Lara Eley, to wed Samuel Barkley

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bulloch Eley of Cleveland, Miss. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lara Kathryn Eley, to Samuel Ross Barkley, son of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Ford Barkley of New Albany, Miss. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Mildred Bailey of Cleveland and the late Mr. Ben Townes Bailey, […]

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Birthday of Kierra Nichole Carter

Kierra Nichole Carter is celebrating her third birthday on June 7, 2009 at 2 p.m. at her Nana’s house. Kierra is the daughter of Mendy Carter and Neil Garner, both of New Albany. She is the granddaughter of Kathy and the late James Andrews of Myrtle, Miss. and Dorothy and the late Dwight Garner of […]

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Ash, Fuller to wed June 13

Faron and Brenda Ash of Potts Camp, Miss. are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Jennifer Ash to James Fuller of Blue Mountain, Miss. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late A. W. and Birdie Boren of Potts Camp and Gene Ash of Potts Camp and Martha Canten of […]

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Birth of Briley McKenna Stout

Keri (Grisham) and Corey Stout of New Albany, Miss. welcomed daughter Briley McKenna Stout into the world on March 20, 2009 at 9:21 a.m. at North Mississippi Medical Center Women’s Hospital in Tupelo, Miss. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18.5 inches long. Briley is the granddaughter of Joyce and John Grisham of […]

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Birth of Mante “Maddox” Smith

Kimberly Jo Perkins of New Albany and Norris Junior Smith (Mante) of Blue Mountain welcomed son Mante “Maddox” Smith into the world on May 12, 2009 at 10:50 a.m. at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County in New Albany, Miss. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 18 inches long. Maddox was greeted by […]

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Birth of Joshua Nicholas Kyle Bennett

Cassandra and Larry Bennett of New Albany welcomed Joshua Nicholas Kyle Bennett into the world April 2, 2009 at 12:43 p.m. at the Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County in New Albany, Miss. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 ¾ inches long. Joshua was greeted by his sister Madison Grace Brooke Bennett. […]

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Birth of Reagan Annise Johnson

Sara Charlwood and Marshal Johnson welcomed daughter Reagan Annise Johnson into the world on April 16, 2009 at 7:50 a.m. at North Mississippi Medical Center Women’s Hospital in Tupelo, Miss. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18 ¼ inches long. Reagan was greeted by brother Rett Johnson. She is the granddaughter of David […]

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Birth of C’Iila Nikole Cannon

Chyanne Cannon and Demondtea Smith, both of New Albany, welcomed daughter C’Iila Nikole Cannon into the world on May 22, 2009 at 10:21 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County in New Albany, Miss. She weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 inches long. C’Iila’s grandparents are Misty, Gregg, and Mica Cannon and Maurice […]

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MSU professor recounts historic Cotton Plant train wreck

April 13, 2009 marked the 60th anniversary of the day residents in Cotton Plant, Miss. will remember forever. On April 13, 1949, two trains collided with each other in Cotton Plant, resulting in one fatality. The fatality was John Oatis Cannon, who was a mail clerk in the Railway Post Office section of the power […]

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Union County reports first H1N1 case

“The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) has confirmed a positive case of the H1N1 virus in Union County,” according to Nancy Kidd, marketing director for New Albany’s Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County. The patient was released from the hospital last week. According to the State Department of Health, there are has been a […]

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Senior Citizens’ Fish Fry

Union County Supervisor Randy Owen hands New Albany resident D. R. Watson a boxed lunch of fried catfish at the annual Senior Citizen’s Day Fish Fry last Thursday at the Union County Fairgrounds.

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