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Obituaries for June 10, 2009

 Lenore Floyd, 80 Lenore Floyd, 80, of Ripley, died Sunday, June 7, 2009 at his residence in Ripley.   He  was born May 27, 1929 to the late Dink Wallace Floyd and Ethel Annie Windham Floyd.  He was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. He was a retired factory worker. Services were at 2 […]

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Memories of 9/11, Katrina revisited at Red Cross meeting

Paulina Dennis described the work of Red Cross volunteers amidst the confusion and destruction of the 9/11 terrorist attacks at the Red Cross’s Annual meeting Tuesday night. At the time of the attacks, Dennis said, she lived in Brooklyn and worked at a small graphics art house. Following 9/11, she described a scene of alters […]

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N.A, Students attend Lott Leadership Institute

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The sanctity of life

 This past week Dr. George Tiller was murdered while attending church services in Wichita, Kansas. This is the second time Dr. Tiller has been shot, and both times for the same reason. Dr. Tiller performed abortions. The response from the pro-life movement has been interesting and instructive. Long time pro-life activist Randall Terry remarked that […]

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Eastern Lights

 Another week has flown by and I can’t help wondering where the time goes. We must be busy redeeming the time because the days are evil. Sheyanne and Lauren Frazier spent Monday night with Jamie Easley.  Other visitors were Robert and Robbie Frazier, Ann and Ricky Glidewell, John and Mary Chunn and Dwayne and Mary […]

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John and Joyce Grisham to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

John and Joyce Grisham of Ingomar will be honored for their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 14, 2009, from 2 until 4 pm at the Fredonia Baptist Church Family Life Center.  They were married on June 12, 1959, by Bro. John Lee Bedford.  Hosting the reception will be their five children: Whitten and Theresa […]

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Vacation Bible School

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Macedonia news

 I forgot birthdays last week. You can’t start off the month without birthdays!  Happy birthday to Jeff Hancock 6-11, Clara Vance Garrison 6-19, and Hailey Davis Mattox 6-28!! Sheila Parker visited with Kathy and T. J. Sipes last Thursday night, (May 28). Kathy picked her up and brought her home after the visit. They had […]

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Blue Springs resident named AgriGold Region 9 Sales Intern

AgriGold has employed Gregory “Maury” Giachelli of Blue Springs, MS, as a Region 9 Sales Intern for the summer 2009 growing season. Giachelli will work with Corn Specialist Cole Gholston in the counties of Chicot, Crittenden, Cross, Desha, Lee, Monroe, Phillips, Poinsett, and St. Francis in Arkansas. A 2004 graduate of New Albany High School, […]

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Nicholson, Brooks assume new roles at Blue Mountain College

Dr. Janice Nicholson and Dr. Linda Brooks have been promoted to new positions at Blue Mountain College. Both are BMC alumnae. Nicholson has been named the Vice President for Planning and Assessment, Graduate Studies and Special Programs, and will serve as Dean of Graduate Studies. Brooks will become Chair of the Department of Education and […]

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