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Lions and skeletons and witches, oh my!

The downtown streets of New Albany was flooded with little ghouls Tuesday evening. No, it wasnt the scene from the latest horror movie, but the scene of 2007s New Albany Main Street Association Trick or Treat Downtown. Approximately 4,000 were in attendance of the festival. The trick-or-treat village went really well, said New Albany Main […]

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Wilbur Glenn Kidd, 78

Wilbur Glenn Kidd, 78, of New Albany, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2007, at his home. He was a Baptist. Services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007, at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Ecru with the Rev. Charlie Swords officiating. Interment was in Shady Grove Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home handled arrangements. Survivors include two […]

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Burress joins museum staff

The Union County Heritage Museum recently hired Janet Burress as a full-time staff member. According to museum director Jill Smith, the much-needed addition of a new staff member was possible through the help of museum supporters. Our collection has really grown, Smith said. Our attendance of people visiting has jumped and there is never a […]

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Carolyn Ann Howard, 65

Carolyn Ann Howard, 65, of New Albany, died Oct. 30, 2007, at North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo. She was born Jan. 3, 1942, in Union County to Perry Canerdy and the late Ruth Myrick Canerdy. She was a member of Moss Hill Baptist Church and a retired furniture factory worker. Services will be at 11 a.m., […]

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James Dennis McDonald, 45

James Dennis McDonald, 45, of New Albany, died Oct. 30, 2007, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. He was born in Union County on May 28, 1962 to Johnnie Knowles Bell and the late James Kermit McDonald. He was a mechanic and worked at The Union County Maintenance Department. He enjoyed hunting and being a mechanic. […]

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Joey Lee Andrews, 50

Joey Lee Andrews, 50, of Ecru, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2007, at his home. He known for his knowledge and experience in working with C.B. radios. His C.B. handle was “Woodcarver.” Services were at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007, at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Interment was in Voyles Memorial Cemetery on Andrews […]

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Nona Lavelle Hall, 89

Nona Lavelle Hall, 89, of Ecru, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born Nov. 15, 1917, in Pontotoc County to the late Henry and Julie High Horton. She was a lifelong resident of Ecru. She was a retired factory worker and a member of Horton Memorial Baptist Church. […]

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J.C. Deaton, 63

J.C. Deaton, 63, of New Albany, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. He was born July 20, 1944, in Hamilton, Ala., to the late John Calvin and Rosie Pipkins Deaton. He was a member of Blue Springs Baptist Church and a self-employed roofer. Services were at 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, […]

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Reviving the past

Proof that historical objects, artifacts and sites still hold interest for many people could be witnessed Saturday at the Ingomar Mounds sites, six miles west of New Albany. According to Union County Heritage Museum representative Betsey Hamilton, approximately 70 people came out to the site during the hours of 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. to […]

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Annual Sharing at Christmas drive to kick off Nov. 10

Each holiday season for the past 32 consecutive years, Union County families finding themselves in a less fortunate position than most have had the opportunity to apply for food assistance and toys, in the case of families with children. The New Albany Gazette’s “Sharing at Christmas” program has helped make the holidays a bit brighter […]

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