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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Mary Baird

Mary Lou Rodgers Baird, 87, of Myrtle, died Friday, July 30, 2010 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford.  She was born Sept. 20, 1922 in Union County to the late John Richard Rodgers and Sissy Bishop Rodgers.  She was a retired employee of Futorian Corporation in New Albany.  She was a member of the […]

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Jon Wallace

Jonathan Wade “Jon” Wallace, 21, of Dumas, died Saturday, July 24, 2010, as a result of a motorcycle accident. He was an employee of Albany Industries in New Albany. He was a member of the Wesley Congregational Methodist Church. He enjoyed riding horses, hunting and fishing. Most of all, he loved spending time with his […]

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Jimmie Jenkins

Jimmie Lee Jenkins, 79, of New Albany, died Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. He is survived by his wife Rebecca Rogers Jenkins and a sister Dorothy Adair. Services were at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 29, 2010 at United Funeral Service Chapel.  United Funeral Service in New Albany was in charge […]

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