Twins Cooper and Turner Jackson celebrated their first birthday on July 14, 2010.

Cooper and Turner Jackson celebrated their first birthday on July 14, 2010.    They are the children of Brad and Deana Jackson of Saltillo.  Their grandparents are Gerald and Yvonne bridges and Mike and Lorri Jackson.   Their great-grandparents are Elaine Hamblin, W.T. and Bobbie Bumpers, Jimmy and Teena Jackson, and Billy and Jan Smith.  

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Franks, Hill to wed August 14

 Mike Franks, of Pontotoc,  and Kathie Alexander, of Saltillo, Miss., are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Jessica Rea Franks of New Albany to Michael Chad Hill of New Albany. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late John and Ann Roberts of Tupelo Miss., and the late Lonnie and […]

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School’s back in session

Students and faculty across the county returned to school Tuesday as both New Albany and Union County School Districts are back in session. According to New Albany administrative staff, enrollment for the 2010-11 school year is projected at 2,200, with a majority of those students in the elementary levels.  Meanwhile, Union County did not have […]

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Shea and Cara Scott welcome son, Jack

Shea and Cara Scott of Oxford, Miss. are pleased to announce the arrival of their son.    Jack William Scott was born on June 23, 2010 at 12:33 p.m. at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. Jack weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 21 inches long. Welcoming the baby are his big brother, Cooper Aubrey […]

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Beer sales contribute to spike in city revenue

While several New Albany vendors and restaurants have only been selling beer and light wine for three months now, early signs in terms of sales tax revenue and in crime-related activities are looking promising. According to sales tax revenue data for the month of May, the first full month in which beer and light wine […]

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Myrtle approves supplies funding for volunteer fire department

Myrtle’s Volunteer Fire Department will soon be able to act as a first responder in emergency situations after the town’s Board of Aldermen approved funding for their medical supplies.  Fire Chief Walter Christie spoke to the Aldermen during their monthly meeting last Thursday, August 5, requesting $1,500 for medical bags. Each of the eight members […]

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Wendy and Chad King welcomed daughter, Olivia Grace King

Wendy and Chad King of Ingomar welcomed a daughter, Olivia Grace King into the world at 5:14 p.m., on July 18, 2010 at Germantown Methodist Hospital.    She weighed 2 pounds, 5.6 ounces and measured 15.4 inches long. Her sister, Zoe King of Ingomar, greeted her.  Olivia is the granddaughter of Charlie and Pam Canerdy, […]

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Annie Knight

Annie Ruth Knight, 74, of Southaven, died Aug. 5, 2010 at Baptist Memorial-Southaven.  She was born to Arthur Lee Horton and Annie Mae Hale Horton.  She was loved and cherished by all those who knew her and many found great strength and provision from her.  She love playing the piano and serving the Lord at […]

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Joe Gaines

Joe Keith Gaines, 60, of New Albany, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010 at his residence. Survivors include his wife, Mary Hilzendager Gaines of New Albany; two sons, Larry Gaines of Olive Branch and Adam Gaines of New Albany; one brother and three grandchildren. Visitation was from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 9, 2010 at […]

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Noah Alexander Warren Todd celebrated his 6th birthday

Noah Alexander Warren Todd celebrated his 6th birthday on June 27, 2010 at the Pontotoc Skating Rink, with a Toy Story 3-themed party.    Lots of family and friends were invited.  Noah is the son of Dianne and Warren Todd, of Pontotoc, Miss.  He is the grandson of Jack and Betty Cox of New Albany […]

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