Holly and Phil Hogue of Blue Springs welcomed son Jackson Hogue into the world at 12:49 p.m. on February 5, 2009 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County in New Albany, Miss. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches long. Jackson is the grandson of Terry and Betty Weeden of Ingomar, Jerry […]
Mark and Nickie Smithey are placed to announce the birth of their son Joseph Mark Smithey. Joseph was born Thursday, January 15, 2009 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County in New Albany. He weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces and was 18 inches long. He was welcomed home by his big brother Levi Bramlett and his sister […]
Beth Christina Grisham and Kevin Benjamin Cowart were united in marriage at First Baptist Church, Thomson, Georgia on December 13, 2008 at four o’clock in the afternoon. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by Dr. James M. Ramsey, pastor of First Baptist Church. The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Ed Grisham of New […]
After defeating Mantachie 6-3 Friday night, the Urchins took on Walnut and Nettleton, defeating them to pick up three wins over the weekend. East Union 11 Walnut 1 Matthew Carter had three hits on the day as the Urchins picked up the 11-1win in five innings over Walnut on Saturday. Chandler Coleman picked up his […]
A unique opportunity is offered to a unique athlete as West Union, as Matthew Gordon has been selected to run in Australia this summer. The junior is a member of the Eagles’ cross country and basketball teams, and admits his friends sparked his interest in running cross country. “I had some friends tell me i […]
Myrtle The Lady Hawks picked up two much needed wins Monday, defeating Falkner and Hickory Flat in Myrtle. Emily Cook picked up the win in the circle against Falkner in game one. The seventh grader gave up four runs on four hits, while Myrtle had a hge third inning of 12 runs to lead them […]
For several years now members of the Alabama House and Senate have dodged the opportunity to allow Alabamians to decide for ourselves whether or not to rewrite our governing document by holding a constitutional convention. But this year there seems to be real momentum. This year it may happen. The House and the […]
Paul E. Hunsucker, 81 Paul E. Hunsucker, 81, of Hickory Flat, died Sunday, March 22, 2009, at The Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was born Dec. 27, 1927, in Michigan City to Dudley W. Hunsucker and Lennie Owens. He was Church of Christ and an auto mechanic. He loved fishing with his friends and […]
For several years, leaders of the religious right have assumed the role of advocates for morality in America. Their vision of what is virtuous and true impacts almost every area of our personal and cultural lives — with one glaring exception. When it comes to addressing issues of economic injustice, the religious right […]
Due to recent rains and the threat of severe weather this evening, the Union County softball tournament has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. “It’s disappointing, especially for the seniors,” Ingomar head coach Richard Byrd said Friday. “These ladies won’t have an opportunity to play in their last county tournament, but you can’t help […]
Jan Boone Stamm was chosen Teacher of the Year for Lee County Schools Improvement Center for the 2008-2009 school year. She was selected for this award by her peers. Ms. Stamm lives in New Albany and has two children, Aaron and Maggie. She is the daughter of Mary Lou Boone and the late J.E. Boone.
John Peter Ford was one of 32 Boy Scouts from the United States that was selected to recently attend the SAJ-BSA (Scouting Association of Japan-Boy Scouts of America) Friendship Program. He had to submit an application and resume to be considered for the program. Ford was chosen based on scout participation and leadership and was […]
West Union Attendance Center Special Honor Roll 3rd. Nine Weeks 2009 Second Grade – Parker Childers, Alan Elgin,Adrianna Grubbs, Katlyn Hale, Logan Hearn, Mendee Hester,Isibelle Jackson, Victoria Jackson,Jack Kiddy, Valerie Kitchens, Matthew Moorman,Payden Pannell, Molly Porter, Allie Brooke Rodgers,Hailey Steen, Harley Steen ,Hannah Talley, Jenny Thompson, Braden Willard, Kaylee Wilson Third Grade- Colby Benson,Chance […]
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- Office will be open Saturday morning for absentee voting May 22, 2015
- Spray park in sportsplex opens Saturday May 22, 2015
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- Toyota Corolla production move from Canada to South America will not affect Blue Springs plant May 27, 2015
- New Albany school board votes to make high school ‘all iPad’ school May 27, 2015
- Saturday last day for absentee voting in congressional run-off May 27, 2015
- Union County Fair about six weeks away May 27, 2015
- Senior Citizens’ Day held Thursday May 27, 2015
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