Don’t fume at the blue car

The next time you’re on Highway 30 West between here and Oxford, and the traffic is backed up, waiting to pass a little, blue car, don’t get too upset. That’s my wife, going exactly 55 miles an hour on the uphills, the downhills and the long straight stretches. Most times, she’s even using the cruise […]

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Education ‘far left?’

Gov. Harley Barbour again has let his partisanship as head of the National Republican Governors Conference get in the way of the needs of Mississippians. This time Barbour and some other state Republican politicians are complaining about a bill passed by Congress and signed by President Obama that has the potential of providing as much […]

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Confident ‘Dawgs take down Tupelo

The Bulldogs silenced critics and gave fans something to look forward to, as they defeated Tupelo, 24-14,  at Vaught-Hemmingway Stadium last Saturday. In their final tune up before the new season, New Albany showed poise and did not back down against their 6A opponent. “It was a big win for our guys.,” NAHS head coach […]

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County teams open slow pitch season at Myrtle

The Lady Hawks started the 2010 season on a good note, going 2-0 in their home tournament last weekend. Myrtle picked up wins over Falkner (7-4) and Hickory Flat (11-7), and return several starters from last season’s north half finals squad. “We started playing good at the right time last year, and we had a […]

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Jail docket for Aug. 18, 2010

Jose Antonio Garcia, 8102 West Flower St., Phoenix, Ariz., was charged with mittimus at 5 p.m., Aug. 7, 2010. Scott Howard, 906 King Creek Dr., Apt. 1, New Albany, 29, was charged with mittimus at 5 p.m., Aug. 7, 2010. Jerry Page, 1022 Lot 2, CR 245, New Albany, 62, was charged with mittimus at […]

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Lue Blackwell

  Lue Berta Blackwell, 76, of New Albany, died Aug. 11, 2010 at North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo.   Survivors include her children, Willie Blackwell, Johnny Blackwell and Diane Worship of New Albany, Adrian Blackwell of Indiana, Juanita McCree of Kentucky and Tony Woods of Ill.; one brother, James Calvert of Indiana, 36 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren […]

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Dinner Bell – Cabbage Parmesan

Our mothers always told us, “Eat your veggies,” and sometimes we just want to change an old favorite, like steamed cabbage, into a more elegant dish. This version has a wonderful taste. CABBAGE PARMESAN   1/4 cup slivered almonds 1 medium head green cabbage 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine 1 garlic clove, minced […]

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Jewell Daniel

Matha Jewell Butler Daniel, 96, of New Albany, died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010 in Guntown at her grandson’s home. Survivors include her daughter, Dianne Daniel of New Albany; a son, Larry Daniel of New Albany; two sisters, one grandson and one great-granddaughter. Visitation was from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010 at the […]

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Tent, music and carpet

I was struggling to get the tent up. The front was sagging and it was barely big enough for two people to squeeze in. No, we were not camping. Jenny and I don’t like spending nights with mosquitoes, and without air conditioning or showers. I was on a ladder in a fourth-grade classroom, trying to […]

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Roy Lee Traylor

Roy Lee Traylor, 76, of New Albany, died Sunday, Aug. 1, 2010 at the North Mississippi Center, Tupelo.  Visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home on Friday, Aug. 6, 2010. Services willl be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010 at Shady Grove M.B. Church with Rev. Robert Shamblin officiating […]

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