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January 2017

Clearing land exposes previously unseen view of New Albany  

January 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

A new view of a large part of New Albany, never before seen by human eyes, has emerged within the last week. The photo above, shot shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday night, January 28, shows a scene of sparkling lights, a  scene nobody could possibly have seen until last week. It shows a large portion of New Albany, west [Continue Reading]

Randy Dunnam, 53

January 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

Randy Dunnam Randy Allen Dunnam was called home to be with our heavenly father on Monday January 30, 2017. Born August 21, 1963, to Allen and Lavon Dunnam. Randy married Tameri D. Bryant in 1988 and raised three amazing children, Jordan, Sam Jackson and Olivia. Randy graduated from W.P. Daniel High School in 1981 and [Continue Reading]

Trump and the cowardly media: Doing what he said he would do

January 30, 2017 // 3 Comments

It was amusing last Friday, the seventh day of Donald Trump’s presidency, to hear CNN anchor, Don Lemon, declare that Trump was “doing exactly what he said he would do.” (Surely a president of the United States wouldn’t dare to do exactly what he said he would do!) Lemon was referring to the [Continue Reading]

Murray Basden, 81

January 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Murray Basden New Albany MS–  James Murray Basden passed away at Sanctuary Hospice House on Sunday, January 29, 2017. He was born Monday December 23rd, 1935 in the Branyan community of Eastern Union County, MS to Boyd and Bessie Lee Hunter Basden. Murray was employed with the MS Dept. of Transportation Roadway [Continue Reading]

Miriam Eunie Eaton Styers, 87

January 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Miriam Eunie Eaton Styers, 87, died Thursday, January 26, 2017, at Magnolia Place in New Albany. She was born February 2, 1929, in Dumas, MS., to William Ellis Eaton and Laura Emily Linebarger Eaton. She was a member of the New Albany Church of Christ where she was a member of the Adult Three Sunday School class and [Continue Reading]

New Albany city election candidates’ slate increases (1/28)

January 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS–  David Brown is the latest of the New Albany city election candidates to qualify for the May 2 race. Brown, who lives on Glade St. in New Albany, has qualified as a Republican in the Alderman-at-Large race. He moved to New Albany from Myrtle about one year ago. Brown is employed as an EMT at [Continue Reading]

Bonnie Sue Rakestraw Pennington, 85

January 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Bonnie Sue Rakestraw Pennington Bonnie Sue Rakestraw Pennington, 85, passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at her home. She was born July 12, 1931 in Union County to the late V.L. and Bonnie Read Raketraw. She was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church, the Macedonia Homemakers Club and the Quilting Club. Funeral [Continue Reading]
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