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Harris Named 2019 STAR Student at New Albany High School

April 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

Hannah Harris has been named STAR Student for the 2018-2019 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) M. B. Swayze Foundation, sponsor of the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program. Established by the Mississippi Economic Council in 1965, the purpose of the STAR program is to recognize [Continue Reading]

Suspected drive-by shooter arrested quickly in New Albany

April 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

Less than 45 minutes after Tuesday’s drive-by shooting at the New Albany KFC, a sharp-eyed Union County deputy sheriff caught the suspected drive-by shooter within the New Albany city limits. A few minutes after the shooting the New Albany Police Department (NAPD) put out a BOLO (“be on look out”) alert for the [Continue Reading]

Drive-by shooting at KFC restaurant in New Albany/UPDATED

April 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

There were no reported injuries in a drive-by shooting incident about 3 PM Tuesday afternoon at the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in New Albany. A motorist reportedly fired from a motor vehicle on Chrystal Plaza Dr. at someone walking across the KFC parking lot. Chrystal Plaza Dr. is on the east side of the KFC [Continue Reading]

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]
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