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January 2015

Men and Their Toys

January 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Chancery Court Judge Talmadge Littlejohn and his grandson Gray took a close look at a railroad locomotive in downtown New Albany on a pleasant day in late January, 2015. Railroads have played an important part in the history and development of New Albany. The tracks of the BNSF Railroad and the Ripley and New Albany [More]

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Readers are encouraged to submit historical documents to share with the community to Historical pictures of New Albany, Union County Historical pictures of your family Newspaper or magazine articles of special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 [More]

Beautiful Tishomingo State Park is a Quick Trip

January 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

On Halloween weekend I joined my sister, Kim, and two friends for a girls’ trip to Tishomingo State Park. I met Kim in Tupelo and we drove about 40 miles up the scenic Natchez Trace to the park, recounting our hectic last few weeks and reinforcing our plan to make this a ‘pajamas only’ weekend. The [More]

The DIM Prize to be Awarded McDaniel?

January 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Is there Dim Prize? Two old men in New York bought Chris McDaniel $17-million worth of name recognition, a huge gift of political capital. By whatever tactics, fair or not, Cochran thumped him.The Koch Brothers then took their losses, cut off the money and lived to fight another day. But not their boy Chris. No [More]

Stan the Man

January 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

I met Stan Musial once at Sportsman’s Park on Grand Avenue; had to have been 1957 or 1958, when I was nine or ten years old. The Cardinals were playing the Braves, then still sojourning in Milwaukee. Warren Spahn pitched for the Braves, striking Stan out twice and beating the Redbirds. My dad and I had front row [More]

UPSTAGE Plans Monthly Events

January 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Upstage” is made up of NAHS students who are involved in the after school enrichment program that is funded by the 21st Century grant. Students in “Upstage” meet three days a week after school with their peers, faculty and guest speakers from the community to learn about entertainment production. Students plan [More]