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New Albany Walgreens burglarized in early morning hours

March 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

Burglars broke into the Walgreens store at the intersection of I-22 and Highway 30 early Saturday morning. New Albany Police Chief, Chris Robertson, said his department got the call at 3:45 a.m, Saturday morning, March 17. The alarm was initiated by the store’s security system. Officers arrived within minutes [Continue Reading]

James Howard Cregar Jr., 81

March 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

James Howard Cregar Jr. March 14, 1937 – March 15, 2018 Jim Cregar Jr. Oxford-James “Jim” Howard Cregar Jr., age 81, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. He was born March 14, 1937 in East Liverpool, OH to James Howard Cregar Sr. and Margaret Gehley Cregar. He [Continue Reading]

Kay Sappington retirement reception, March 23

March 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

A Retirement Reception for Kay Sappington, the Union County Library Director, will be held Friday, March 23 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM in the Coker-Speck Auditorium at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany. Sappington has been the Director of the Jennie Stephens Smith Library for 14 years. The public is [Continue Reading]

The Gas Bubble: A Cautionary Tale

March 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

This tale was sent to us from a man who is a personal friend of long standing, as well as an out-of-state follower of Because we suspect there may well be other fans of extreme hot wings within our readership, we offer this cautionary tale. For those who won’t be warned: remember, we tried to [Continue Reading]

Gerald Wayne Caldwell, 80

March 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

Gerald Wayne Caldwell January 4, 1938 – March 12, 2018 Gerald Caldwell Guntown-Gerald Wayne Caldwell, age 80, passed away Monday, March 12, 2018, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was born January 4, 1938, in Memphis, TN to Lester Lake Caldwell and Christine Pickens Caldwell. He was a veteran of the U.S. [Continue Reading]

Kenneth Edward Hall, 62

March 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

Kenneth Edward Hall June 16, 1955 – March 12, 2018 Kenneth Hall Blue Springs-Kenneth Edward Hall, age 62, passed away Monday, March 12, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born June 16, 1955, in Baldwyn to Carlton Edward Hall and Ruby Nell Timmons Hall. He worked as a sewing machine [Continue Reading]

Susan Carol Self, 62

March 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

Susan Carol Self May 25, 1955 – March 10, 2018 Susan Self New Albany-Susan Carol Self, age 62, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018, at New Albany Health and Rehab. She was born May 25, 1955, in New Albany to Carroll Frederick Self and Carolyn Beaty Self. She was a graduate of W.P. Daniel Highschool and a member [Continue Reading]

Union County, MS: If it’s not bad news, it must be good news

March 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

On this sunny day, Monday, March 12, the first day of spring break, two little boys went missing in eastern Union County. They were gone long enough that the adult in charge became concerned and reported them missing to law enforcement officers. Sheriff Jimmy Edwards and some deputies drove out that way to help in the [Continue Reading]
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