Eagles, Falcons preparing for North Half Finals

Everyone and everything is cooperating, except the weather.  That’s been the story throughout the 2009 baseball and softball season, and with North Half scheduled to start on Thursday, the in-county series may be delayed until later in the weekend because of recent rains. West Union and Ingomar are familiar with one another, as this series […]

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Falcons rally versus Myrtle

The defending North Half champs stormed back to win a doubleheader Tuesday, as Ingomar advances back to the North Half Championship after defeating Myrtle 9-5 and 4-0. After falling 6-2 last Friday, Ingomar coach Andy Wilbanks reminded his team to play like they have been all season and not to try to do too much. […]

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Primary outcome will present new opportunities for city leadership

      By now, we should all be aware of the outcome of the New Albany primary election. Regardless of your delight at the election of a favorite candidate or disappointment at the loss of a candidate for whom you had given a great deal of support, the bottom line is that those who have […]

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Obituaries for May 6, 2009

 Lloyd George  Wells, 89 Lloyd George Wells, 89, of New Albany, a retired employee of the Mississippi Forestry Commission, died Monday, May 4, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital, North Mississippi. Born in Quitman County, he was a veteran of World War II, where he served in the Marine Corps. He was also retired from the […]

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Gardening with Tim

 May is upon us and yard work is picking up.  Ms. Janet and I have been working every evening to try to catch up on maintenance in the yard.  It seems to be a never-ending battle.  There are weeds to pull, get the new summer color plants out, fertilize, water, and keep the weeds mowed.  […]

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Christians and public schools

       Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Education National Resource for Education Statistics released a new estimate on the number of American families home-schooling their children. According to the report, approximately 1.5 million children, roughly 3 percent of all school aged children, were home-schooled in 2007. This represents a 36 percent increase […]

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Jones, Andrews to wed May 16

Bruce and Janet Jones of Dumas and Ronnie and Donna Blythe of Baldwyn, Miss. are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Whitney Jones of Baldwyn, Miss. to Scotty Andrews of New Albany, Miss. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Christine Jones and the late Leroy Jones of Dumas, Miss., Dale […]

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Sam Windham turned four years old.

Samuel Allen Windham just celebrated his fourth birthday at home with friends and family. He turned four years old on March 14, 2009. He is the son of Alisha and Jason Windham of New Albany. He has a six-year-old sister named Heather Ann Windham. Samuel is the grandson of Audrey Page of New Albany, Randall […]

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Austin Lepard turned 3 years old.

Austin Allen Lepard recently celebrated his third birthday with family and friends at home. He turned three on February 21, 2009. He is the son of Melodi Lepard and Richard Lepard of New Albany. His sister is the late Alexandra Lepard. His grandparents are Vicki and Richard Roberts and Shelly Betts. He is the great-grandson […]

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Newby, Jeter to wed May 2

Mr. Alan Newby and Ms. Sandy Newby of Myrtle are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Lauren Brooke Newby of Myrtle to Samuel Chase Jeter of Myrtle. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. lee Allan (Bo) and Connie Garrison of Myrtle and Mr. Reece and Francis Newby of Myrtle. […]

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Sunshine Inn birthdays

The Sunshine Inn in Myrtle celebrated three birthdays on March 26, 2009. The birthdays included Gladys Davis, James Schrock, and Administrator Brenda Stout.  

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Starting a household budget

      Starting a household budget and sticking to it is analogous to living a health-conscious lifestyle. Just as exercise and a good diet are needed to stay physically healthy, wise spending and living within your means are needed to stay financially healthy. With a bit of discipline and an eye to keeping records, you’ll […]

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Etta News

 In looking outside seeing the new life in dead looking trees shows that nature is doing the seasons dressing for another years.  But the wardrobe has not changed.  No trouble keeping up with the style as it always stays the same not one year in and another year out, no problem to solve there.  Not […]

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Sherman News

 The WMU will meet at Sherman Baptist Church Friday, May 8, at 12:30 p.m. Graduation recognition will be held Sunday, May 17, at Sherman Baptist. The high school graduates are Brian Ard, Katie Christian, and Hayden Grant. The college graduates are Stefanie Christian and Trey Hill.  A pot luck lunch will be held following the […]

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