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April 2015

NAES Bullpup Pride award winners for April 20th

April 29, 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 April 20.  Pictured in no particular order are:  Landon Dallas, Cassandra Espinosa, Alika Montufar, Andrea Vargas, Mia Murillo, Alyssa Garcia, Malycia Braxton, [Continue Reading]

First District Congressional hopefuls to debate May 5th

April 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

The geographic distribution of candidates and voters is an interesting facet of the special election to replace the late Congressman Alan Nunnelee. Multiple candidates from two counties in the district, and no candidate at all from the more heavily populated western part of the district, is noteworthy. The fact that [Continue Reading]

Kindergarten & Pre-K registration is ongoing at NAES

April 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Kindergarten – Students enrolling in Kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2015.  Please bring the following information: Birth Certificate, Social Security Card, and Immunization Record (Form#121).  Immunization record should be marked “complete for school”. Pre-K – [Continue Reading]

UCDA annual banquet held Monday night in New Albany

April 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Good food, good music, good speakers, a few laughs —  it was all there at the UCDA annual meeting. It may be a trite saying, but a really ‘good time was had by all.’ The Union County Development Association Annual Banquet was Monday night, April 27th, at the New Albany Middle School cafeteria. [Continue Reading]

“Farm-to-table” dinner to feature locally sourced foods

April 27, 2015 // 1 Comment

NEW ALBANY, MISS. – New Albany’s first “farm-to-table” dinner will take place on Friday, May 22 to open both the New Albany Farmer’s Market and the Down from the Hills Bluegrass Festival, which has moved from the fairgrounds to downtown this year. The meal will be prepared by Chef John Stokes, an Oxford [Continue Reading]

First District Congressional debate to be in New Albany

April 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

The election to fill the First District Congressional seat is only a couple of weeks away, and it’s hard to discern a clear leader in the race. The non-partisan race to fill the seat vacated by Congressman Alan Nunnelee’s February 6th death has drawn 13 candidates. Although candidates will not be listed [Continue Reading]

UNITE announces 2015 grants and honors volunteers

April 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Sixteen Union County organizations received grants totaling more than $20,000 at the annual UNITE awards dinner Thursday night, April 23rd. UNITE (Union County/New Albany Initiative to Excel) was established in 2002. The foundation’s purpose is “to improve the quality of life for individuals in Union [Continue Reading]

New Albany named one of 10 most beautiful towns in MS

April 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

 A website called The Culture Trip publishes essays and lists of “the top 5” or “the top 10” or “the Top 12” places or objects or events from around the world. Examples: “Top 10 Reasons Why Tel Aviv is for Lovers” or “Top 10 Must-Watch Modern Russian Films” [Continue Reading]

NAES lists Bullpup Pride awards for April 13

April 23, 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 April 13. Pictured in no particular order are:  Latterian Cameron,Gracie Mason, Natalie Creekmore, Micalynn Cameron, Jakeria Jackson, Brayden Lumpkin, Jennifer [Continue Reading]

Mary Jennifer Russell joins ranks of effective local volunteers

April 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

Several years ago a woman in a small, nearby Mississippi city relied heavily on volunteer workers in her effort to start a valuable program for her city. For whatever reason it didn’t work, and she sarcastically complained, “Volunteers fly off the face of the earth.” While it is no doubt true that [Continue Reading]
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