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May 2017

Norman Thompson, 49

May 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Norman Thompson (August 31, 1967 – May 26, 2017) Norman Bruce Thompson, 49 died Friday, May 26, 2017, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born August 31, 1967, in New Albany to Robert Allen and Phyllis Ann Gates Thompson. He was a member of Flat Rock Baptist Church. He was in automobile [More]

Billy Glidewell, 85

May 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Billy Glidewell (May 21, 1932 – May 26, 2017) Billy Frank Glidewell, 85, died Friday, May 26, 2017 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo, MS. He was born May 21, 1932, in Dryden, AR, to Henry Glidewell and Pearl Taylor Glidewell. He was a retired truck driver for Yellow Freight Truck lines. He was a U.S. Army [More]

Gladys Pauline Hill, 91

May 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Gladys Pauline Hill, 91 (April 11, 1926 – May 26, 2017)   Gladys Pauline Hill, 91, died Friday, May 26, 2017, at Union County Health and Rehab in New Albany.  Mrs. Hill was born at Blair, Mississippi, on April 11, 1926, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Foster.  She was a homemaker and a member of [More]

Reed’s Market in late stages of renovation, to open soon

May 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Building renovation and equipment installation in moving forward on the large retail space on the south side of the 200 block of West Bankhead St. One of the contractors at the building in New Albany told that a large grocery store, Reed’s Market, is expected to be open  for business by July 4th. [More]

Leslie Vance Orman, 90

May 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Leslie Vance Orman (April 5, 1927 – May 23, 2017)   Leslie Vance Orman, 90, died Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County. He was born April 5, 1927, in Tippah County to Clyde L. and Hermie McClain Orman. He was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church where he was an ordained Deacon. He [More]

Candidates in contested New Albany city election speak

May 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

About 30 New Albany voters attended the political speaking event Tuesday night at the courthouse, but those present listened intently as the candidates in the New Albany city election spoke and answered questions. Less than two weeks remain until the June 6 general New Albany city election, which will decide New [More]

Mary Ruth Lyons, 83

May 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mary Ruth Lyons (June 10, 1933 – May 22, 2017) Pontotoc – Mary Ruth Lyons, 83, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 in Pontotoc, MS. She was a retired business owner. She was a Baptist and loved Ole Miss football. Services will be Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 11AM at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Bro. [More]

David Hamblin, 70

May 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

David Hamblin (March 14, 1947 – May 22, 2017) New Albany-David Ashley Hamblin, 70, died Monday, May 22, 2017 at his residence. He was born March 14, 1947 in Union County to Stacy Goodman Hamblin and Lillie Ruth Cobb Hamblin. He loved the outdoors and hunting. He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. He was [More]

New Albany Elementary School students enjoy Relay for Life field day

May 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany Elementary students enjoyed a day of fun and education while raising money for the American Cancer Society at the NAES Relay for Life Field Day on May 15, 2017.  This year the students and staff raised approximately $3,000.00. NAES Relay for Life Field Day “Field Day was a great time for us to bring [More]

Career & Technical students score wins at state HOSA competition

May 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

The student organization Health Occupational Students of America (HOSA) state leadership competition was recently held in Jackson. The Career and Technical Center at New Albany High School had twenty-three students to participate in the HOSA competition. Hailey Adsit, Casey Clark, and Demetria Shumpert placed 1st in [More]
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