Rain postpones game 2 of Ingomar, Myrtle series

An in-county battle is delayed due to recent rains in the area. After picking up the game one victory on the road last Friday, Myrtle will have to wait for the next game versus the Falcons. Originally scheduled for Saturday, the game was moved to Monday afternoon at 3:30, but after steady rains all morning, […]

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WU advances to North Half Finals

The Eagles are one step closer to earning a spot in the 1A North Half Championship after demolishing Calhoun City 17-3 Friday night. West Union jumped on the board first, posting a four run first inning, highlighted by back-to-back home runs. Wesley Jumper started the inning with a double, and Bo Garrett next reached after […]

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News from the Lanes

 I would like to start this week by wishing Wayne Dye a speedy recovery from his recent surgery. At this writing, I have been told that he has gone home and is doing better. The City bowling tournament was this past weekend, and I am sorry to say that I do not have the results […]

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Governor’s power of eminent domain needs limitations

       In case you missed it, our governor is meddling with the state’s right of eminent domain or, in other words, their ability to take your land away from you and give it to another private party to make money with.      Calling a special session to take place next week, Governor […]

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‘Dawgs open spring practice

An experienced Bulldogs squad is back on the field this week, as spring practices have begun for area high schools. Returning all but four starters from last year’s team, head coach Ron Price is excited about the leadership returning for 2009. “We have a lot of experience coming back, and it’s just our job as […]

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Obituaries for May 1, 2009

 Vera Mitchell, 70 Vera Mary Velasco Mitchell, 70, of New Albany, died Monday, April 27, 2009, at her home. She was born June 20, 1938, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Joseph and Victoria Verdone Velasco. She was a homemaker. Services were at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2009, at United Funeral Service Chapel with Bro. Lou […]

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Letters to the Editor:

 Dear Mr. Gray:      We and so many others in our community have noticed the absence of your editorials from the New Albany Gazette. We are sorry and at the same time, appalled to know that the reason you no longer are writing them is because the Mayor and the Board of Aldermen, through […]

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Letson, Ausburn to wed May 9

Bob and Dale Letson of Blue Springs are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Janet Letson of Blue Springs to Tommy Ausburn of Myrtle. The bride-elect graduated from East Union Attendance Center in 1989 and also received an LPN degree from Itawamba Community College in 2007. She is currently employed […]

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Wagner, Hamilton to wed May 2

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Eugene Wagner of Deerfield Beach, Florida announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Renee to Mr. Thomas Haywood Hamilton IV of Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Hamilton is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Haywood Hamilton III of New Albany, Mississippi. Miss Wagner is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Wagner […]

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Birth of Rylee Grace Suggs

Christy Frazier Suggs and John Suggs Jr. of Saltillo welcomed daughter Rylee Grace Suggs into the world on February 6, 2009 at 2:03 p.m. She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and 17 ¾ inches long. She is the granddaughter of Clyde and Margaret Frazier of Myrtle and Ramona Kendrick of Columbus.  

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Brozenec, Files to wed April 25

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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McAlister, Parker to wed April 18

Jackie Parker of Indianapolis, Indiana is proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter Shala McAlister of New Albany to Ralph Carpenter of New Albany. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of John and Mattie McAlister of Blue Mountain. She graduated from Blue Mountain High School in 2001 and plans to graduate from […]

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Rossell, Niswonger to wed April 18

Allen and Susan Rossell of New Albany are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Miss Kari Dawn Rossell of New Albany to Mr. George “Trey” Edward Niswonger III of Pontotoc. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Cary and Wilma Cobb of New Albany, Darrell Rossell of Ingomar, the late Mary […]

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Hickory Flat names Steele, Bailey as top two Seniors

Hickory Flat Attendance Center has announced its Class of 2009 Valedictorian and Salutatorian – Robert Lee Steele, IV and Erica Nichole Bailey, respectively. Steele, IV, a Hickory Flat native, has been named Hickory Flat Attendance Center’s class valedictorian for the 2008-2009 school year. He has a 4.0 Grade Point Average and plans to attend Itawamba […]

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