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Forecast: newspapers have many years to go

By Louisa Ada Seltzer The latest forecast for America’s newspapers would suggest that extinction is not too far off. UBS figures newspaper revenues will be down 12.2 percent when the final figures are in for 2008 and tumble another 17.6 percent this year. Already, a number of papers around the country have cut circulation, or […]

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Division Champions!

Myrtle 58 Coldwater 55 (girls) The Lady Hawks picked up the division 3-1A title Friday night, but not without a fight from the Lady Cougars, as Myrtle held on for the 58-55 win. Myrtle jumped to a 20-6 lead in the first quarter, as Amber Williamson and Beth Goolsby combined for four three-pointers. Coldwater would […]

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Hawks upset Pine Grove, will host North Half Tourney

The road to Jackson will have to go through Myrtle, as the Hawks upset Pine Grove Tuesday night, earning them the right to host the North Half Tournament this weekend. With the score only at 8-5 after the first quarter, Myrtle exploded offensively, scoring 22 in the second to take the 27-20 lead at the […]

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Lowe’s begins hiring this week

The Union County Development Association announced Monday that Lowe’s Home Improvement Center will begin the hiring process for its New Albany store. Applicants interested in working at the New Albany location may to to 208 Starlyn Avenue, next to Domino’s between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. every day through Friday, Feb. 20, […]

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Birthday of Jewell Drummond

Jewell Drummond celebrated her 93rd birthday on December 19, 2008 with her family. She has three children: Gail Freeman (Devon) of New Albany, Gilbert Drummond of Pickwick, and Marie Warrington (Mike) of Cotton Plant. She has seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and four great-great grandchildren. She is the widow of the late Lewis Drummond.  

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Robi Aneice Robertson and Darrell Wayne Milan were united in marriage November 8, 2008.

Robi Aneice Robertson and Darrell Wayne Milan were united in marriage November 8, 2008 at 2 p.m. at St. Mary United Church in New Albany, Miss. Rev. W. T. Mayfield officiated the wedding. A reception was held immediately afterwards in the church fellowship hall. The bride is the daughter of Ruby Robertson and the late […]

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Birthday of Victoria Lynne’ Jennings

Vickie Lynne’ celebrated her sixth birthday on January 10, 2009 at her home. Victoria Lynne’ Jennings is the daughter of Serina and William Jennings of Etta. Vickie is the sister of 3-year-old Mikel Jennings. She is the granddaughter of Val and Bob Johns of Palatka, Fla., Terry Tullis of Myrtle, Miss., Grover and Heidi Jennings […]

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Falcons, Lady Falcons fall on final day of tourney

Calhoun City 71 Ingomar 58 (girls) The Lady Falcons were unable to bounce back after falling to Houlka, 60-34, Thursday night, as Calhoun City won the consolation game of the 2-1A division tournament last Friday. Kayla Stevens led Ingomar with 18 on the night, while Maggie Cobb added 14. Ebony Williams led all scorers with […]

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Obituaries for February 13, 2009

Patricia Blackwell, 32 Patricia Ann Blackwell, 32, of New Albany, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. She was born March 16, 1976, in Ripley to Joel Knox and Joyce Ann Blackwell Robbins. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, at Union Grove M.B. Church with the Rev. W.B. […]

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The Camerons renew their vows

Annette Cameron (Dozier) and Rayfield Cameron Sr.  of New Albany are renewing their wedding vows after 34 years of marriage on Saturday, February 21, 2009. They were married on February 22, 1975 in Annette’s grandmother’s home. Annette is the daughter of Tommy Lee Dozier Sr. and the late Autry Dozier. Her grandparents are the late […]

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