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Nathan Colt Chism turns three.

Nathan Colt Chism celebrated his third birthday on February 14, 2009 at Chuck-E-Cheese. The theme for his party was dump trucks and family and friends were invited. Nathan is the son of Angela and Brian Chism of New Albany. He has two brothers named Ryan and Kaleb. He is the grandson of Bill and Doris […]

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Obituaries for March 13, 2009

Alice Bishop, 91 Mattie Alice Bishop, 91, of Toccopola, died Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Pontotoc. She was born Aug. 8, 1917, in Bald Knob, Ark., to Thomas Brinkley and Carrie Ethel Jackson Scarborough. She was retired from Hunter Fan Co. in Memphis. She was a loving mother and […]

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Colin Allen Hogue turned two years old.

Colin Allen Hogue recently celebrate his second birthday on December 11, 2008. He is the son of Candy and Brandon Hogue of New Albany. The theme for his party was Spongebob Squarepants and was held in his home. Family and friends attended the party. He has one brother named Mason and one sister named Hailey. […]

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Irene Read turned 90 years old.

Irene Read of Mound City celebrated her 90th birthday with five generations of her family at her son Jim’s home in Algoma. Irene Read is in the center. Pictured from left to right: Jim Reed, son; Addie Reed, great-great granddaughter; Robert Reed, great-grandson; Steve Reed, grandson.  

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Eagles, Urchins advance to state bowling championship

West Union’s boys and girls picked up first place finishes at the District Bowling Tournament in Tupelo on March 7th. West Union and East Union  competed against other 1-3A schools, plus Pontotoc and Cleveland and after finishing  in the top six, both will now move on to the State Bowling Tournament in Jackson. Brandon Scott […]

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Online records become online inaccessible

      Recently, an Alabama newspaper editorialized that, “Mississippi can and should do better than rank last among U.S. states for putting government information on line.” While the newspaper is absolutely correct, it is sad that this statement of truth must come from an out-of-state publication and not be championed by a newspaper  or member of […]

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Robert Mason McNeely was born on February 17, 2009.

Stephanie and Robert McNeely of Cotton Plant welcomed son Robert Mason McNeely into the world on February 17, 2009 at 10:47 a.m. at North Mississippi Medical Center Women’s Hospital in Tupelo, Miss. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long. Mason is the grandson of Steve and Angela Stokes of Blue […]

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The Pannells to hold reception March 22, 2009.

Pamela Danielle Robertson and Jason 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. Jason is the son of Janny […]

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Walker Reaves Harkness turned one.

Walker Reaves Harkness recently celebrated his first birthday on December 28, 2008. He is the son of Lea Reaves of New Albany and Brandon Harkness of Etta. Walker has one brother named Mason Lee Tate. He is the grandson of Tina and Bryan Harkness, Wanda Reaves, and Jimmy and Rhonda Reaves. His great-grandparents are Charles […]

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Falcons soar, EU falls short

Belmont 3 East Union 2 The Urchins dropped a 3-2 decision Monday despite outhitting Belmont. Craig Bullock picked up his first loss of the season, as he gave up six hits to the Cardinals. Belmont loaded the bases in the top of the first inning with no outs, but East Union’s defense managed to make […]

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