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June 2017

Cagle receives Taylor Moore Scholarship at NAHS

June 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sam Cagle was awarded the Taylor Moore Memorial Scholarship at the New Albany High School graduation ceremony on May 19, 2017.  The $5,000 competitive scholarship is given each year to a deserving NAHS student who plans to attend college in Mississippi.  The scholarship selection process includes criteria relating [Continue Reading]

Holly Webb appointed deputy circuit clerk for Union County

June 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Union County Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford has appointed a new deputy circuit clerk in her office. Holly Webb has been appointed to replace Lauren Hatton, who resigned to take private sector employment. Webb is a graduate of North Pontotoc High School and attended Itawamba Community College. She was previously [Continue Reading]

“Ann” Annie Bea Tanner Collins, 79

June 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

“Ann” Annie Bea Tanner Collins 9September 7, 1937 – June 15, 20170 Annie Bea Tanner Collins, 79, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo. She was born September 7, 1937 in Union County to Sam and Edna Thomas Tanner. She had formerly worked as a secretary for Century [Continue Reading]

Bert Roy Jennings Jr., 91

June 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Bert Roy Jennings, Jr. (September 24, 1926 – June 14, 2017) Born September 24,1926, in the Cotton Plant community of north Mississippi; died June 14, 2017 in Fairhope, AL. Mr. Jennings was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Eileen Clark Jennings, and also by his daughter, Brenda Elizabeth Jennings. Bert [Continue Reading]

James “Jimmy” Edward Howell, 60

June 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

James “Jimmy” Edward Howell (November 12, 1956 – June 14, 2017) Jimmy Howell, age 60, died, Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was born in New Albany on November 12, 1956, the son of Walter Darden and Mary Evelyn Froman Howell. Jimmy had been a self employed mechanic [Continue Reading]

More arts, new events added to New Albany Freedom Fest

June 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

According to organizers, New Albany’s Freedom Celebration, taking place on Saturday, June 24, will have more arts this year than last. So far, around fifty vendors have registered to sell items like handmade jewelry, soaps and furniture, rustic teak furniture, vintage signs, leather goods and more at the Arts in the [Continue Reading]

East Union competes in National TRAC™ Bridge Building Challenge

June 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Jackson, Miss. – Six student teams from Mississippi recently competed in the National Transportation and Civil Engineering (TRAC™) Bridge Building Challenge at the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Spring Meeting in Portland, Maine. A record number 18 teams competed this year. [Continue Reading]

NAHS Passionate People series to focus on variety of interests

June 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

This summer New Albany High School planned sessions entitled “Passionate People” as part of its 21st Century Community Learning Center’s summer programming.   Through this youth development and character education series, middle and high school students are exposed to people who are passionate about [Continue Reading]
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