During his long run to the White House, then-presidential candidate Barack Obama was asked what he planned to do about President Bush’s controversial Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. He told reporters that not only did he intend to keep the office, he intended to expand its reach. Under George W. Bush, the […]
Walker Reaves Harkness recently celebrated his first birthday on December 28, 2008. He is the son of Lea Reaves of New Albany and Brandon Harkness of Etta. Walker has one brother named Mason Lee Tate. He is the grandson of Tina and Bryan Harkness, Wanda Reaves, and Jimmy and Rhonda Reaves. His great-grandparents are Charles […]
Pamela Danielle Robertson and Jason Stephen Pannell of New Albany were united in marriage on January 23, 2009 in Savannah, Tenn. Pamela is the daughter of Danny and Sara Robertson of New Albany and is the granddaughter of James and Lorene Tollison, Julia Robertson and the late Roy Robertson. Jason is the son of Janny […]
Stephanie and Robert McNeely of Cotton Plant welcomed son Robert Mason McNeely into the world on February 17, 2009 at 10:47 a.m. at North Mississippi Medical Center Women’s Hospital in Tupelo, Miss. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long. Mason is the grandson of Steve and Angela Stokes of Blue […]
Irene Read of Mound City celebrated her 90th birthday with five generations of her family at her son Jim’s home in Algoma. Irene Read is in the center. Pictured from left to right: Jim Reed, son; Addie Reed, great-great granddaughter; Robert Reed, great-grandson; Steve Reed, grandson.
Colin Allen Hogue recently celebrate his second birthday on December 11, 2008. He is the son of Candy and Brandon Hogue of New Albany. The theme for his party was Spongebob Squarepants and was held in his home. Family and friends attended the party. He has one brother named Mason and one sister named Hailey. […]
Nathan Colt Chism celebrated his third birthday on February 14, 2009 at Chuck-E-Cheese. The theme for his party was dump trucks and family and friends were invited. Nathan is the son of Angela and Brian Chism of New Albany. He has two brothers named Ryan and Kaleb. He is the grandson of Bill and Doris […]
Savannah Morgan Robbins celebrated her first birthday on February 20, 2009 in her home. Her theme was Baby Einstein. There were about 20 special people in attendance. She was born on February 19, 2008. Her parents are Brandon and Kim Robbins of Ingomar. Savannah has a sister named Cadence. Her grandparents are Corinne Nowlin and […]
Recently, an Alabama newspaper editorialized that, “Mississippi can and should do better than rank last among U.S. states for putting government information on line.” While the newspaper is absolutely correct, it is sad that this statement of truth must come from an out-of-state publication and not be championed by a newspaper or member of […]
West Union’s boys and girls picked up first place finishes at the District Bowling Tournament in Tupelo on March 7th. West Union and East Union competed against other 1-3A schools, plus Pontotoc and Cleveland and after finishing in the top six, both will now move on to the State Bowling Tournament in Jackson. Brandon Scott […]
Alice Bishop, 91 Mattie Alice Bishop, 91, of Toccopola, died Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Pontotoc. She was born Aug. 8, 1917, in Bald Knob, Ark., to Thomas Brinkley and Carrie Ethel Jackson Scarborough. She was retired from Hunter Fan Co. in Memphis. She was a loving mother and […]
Belmont 3 East Union 2 The Urchins dropped a 3-2 decision Monday despite outhitting Belmont. Craig Bullock picked up his first loss of the season, as he gave up six hits to the Cardinals. Belmont loaded the bases in the top of the first inning with no outs, but East Union’s defense managed to make […]
Economic developers and those individuals and organizations involved in the attraction of industry and business to our state, have a strong ally in Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour. They are not as popular or considered quite as essential to our existence by the State’s legislature. Following a favorable vote by the State Senate, the […]
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- Groundbreaking for museum expansion will be Thursday July 1, 2015
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- Holiday weekend schedule changes include rare Saturday circuit clerk opening July 1, 2015
- Spring cleaning? Well, sort of July 1, 2015
- Honoring our nation July 1, 2015
- City school board adopts no-tax-increase budget, makes money-saving deals July 1, 2015
- Supervisors discuss funding Tupelo women’s shelter, industrial tax exemptions July 1, 2015
- Circuit clerk’s office to be open for voting Saturday despite holiday July 1, 2015
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