Hurricane News

The dogwoods in full bloom heralded the Easter season as a drive through Sand Springs, Smoke Top, Old Union, Esperanza, Lone Star and Shady Grove was beautiful with the glimmer of white trees shining through the light-colored green leaves of the hardwoods. The congregation of Hurricane Baptist Church enjoyed their spring fish fry on Saturday […]

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At some point cutting back can do harm

       Although usually applicable to taxation issues, the Law of Diminishing Returns means that once you pass a certain point in anything you do that seems pleasurable, the pleasure diminishes. Eat ice cream to a point and the pleasure in eating more diminishes rapidly.      What that means to us, in our world, without complicated […]

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City gears up for college league

Residents of New Albany have a new opportunity to enjoy America’s past time, as the addition of the Cotton States Baseball League (CSBL) was announced Tuesday afternoon. Four area teams are currently being put together with all of the games being played at Legion Field at the New Albany Sportsplex. League officials talked to the […]

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Birth of Avery Lane Watson

Lacosta and Tim Watson of New Albany welcomed daughter Avery Lane Watson into the world on January 23, 2009 at 8:06 a.m. at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County in New Albany. She weigehd 10 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 ¾ inches long. She was greeted by four-year-old brother John Hayden Watson. Avery is […]

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Birth of John Marlin Scott.

Jeff and Tonya Scott of Shannon are pleased to announce the arrival of their son, John Marlin Scott. He was born Friday, March 27, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. in the Women’s Hospital in Tupelo. He weighed 3 pounds, 15 ounces and was 17 inches long. He is welcomed home by two sisters Callie and Cari. […]

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Birth of Ella Grace Jolly

Jennifer and Dave Jolly of New Albany welcomed daughter Ella Grace Jolly into the world on February 24, 2009 at 1:46 p.m. at the Tupelo Women’s Hospital in Tupelo, Miss. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 18 ¾ inches long. Ella was greeted by three brothers: Trey Jolly, age 12, Peyton Jolly, age […]

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Stanford Anniversary

Thomas and Shirley Stanford will be celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary April 26, 2009 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the New Albany Church of God. The Stanfords have two children named Rebecca Mayo and Alton, Deborah Hall and David, two grandchildren Tony Hall and Andy Mayo. A reception was given in honor by their […]

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Holcomb Anniversary

The children of Brother Sam Holcomb and Reba Rucker Holcomb would like to invite you to a wedding reception. It will take place on Sunday, April 26 between 2-4 p.m. at Cairo Baptist Church. The couple exchanged vows on Friday, April 10, 2009 during a private ceremony at home. Come celebrate with us, No gifts, […]

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The Junta Club

The Junta Club met on Tuesday, April 7, 2009 in the home of Eleanor Parks. Other members present were Anita Buster, Ninabeth Capaning, Bethany Dalton, Jean Dillard, Susan Feather, Anne Gardner, Retta Hardy, Clydell Hudson, Martha Jane Lamar, Myra Langley, Marjorie Livingston, Mary Tate Pannell, Kaye Powell, Mary Jeanette Wynn and Sandra Sisk.  Honorary member […]

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Hawk News

Hello again Hawk fans.  Baseball playoffs have begun and the Hawks advanced to the second round this weekend by defeating Biggersville 6-3 and 15-4.  The Hawks were set to travel to Greenville St. Joe on Thursday. The Hawks and Lady Hawks track teams have also advanced to the next round of state playoffs.  The Regional […]

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Ellistown Breezes

Deepest sympathy to the family of Laura Mae Hale who recently died. One of her daughters, Betty Harper is a member of my Sunday School Class. Deepest sympathy to the family of Jo Nell Coker, who died early this Monday morning. Jo Nell was the wife of Jimmy Coker and Mother of Kerry Coker. She […]

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Philadelphia News

Philadelphia’s revival is history but we will remember Brother Mims and Jan for a long time.  He brought good messages and always left us with good thought. Monday night’s sermon was about Christians going through dark times and then he reminded us the stars were in place all day but we couldn’t see their beauty […]

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Eastern Lights

Praise be to the Lord for the wonderful time at Oakview Baptist Church this Saturday the 18th.  Special singing by Ashley Hamm, Lauren McCord, ad Marla McCord was very beautiful.  Then Marla Podbereski took her text from Psalms and Proverbs, “To Be OR Not To Be, Sweet or Bittersweet”. If you were not there, you […]

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Macedonia news

Tiffani and Cody had a baby girl Friday around noon by “C” Section.  This was after she had been in labor over 24 hours.  Cyndi Shirley Hester, Tiffani’s mother, was with her all the time!  We went to see the baby Saturday morning. McKella Brooke weighed 6 lb. 4 oz. and is very pretty! Pat […]

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