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New Albany police seeking help finding stolen auto

May 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany Police Department (NAPD) officers are seeking help in finding an automobile taken early Monday morning from a local convenience store. This photo is of an automobile of same make and model and of similar color to stolen vehicle. click to enlarge NAPD Chief Chris Robertson told NAnewsweb.com that a 2014 Kia [Continue Reading]

Lynn White Dowdy, 82

April 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Lynn White Dowdy January 04, 1936 – April 06, 2018   Lynn White Dowdy, 82, left to be with the Lord on Friday, April 6, 2018, from North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Mr. Dowdy was born in Pontotoc County on January 4, 1936, the son of William E. “Bud” and Linda White Dowdy. He was a [Continue Reading]

Melissa Jean Pankey Churchill, 49

March 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

Melissa Jean Pankey Churchill April 25, 1968 – March 27, 2018 Melissa Churchill Pontotoc-Melissa Jean Pankey Churchill, 49, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born April 25, 1968, in Elaine, AR to Alford “Billy” Pankey and the late Muriel Jean Pruitt [Continue Reading]

Buddy Wayne Merritt, 41

October 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Buddy Wayne Merritt October 12, 1976 – October 30, 2017 Pontotoc-Buddy Wayne Merritt, age 41, died Monday, October 30, 2017 in Southaven, MS. He was born October 12, 1976 in Tupelo, MS to M.C. Merritt and Analese Willard Merritt. He was a self-employed truck driver. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. He [Continue Reading]

Phillip Johnstone, 96

September 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

PHILLIP JOHNSTONE May 4, 1921 – September 21, 2017   Phillip Johnstone died early Wednesday morning, Sept. 21, 2017, at his home in Pontotoc. He was 96 years old. Charles Phillip Johnstone was born in Amory, Mississippi, on May 4, 1921, to W.H. and Nettie Johnstone. He grew up in Pontotoc and graduated from [Continue Reading]

Lanelle Abbey, 81

May 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

Lanelle Abbey (June 25, 1935 – May 28, 2017) Lanelle Moore Abbey, 81, died Sunday, May 28, 2017, at Pontotoc Extended Care. She was born June 25, 1935, in Brooksville, MS., to Pierce Elisha and Eva Dean Triplett Moore. She was a graduate of Brooksville High School and Mississippi University for Women. She [Continue Reading]

Mary Ruth Lyons, 83

May 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mary Ruth Lyons (June 10, 1933 – May 22, 2017) Pontotoc – Mary Ruth Lyons, 83, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 in Pontotoc, MS. She was a retired business owner. She was a Baptist and loved Ole Miss football. Services will be Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 11AM at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Bro. [Continue Reading]

Mary Faye Greenwood, 72

May 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mary Fay Greenwood (August 09, 1944 – May 08, 2017)   On the morning of May 8th, 2017, our precious Mother, sister, and grandmother left this earth to join our family who’ve gone before, and to receive her angel’s wings.  Mary Fay Greenwood was born on August 9, 1944, in Union County to Lamon [Continue Reading]

Ruby Lee Dunlap, 100

January 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ruby Lee Dunlap February 15, 1916 – December 30, 2016 Ruby Lee Dunlap, age 100, passed away on Friday, December 30, 2016 at New Albany Health and Rehab in New Albany, MS. She was born February 15, 1916 to Charles Ervin Caldwell and Beulah Mae Russell Caldwell. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and she [Continue Reading]