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June 2018

Victory Belles perform, more 2018 Freedom Fest entertainment today

June 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

U.S. military veterans and their families were honored during a New Albany Freedom celebration entertainment event Friday evening at the First United Methodist Church. The Victory Belles in their performance June 29th, at the First United Methodist Church. The Victory Belles, a female singing trio representing the [More]

Three vehicles damaged in downtown New Albany accident

June 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

The driver of a large pickup truck struck a parked pickup and a minivan on downtown New Albany’s Bankhead St. Friday afternoon, damaging all three vehicles. This pickup truck and one other vehicle were struck while parked in downtown New Albany. Eyewitnesses said the pickup was traveling east at a brisk speed [More]

Roy Edgar Adair, 99

June 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

Roy Edgar Adair September 10, 1918 – June 28, 2018   Roy Edgar Adair, 99, died Thursday, June 28, 2018, at Magnolia Place in New Albany. Mr. Adair was born in Union County on September 10, 1918. He was of the Assembly of God faith; former owner of Adair TV and Appliance in New Albany; and loved genealogy, [More]

Many Biscuits & Jam fans undeterred by soaring temperatures

June 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

The temperature in the shade was hovering at 100 degrees, but 415 people still turned out for the Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market, Thursday, June 28th. As always, there was plenty of shade on the left bank of the Tallahatchie River in New Albany, but most people were practicing a vitally important Southern [More]

Bobby Jewel Clayton, 82

June 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Bobby J. Clayton Tupelo—Bobby Jewel Clayton, 82, died Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born March 7, 1936, in Union County to Carl and Coy Rakestraw Clayton. He was a member of New Prospect Primitive Baptist Church in New Albany. He was a retired Route Supervisor [More]

James Glenn Ervin, 57

June 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

James Glenn Ervin April 14, 1961 – June 27, 2018   James Ervin Oxford-James Glenn Ervin, age 57, passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at Baptist East in Memphis, TN. He was born April 14, 1961 in Memphis, TN to the late James Franklin Ervin and Helen Stanton Ervin. He worked as chief of security at North [More]

Elsie Mae Shettles Bramlett, 79

June 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

Elsie Mae Shettles Bramlett October 12, 1938 – June 26, 2018   Elsie Mae Shettles Bramlett, 79, died Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born October 12, 1938, in Union County to John Tommy and Cora Hearn Shettles. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church. [More]

Jena Haynes Jernigan, 94

June 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

Jena Haynes Jernigan October 5, 1923 – June 26, 2018   Jena Haynes Jernigan, 94, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo. She was born October 5, 1923 in Union County to Jack W. Haynes and Grace Goodman Haynes. She retired from Union County CO-OP after forty-eight years and worked [More]

Barbara McClure Tyre, 72

June 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

Barbara McClure Tyre October 31, 1945 – June 26, 2018   After a life well lived, Barbara McClure Tyre passed away on June 26, 2018. Born to Oddis and Mary McClure on October 31, 1945, Barbara grew up in New Albany and graduated from W.P. Daniel High School with honors. She earned her bachelor degree in [More]

Cutting down century old Courthouse oaks at Union County Courthouse today

June 27, 2018 // 1 Comment

Workmen are cutting down six century-old courthouse oaks today on the lawn of the Union County Courthouse in New Albany. The trees were planted when the courthouse was completed 109 years ago — June 1909. Courthouse oaks are unhealthy and dangerous Workers with Zinzer Tree Service of New Albany are doing the [More]
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