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Gabriel Ligon

Wade and Shanna Ligon of New Albany, Miss. are proud to announce the birth of their son Gabriel Reese Ligon. Gabriel was born at 10:09 a.m. on May 21, 2009 at North Mississippi Women’s Hospital in Tupelo, Miss. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 18 inches long. Gabriel has one sister named Savanna […]

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Five-generation Weeden family

Five-generation Weeden family Top row: James Weeden and Terry Weeden, both of Ingomar; bottom row: Mildred Weeden of Ingomar and Holly Hogue and Jackson Hogue, both of Blue Springs

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Lyon, Hawkins to wed July 19

Sandy S. Lyon of New Albany and Jimmy D. Hawkins of Blue Springs are proud to announce their upcoming marriage. The marriage will take place on July 19, 2009 at Church of Acts in Ingomar at 3 p.m., with Bro. Charlie Ganey officiating.  There will be a reception immediately following the ceremony at Church of […]

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Grace, Davis to wed July 25

Mr. and Mrs. Walter John Grace of New Albany, Miss. are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Rebecca Michelle Grace of New Albany to John William Davis of Taylorsville, Miss. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Gladys Beene Ward and the late Horace Glynn Ward of Oxford, Miss., and Lois […]

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Dillard, Treadaway to wed July 18

Michelle Dillard of New Albany, Miss. and Donald and Kathy Dillard of Hickory Flat, Miss. are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katherine (Katie) Diane Dillard of Baldwyn, Miss. to Criag Allen Treadaway of Baldwyn. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Kathy Cleveland of New Albany, Eddie and Rena Sisco […]

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Reeder, Jarrett to wed July 18

Glen and Tammie Reeder of Thaxton, Miss., are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Annette Reeder, to John Mark Jarrett of Tupelo. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Travis and Brenda Carr of New Albany and Harold and Joan Reeder and the late Ann Reeder of Ecru, Miss. She […]

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Cotton Plant church, members preserve 167-year history

A church in Cotton Plant near the Tippah and Union County lines has successfully kept all of their sessional records from the church’s beginning in 1842. The church, Ebenezer Associate Reformed Presbyterian (ARP) Church, has recently reprinted a third edition of the church’s history since its inception in 1842 as well as many more historical […]

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Myrtle aldermen discuss stray animal issue

Mayor Joe Rials and the Aldermen were sworn in for another term during the July session of the Myrtle Board of Aldermen meeting. Since there were no challengers for any of the current board members, all were re-elected, with the board approving the nomination of Carolyn McCuistion as the new Vice-Mayor. Also selected for another […]

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Inmate found dead in Union County jail

A Blue Springs man was found dead Saturday morning at the Union County Jail as a result of an alleged suicide. A Union County Jailer found James Daniel Bowen, 29, 1145 Hwy. 9 South of Blue Springs, at 11:30 a.m. on July 4, 2009 hung in one of the jail’s bathrooms. According to Union County […]

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Hurricane News

 The Harmony Valley Singing School will be held July 19-24 at Bethany Primitive Baptist Church on Hwy 346 located at the Shady Grove exit.  Registration will begin at 5:30p.m. on Sunday.  Daily assembly will begin at 9:00a.m. Monday-Thursday.  Bro. Phillip Green of Arkansas will be directing the music as well as other teachers from Jackson.  […]

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Sherman News

 The “Town of Sherman” is on Facebook. Become a fan of “Town of Sherman” and see photos of businesses, people, churches, and announcements. A hamburger and hotdog cookout was held at Tri-County Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 5, and the children played games afterwards. The ladies fellowship was held Tuesday, July 7, at […]

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Ask Amy

 Dear Amy: Recently, my fiance, “Timothy,” and I decided mutually and amicably that we were not right for each other. However, the date of the wedding was looming, and we had arranged and paid for it entirely on our own without assistance from relatives. We decided to go ahead with the wedding despite our feelings […]

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Improving Ingomar

 Much needed upgrades to the electrical system, as well as other maintenance items, are being completed this summer at Ingomar Attendance Center. The school gymnasium is being repainted and other routine maintenance items are being taken care of. But the big news is that improvements are being made to the school’s electrical system and a […]

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Rascals win in late rally

The Rascals overcame a five run deficit to down the GT Jets 8-7 in a thriller Monday night at Legion Field. Down 7-2 going into the ninth, Tallahatchie’s comeback started after their first out. Ben Wallis singled followed by a double by Craig bullock. Brad Luna was walked next and a triple by Drew Dillard […]

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