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New Albany Gazette Obituary Policy

The Gazette will print obituaries at no charge for any deceased person from Union County, Ecru, Sherman, Hickory Flat or Potts Camp, or for anyone with ties to these communities. The Gazette will also run a photo of the deceased along with the obituary if a family so chooses. Click on the obituary you want […]

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Ingomar School News

I hope everyone enjoyed an extra hour of sleep Sunday, but if you were like me, you probably got up at 7:00 a.m. and realized it was only 6:00 a.m. The Falcons and the Lady Flacons both played West Union at home on Tuesday, October 30th and ended with two wins. They traveled to Wheeler […]

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It’s My New Albany Too

On Tuesday evening, October 30, I once again had the opportunity to participate in one of the most festive and enjoyable events held in New Albany each year. For the eighth year in a row, I was part of Trick or Treat Downtown, sponsored by the New Albany Main Street Association. In the past, I […]

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Shirley Rodgers, 71

Shirley Rodgers, 71, of Baldwyn, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2007, at her home. She was a homemaker and a member of Parkview Baptist Church. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, and playing with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services were at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007, at Parkview Baptist Church in Baldwyn with Bro. John Cagle and […]

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Ronald Bradley, 66

Ronald Alvis Bradley, 66, of Hickory Flat, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007, in Hickory Flat. He was born March 22, 1941, in Hickory Flat to the late Charles Murray Bradley and the late Mable McBroom Bradley. He served in the U.S. Navy for six years and retired from the U.S. Coast Guard. He was a […]

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Make Sharing at Christmas a part of your seasonal plans

For each of the past 32 consecutive years, the people of Union County have demonstrated their compassion for their less fortunate neighbors. They have done so in many wonderful ways, through their churches and organizations, but more as a cohesive group through the “Sharing at Christmas” program. The program started in 1974 and since then […]

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Keeping business at home generates a beneficial effect for our community

Several weeks ago, Union County Schools sponsored the Union County Cross-Country Invitational track meet. With participation from schools as far away as Horn Lake and South Panola, the event was a success for the kids, the schools, the City of New Albany and Union County. So whats the big deal about having a track meet […]

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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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