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May 2017

Reed’s Market in late stages of renovation, to open soon

May 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Building renovation and equipment installation in moving forward on the large retail space on the south side of the 200 block of West Bankhead St. One of the contractors at the building in New Albany told NAnewsweb.com that a large grocery store, Reed’s Market, is expected to be open  for business by July 4th. [Continue Reading]

Leslie Vance Orman, 90

May 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Leslie Vance Orman (April 5, 1927 – May 23, 2017)   Leslie Vance Orman, 90, died Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County. He was born April 5, 1927, in Tippah County to Clyde L. and Hermie McClain Orman. He was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church where he was an ordained Deacon. He [Continue Reading]

Candidates in contested New Albany city election speak

May 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

About 30 New Albany voters attended the political speaking event Tuesday night at the courthouse, but those present listened intently as the candidates in the New Albany city election spoke and answered questions. Less than two weeks remain until the June 6 general New Albany city election, which will decide New [Continue Reading]

Mary Ruth Lyons, 83

May 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mary Ruth Lyons (June 10, 1933 – May 22, 2017) Pontotoc – Mary Ruth Lyons, 83, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 in Pontotoc, MS. She was a retired business owner. She was a Baptist and loved Ole Miss football. Services will be Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 11AM at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Bro. [Continue Reading]

David Hamblin, 70

May 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

David Hamblin (March 14, 1947 – May 22, 2017) New Albany-David Ashley Hamblin, 70, died Monday, May 22, 2017 at his residence. He was born March 14, 1947 in Union County to Stacy Goodman Hamblin and Lillie Ruth Cobb Hamblin. He loved the outdoors and hunting. He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. He was [Continue Reading]

Career & Technical students score wins at state HOSA competition

May 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

The student organization Health Occupational Students of America (HOSA) state leadership competition was recently held in Jackson. The Career and Technical Center at New Albany High School had twenty-three students to participate in the HOSA competition. Hailey Adsit, Casey Clark, and Demetria Shumpert placed 1st in [Continue Reading]

Ferrell named New Albany High School principal

May 22, 2017 // 2 Comments

On May 19, 2017, New Albany School District’s Board of Trustees approved John Ferrell as theNew Albany High School Principal, effective July 1, 2017. A native of Booneville, Mississippi, Ferrell received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Mississippi. His professional background at New [Continue Reading]

Mildred Wallis, 87

May 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mildred Louise Hendrix Wallis (July 2, 1929 – May 19, 2017) New Albany-Mildred Louise Hendrix Wallis, 87, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017 in New Albany. She was born July 2, 1929 in Baldwyn, MS to George W. Hendrix and Annie Mae Tollison Hendrix. She was a member of Ingomar Baptist Church. She was retired from [Continue Reading]
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