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May 2015

Imperfect American politicians: babies and bathwater?

May 31, 2015 // 1 Comment

“…the haunting fear that someone, somewhere may be happy” Senator Cochran’s marriage last week to Kay Webber revived gossip about whether their relationship before his wife’s death had offended Puritan sensibilities. Cochran lost consortium with his wife at least a decade and a half [More]

Duke TIP program enrolls NAES 4th-5th graders

May 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

Children with advanced intellectual and academic abilities continually perplex and challenge educators and parents, and schools may not have the resources and staff to adequately provide for the academic challenges, and social and emotional support that gifted children require. For these reasons, Duke TIP is committed [More]

NAES fourth grade Accelerated Reading honors

May 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

New Albany Elementary School recently honored the following fourth grade students for their success in the Accelerated Reading program during the 3rd 9 Weeks:       500 Point Club John Stacks           400 Point Club Peyton Rodgers          150 Point Club Pablo Garcia             [More]

Summer Food Service Program at NAMS

May 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.  Meals will be provided to all children (up to 18 years of age) without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal [More]

Thad Cochran and his judges

May 29, 2015 // 3 Comments

Saturday, May 23, Senator Thad Cochran, age 77, married Kay Webber, age 77, a long-time aide and friend of his family. Cochran’s wife of 50 years died in December 2014, after years in a care facility suffering from dementia. Last year Cochran’s political opponents accused him of having an affair with [More]

NAHS Subject area awards are announced

May 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

 New Albany High School Subject Area Awards 2015:         ENGLISH 9                                                                                       London Erby   ACCELERATED ENGLISH 9         [More]

Immunization Required for 7th Grade Entry 2015

May 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

 The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) requires the Tdap vaccination for all students entering 7th grade each fall.  This requirement began during the 2012-2013 school year.   The Tdap vaccine (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis) had previously been a recommended vaccination for this age group [More]

NAHS awards and scholarships announced

May 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

The following awards and scholarships were presented at the Awards Ceremony held at New Albany High School on Monday, May 11.   United States Army Payton Tyra & Tevin Bradley   United States Marines Eric Gaston   Mississippi National Guard Toyneshia Taylor & Joshnae Tucker   BNA Bank [More]

Emerald Home Furnishings Locating Operations in New Albany, Miss.

May 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

  About 100 people braved  heavy rains and a tornado watch in New Albany  Wednesday afternoon, May 27, to attend a meeting under an open tent.   State and local officials and many  business people came to hear the announcement of a substantial new manufacturing employer locating here. Emerald Home [More]

MS Bluegrass Championship 2015 competition winners

May 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Competitors in the 2015 Down From the Hills  Mississippi Bluegrass Championships came from Kentucky, Illinois, Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi this year. Great Spring weather and a good crowd made for a good day for the event, which was held at the Park Along the River in New Albany, Mississippi.   Old Time [More]
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