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Lola Irene Thompson Tohill, 78

November 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

Lola Irene Thompson Tohill February 16, 1940 – November 17, 2018   Lola Irene Thompson Tohill, 78, passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was born on February 16, 1940 to Lola McWhirter Thompson and B. J. Thompson in New Albany. Irene graduated from New Albany High School [Continue Reading]

David Lamar Steward, 87

November 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

David Lamar Steward October 16, 1931 – November 16, 2018   David Lamar Steward, 87, passed away Friday, November 16, 2018 at his residence. He was born October 16, 1931 in Union County to the late Gus Thomas and Belle Goodwin Steward. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He retired from [Continue Reading]

Union County Leadership Academy donation aids cancer patients

November 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Baptist Cancer Center was the recent recipient of care packages presented by a group from the Union County Leadership Academy (UCLA). The UCLA team chose care packages consisting of warm socks, puzzle books, lip balm, and other items as their project targeted at making a difference in the community. The care [Continue Reading]

The evolution of Civil War images discussed at Museum Moments

November 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

Civil war images, both drawings and photographs, were the topic of the Museum Moments program Nov. 15 at the Union County Heritage Museum. Historian Rebekah Rinehart’s presentation included a slide show of the work artists and photographers produced 150 years ago. Line drawings were reproduced in periodic [Continue Reading]

New Tanglefoot Trail signs installed in New Albany

November 16, 2018 // 2 Comments

New Albany, MS– New Tanglefoot Trail signs were installed Friday morning, Nov. 16, at the trailhead in downtown New Albany. A sign was installed on both sides of the arch at the trailhead arch, one facing north, the other south. The design of the sign bearing the words “Tanglefoot Trail New Albany” [Continue Reading]

New Albany High School 2018 beauty review

November 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany High School held its annual beauty review on November 10, 2018. Pictured l-r: Beauty Meredith Prescott; Beauty Molly Beth White; Most Beautiful Kenidi Sanders; Beauty Leah Robbins; and Beauty Isabella Aldridge. The beauty review was sponsored by the FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County earns Leapfrog’s ‘A’ safety rating

November 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., Nov. 15, 2018 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has been awarded an ‘A’ patient safety rating in the fall 2018 Hospital Safety Score by Leapfrog, a national patient safety watchdog group. The safety score is calculated based on several core measures, including safe practice measures, [Continue Reading]

Jimmie Carrol Bagwell, 81

November 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

Jimmie Carrol Bagwell May 26, 1937 – November 14, 2018   Jimmie Carrol “J.C.” Bagwell, Sr., 81, passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at his son’s residence in Guntown. He was born May 26, 1937 in Union County to the late John Quincy and Edna Foster Bagwell. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, [Continue Reading]
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