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Rant: Feds must fix their own 2020 census mess

July 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

The 2020 Census mess: For years state and local government officials have complained about “unfunded mandates” coming down from the federal government. What they mean is that the feds establish a program or practice, but do not supply the money to implement it. The Union County Board of Supervisors dodged [More]

County Board 15Jul 2019: Census Bureau resolution request

July 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

An appearance by U.S. Census Bureau “partnership specialist” brought a cool response from the Union County Board of Supervisors Monday morning, July 15th. Brenda McGaha, who identified herself as an employee of the Census Bureau, presented each supervisor and others in the meeting room with a folder [More]

Sheriff’s office participates in LeBonheur fundraiser

July 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

Officers of the Union County Sheriff’s Office participated in a fundraiser for LeBonheur Children’s Hospital on Saturday, July 6 at the New Albany Walmart. Using the theme “Doing Time for LeBonheur” Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards and Deputy Sheriff Teresa Hester, the department’s [More]

Ruby Hall, 84

July 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

Ruby Hall January 4, 1935 – July 15, 2019   Ruby Hall Blue Springs—Ruby Nell Timmons Hall, 84, died Monday, July 15, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County surrounded by her family. She was born January 4, 1935, in Saltillo to Sam and Myrtle Gibson Timmons and grew up in the Birmingham Ridge [More]

Easel Littlejohn, 95

July 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

Easel Littlejohn June 16, 1924 – July 15, 2019   Blue Springs: Easel Littlejohn, 95, died at her residence on Monday, July 15, 2019. She was born in Dora, Alabama, on June 16, 1924, the daughter of Charles Thomas Whisenant and Addie Lena Webb Whisenant. Mrs. Littlejohn was a homemaker and a member of [More]

JFK Jr. – Not with a bang but a whimper

July 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper. “The Hollow Men”     T. S. Eliot John F. Kennedy, Jr. (JFK Jr.) died twenty years ago today, aged 38, when he flew his airplane into the ocean off the Massachusetts coast. His [More]

Alice Lucille Quillian Jordan, 90

July 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Alice Lucille Quillian Jordan February 1, 2019 – July 13, 2019 Alice Lucille Quillian Jordan, 90, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born February 1, 1929 in the Macedonia Community of Union County to Buford Lawrence Quillian and Hattie Lucille Sherman Quillian. She [More]

Tony M. Kirk, 64

July 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Tony M. Kirk July 30, 1954 – July 13, 2019   Tony M. Kirk, 64, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019 at Jackson-Madison City General Hospital in Jackson, TN. He was born July 30, 1954 in Union County to Maybellene Montgomery Kirk and the late Kennell Kirk. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July [More]

“Cast of Blues” exhibit at museum will feed all the senses

July 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Sharon McConnell-Dickerson’s “Cast of Blues” life cast exhibit has taken her all over the world: Cognac, France; Chicago, Illinois; Kansas City, Missouri; Albuquerque, New Mexico, and now the Mississippi artist is adding New Albany, Mississippi to her list. The engaging exhibit will feature 40 of her life casts [More]

Bobby Morris, 72

July 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Bobby Morris January 12, 1947 – July 12, 2019   Etta-Bobby Bennett Morris, 72, died Friday, July 12, 2019, at his residence. He was born January 12, 1947, in Union County to Robert Lee and Mable Bennett Morris. He was a member of Salem United Methodist Church. He was a Master Home Builder. He is survived by [More]
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