Hurricane News

 Congratulations to Amanda Waldron and to Byron Tate who were married at Thaxton Baptist Church on Saturday, May 16. Amanda is the daughter of Randal and Joyce (Williams) Waldron. VBS at Hurricane Baptist Church will be held from June 8-12 beginning at 6:00p.m – 8:30p.m. Kathy, Bradley and Brent Montgomery and Erica Montgomery attended the […]

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Etta News

 The weeks roll around so fast and not being able to get about and learn much of the news of the community makes it difficult to come up about the residents.  As far as I know there has been none who had to face a tragedy of bad sickness or accidents in their paths which […]

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Sherman News

 The Sunday “Out of School” Fellowship will be held May 31 at Sherman Baptist for college/career and youth. Grilled hamburgers will be served, and the youth will enjoy a time of basketball/volleyball in the gym after the evening service. The Pastor’s Pals Club is starting June 7 for grades K-6th at Sherman Baptist Church. Graduation […]

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No lawnmower, no mowing

 My wife says it’s always the first sign of spring: I come into the house and mention that I think I’ve broken the lawnmower. Six weeks ago I wandered in and said that the mower was making a high-pitched squeal, and I was pretty certain it wasn’t normal. Jenny had told me last summer that […]

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NA golf places second, challenges results

New Albany matched their 2008 finish last week in the 4A State Championships in Amory, but this time the results could come back in favor of the Bulldogs after a challenge. The ‘Dawgs finished second in this year’s tournament, falling to Itawamba, but the scores of one of the Indians’ golfers could reverse the results, […]

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Ecru News

 Get well to Gavin Dyer who had his tonsils removed last week. He is the son of Jason and Heather Dyer. Happy birthday to Mary B. Todd who will celebrate May 14. May you have many more. Woodmen members from Lodge 423 Ecru who attended the State Convention at the Hilton in Jackson were: Chuck […]

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Full zoning board better suited for contentious issue

 Sometimes everyone can be a little bit right even if they have opposite views of a particular situation. We think that was true at the May meeting of the New Albany Planning and Zoning Commission. Planning and Zoning Chairman Walter Harrison said that the seven-member board did not have a quorum because three vacancies existed […]

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Lady Hawks pick up state title

Myrtle found themselves in a familiar position, as the Lady Hawks ran away with another state title in track, the second in a row and fifth out of the last nine years. After falling to Potts Camp in the Regionals, coach Chris Greer calmed his team down and helped them regain their focus heading into […]

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Obituaries for May 13, 2009

 Sammy Neal  Flake, 54 Sammy Neal Flake, 54, of Ripley, died Wednesday, May 6, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi.  He was disabled. Graveside services were Saturday, May 9, 2009, at 2 p.m. at Blue Mountain Cemetery with Bro. J.C. Hall officiating.  McBride Funeral Home of Ripley is in charge of arrangements. Survivors include two […]

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Eagles fall at State

 West Union fell in the State Championship to St. Aloysius 6-0 Thursday and 13-2 Friday night. Be sure to read the New Albany Gazette on Wednesday for the complete series recap.

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Capaning, Ellis named New Albany High School Valedictorian, Salutatorian

New Albany High School has announced that Karl Capaning and Jennie Katherine Ellis are the Class of 2009’s Valedictorian and Salutatorian respectively. Capaning, son of Edgar and Ninabeth Capaning, and brother to Lianne Capaning, is the Valedictorian with a 4.0 grade point average.  Karl says he plans to begin a pursuit of a major in […]

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Hill, Price named top two Ingomar seniors

Ingomar Attendance Center has announced their Class of 2009 Valedictorian and Salutatorian- Suzanne Nicole Hill and Alejandro Corey Price. Hill will represent the class as the 2009 Valedictorian. She is the daughter of Connie and Charles Potts of Ingomar. Her sibling,  Zachary, is in the fourth grade at Ingomar, and she is the granddaughter of […]

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Harris, McGaha to wed May 16

Terry and Monte Harris of Pontotoc and Mike and Angela Kirk of Myrtle are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Courtney Harris of Myrtle to Joseph McGaha of Myrtle. Harris is the granddaughter of Dorothy Chunn of Saltillo, Nickey and Cathy Gliatta of Raliegh, NC, James and Mary Montgomery of […]

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Birth of Kobe James Kirk

Laura Dault and Brandon Kirk  of Jackson, Tenn. welcomed son Kobe James Kirk into the world on December 20, 2008 at 4:13 p.m. at Jackson General Hospital in Jackson, Tenn. Brandon is formerly of Myrtle and Laura is formerly of Linville, Tenn. Kobe weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long. He is […]

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