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Obituaries for February 27, 2009

Bonnie Bannister- Boatner, 43 Bonnie Sue Bannister-Boatner, 43, of Potts Camp, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, at her home after a long illness. She was born July 7, 1965, in Chicago to Luther Mills and Peggy Mills. She loved animals, playing bingo, having get-togethers, and spending quality time with her grandchildren. Services will be at […]

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Five Generations

Five Generations of the Medlin, Williams, Kizer and Hancock family. Pictured from left to right: Alyne Medlin, Tena Williams, and Kate Williams. (Bottom) Mattie Faye Kizer and baby Levi Hancock.  

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Lady Hawks’ comeback falls short versus McAdams

Myrtle almost completed an incredible comeback only to fall short in the 1A State Semi-Final Friday night. The Lady Hawks faced off against one-seeded McAdams, and watched as the Lady Bulldogs raced to a 24-10 lead after the first quarter. Led by Dierra Gilmore with three baskets from behind the arc, McAdams connected on four […]

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Pope Anniversary

Virginia and Charlie Pope of Hickory Flat celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary on February 8, 2009 in their home with family. They have seven children, 20 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren.

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NAHS unable to top Forest Hill

Forest Hill was able to hold off a scrappy bunch of Lady Bulldogs to escape with a 49-38 victory in the Class 4A state tournament on Thursday. Back-to-back turnovers by Forest Hill (30-4) gave New Albany (27-5) a new sense of life when an offensive putback by Michah Washington made it a 41-38 game at […]

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Pamela Danielle Robertson and Joseph Stephen Pannell to hold shower and reception March 22

Pamela Danielle Robertson and Joseph Stephen Pannell of New Albany were united in marriage on January 23, 2009 in Savannah, Tenn. Pamela is the daughter of Danny and Sara Robertson of New Albany and is the granddaughter of James and Lorene Tollison, Julia Robertson and the late Roy Robertson. Joseph is the son of Janny […]

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Five Generations

Five generations of the Brown, Dodds, Stewart family. Left to right: Jennifer Dodds Brown, Gary Dodds, Ruth Dodds, baby Hadley Grace Brown, and MarLis Stewart  

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Birth of Addison Lynn Chandler

Will and Carrie Chandler of Saltillo are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Addison Lynn Chandler. Addison was born on Friday, February 13, 2009, at the Women’s Hospital in Tupelo, Miss. She weighed 7 lbs., 6 oz. Her maternal grandparents are Susan Martin Feather and the late Dr. Ronald Lynn Feather of New […]

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Unemployment benefits for Gov. Barbour?

     Jobless Mississippians may be looking back at the last statewide elections and wondering why they voted to reelect Haley Barbour as their governor. As employed citizens, the political posturing and blustery talk is entertaining and not of much concern, but once you lose your job and the governor you helped to reelect starts playing […]

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Baptist Memorial doctors hope to put Union County to sleep

There is a new doctor in town that specializes in neurology, sleep medicine and sleep disorders. He is board certified in neurology and sleep medicine and his name is William E. Owens, IV, M.D. Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County has a sleep disorder clinic for treating patients with various sleep disorders and neurological problems. […]

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