New wing of NEMCC-New Albany under final inspection before opening doors

Final inspections on the new building at the Northeast Mississippi Community College-New Albany campus are now underway, according to school officials. “The contractors are going through a final inspection on the building right now,” said New Albany Campus Director Billy Bolden. “We are supposed to inspect the building Monday, Dec. 10 to make sure everything […]

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Myrtle officials finalize track plans

The December Myrtle Board of Alderman meeting was a night full of business and visitors, the most prominent visitor being the city’s newest representative on the Union County Board of Supervisors, Peanut Pickens. Pickens said he came to show his support for the city of Myrtle and that he would be there for them if […]

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Hickory Flat Homecoming

Hickory Flat Attendance Center will host its 2007 Homecoming Ceremony this Friday, Dec. 14, 2007, when the Rebels play host to Houlka. The ceremony will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the school’s basketball gym. A homecoming dance will be held following the games. Pictured above is Hickory Flat Attendance Center’s 2007 Homecoming Court. Left to […]

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Hospital supporter Dwight Williams honored in 2007 Tree of Love dedication

Longtime church, community and hospital supporter Dwight Williams was the guest of honor at the twentieth annual Baptist Memorial Hospital Tree of Love dedication ceremony. Hospital Administrator James Huffman welcomed everyone to the program held inside the BMH cafeteria. Hospital Auxiliary President Kathy Wood followed Huffman and explained that each year a tree is placed […]

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Toyota supplier headed to Union County

A Toyota supplier is coming to Union County, UCDA Director Stephen Surles said Monday at the Union County Board of Supervisors meeting. The name and location of the plant will not be disclosed until a formal announcement is made, but Surles said the supplier has committed to come to the county. We are waiting to […]

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Lawrence, charlwood to wed on Jan. 5

Milisa Lawrence of Baldwyn is proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of her daughter, Alisa Danielle Lawrence to John Andrew Charlwood, son of David and Martha Charlwood and the late Annise Pounds Charlwood, all of Baldwyn. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Wayne and Edith Holmes of Baldwyn and Cecil and Vivian Payne […]

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Keily Coggin birth

Jade Childers and Ken Coggin, both of New Albany, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Keily Danielle Coggin. Keily was born at 9:48 a.m. on August 12, 2007 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. She weighed six pounds, seven ounces and measured 18 inches long. Grandparents are Jovanna and BJ Rainey, Rusty Childers, […]

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Preston Whisenant birth

Wendy Alexander and Matt Whisenant, both of New Albany, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Preston Corey Whisenant. Preston was born at 3:24 p.m. on November 28, 2007 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. He weighed five pounds, 15 ounces and measured 19 3/4 inches long. Grandparents are Mike and Vickie Whisenant of […]

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Ecru News12/07/07

A well-known lady from our community passed away last weekend. Elois Hattox age 92 died Saturday and graveside services were held Monday. Elois was a schoolteacher for many years and also a Sunday school teacher. Happy birthday to Louise Mounce who turned 92 Saturday. She has always been active at Ecru Baptist Church where her […]

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The Dinner Bell 12/07

PLAN AHEAD FOR HOLIDAY BAKING Todays recipes are some that might fit in with your holiday cooking, for families and for parties. If you have a favorite you would like to share, contact me at home or the Gazette. PEPPERMINT BRITTLE 2 lbs. white chocolate 30 small peppermint candy canes Line a large jellyroll pan […]

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Macedonia News 12/07/07

Women/s Celebration Meeting was Tuesday, November 27. It was so good. The Family Life Center was just full of beautiful tables. I just was not able to do a table this year. I sat at Valerie Carters table which was so unique with large candles of varied height with greenery, little Santas, Christmas Balls, and […]

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New Century Club November meeting

The New Century Club met for its November meeting in the home of Betty Smith with Betty Inis serving as co-hostess. Members attending were Jean Dillard, Mallie Fitzgerald, Michelle Hagens, Libby Harrison, Anne Holmes, Betty Inis, Marjorie Livingston, Lynn Madden, Mary Tate Pannell, Gwen Pennebaker, Grace Provence, Angie Quinn, Anna Quinn, Shelia Robbins, Janice Sanders, […]

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Etta News 12/05/07

The beginning of the month has brought some gloomy weather outside. We can still be grateful for the good warm atmosphere on the inside. It is not so pleasant for the workers who has to get out so early to head out to their jobs. One good thing about that is the good roads to […]

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Liberty School November Meeting

Liberty School November Meeting Liberty Schools Thanksgiving meeting was held on November 20, 2007. Lil Grisham welcomed the 33 attendees. Ray Fitzgerald gave the invocation/blessing prior to the covered-dish dinner. The Country Boys band provided entertainment for the evening. Members of the band-Leon Borden, Ripley (lead guitar and vocals; Lee Canerdy, Amory (rhythm guitar and […]

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