Henry E. Barker

Henry E. Barker, 62, of South Beloit, Ill., died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010 in the Beloit Memorial Hospital. He was born January 20, 1948 in New Albany, MS, the ninth of ten children born to Henry and Willie Leatherwood Barker.  Upon moving to Beloit in the early 1960’s, Henry graduated from Beloit Memorial High School […]

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Jacob Henry Williams, Jr.

Jacob Henry Williams, Jr., 66, of New Albany, passed away Aug. 12, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County. He was born Aug. 18, 1943, in Alcorn County to Jacob Henry, Sr. & Laura Winkles Williams. He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church. He was disabled. Services  were at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, […]

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Nancy Gullick

Nancy Lee Green Gullick, 70, of Etta, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010 at her home. Survivors include her daughter, Michelle Browning of Etta; six sons: Ronald Gullick of Hattiesburg, Donald Gullick of Etta, Mike Gullick of Myrtle, Bily Gullick of New Albany, Joey Gullick of Etta and Jason Gullick of New Albany; two sisters, 11 […]

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Ludie Dorrough

Ludie Dorrough, 82, died Monday, Aug. 30, 2010 at NMMC in Tupelo.  She was a member of Fredonia Baptist Church, where she enjoyed participating in the senior adults group, and a retired employee of Irwin B. Schwabe in Ecru. Services were at 2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010 at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Ecru […]

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Trey Clemmer

Tredaron Andreus “Trey” Clemmer, 23, of New Albany, died Aug. 29, 2010 at Sanctuary Hospice House-Tupelo.  He was born April 22, 1987, to Cathy Clemmer and Harvey Jones in New Albany.  He graduated from W.P. Daniel High School in 2006.  He wanted to attend the Fashion Institute in Nashville, Tenn.  He was accepted but could […]

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Elsie Melton Stokes

Elsie Melton Stokes, of Greenville, S.C., passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010. She was born in New Albany, the daughter of the late Lon and Estella Williams Melton. She was predeceased by her husband, Woodrow Stokes; a brother: Harold Melton; and a half-brother: Dalton Gober. She was the beloved mother of a daughter and […]

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James Edward Wilson

James Edward Wilson, 81, died peacefully in his sleep on Aug. 12, 2010, in Indianapolis, Ind. Mr. Wilson was born in Ecru on Feb. 7, 1929, to Lloyd and Lora Wilson. He grew up in New Albany with two brothers, Roland and Bill, and one sister, Martha Nell. Mr. Wilson played several sports but excelled […]

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New Albany fire department statistics for August 2010

Reported Structure Fires: 6  Reported commercial structure fires: 2 Residential alarms: 0 Commercial alarms: 4 Rescue/Extrication: 8 EMS assists calls: 0 Vehicle fires: 1 Rubbish fires: 3 Misc. calls: 7 Service calls: 10  Total runs for the month of August: 41 August was a busy Month for our fire fighting crews. We started the first week off with two structure fires that […]

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Union County Sheriff’s jail docket for Sept. 8, 2010

Thomas Swindle, 1092 CR 83, New Albany, 61, was charged with contempt of court at 1:45 p.m., Aug. 29, 2010. Orlando King, 1035 CR 6, Myrtle, 23, was charged with driving with a suspended driver’s license at 1:45 p.m., Aug. 29, 2010. Justin Clay Ware, 1071 CR 326, New Albany, 19, was charged with a […]

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Union County Sheriff’s call log for Sept. 10, 2010

August 20 CR 329: Caller advised some pills were stolen from a lock box in her house. McGraw St.: Man having trouble with his wife. CR 32: Caller advised horse in the road between CR 47 and hwy 355. Hwy 349: Caller advised subject with loud truck across the road from him making a lot […]

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