Joyce Sumners and children

Still smiling: a bouquet for Joyce Sumners

September 21, 2020


  Look up the word noble and you will find synonyms including honest, honorable, upright, decent, magnanimous, trustworthy, and sublime.... (Read more) Gentle Ben Williams dies

Robert Jerry “Gentle Ben” Williams dies in Jackson

May 18, 2020


  Jackson MS:  The first African-American to play football at Ole Miss died today in Jackson. Robert Jerry “Gentle Ben”... (Read more)

Northeast MS Judge James Roberts resigns

Circuit Judge James L. Roberts resigns

February 26, 2020


Few long-term public officials are more respected, have more friends and fewer enemies than Jim Roberts. The staff of the... (Read more)

Maria Favela smaller

Favela selected as Toyota intern

January 23, 2020

Lynn West

Maria Favela, a student at New Albany High School, has been selected to participate in an impressive internship program this... (Read more)


East Union community remembers teacher Angie Young

January 13, 2020

Lynn West

About 400 family, friends, co-workers and students gathered in the East Union Attendance Center Gym Monday to remember long-time teacher... (Read more)

NY baby

Baptist Union County Welcomes 2020 New Year’s Baby

January 3, 2020

Lynn West

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County welcomed the first baby of the New Year born on January 1, 2020.  Aluna Kaior Williams,... (Read more)

Col. Smitty Harris

Eight years as POW fails to crush spirit

November 21, 2019

Lynn West

Col. Carlyle “Smitty” Harris (Ret.) was the fifth longest-held American prisoner during the Viet Nam war but still was able... (Read more)

New Albany MS Tree planting

Tree planting ceremony honors Lisa Mitchell

November 17, 2019


A Tree Dedication Ceremony was held at New Albany Elementary School on October 11. A yoshino cherry tree was planted in... (Read more)

New Albany MS former Speaker Billy McCoy

We all wanted to be like Billy McCoy

November 13, 2019

Steve Patterson

Way back in the 1970’s and 1980’s there were a good many aspiring young progressive political wannabes roaming around Mississippi.... (Read more)

New Albany MS Ruby Tyre 100 years birthday

Happy 100th Birthday, Ruby Tyre!

November 2, 2019


Ruby Tyre is 100 years old today! A lifelong resident of Union County, Miss Ruby was a nurse At Baptist... (Read more)

New Albany MS Grantham named CEO

Former Baptist Union Co. assistant administrator Grantham to lead hospital

October 22, 2019


NEW ALBANY, Mississippi, October 22, 2019—Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has named James Grantham as administrator and CEO, effective Sunday, Oct.... (Read more)

New Albany MS Steve Livingston retirement

Retirement reception honors Steve Livingston

October 21, 2019


New Albany Municipal Judge Steve Livingston was honored by a host of family and friends at a retirement reception in... (Read more)

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