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Hello again, ‘Clerance’ old friend.

May 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

         Some things just work out so that everyone gets a piece of what they want. In politics, it’s called compromise; in city management it’s often called historic preservation and/or repurposing. In both cases, it arises from a commitment to doing what is best for the community being served.     [Continue Reading]

New Albany says good-bye, all in a morning’s work

May 6, 2015 // 5 Comments

A railroad bridge in downtown New Albany, believed to have been built more than 100 years ago, was removed in one piece Wednesday  morning, May 6. The bridge formerly carried trains of the old Ship Island, Ripley and Kentucky Railroad, a company originally chartered as the Ripley Railroad in 1874 by Colonel William [Continue Reading]

Faulkner in New Albany, Part One

March 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

     Dead 53 years and born 118 years ago, William Faulkner is second only to Elvis when it comes to famous Mississippians. But in New Albany Faulkner still ranks as the undisputed number one favorite son; no close seconds. Jill Smith, director of the Union County Heritage Museum     New Albany has drawn [Continue Reading]

Share Your Historical Articles with the Community

January 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Readers are encouraged to submit historical documents to share with the community to Historical pictures of New Albany, Union County Historical pictures of your family Newspaper or magazine articles of special interest to you or the community and more Send us any family news you would like to share [Continue Reading]
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