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March 2017

Liberty Baptist Church to host revival

March 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

LIBERTY BAPTIST CHURCH will be hosting revival services Sunday, April 9th, through Wednesday, April 12th. Bro Roy Crouch will preach each service. Bro Donald Talent leading music. Sunday April 12th at 10 AM, the Masters Quartet will sing, with preaching at 11 AM and at 6 PM Monday-Wednesday services start at 7 PM Come [More]

Carlton Eugene “Gene” Dowdy, 77

March 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Carlton Eugene Dowdy April 29, 1939 – March 30, 2017 Carlton Eugene “Gene” Dowdy, 77, passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at his residence. He was born on April 29, 1939 in Pontotoc County to the late Carlton “Jack” and Rachel Marie Tyre Dowdy. He was a retired Architectural Engineer for Nathan, [More]

Failure: Full-time mediocrity in a part-time job can pay pretty well

March 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

If you believed the Mississippi state legislature would demonstrate more competence this year than it did in last year’s regular session, abandon hope. State legislature’s collective failure profits members, harms taxpayers It appears that the distinguished members of the state senate and house of [More]

Buple DePriest Childress, 93

March 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

Buple DePriest Childress February 26, 1924 – March 29, 2017 Buple Works DePriest Childress, 93, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Avonhea Assisted Living in Tupelo, Mississippi. She was born February 26, 1924, in Itawamba County to Jesse and Willie Works. Buple is survived by her two sons, Joe Howard [More]

Local SCORE chapter installed, serves 18 MS counties

March 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Fifty-five people met in New Albany Tuesday afternoon, March 28, to participate in the formation of a new SCORE  chapter. SCORE stands for Service Corps of Retired Executives, and is funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The new chapter is established to serve 18 Mississippi counties stretching [More]

Mary Frances McNeal Payne Bowen, 78

March 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mary Frances McNeal Payne Bowen (September 7, 1938 – March 27, 2017) New Albany-Mary Frances McNeal Payne Bowen, 78, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford, MS. She was born September 7, 1938 to Velma McNeal and Bernice Doyle McNeal in New Albany, MS. She [More]

Myrtle to hold its 8th annual “Music at the Tracks”

March 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Town of Myrtle is having their 8th annual “Music at the Tracks” Festival on Saturday, April 15, 2017. There will be live music all day. Candidates running for Mayor and Aldermen of the Town will be given the opportunity to introduce themselves. We will have our 6th motorcycle show and run; proceeds [More]

Billye Jean Stroud has her “dream job” at New Albany Main Street

March 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

After a month on the job as director of New Albany Main Street Association, Billye Jean Stroud says her enthusiasm for the work continues to grow. “I have found my dream job,” she says. “I’ve walked into a vibrant downtown without a lot of problems that need to be fixed.” When she was [More]

If your church is 100 years old, it should be on the Hallelujah Trail

March 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Museum celebrates spiritual history of Union County with Hallelujah Trail  The Hallelujah Trail is one way that the Union County Historical Society and Heritage Museum will commemorate the Mississippi Bicentennial in Union County. The project has been funded by a $7,500 grant from the Mississippi Humanities Council [More]

Whiteside to represent New Albany Fire Department at national symposium

March 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany Fire Department Deputy Chief, North Haven Volunteer Firefighter, and Mississippi Firefighter’s Association 1st Vice President Mark Whiteside will be representing New Albany, Union County, and our State at our Nation’s Capital, along with other fire service leaders from our State, at the Congressional [More]
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