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March 2018

Freddy “Bud” Gerald Gregory, 82

March 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

Freddy “Bud” Gerald Gregory October 7, 1935 – March 30, 2018 Gerald Gregory New Albany-Freddy “Bud” Gerald Gregory, age 82, passed away Friday, March 30, 2018, at his residence. He was born October 7, 1935, in Union County to Lamar Cummings Gregory and Florence Hall Gregory. He was retired from [More]

Brandon Presley: PSC charged 19 telemarketers in “no-call” violations

March 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Jackson, Mississippi (March 29, 2018) – Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced today that the PSC charged 19 telemarketers for violating Mississippi’s No-Call law. The PSC’s investigation found that these companies made 236 illegal calls to Mississippians. Should these entities be found to have [More]

It’s Friday…But Sunday’s a Coming!”

March 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Our friend and periodic guest writer, Steve Patterson, posts this video to his friends each Good Friday. Steve, himself an excellent writer and occasional preacher, says, “It’s among the most powerful synopses of Holy Week I’ve encountered, and I think your readership might relish hearing [More]

Jesse Edward Dawson, 70

March 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Jesse Edward Dawson October 13, 1947 – March 29, 2018 Jesse Edward Dawson, 70, died Thursday, March 29, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born October 13, 1947, in Potts Camp, MS, to Robert Hugh and Gladys Chestain Leath Dawson. He was a member of Old Oak Grove Baptist Church. He was retired from [More]

Sheriff, police chief announce more arrests regarding stolen farm tractors

March 29, 2018 // 2 Comments

Arrests of more local individuals accused in connection with numerous stolen farm tractors were announced Thursday afternoon, March 29th. “Several search warrants have been conducted in our area and have resulted in the recovery of approximately half a million dollars worth of stolen tractors and [More]

Two arrested in connection with recently seized tractors

March 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

Two more arrests of Union County men have been made in the continuing investigation of stolen farm equipment. Michael Young, age 34, was booked Wednesday evening, March 28, at the Union County jail on charges of receiving stolen property and “mutilation of VIN numbers” (Vehicle Identification Numbers). Lee [More]

Lipford performs with All State Honor Choir

March 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

Jamya Lipford (left) represented New Albany Elementary School in the All State Elementary Honor Choir March 22-24. She auditioned in the fall with approximately 400 students from across the state for one of the 180 spots in the choir. She is pictured with her music teacher Celia House who also serves as the All State [More]

Mayor Kent declares Monday April 2nd Autism Day in New Albany

March 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany Mayor, Tim Kent, declares Monday, April 2rd NA Autism Day. April 2nd has been World Autism Awareness Day for the past eleven years. Now, New Albany will officially team up with communities all over the world to “light it up blue” in support of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). All [More]

Melissa Jean Pankey Churchill, 49

March 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

Melissa Jean Pankey Churchill April 25, 1968 – March 27, 2018 Melissa Churchill Pontotoc-Melissa Jean Pankey Churchill, 49, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born April 25, 1968, in Elaine, AR to Alford “Billy” Pankey and the late Muriel Jean Pruitt [More]

Officials still silent on tractor investigation, may release details tomorrow

March 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Details are still not available regarding the ongoing tractor investigation involving several John Deere tractors impounded by local law enforcement officials earlier this week. Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards told Wednesday afternoon that he expects to be able to release additional information, [More]
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