Verna Burgess

Verna Sue Burgess, 85, of Pontotoc, died Monday, Aug. 16, 2010, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Survivors include her two sons, Gerald Burgess of Tupelo and Scott Burgess of Pontotoc; her two daughters, Sandy Lyon Hawkins of New Albany and Lisa Mathews of Pontotoc; her six grandchildren, her four great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. […]

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Dinner Bell for Aug. 20, 2010

By Ruth Nolley   Cranberry Salad   1 large box cherry jello 1 can crushed pineapple, save juice 1 cup celery, diced 1 can cranberry sauce   Use pineapple juice and enough water to make 2 cups liquid, or you can use ½ cup orange juice instead of the water. Add Jello and celery and […]

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Union County Sheriff’s jail docket for Aug. 20, 2010

Leon Wilson, 400 CR 830, Blue Mountain, 22, was charged with telephone harassment at 1 p.m., Aug. 16, 2010. Brandi M. Humphrey, 1085 CR 169, Baldwyn, 30, was charged with careless driving and a DUI at 6:40 p.m., Aug. 16, 2010. Miguel Romero, 922 Fairground, New Albany, 23, was charged with probation violation at 8:35 […]

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Union County Sheriff’s call log for Aug. 20, 2010

August 9 Hwy 78 E: vehicle driving wreckless. August 10 Coulter Dr.: General alarm CR 126: ASI called in a burglary alarm at Duke Energy. Motion is detected at the entry door. CR 47: Car 10-50 off road on 47. No one around. CR 87: Man on horse looks suspicious. He has been camped out […]

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NAHS students encourage kids not to smoke

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NA employees owed utility $12,000

Following warnings from the city, three city employees and a member of the New Albany Board of Aldermen recently have paid up $12,000 in back utility bills owed to New Albany Light, Gas and Water. According to New Albany Mayor Tim Kent, Ward Four Alderman Tommie Beasley, Building Inspector/Zoning Administrator Mike Armstrong and two members […]

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Historic Northside to present ‘A Night with Sam and Mary’

New Albanians and Union Countians that are ready for a night of great music, great food, and a chance to meet people in the entertainment industry, should come out to the Magnolia Civic Center Thursday, Sept. 2 for “A Night With Sam and Mary.” Sam and Mary Haskell are both from the entertainment industry and […]

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Miss. Bar honors Littlejohn for 50 years of service

Honorable Judge Talmadge D. Littlejohn recently received a certificate of congratulations from the Mississippi Bar for fifty years of service to the legal profession. Born and raised on a farm in the New Harmony community, Littlejohn went on to receive numerous accolades and achieved many accomplishments within his academic and professional career. He is a […]

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Toyota to announce jobs, hiring process Monday at ICC

Toyota Manufacturing-Mississippi, along with the Mississippi Development Authority, is expected to release more information on how to apply for a job at the Blue Springs plant. The announcement is set for 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 23, at Itawamba Community College’s Belden campus. The Mississippi Department of Employment Security will handle all applications for the expected […]

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Ready for football!

This week’s cheap seats are not exactly cheap, as I found myself in a very familiar stadium over the weekend. Last Saturday, New Albany fans had their first look at this year’s football team, and they were not disappointed. Taking in the atmosphere of Vaught-Hemmingway Stadium, the Bulldogs showed a lot of energy throughout their […]

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