Macedonia news

 The 4th Annual Macedonia Community Yard Sale will be on Saturday, May 9th at 7 a.m.  Take Hwy. 349. There will be sales on and off of the highway. The wedding Saturday night was just beautiful! Lauren Newby was a very lovely bride with an equally handsome groom, Chase Jeter. Lauren is the daughter of […]

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Ellistown Breezes

 Deepest sympathy to the family of Willie Chism who was buried recently. She was a sister to Annie Bell Floyd Coker, who is a member of our church, and a cousin to another member, Sue Floyd Pannell.  Our prayers are with your family. Jane Roberts was in an automobile accident last week but made it […]

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Eastern Lights

 Now that the Jonquils and Iris’s have almost quit blooming, the spring roses are blooming out and they are beautiful.  The rain we have had recently has helped make that possible. Also, there seems to be growth in the grass. Ola Messer called Saturday to let us all know she was doing good. Our community […]

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The Dinner Bell

 More recipes from ‘Temptations Tried and True from Baptist Memorial Hospital, Union County.   SAUSAGE MUFFINS   1 ¾ cup Bisquick 1 can Cheddar cheese soup 1 lb. sausage ½ cup milk, if needed   Brown sausage and drain. Mix with other ingredients. Spray tiny muffin tin with cooking spray. Spoon into pan and bake […]

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NAHS girls place at State, boys set for golf finals

NAHS has worked hard over the last few seasons to become one of the dominant teams in golf, and both boys and girls are looking to add to their success with the state championships taking place this week and next. The girls competed at Patrick Farms Golf Club in Brandon on Monday and Tuesday, and […]

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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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