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February 2019

Gilbert Koon, 84

February 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

Gilbert Koon October 12, 1934 – February 15, 2019 Gilbert C. Koon, 84, passed away Friday, February 15, 2019 at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo. He was born October 12, 1934 in Booneville to David Jackson Koon and Jodie Hicks Koon. He retired from Mohasco and was a member of Glenfield Baptist Church. Funeral [Continue Reading]

Jewel Harspon Etheridge, 75

February 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

Jewel Harspon Etheridge January 26, 1944 – February 15, 2019   Jewel Etheridge, 75, died Friday, February 15, 2019, at Pontotoc Health & Rehab Center. He was born January 26, 1944, in Lee County the son of Hoarace F, Sr. and Ruby Jewel Watson Etheridge. Jewel was a member of Buchanan Baptist Church and [Continue Reading]

Winners at Future Business Leaders of America district competition

February 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

Students from the New Albany High School Career and Technical Center Future Business Leaders of America club attended the Northern District competition on Thursday, February 7. The competition was held in Booneville at Northeast Mississippi Community College. The following students placed and will be competing at the [Continue Reading]

New Albany Schools Support Boys & Girls Club

February 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

On Friday night, December 14, the New Albany School District designated the home basketball games versus Ripley High School to be a “Benefit Basketball Night” with a portion of the gate receipts being donated to the local New Albany Boys & Girls Club. This gesture by the New Albany Schools is a [Continue Reading]

Opalene Littlejohn Dunlap, 98

February 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

Opalene Littlejohn Dunlap March 13, 1920 – February 15, 2019   Opalene Littlejohn Dunlap, 98, passed away Friday, February 15, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County. She was born March 13, 1920 in New Albany to the late Bill and Myrtis Reid Littlejohn. She was a retired store clerk, having [Continue Reading]

Major blaze fought at American Furniture in Ecru

February 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

For the second time in a little more than a year, Union County firemen fought a major fire at an Ecru furniture manufacturer. About 5PM Thursday, February 14th, seven Union County fire departments responded to the fire call at American Furniture Company in Ecru. In the early morning of January 5, 2018, firemen were [Continue Reading]

Teresa Lynn Holden Shettles, 58

February 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

Teresa Lynn Holden Shettles March 23, 1960 – February 12, 2019 Teresa Lynn Holden Shettles, 58, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at her home. She was born March 23, 1960 in Memphis to Alton Dean Holden and Earnestine Gafford Holden. She was a self-employed cosmetologist for over thirty years. She loved to [Continue Reading]

Kathy Chism seeks MS Senate District 3 seat

February 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

I am happy to announce that I, Kathy Chism, am running for the 2019 Republican Primary Election MS District 3 Senator. With 29 years business ownership, 11 years as a Realtor, and 61 years as part of the District 3 community, I feel I am well qualified to do the best job possible with your best interest at heart. I [Continue Reading]

Billy DeRay Foster, 67

February 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Billy DeRay Foster May 07, 1951 – February 10, 2019   Billy DeRay Foster, 67, died at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany, on Sunday, February 10, 2019. Billy was born in Houston, Ms., on May 7, 1951, the son of Otha Cavin and Mattie Lancaster Foster. He attended North Side Baptist Church, was a retired [Continue Reading]
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