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December 2017

What stories drew the most hits of 2017 on

December 31, 2017 // 1 Comment

Did you read all the stories that drew the most hits on during 2017? Can you guess what they were? One different thing about reporting news on the internet, compared to how we used to do it with newspapers: we know precisely how often a story is read. Each time someone reads a story, Google Analytics [Continue Reading]’s internet news services to New Albany surge in 2017

December 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

We at spent time during recent days reviewing the stories and reader activity during the past year. The end of 2017 marks the third full year has served its readers. Three years ago we expected success for this new concept of local internet news service, but actual readership has exceeded [Continue Reading]

North Haven Fire Department call-out successfully aids homeowner

December 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

A mid morning report of a car fire brought North Haven Fire Engine and three Firefighter’s to scene. The vehicle at a residence on County Road 75 was a  total loss, and ruled unintentional. The homeowner protected the home, chicken coop, and shed with  a water hose until firefighters could  arrive on scene. [Continue Reading]

Annie Elizabeth Thomas, 95

December 29, 2017 // 2 Comments

Annie Elizabeth Thomas April 12, 1922 – December 29, 2017 Annie Elizabeth Thomas, 95, was born in Union County, Mississippi, on April 12, 1922, the daughter of Edward Adair and Annie Belle Goodwin Adair. She went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 29, 2017, at Union County Health and Rehab. Mrs. [Continue Reading]

NAES students win contest supporting child abuse prevention

December 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Two students from New Albany Elementary School are winners in the Child Abuse Prevention coloring contest sponsored by the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services. Nayeli Pech is a third grade student who won second place in the contest.  Tyler Whitten, a fifth grader, placed third. Their art work will be [Continue Reading]

Mary A Jarvis, 79

December 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mary A Jarvis July 22, 1938 – December 28, 2017 Mary Ann Gullick Jarvis, 79, passed away on December 28, 2017 at her daughter’s home in Nettleton. She was born July 22, 1938 in Myrtle to Clyde Gullick, Sr. and Louise Brewer Gullick. She was a seamstress and a member of Neely Baptist Church. Funeral services [Continue Reading]

Janie Earlene Roberts, 68

December 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Janie Earlene Roberts January 16, 1949 – December 27, 2017 New Albany-Janie Earlene Lindsey Roberts, 68, passed away December 26, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born January 16, 1949 in New Albany to Cecil Lindsey and Josephine McMillen. She loved Jesus and her faith in him overflowed [Continue Reading]

Lois May Hill, 84

December 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

March 9, 1933 – December 26, 2017   Blue Springs—Lois May Walters Hill, 84, died December 26, 2017, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born March 9, 1933, in Colesburg, IA., to Dale and Margaret Bray Walters. She was a member of Blue Springs Baptist Church. She was retired from Cooper Tire Co. [Continue Reading]

Harold Lavon Hill, 96

December 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Lavon Hill May 1, 1921 – December 26, 2017 Dumas-Harold Lavon Hill, 96, passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at his son’s residence. He was born May 1, 1921 in Union County to Henry Dillard Hill and Athelee Pickens Hill. He was retired from factory work and farming. He was a member of Dumas Baptist Church. [Continue Reading]
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