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Plunging stock market affect retirement plans

   Most people who are in their mid to upper 60s have planned for retirement for some time. Individuals who did not and who put all of their faith into social security or even pensions being their post-employment salvation may have turned to other investments to create a sizeable retirement nest egg. Now that they’re […]

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Birth of John Marlin Scott.

Jeff and Tonya Scott of Shannon are pleased to announce the arrival of their son, John Marlin Scott. He was born Friday, March 27, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. in the Women’s Hospital in Tupelo. He weighed 3 pounds, 15 ounces and was 17 inches long. He is welcomed home by two sisters Callie and Cari. […]

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Eagles, Falcons down to wire in district golf championship

County rivals created plenty of drama on Tuesday at the Ole Miss Golf Course, as the District 2-1A title came down to a one hole playoff between West Union and Ingomar. The two teams have faced off several time already this season, with competition close every time. This was the first time all season that […]

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The Junta Club

The Junta Club met on Tuesday, April 7, 2009 in the home of Eleanor Parks. Other members present were Anita Buster, Ninabeth Capaning, Bethany Dalton, Jean Dillard, Susan Feather, Anne Gardner, Retta Hardy, Clydell Hudson, Martha Jane Lamar, Myra Langley, Marjorie Livingston, Mary Tate Pannell, Kaye Powell, Mary Jeanette Wynn and Sandra Sisk.  Honorary member […]

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Sherman News

The Town of Sherman Clean Sweep will be this Saturday, April 25, from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Drop off location in Sherman is the old mayor’s office downtown on Main Street. Roadside trash, scrap, etc. will be collected, and a free t-shirt will be given with a limit of one t-shirt per person. No […]

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Birth of Avery Lane Watson

Lacosta and Tim Watson of New Albany welcomed daughter Avery Lane Watson into the world on January 23, 2009 at 8:06 a.m. at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County in New Albany. She weigehd 10 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 ¾ inches long. She was greeted by four-year-old brother John Hayden Watson. Avery is […]

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Union County Sports Playoff Schedule

Baseball- 2nd Round (Thursday-Saturday) All games will start at 6:00 p.m. West Union vs. Shannon Ingomar vs. Falkner Myrtle vs. Greenville St. Joe East Union vs. Hamilton Tennis Friday NAHS vs. Oxford/ NE Lauderdale winner  

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Holcomb Anniversary

The children of Brother Sam Holcomb and Reba Rucker Holcomb would like to invite you to a wedding reception. It will take place on Sunday, April 26 between 2-4 p.m. at Cairo Baptist Church. The couple exchanged vows on Friday, April 10, 2009 during a private ceremony at home. Come celebrate with us, No gifts, […]

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Obituaries for April 22, 2009

Jonell Coker, 68 Jonell Sanders Coker, 68, of Ellistown, died Monday, April 20, 2009, at her home. She was a native of Union County. She was a homemaker and was self employed in child care. She was a Baptist and a member of Ellistown Baptist Church. She loved and enjoyed playing with her grandchild, and […]

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The Dinner Bell

Today’s recipes are some old favorites we may have forgotten; you may just want to try them again.   PECAN PIE SURPRISE BARS   1 box yellow cake mix (18 ½ oz) ½ cup melted margarine 4 eggs, divided ½ cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1 ½ cups dark corn syrup 1 cup chopped […]

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