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September 2017

Phillip Johnstone, 96

September 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

PHILLIP JOHNSTONE May 4, 1921 – September 21, 2017   Phillip Johnstone died early Wednesday morning, Sept. 21, 2017, at his home in Pontotoc. He was 96 years old. Charles Phillip Johnstone was born in Amory, Mississippi, on May 4, 1921, to W.H. and Nettie Johnstone. He grew up in Pontotoc and graduated from [Continue Reading]

Catastrophic outcome avoided in mobile food truck-trailer fire

September 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Firefighters responded to reports of a fire at a convenience store’s barbecue mobile food truck trailer. The fire, on HWY 15 south at midday Friday, could have been much worse than the actual end results.  Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) officers reported the fire to dispatchers who, in turn, dispatched New [Continue Reading]

Union Co. responder training goal: work traffic incidents safely

September 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Union County Emergency Responders are introduced to the National Traffic Incident Management Responder Training Program issued by Congress, which authorized the SHRP 2 (second Strategic Highway Research Program) in 2005. SHRP 2  is designed to investigate the underlying causes of highway crashes and congestion in a [Continue Reading]

Union County Theater Program students prepare “Cinderella”

September 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Union County Theater Program students are rehearsing “Cinderella,” a modern musical comedy version of a 2,000 year-old love story. They will perform it next month on the stage of the Cine Theater in New Albany’s Magnolia Civic Center. The earliest known version of the Cinderella story was recorded a [Continue Reading]

David Dewaine Rhea, 67

September 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

David Rhea January 27, 1950 – September 18, 2017   David Dewaine Rhea, age 67, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017 at Magnolia Place in New Albany. He was born January 27, 1950 in Union County to the late E.J. Rhea and Corrine Garrison Rhea. He was a retired Health and Drug Education teacher for the [Continue Reading]

Annual Faulkner & Folk Art Exhibit opens September 22

September 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

The opening of the fourth annual Faulkner and Folk Art Exhibit will be Friday, September 22, 5 – 7 PM, at the Union County Heritage Museum, 114 Cleveland Street in New Albany. This year’s featured book – art challenge is William Faulkner’s The Big Woods.  Artists from across the south have created pieces [Continue Reading]

Freddie “R J” Gene Kiddy, 69

September 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

RJ Kiddy December 29, 1947 – September 16, 2017 New Albany-Freddie “R J” Gene Kiddy, age 69, passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union County. He was born December 29, 1947 in Union County to Mackie Lester Kiddy and Martha Lucile Mullins Kiddy. He was retired from E.R. [Continue Reading]

Reserve seating now for UCDA’s B2B Luncheon, September 21st

September 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

The next installment of our B2B Luncheon Series, sponsored by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi, is scheduled for Thursday, September 21, 2017, in the Magnolia Room of the Magnolia Civic Center. The program, provided by Mr. Alan Greer and Bancorpsouth, will feature Mr. Jerome Gentry, business development officer [Continue Reading]

Jon Michael Gooch, 45

September 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Michael Gooch April 21, 1972 – September 15, 2017 New Albany-Jon Michael Gooch, age 45, passed away Friday, September 15, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union County. He was born April 21, 1972 in Cleveland, MS to Jerry Gooch and Mary Ann Spencer Gooch. He grew up in Greenville, MS and moved to Union [Continue Reading]
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