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Carl Louis Lawson, 77

August 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Carl Louis Lawson May 17, 1940 – August 16, 2017 Ecru—Carl Louis Lawson, 77, died Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at is home. He was born May 17, 1940, in Casey County Kentucky, to Lonnie and Dovie Lynn Lawson. He founded The Church of The Lord Jesus Christ in Ecru in 1978 where he pastored for many years. [Continue Reading]

Annie Lillian Furr McCallum, 81

August 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Annie McCallum April 2, 1936 – August 15, 2017 Annie Lillian Furr McCallum, 81, passed away August 15, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County in New Albany. She was born April 2, 1936 in Union County to the late James Clay and Eva Hankins Furr. She was the owner/operator of Owls Nest Ceramic Shop. [Continue Reading]

Private meetings + public business = bad business for taxpayers

August 16, 2017 // 1 Comment

You might say I crashed a private party Monday night in downtown New Albany, Mississippi. I have done it before, and I promise, if given the opportunity, to do it again — and again. As is usually the case with such behavior, those who had arranged the private gathering weren’t thrilled to see me. Rude?  I [Continue Reading]

NAHS names new inductees to ACT 30+ Club

August 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany High School recently presented ACT 30+ Club t-shirts to (l-r) Parker Reid, Mason Armstrong, & Laura Grace Hardy for their recent success on the ACT.   Students who have a composite or subscore of 30 or more on their recent ACT are inducted into the club. Melanie [Continue Reading]

Local museum will hold solar eclipse viewing event

August 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

  A Solar Eclipse Viewing Event will be held at the Union County Heritage Museum on August 21 from 11:56 until the eclipse ends. New Albany will have 93 % coverage. click to enlarge Free viewing glasses. Bring your lunch and lawn chair and come and enjoy the eclipse. Educational materials will be available, and [Continue Reading]

Local scouts, leaders tour DC and attend National Jamboree

August 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Yocona and Chickasaw Councils’ Troop 4345 and Venture Crew 5264 contingent attended the 2017 Boy Scouts of America National Jamboree, held at Summit Bechtel Family National Reserve in WV on July 19-28. Local scouts tour Washington prior to attending National Jamboree. Click to enlarge They were lead by Dale [Continue Reading]

George Bly Stamey III

August 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

George Bly Stamey III March 22, 1959 – August 14, 2017   Myrtle- George Bly Stamey III, 58, died Monday, August 14, 2017 at The Med in Memphis, TN. He was born March 22, 1959 in Tallulah, LA to the late G.B. Stamey Jr. and Mary Francis Ganger Stamey Benefield. Services will be 5:00 PM Wednesday August 16, [Continue Reading]

Doris Jennings Hall, 92

August 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Doris Hall August 15, 1924 – August 14, 2017 Doris Jennings Hall, 92, died Monday, August 14, 2017 at Union County Health and Rehab. She was born August 15, 1924 in Union County to Luther Stanford and Blanche Weaver Stanford. Services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at United Funeral Service Chapel [Continue Reading]
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