Macedonia news

 Nancy Rhea’s mother, Mrs. Gladys White, died Thursday late afternoon at the hospital in Water Valley. Visitation was Saturday night from 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral services were Sunday at 3 p.m. Malcolm and I went to visitation Saturday night.   We went to first church Sunday morning but not to Sunday School. Shirley prepared […]

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Ecru News

 Mrs. Gale Carr is retiring as a teacher at North Pontotoc.  A reception is being held in her honor on Thursday, May 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the high school library. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, you can call Shani Earnest at 419-6813. Friendship Baptist Church members are hosting […]

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Eastern Lights

 Thank all of you for your prayers for David and our family.  David had a light stroke.  He is in the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.  He is doing good and is expecting to be home tomorrow, Tuesday. Jean South entered the Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County Friday. She is better and will go to Memphis […]

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Gardening with Tim

 As I ride to and from work each day, I catch myself driving slower and slower so that I can look at everyone’s yard to see what they have done.  There are some amazingly beautiful yards around town.  Roses are in bloom everywhere, stellas, some azaleas, colorful annuals are everywhere, and one of my favorites, […]

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The Dinner Bell

 Today’s recipes are from other states.    BEAR TRACKS  (from Alaska) ¾ cup peanut butter ¼ cup brown sugar 1 (14-oz) can sweetened  condensed milk  2 cups all purpose  baking mix   1 (4 oz) pkg. slivered  almonds   Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, combine peanut butter, brown sugar, vanilla, and condensed […]

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MHSAA rejects NAHS’ appeal

NAHS received word Tuesday afternoon from the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) regarding their appeal on the results of the 4A State Tournament held last week. MHSAA ruled in favor of Itawamba, giving them their second state title in three years, while New Albany finished in second. NAHS coach Robert Garrett released this statement […]

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Obituaries for May 20, 2009

 Joey Easterling, 27 Joseph “Joey” Easterling, 27, died April April 19, 2009. He was a man who loved God, his wife, daughter and family. Joey was a computer programmer fro NYK Logistics in Memphis, TN,member of life Fellowship Church in Olive Branch and actively involved in youth ministry in several area churches. Visitation was held […]

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New Albany Garden Club

 The New Albany Garden Club met on May 14, 2009 in the beautiful garden of Sherra Owen. There were twenty members present. President Betty Campbell called the meeting to order and thanked Mrs. Owen for opening her garden to us. She expressed appreciation to co-hostesses Barbara Tyre and Glenda Conlee and to Mrs. Conlee for […]

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Barbour does the right thing for the wrong reason

 The state cigarette tax increase that went into effect last week has been a long time coming. We wish we could say the higher tax, an increase of 50 cents, to 68 cents a pack was because Gov. Haley Barbour wanted to do the right thing for the health of Mississippians. But the reality is […]

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Birth of Zion Listenbee

Zeke Listenbee and Cintia Listenbee of Canton, N.C. welcomed son Zion Magalhaes Listenbee into the world on April 29, 2009 at 9:18 a.m. He weighed 6 pounds and he’s 19 and 1/5 inches long. He is the grandson of Frank and Linda Listenbee of New Albany and Jose and Sueli Furtado of Rio de Janeiro, […]

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Tutor, Magruder to wed May 16

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Keith Tutor of New Albany are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Merrill Lynn Tutor of Oxford to Joshua Alexander Magruder also of Oxford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Neil Magruder of Brandon, Miss., formerly of Florence, SC. Merrill is the granddaughter of Ms. Bobbie Thompson of New […]

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The truth will keep us free

It is amazing how much disinformation circulates among otherwise intelligent folk, and how much of it is ardently embraced and believed. For instance, every once in a while Christians are urged to oppose a petition seeking a ban on all religious programming. Atheists are accused of trying to force the Federal Communication Commission to end […]

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Birth of Colbert “Cole” Guy Coffey

Tracie and Trent Coffey of Myrtle welcomed son Colbert “Cole” Guy Coffey into the world on February 2, 2009 at 3:14 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County in New Albany, Miss. He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. He was greeted by his sister Lydia Lynn Coffey. Cole is […]

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Eagles fall at State

West Union was not able to complete their astonishing run in the 2009 playoffs, as the Eagles fell to St. Aloysius 6-0 and 13-2 in the state championship last Thursday and Friday. After falling in game one, the Eagles were able to score the first two runs of game off of an RBI single by […]

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