany finished in second. NAHS coach Robert Garrett released this statement […]

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The Dinner Bell

 Today’s recipes are from other states.    BEAR TRACKS  (from Alaska) ¾ cup peanut butter ¼ cup brown sugar 1 (14-oz) can sweetened  condensed milk  2 cups all purpose  baking mix   1 (4 oz) pkg. slivered  almonds   Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, combine peanut butter, brown sugar, vanilla, and condensed […]

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Eagles fall at State

West Union was not able to complete their astonishing run in the 2009 playoffs, as the Eagles fell to St. Aloysius 6-0 and 13-2 in the state championship last Thursday and Friday. After falling in game one, the Eagles were able to score the first two runs of game off of an RBI single by […]

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Obituaries for May 13, 2009

 Sammy Neal  Flake, 54 Sammy Neal Flake, 54, of Ripley, died Wednesday, May 6, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi.  He was disabled. Graveside services were Saturday, May 9, 2009, at 2 p.m. at Blue Mountain Cemetery with Bro. J.C. Hall officiating.  McBride Funeral Home of Ripley is in charge of arrangements. Survivors include two […]

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Lady Hawks pick up state title

Myrtle found themselves in a familiar position, as the Lady Hawks ran away with another state title in track, the second in a row and fifth out of the last nine years. After falling to Potts Camp in the Regionals, coach Chris Greer calmed his team down and helped them regain their focus heading into […]

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Full zoning board better suited for contentious issue

 Sometimes everyone can be a little bit right even if they have opposite views of a particular situation. We think that was true at the May meeting of the New Albany Planning and Zoning Commission. Planning and Zoning Chairman Walter Harrison said that the seven-member board did not have a quorum because three vacancies existed […]

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Ecru News

 Get well to Gavin Dyer who had his tonsils removed last week. He is the son of Jason and Heather Dyer. Happy birthday to Mary B. Todd who will celebrate May 14. May you have many more. Woodmen members from Lodge 423 Ecru who attended the State Convention at the Hilton in Jackson were: Chuck […]

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NA golf places second, challenges results

New Albany matched their 2008 finish last week in the 4A State Championships in Amory, but this time the results could come back in favor of the Bulldogs after a challenge. The ‘Dawgs finished second in this year’s tournament, falling to Itawamba, but the scores of one of the Indians’ golfers could reverse the results, […]

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No lawnmower, no mowing

 My wife says it’s always the first sign of spring: I come into the house and mention that I think I’ve broken the lawnmower. Six weeks ago I wandered in and said that the mower was making a high-pitched squeal, and I was pretty certain it wasn’t normal. Jenny had told me last summer that […]

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