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Obituaries for January 16, 2009

Glenn Davis, 75 David Glenn Davis, 75, of Myrtle, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County in New Albany. He was born Nov. 29, 1933, in Lee County to Dan Davis and Verdie Oswalt Davis. He was a retired engineer, working at Stratford for many years. He was a Baptist and a […]

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NA native turns area fields into fields of dreams

With baseball season around the corner, area teams are preparing for the upcoming year. With practices taking place and players working on their game, very few think of the other aspects that need work as well. Braving the frigid temperatures of last week, New Albany resident Charles Brunetti and his staff are hard at work, […]

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Hawks, Lady ‘Dawgs win tourney crowns

Myrtle held off a late surge from Ingomar to claim the Union County boys’ championship behind gutsy performances from Russ Yates and David Wilson in place of injured guard Justin Jordan. Yates and Wilson scored 15 points each in the Hawks 62-59 victory over the Falcons. “I thought Russ did a tremendous job, David played […]

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Urchins hang with Hawks, Ingomar handles ‘Dawgs

New Albany 63 Ingomar 40 (G) New Albany’s student section chanted “four more years” in response to Jazmine Spears’ terrific showing, as the Lady ‘Dawgs downed Ingomar 63-40 Friday night. The eighth grader led all scorers on the night, tallying 27 and setting up their rematch with Myrtle for the county championship. An early three-point […]

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Myrtle-WU highlight first day of tourney

Ingomar 52 East Union 39 (G) Kayla Stevens brought her “A-Game” to East Union as she scored a game-high 21 points to help pace the Lady Falcons to a 52-39 victory in the opening game of the tournament. The Lady Urchins took a 11-7 lead at the end of the first quarter, but saw the […]

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Epting receives championship ring

East Union’s Austin Epting was presented his 2008 State Cross-Country Individual Championship ring during the Union County Tournament. The senior has enjoyed a stellar career for the Urchins. The 2008 championship was the second in his career as he also won the Individual Championship in 2004. His career-best time was 16:40 at the East Union/Myrtle […]

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Obituaries for Dec. 12, 2008

Harold Hall, 87 Harold Clinton Hall, 87, of Blue Mountain, died Dec. 9, 2008, at his residence.  He was born Sept. 1, 1921 in New Albany to Hubert Clinton Hall and Emma Coker Hall.  He served during WWII in the US Army.  He was a retired heavy equipment operator for Tom Haynes Construction.  He was […]

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Obituaries for Jan. 9, 2009

Holcomb Scott, 75 John Holcomb Scott, 75, of Hickory Flat, died Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, at University Medical Center in Jackson. He was born June 10, 1933, in Union County to Dwight L. Scott and Beulah Brownlee Scott. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a retired schoolteacher from West Union School […]

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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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