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An omen for the holiday?

We should have seen it as an omen. When we got out of the car at the outdoor mall in Collierville, Tenn., it started pouring rain. Modern “lifestyle malls” are being built outdoors, I’m told, because people prefer them to indoor malls. Or at least that is what mall developers (who don’t want to have […]

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Collins Porter

Homer Collins Porter, Jr., 83, of New Albany, died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010 at Dogwood Plantation in New Albany.  He was born Jan. 12, 1927 in New Albany to the late Homer Collins Porter, Sr. and Lutie Hall Porter.  He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II having served in the Italian campaign.  […]

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Dorothy Gray

Dorothy Joyce Cobb Gray, 90, of New Albany, died Monday, Dec. 13, 2010 at Pontotoc Hospital in Pontotoc .  She was born March 24, 1920 in Union County to the late Henry and Mary Elizabeth Gement Cobb.   She was a lifelong member of the Ingomar Baptist Church and served as a teacher for Sunbeams, Sunday […]

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Opal Russell

Opal Grace Duncan Russell, 83, of Myrtle, died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 at Sunshine Inn in Myrtle. She was born Nov. 28, 1927 in Lafayette County to the late Troy Nelson and Susie Faust  Duncan. She was retired from Futorian  and was a member of West Tallahatchie Baptist Church. She enjoyed cooking, reading and going […]

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Judy Gail Twyford

Judy Gail Twyford, 58, of Point Place, Toledo, Ohio died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010 at University of Toledo Medical Center.  Judy was born in New Albany on Feb. 18, 1952 to Vertie Mae and Chester Glen Howard.   Judy was a loving wife, mother and homemaker.  She was a caregiver for four years to her […]

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Union County Sheriff’s jail docket for Dec. 15, 2010

Demetrice Berry, 1046 CR 68, Myrtle, 41, was charged with petit larceny at 1:01 p.m., Dec. 9, 2010. Robert Ellis, 1974 Highway 348, Blue Springs, 30, was charged with a DUI, possession of drug paraphernalia and reckless driving at 1:32 p.m., Dec. 9, 2010. Andrew T. Tidwell, 1158 CR 73, New Albany, 23, was charged […]

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Divorces for Dec. 15, 2010

David Aaron Wilhite and Mary Christine Wilhite, Dec. 8 Lana Nobles and William Gerald Nobles, Dec. 10 Joe Brewer and Amelia Kay Brewer, Dec. 10

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Marriages for Dec. 15, 2010

Ashley Marie Purvis and Chadwick Michael Flowers, Dec. 7

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Christmas holiday closings

In honor of the Christmas holiday, the New Albany Gazette will be closed Friday, Dec. 24, 2010.  It will re-open for regular business hours on Monday, Dec. 27.  Editorial and advertising deadlines will not change during the holiday. City and county offices will be closed Friday, Dec. 24 and Monday, Dec. 27, 2010 in honor […]

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Circuit Clerk announces dates for absentee voting in Highway Commissioner election

Citizens who will be unable to vote in the upcoming special election for North Mississippi’s Highway Commissioner seat on Jan. 11 may vote by absentee ballot at the Union County Circuit Clerk’s office. Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford has announced that her office will be open from 8 a.m. to noon on both Saturday, Jan. 1 […]

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