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February 2015

NA Students Compete in Skills USA Regional Competition

February 28, 2015 // 2 Comments

New Albany Career and Technical students competed in the Skills USA regional competition in Senatobia MS on February 10, 2015.  Pictured (front) Quiana Scott, 2nd place-Cabinetry; Standing l-r:  Kylin Beaty & Brandon Holt, 1st Place Team-Masonry; Austin Turner, Automotive Service; Chance Betts, 2nd [More]

Winter Falls into Union County

February 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

New Albany finally got some of the winter weather that had been predicted for several days when heavy snow started falling Wednesday afternoon, February 25, 2015. Three to four inches of snow had accumulated by 6 p.m., and relatively little snow fell in Union County after that time. The National Weather Service [More]

“Not Far Enough South”

February 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

After missing the forecasts for the past several days, the weather prognosticators finally hit the nail on the head. With the temperature hovering around 30 degrees, New Albany and the surrounding area saw its first real snowfall of the season, beginning around 1:30 PM on February 25th, 2015. Treacherous though it may [More]

BullPup Awards, February 17, 2015

February 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

The following students at New Albany Elementary School received the Bullpup Pride Recognition Award because of their positive behavior during the week of February 17.  Pictured in no particular order are:  Cieara Earl, Tiffany Hall, Lauren Hobson, Jessie Nicholson, Caroline Speck, Katie Evans, Rylie Ozbirn, Conner [More]

Bullpup Pride Recognition Awards February 9, 2015

February 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

  Landon Russel, Jackie Guerrero, Kiara Bailey, Delilah Roberts, Bethany Robinson, Victoria Rutherford, Mickey Woods, Tiffany Hall, Emmanuel Chevez, Aleigha Knox, Trinity Zihlman, Anyha Foster, Kaleigh Frazier, Coraima Tellez, Kevin Hernandez, Nayeli Pech, Caralina Treadaway, Kara Morrisson, Jesus Padraza, [More]

2015 New Albany Home & Garden Show Announced

February 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

NATIONAL SPEAKERS & ANTIQUE TRACTOR SHOW TO HEADLINE NEW ALBANY HOME & GARDEN SHOW, APRIL 10 – 11, NEW ALBANY   The Union County Master Gardeners are getting ready for the seventh annual home & garden show, to be held at the Union County Fairgrounds, on April 10th and 11th.  This year’s theme [More]

Mississippi Burned, Again

February 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Webmaster’s note:  The story below was published last fall by the non-profit Kaiser Family Foundation. It was republished in this abbreviated form by The Atlantic and by Poltico, but, as far as we know, is the first Mississippi news organization to run it. To our knowledge, no Mississippi print [More]

Current Qualifiers for August 2015 Primary

February 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

The office of Union County Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford has furnished with the following list of candidates who have qualified to run for Union County offices in the Mississippi primary election, to be held August 4, 2015. CIRCUIT CLERK DEMOCRAT Phyllis Stanford CHANCERY CLERK DEMOCRAT Andrea Laher [More]

City Board of Aldermen Meeting, February 2015

February 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Police Department personnel matters and condemnation and demolition of dilapidated houses were among the matters discussed during the Tuesday evening meeting of the New Albany Board of Aldermen. During the February 3rd meeting at city hall Police Chief Chris Robertson and Fire Chief Steve Coker told the board they [More]

Tanglefoot Trail: A Quick Tour

February 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

In October of 2013, the Tanglefoot Trail, Mississippi’s longest rail-trail, celebrated its official opening with ceremonies at the trail head in New Albany, Mississippi. The trail winds peacefully through 44.5 miles of the Appalachian Mountains foothills of Northeast Mississippi along the former corridor of Col. [More]