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Paul Henry is named New Albany Middle School Principal

April 18, 2019 // 1 Comment

New Albany School District recently announced the hiring of Paul Henry as the New Albany Middle School Principal.  Henry brings several years of experience and success in education, coaching, and administration.  Most recently, Henry has served as an Assistant Principal at St. Martin Middle School in the Jackson [Continue Reading]

Three killed in Union County crash of business jet

April 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Union County crash of an older model business jet airplane killed three people late Saturday afternoon. Dead in the Union County crash were Tommy and Merline Nix, husband and wife, of Belmont, MS and Jarrod Holloway of Booneville. The crash came about 5 pm Saturday when the business jet disappeared from air [Continue Reading]

Museum Photography Contest: “Take a Hike in Yoknapatawpha”

April 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

“Take a Hike in Yoknapatawpha” is the theme of the photography contest and exhibit coming up this June at the Union County Heritage Museum. The contest is juried with cash awards in four categories. “We want people to get outside, enjoy nature and take great photographs,” said Jill Smith, Director of [Continue Reading]

Operation Ice Crusher: 33 arrests, charges, bonds “so far”

April 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany Police provided with information on 33 arrests, charges, bonds resulting from Operation Ice Crusher.  The information included 26 available photos. The operation began in the pre-dawn hours of April 11th, 2019. According to New Albany Police Chief Chris Robertson, there have been 33 arrests [Continue Reading]

Operation Ice Crusher targets 50, nets over 30 drug arrests

April 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Early Thursday morning in New Albany, about 60 officers from five different law enforcement agencies made over 30 arrests for drug related crimes. Known by the code name “Operation Ice Crusher,” the thoroughly planned roundup targeted 50 individuals for whom officers had arrest warrants in hand. Officers [Continue Reading]

Career & Technology Day, May 13, to include job fair

April 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

The New Albany School of Career & Technical Education is planning Career & Technology Day for May 13. This year plans are being made to add a job fair component to the event for New Albany High School juniors and seniors, as well as seniors from Union County Schools. The job fair will include opportunities to [Continue Reading]

Everyday Superheroes live in New Albany MS

April 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

First graders at New Albany Elementary School presented two performances of “Everyday Superheroes” on Friday, March 8. The program was about the qualities of everyday superheroes and how we all can be superheroes by exhibiting those qualities that we see in the heroes around us in our parents, first [Continue Reading]

2019 Home and Garden Show, Dancing Into Spring

April 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

Saturday, April 6, produced ideal weather for the 2019 Home and Garden Show in downtown New Albany. The temperature at midday was about 70 degrees, and there was plenty of sunshine. Bankhead Street between Court Street and Railroad Street was blocked off for the event and about 20 vendors displayed their wares. [Continue Reading]
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