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August 2017

Local incident results in arrest of Baptist Hospital-Union County CEO

August 30, 2017 // 0 Comments became aware of an incident this afternoon, August 30th, which resulted in the arrest of Walter Grace, CEO of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. According to information from MobilPatrol, Mr. Grace was taken into the Union Count Sheriff’s Department at 2:45 PM and was released at 3:01 PM. Two [More]

Union County rapist faces multiple charges in two counties

August 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

A violent rampage of rape and kidnapping in Union and Lee counties early Saturday morning will result in multiple felony charges against Louis Winston Scott. Scott, a 44-year-old Pontotoc caucasian, is currently held in the Lee County jail, charged with multiple felonies. Scott was recently paroled from the [More]

Time for New Albany aldermen to show common sense and courage

August 30, 2017 // 1 Comment

Frankly, I’m tired of writing about the badly flawed 2006 New Albany “sign ordinance” and its uneven, unfair enforcement. The newly reconstituted New Albany Board of Aldermen now has an opportunity to show common sense and courage. First, they should grant an incontestably worthy variance to the [More]

James Windham “Jim” Rorie Sr., 78

August 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

James Windham “Jim” Rorie Sr. January 28, 1939 – August 28, 2017 Myrtle-James Windham “Jim” Rorie Sr. died Monday, August 28, 2017 at the age of 78. He was born January 28, 1939 in New Albany, MS to Reuben Windham Rorie and Kathleen Williams Rorie. He graduated from Amory, MS High School with the [More]

Zoning Board passes sign question to city aldermen

August 29, 2017 // 1 Comment

New Albany Aldermen have been asked to grant a zoning variance for the new sign designed to be placed at a medical clinic nearing completion on Oxford Road. Zoning Board Chairman, Herbert Kidd Warren Miconi, of Miconi Project Management, Oxford, MS, project manager for the new 18,000-square foot Internal Medicine and [More]

Carla Marie Thompson, 67

August 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Carla Marie Thompson August 10, 1950 – August 24, 2017   Carla Marie Thompson, 67, passed away August 24, 2017 at her residence in Oxford. She was born August 10, 1950 to the late Carl G. and Bobbie Privett Thompson. She graduated Myrtle High School and attended the University of Mississippi. She was a big [More]

Union County rape suspect captured near Lee/Pontotoc County line

August 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

A man believed to have raped a woman in Union County early Saturday morning, August 26, was captured Monday afternoon after an intense law enforcement chase. The rape suspect, Louis Winston Scott, age 44, was arrested near the Lee/Pontotoc County line about 3 p.m., August 28th, after a pursuit that began around 11 am. [More]

Kenneth M. Beasley, 70

August 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Kenneth M. Beasley 1946 ~ 2017 D’Iberville, MS Kenneth M. Beasley, age 70, of D’Iberville, passed away on August 25, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Dorothy Beasley; an infant brother, William Beasley. Survivors include his wife, Debbie Beasley; a son, Jeff Littlejohn (Alena); [More]

Mamie Ruth McClure, 83

August 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mamie Ruth McClure February 10, 1934 – August 25, 2017 Mamie Ruth McClure, 83 years old, left this world for her eternal home August 25, 2017. She left this world surrounded by her family whom she loved and had devoted her life to. Mamie was born on February 10, 1934 in New Albany, Mississippi. She was one of 8 [More]

Kathy Cimon, 57

August 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Kathy Cimon November 16, 1959 – August 21, 2017   NEW ALBANY — Kathy Lynn Cimon, née Grubbs, a former matriarch who touched countless lives–from her youth in Westwood, Memphis to young motherhood in Vicenza, Italy and Eielson, Alaska; Tupelo, Mississippi and beyond—died on Thursday in New [More]

Bob Gene Shekell, 89

August 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Bob Gene Shekell October 02, 1929 – August 24, 2017 Bob Gene Shekell, 89, passed away August 24, 2017 at his home. He was born October 2, 1927 in Evansville, IN. to the late Dudley and Grace Bottoms Shekell. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 1990. Bob had previously worked and managed Master Steel [More]

Joan Dunlap Goodwin, 87

August 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Joan Dunlap Goodwin March 28, 1930 – August 23, 2017 New Albany – Joan Dunlap Goodwin, 87, passed away in her home Wednesday, August 23, 2017. She was born March 28, 1930 in Memphis, TN to the late John Troy and Annie Gene McClintock Dunlap. Joan graduated from Memphis State University. She married James E. [More]
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