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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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Ecru News

 Ecru Baptist Church will have their Vacation Bible School June 15 through June 19 from 8:30 A.M. until 12:00. Commencement will be held Friday night at 6:30 P.M. Ecru Baptist’s brotherhood breakfast is Sunday, June 14 at 7:30 A.M. Friendship Baptist Church is sponsoring “Friendship’s Free Day.”  It is scheduled for Wednesday, June 17 from […]

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Birth of Samuel Ayden Mallette

Beckyanne and Mickey Mallette, both of Indianola, Miss. welcomed son Samuel Ayden Mallette into the world on February 16, 2009 at 8:14 a.m. at South Sunflower Hospital in Indianola. He weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18 inches long. His grandparents are Mr. and Mrs James C. Still, Jr. of New Albany and Mr. […]

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2008-2009 Hickory Flat Honor Roll-4th Nine Weeks

Principal’s List: Grade 1  –  Shane A. Acuff, Christopher K. Chastain, Hannah G. Cook, Luther T. Elliott, Mazey Ag, Hailey, Chelsey Killough, Charles V. Martin, Cameron L. Mclearen, Carlie J. Rooker, Andreana N. Smith, Errollissa T. Tables, Austin L. Thwaites, Cody R. Vest, Thomas J. Whitehead, and Elizabeth H. Williams. Grade 2  –  Alexia N. […]

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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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New Albany board to hear Munsford Drive zoning issue Monday

Aldermen will hold a public hearing Monday, June 15, to either accept or reject a reccomendation from the city’s Zoning Board to change the zoning status of 1305 Munsford Dr. from agricultural to industrial. During a special meeting held Friday morning, May 22, 2009 at 11 a.m., the New Albany Board of Aldermen voted 3-1 […]

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Ohio company buys Piper Impact

As of last week, employees at Piper Metal Forming Corp. on Sam Barkley Drive now have a new employer – Worthington Industries of Columbus, Ohio. Worthington, which is a worldwide supplier of pressure cylinders, is in the process of buying the assets of Piper Metal, as well as U.S. Respiratory Inc. and Pacific Cylinders Inc., […]

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Ohio company to purchase Piper Metal

 Although it is too early to make a definitive statement, we think the purchase of New Albany’s Piper Metal Forming Corporation by Worthington Industries could be a good thing for our community. The deal is expected to close in about 30 days. Worthington, a public company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the […]

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The Dinner Bell

 CHEESEBURGER  LOAF   1 (4 oz.) can evaporated  milk 1 1/2 lbs. Ground beef  (chuck is best) 1/2 cup finely crushed  crackers 1 egg 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon garlic salt 1 tablespoon prepared  mustard 1 cup cheese, grated   Combine all ingredients; mix well.  Place in a 1-quart loaf pan […]

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