Forecast: newspapers have many years to go

By Louisa Ada Seltzer The latest forecast for America’s newspapers would suggest that extinction is not too far off. UBS figures newspaper revenues will be down 12.2 percent when the final figures are in for 2008 and tumble another 17.6 percent this year. Already, a number of papers around the country have cut circulation, or […]

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Obituaries for February 20, 2009

Mary Azlin, 72 Mary A. Azlin, 72, of New Albany, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, at Graceland Care Center. She was born March 11, 1936, in Thaxton to James H. Azlin and Eula Faust Azlin. She was a member of Christian Rest Methodist Church. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, at […]

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March for Babies

One in five babies born in Mississippi are born premature.  Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County delivers 1, 100 babies a year and approximately four a month are born premature. Union County and New Albany are teaming up with fundraising efforts to help fund research and education for March for Babies, which is under the […]

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Hawks upset Pine Grove, will host North Half Tourney

The road to Jackson will have to go through Myrtle, as the Hawks upset Pine Grove Tuesday night, earning them the right to host the North Half Tournament this weekend. With the score only at 8-5 after the first quarter, Myrtle exploded offensively, scoring 22 in the second to take the 27-20 lead at the […]

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Ingomar out duels Ray Brooks to advance

It wasn’t easy, but the Ingomar Falcons used a 6-of-9 performance from the free throw line in the fourth quarter to eventually pull away from the Ray Brooks Tigers to pick up a 66-62 victory in the North State play-in game on Tuesday. Ingomar (19-16) battled their way out to 19-16 first quarter lead before […]

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Obituaries for February 18, 2009

Curtis Fooshee, 63 Curtis Franklin Fooshee, 63, of Blue Springs, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union County. He was born Sep. 18, 1945, in Union County to Otis Franklin Fooshee and Thelma Miller Fooshee. He was a retired furniture factory worker and a Deacon and member of Parks Baptist […]

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Division Champions!

Myrtle 58 Coldwater 55 (girls) The Lady Hawks picked up the division 3-1A title Friday night, but not without a fight from the Lady Cougars, as Myrtle held on for the 58-55 win. Myrtle jumped to a 20-6 lead in the first quarter, as Amber Williamson and Beth Goolsby combined for four three-pointers. Coldwater would […]

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City officials receive automatic pay increases

      When my sister and I would get a bit too hurried in taking care of schoolwork or the household chores we were expected to do, my mother referred to the old saying that “haste makes waste’ in an effort to slow us down and help us do our best work. In this international world […]

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Lowe’s begins hiring this week

The Union County Development Association announced Monday that Lowe’s Home Improvement Center will begin the hiring process for its New Albany store. Applicants interested in working at the New Albany location may to to 208 Starlyn Avenue, next to Domino’s between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. every day through Friday, Feb. 20, […]

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Engagement of Danielle Brozenec to Pvt. Jeremy Files

The proud parents, Yvonne Brozenec of New Albany and Bruce Brozenec of Woodridge, Il. would like to announce the engagement of their daughter Danielle Brozenec to Pvt. Jeremy Files, the son of Donald and DeeDee Files of New Albany. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late John and Mary Jane Zinzer of New Albany […]

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Birth of Anna Marie Stewart

Susan and Andrew Stewart of Simpsonville, SC welcomed daughter Anna Marie Stewart into the world on October 6, 2008 at 4:30 p.m. in Simpsonville, SC. She weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. She is the granddaughter of Vickie Stewart of Myrtle, Miss., Mike Stewart of Simpsonville, SC, and Richard and […]

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The Camerons renew their vows

Annette Cameron (Dozier) and Rayfield Cameron Sr.  of New Albany are renewing their wedding vows after 34 years of marriage on Saturday, February 21, 2009. They were married on February 22, 1975 in Annette’s grandmother’s home. Annette is the daughter of Tommy Lee Dozier Sr. and the late Autry Dozier. Her grandparents are the late […]

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Falcons, Lady Falcons fall on final day of tourney

Calhoun City 71 Ingomar 58 (girls) The Lady Falcons were unable to bounce back after falling to Houlka, 60-34, Thursday night, as Calhoun City won the consolation game of the 2-1A division tournament last Friday. Kayla Stevens led Ingomar with 18 on the night, while Maggie Cobb added 14. Ebony Williams led all scorers with […]

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Robi Aneice Robertson and Darrell Wayne Milan were united in marriage November 8, 2008.

Robi Aneice Robertson and Darrell Wayne Milan were united in marriage November 8, 2008 at 2 p.m. at St. Mary United Church in New Albany, Miss. Rev. W. T. Mayfield officiated the wedding. A reception was held immediately afterwards in the church fellowship hall. The bride is the daughter of Ruby Robertson and the late […]

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