Ronald Bradley, 66

Ronald Alvis Bradley, 66, of Hickory Flat, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007, in Hickory Flat. He was born March 22, 1941, in Hickory Flat to the late Charles Murray Bradley and the late Mable McBroom Bradley. He served in the U.S. Navy for six years and retired from the U.S. Coast Guard. He was a […]

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Shirley Rodgers, 71

Shirley Rodgers, 71, of Baldwyn, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2007, at her home. She was a homemaker and a member of Parkview Baptist Church. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, and playing with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services were at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007, at Parkview Baptist Church in Baldwyn with Bro. John Cagle and […]

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J.C. Deaton, 63

J.C. Deaton, 63, of New Albany, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. He was born July 20, 1944, in Hamilton, Ala., to the late John Calvin and Rosie Pipkins Deaton. He was a member of Blue Springs Baptist Church and a self-employed roofer. Services were at 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, […]

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Nona Lavelle Hall, 89

Nona Lavelle Hall, 89, of Ecru, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born Nov. 15, 1917, in Pontotoc County to the late Henry and Julie High Horton. She was a lifelong resident of Ecru. She was a retired factory worker and a member of Horton Memorial Baptist Church. […]

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Joey Lee Andrews, 50

Joey Lee Andrews, 50, of Ecru, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2007, at his home. He known for his knowledge and experience in working with C.B. radios. His C.B. handle was “Woodcarver.” Services were at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007, at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Interment was in Voyles Memorial Cemetery on Andrews […]

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James Dennis McDonald, 45

James Dennis McDonald, 45, of New Albany, died Oct. 30, 2007, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. He was born in Union County on May 28, 1962 to Johnnie Knowles Bell and the late James Kermit McDonald. He was a mechanic and worked at The Union County Maintenance Department. He enjoyed hunting and being a mechanic. […]

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Carolyn Ann Howard, 65

Carolyn Ann Howard, 65, of New Albany, died Oct. 30, 2007, at North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo. She was born Jan. 3, 1942, in Union County to Perry Canerdy and the late Ruth Myrick Canerdy. She was a member of Moss Hill Baptist Church and a retired furniture factory worker. Services will be at 11 a.m., […]

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Wilbur Glenn Kidd, 78

Wilbur Glenn Kidd, 78, of New Albany, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2007, at his home. He was a Baptist. Services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007, at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Ecru with the Rev. Charlie Swords officiating. Interment was in Shady Grove Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home handled arrangements. Survivors include two […]

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Eagles Face Wheeler High

A close win and a disappointing loss were the outcomes of West Unions Friday night contest against Wheeler High School. The boys played a strong game but were unable to shut down Wheelers shooting as they lost the game95-52. Hunter McQuary and Ben Frazier Each had 14 points. The Eagles were outscored by at least […]

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Dawgs tame Tigers in Saltillo

With three tough losses to open the season for the New Albany High School Bulldogs, playoffs were the last thing on any Bulldog fans mind. But, as the Bulldogs entered their first division game against Center Hill, head coach Bubba Davis said their preseason was over and their real season started now. After beating Saltillo […]

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Supervisors to hire urban planner to aid in development

The Union County Supervisors were to vote to hire Mike Slaughter and his firm to construct the county’s comprehensive plan during a special session on Thursday morning. Slaughter is currently working on the comprehensive plan for New Albany and Blue Springs. “Since we are working with the city and Blue Springs, tying in Union County […]

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Annual Sharing at Christmas drive to kick off Nov. 10

Each holiday season for the past 32 consecutive years, Union County families finding themselves in a less fortunate position than most have had the opportunity to apply for food assistance and toys, in the case of families with children. The New Albany Gazette’s “Sharing at Christmas” program has helped make the holidays a bit brighter […]

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Reviving the past

Proof that historical objects, artifacts and sites still hold interest for many people could be witnessed Saturday at the Ingomar Mounds sites, six miles west of New Albany. According to Union County Heritage Museum representative Betsey Hamilton, approximately 70 people came out to the site during the hours of 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. to […]

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