Mr. and Mrs. Bill and Mitzi Edwards of Columbus, Miss. are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Summer Nichole Edwards of Columbus to David Warren Stovall of Red Bay, Alabama. Summer is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charlie and Virginia Rodgers and Mr. and Mrs. Jack and […]
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West Union received many accolades for their successful 2009 season in fast pitch softball, but none bigger than the one accomplished by their primary pitcher. Danielle Taylor was honored by the division coaches as the Player of the Year for Division 4-1A, a feat that is big considering Taylor is only an eighth grader. “It […]
Honoring a young man who passed away in 2008, the Myrtle community gathered last Thursday to dedicate their new little league field at the school. Austin McDonald was diagnosed with cancer in 2007 at the age of 11. It was also at this time that the community had plans of building a new little league […]
The turnout – or lack of it – at the demonstration last Saturday by the Ku Klux Klan on the lawn of the Union County Courthouse says a lot about our community. And it said the right thing. Only a few people showed up at the event, even though flyers had been distributed all over […]
Union County was well represented in the Northeast Mississippi Basketball Coaches Association (NEMBCA) All-Star games last Saturday at Northeast Community College. Four athletes helped lead their respective West teams to wins, with one tying a record in the 1A/2A girls match-up. Maggie Cobb of Ingomar, along with Amber Johnson and Merica Turner tied the record […]
Anne Gardner, 87 Anne Cole Gardner, 87, died on May 20, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany, following a brief illness. She was born Anne Brewer Carpenter on December 15, 1921, the daughter of Myles Edgar Carpenter and Willie Harris Brewer Carpenter, and was a native of Booneville, Mississippi, where she graduated as […]
“You’re not Mr. Handyman, are you?” my wife said, as she surveyed the shards of glass all over the bathroom tub and tile floor. Because I have the height advantage, she had asked me to replace the light bulb in a bathroom. How was I supposed to know the cover on the light/exhaust fan would […]
Be creative at your library. Everyone can be creative this summer at the Sherman Public Library’s summer reading program for ages zero to sixth grade. Activities will include playing, dancing, singing, reading, writing, and much more! So stop by every Tuesday in June from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon and “Be creative at your library.” […]
Last week was an unusual week for me in that I had a swimmy head most of the week. Saturday, Cristie drove me to our local “Lower Crossing Clinic” and they discovered fluid behind my left ear. After a few days of medicine, I am much better this morning. I did miss honoring our graduating […]
Curt Fowler will be at the helm of the newly added Toppers baseball program at Blue Mountain College, the school announced May 22. In a press release by BMC, the school talked about their plans to add both baseball and softball starting in the 2010-2011 school year. “Blue Mountain College is so pleased to expand […]
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