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November 2015

Good health care news locally. Bad news statewide.

November 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

“The dedicated and caring staff and our strong physician partners are the keys to service excellence.”      -Walter Grace, CEO and Administrator Baptist Hospital Union County There’s good news and bad news. The good news: Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County did not make the “bad [More]

Micro-homes are good news for Nashville homeless

November 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

Sixty square feet with roof, heat and electricity makes one man jump for joy. Rev. Jeff Carr, of Green Street Church of Christ in Nashville, will do whatever it takes to bring his idea for helping the homeless to fruition. See what lengths he went to to bring about his dream in: Micro-home village of [More]

True love in a Dallas Pet Smart is good news for man and dog

November 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

A perfect match was made between a scared little Chihuahua named Coco, and a 90 year oldWorld War II veteran who’d come by looking for a furry sweetheart to keep him company. And by the way, “Hurrah” for Pet Smart and their support of shelter animals! Check out this sweet story to see The instant [More]

Haven’t voted in Levitt AMP? Now’s the time!

November 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

With about ten days left in the voting period, New Albany is currently in 6th place in the Levitt AMP grant competition. This competition will award 15 grants of $20,000 to 15 winning communities to support free music concerts. There are 40 entrants in the running at this time, with New Albany being the smallest [More]

Myrtle’s first Tree of Hope is accepting toys for children

November 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Well, Here We Go Again! Yes, Music at the Tracks is at it again.  After bringing the first music and arts & craft show to Myrtle 6 years ago and after bringing Myrtle’s first movie in the park, Movies and Moonbeams 5 years ago, Myrtle’s first Trunk or Treat 5 years ago, creating a fun and safe environment on [More]

Good news from California comes via Prank it Forward

November 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Sherri Stankewitz gave up her career and moved into a garage in order to be able to run a shelter for homeless dogs. She was recently “victimized” by the very best kind of prank imaginable, and all of her doggie dreams came true.     [More]

Virginia’s good news: all veterans have homes!

November 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Virginia has become the first state in the U.S. to be certified as effectively ending homelessness among military veterans. This program has found homes for 1432 vets since it began in October 2014. Check out this story to see what Virginia’s 2017 goal is, now that they have provided a home for every veteran [More]

Union Co. Master Gardeners install new officers

November 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Union County Master Gardeners honored outgoing officers and installed new ones at a dinner meeting Tuesday, Nov. 17th. Outgoing President Pat James presided at the meeting, which was attended by about 60 members of the gardening club and their guests. Pat James was honored as he stepped down as president of the [More]

The Islamic-Christian conflict, Part I: the first 1300 years

November 17, 2015 // 2 Comments

“The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done, is what shall be done; and there is nothing new under the sun.” Ecclesiastes 1:9 That which is happening in the Middle East in 2015 is what was happening in the Middle East 14 centuries ago. That which happened in Europe last [More]

Dean Provence Endowment awards announced

November 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Dean Provence Endowment for Excellence in Education Board has announced the allocation of funds totaling nearly $8,200 to teachers in the New Albany School District (NASD). In an effort to maximize the effectiveness of the awards, this year grants were directed to New Albany Middle School and New Albany High [More]
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