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February 2019

Teresa Lynn Holden Shettles, 58

February 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

Teresa Lynn Holden Shettles March 23, 1960 – February 12, 2019 Teresa Lynn Holden Shettles, 58, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at her home. She was born March 23, 1960 in Memphis to Alton Dean Holden and Earnestine Gafford Holden. She was a self-employed cosmetologist for over thirty years. She loved to [More]

Kathy Chism seeks MS Senate District 3 seat

February 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

I am happy to announce that I, Kathy Chism, am running for the 2019 Republican Primary Election MS District 3 Senator. With 29 years business ownership, 11 years as a Realtor, and 61 years as part of the District 3 community, I feel I am well qualified to do the best job possible with your best interest at heart. I [More]

Billy DeRay Foster, 67

February 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Billy DeRay Foster May 07, 1951 – February 10, 2019   Billy DeRay Foster, 67, died at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany, on Sunday, February 10, 2019. Billy was born in Houston, Ms., on May 7, 1951, the son of Otha Cavin and Mattie Lancaster Foster. He attended North Side Baptist Church, was a retired [More]

Linda Everett to review “Jefferson’s Daughters…” at Luncheon with Books

February 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Friends of the Library will sponsor Luncheon with Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany on Tuesday, February 19. Linda Everett will review Jefferson’s Daughters Three Sisters, White and Black, in a Young America, written by Villanova University history professor Catherine Kerrison. Thomas [More]

Local School Districts to celebrate School Board Member Week

February 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

The New Albany and Union County School Districts will join districts across the state to thank school board members during School Board Member Recognition Week, February 10-16, for their leadership and service to local school districts and communities. “This week is a special opportunity to express our gratitude for [More]

Vivian Guthrie Phillips, 86

February 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Vivian Guthrie Phillips April 16, 1932 – February 8, 2019 Vivian Guthrie Phillips, 86, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019 at her residence. She was born April 16, 1932 in Benton County to the late Frank and Gladys Brownlee Guthrie. She retired from Piper Impact. She loved flowers and yardwork. She enjoyed [More]

Man arrested in New Albany stabbing incident is identified

February 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany Police Chief Christ Robertson told Sunday that Lane D. Mitchell, age 18, of New Albany, is the person arrested for the stabbing incident Saturday night in downtown New Albany. Roberston said Mitchell, who is white, is charged with aggravated assault. The victim is a 36-year-old white man from [More]

William David Keller, 46

February 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

William David Keller October 25, 1972 – February 8, 2019   William David Keller, 46, passed away February 8, 2019 at his home in Blue Springs Mississippi. He was born October 25, 1972 to Vester Keller and Rosie Etta Scott Keller. David was a self-employed carpenter and painter who loved the outdoors, [More]

John Doyle Bowen, 67

February 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

John Doyle Bowen June 4, 1951 – February 7, 2019   John Doyle Bowen, 67, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born June 4,1951 in Shreveport, LA to Herman Doyle Bowen and Mamie Pearl Pannell Bowen. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He retired from [More]

Stabbing reported in downtown New Albany

February 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

A man was reportedly stabbed between 9:30pm and 10:00pm Saturday evening, February 9th, at or near the Tallahatchie Gourmet restaurant in New Albany. The stabbing victim was transported to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo for treatment. At least one man was arrested by New Albany police.   For follow-up [More]
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