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Obituaries for Jan. 2, 2009

Mary Bynum, 54 Mary Elizabeth Bynum, 54, of Potts Camp, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at Baptist Memorial East Memphis. She was born May 11, 1954, in Union County to the late Edgar C. Gregory and Mary Chunn Gregory. She was a secretary for the University of Mississippi School of Education and a member of […]

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Obituaries for Jan. 7, 2009

Alma Taylor, 87 Daisy Alma Taylor, 87, of Tiplersville, died Sunday morning, Jan. 4, 2009, at her home. She was born March 23, 1921, to the late Alvie Lee and Fanny McDowell of Tippah County.  She worked for fifteen years at Blue Bell Manufacturing and retired from Falkner Elementary School Cafeteria.  She loved ardening and […]

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Obituaries for Dec. 31, 2009

Robert “Bob” Dillard, 73 Robert “Bob” Eugene Dillard, 73, of Blue Springs, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born Nov. 19, 1935, in Union County to the late Bethel Dillard and Lillie Yarbrough Dillard. He was a retired mechanic for Morris Scrap Metal, an Air Force Veteran […]

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Obituaries for Dec. 26, 2008

James Robbins, 75 James Herbert Robbins, 75, of Pontotoc, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008 at his residence. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Aurora, IL and a Mechanic. James loved his cars and working as a tow truck operator. Services were at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, 2008 at Shady Grove […]

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Obituaries for January 14, 2009

Mary Crain, 75 Mary Morris Crain, 75, of Southaven, MS, formerly of Memphis, Tenn. passed away Sunday, January 11, 2009.   Born May 5, 1933 in Union County, MS, she moved to Memphis in 1953.  She was a member of Longstreet United Methodist Church.   Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, January 14, 2009, at […]

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Zachery Howell birthday

Zachery Howell celebrated his sixth birthday at Chuck E. Cheese with family and friends. He is the son of Derrick and Jan Howell of Etta and the grandson of Dorothy Howell of Potts Camp, Miss.

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NAHS soccer sweeps Tish. Co.

New Albany 7 Tish. County 0 (girls) After a tough loss to Corinth last week, NAHS rebounded with a 7-0 win over Tishomingo County. Jenna Davis opened the scoring when she converted a Kellie Skinner cross. Shelby Brown quickly followed with her first of four goals off a pass from Estefany Fernandez. Shelby’s other goals […]

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North Pontotoc rallies to beat foul-happy Falcons

It’s long  been said free throws can win or lose ballgames and the North Pontotoc Vikings proved that statement to be true on Tuesday against Ingomar. The Falcons got off to a strong start behind the hot shooting of Matt Purvis and the interior play of Zach Carnell, but things started to turn the way […]

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WU wins two straight in bowling

West Union’s bowling teams have started the new year off right, as they have won two straight matches after falling to Tupelo in December. The Eagles and Lady Eagles took on South Panola on January 6 and defeated the girls 5-3 and shutout the boys 8-0. Jessica Clark bowled a 170 to lead the Lady […]

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Sharing at Christmas needs your help

The cartoon to the right of this editorial clearly exemplifies the plight of local charities during these hard economic times. The wheels are literally off of the meals-on-wheels program. Obviously, this newsaper is vitally interested in the continued contributions to Sharing at Christmas, as it has been for over 30 years. However, things are really […]

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