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December 2015

Chances of survival in emergency are better in Union County

December 15, 2015 // 1 Comment

If you are seriously ill or are injured, your chances of survival in Union County may be better than in any rural county in America. The reason is simple: quick access to emergency medical care. Baptist Union County’s new emergency room was completed in July, 2014, at a cost of $12-million. The facility has seen [More]

Wow! Lots of good news flying around in small packages.

December 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

There is nothing unusual about fur flying at an ice hockey game. But bear fur? Fans of the Calgary Hitmen, a junior hockey league team, set a new record for throwing items on the ice after their team scored its first goal in the game on Sunday, December 6th. Click here to see the story and video of: Bear with us while [More]

A stranger gives good news to a charity for the blind

December 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Donald Sirkin, of Seattle, left $125 million to a charity that helps the blind. Lighthouse for the Blind was stunned because they had never heard of the donor while he was alive. Click to learn the poignant reason behind the donation: What a home tour [More]

Good news from China for American conservationists

December 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Jack Ma, the Chinese multi-billionaire behind online shopping giant Alibaba has purchased 28,000 acres of American wilderness in the Adirondack Mountains. Ma, China’s richest citizen, is a noted conservationist, and plans to turn the land into a wildlife sanctuary, protecting its timber and water from logging [More]

Santa for the young and young at heart

December 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Northside Historic Garden Club brought Santa to the Union County Heritage Museum on Saturday, December 12th. This annual event is a favorite with Union County families, who came to browse the museum shop, view the 175th anniversary photo exhibit about the Town of New Albany, enjoy a free snack and, of course, [More]

Christmas in Cotton Plant

December 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Christmas in Cotton Plant is a local Christmas Holiday tradition for many families. With the purchase several years ago of an inflatable Grinch, an “obsession-collection” was begun. Christy and Steven Paul were not satisfied with a display of lights…they wanted a 3-d look. They are now the owners of [More]

It’s about time Congress gave us this good news

December 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

After a decade of inaction, Congress finally delivers long-term national funding for roads, bridges, and mass transit. Every segment of our transportation infrastructure is in danger. Click to see what Congress has done to address the problem: Fixing the Infrastructure   [More]

FBI: No charges recommended against White in Ole Miss arrest incident

December 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

The FBI says blows struck during an arrest at an Ole Miss football game will result in no action against New Albany policeman Brock White. Tony Farese, an attorney for White say he has been informed that the FBI will recommend no action against White related to an incident during which White struck Ole Miss fan Chris [More]

Authorities identify pedestrian killed on I-22 in New Albany /Updated

December 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Authorities have identified the pedestrian struck and killed about 10 p.m. Tuesday night, Dec. 8th, on Interstate-22 as Terry Biggs. Biggs, a 55-year-old African-American male, is believed to be a local resident. He was struck by multiple vehicles while walking on the traffic lanes of I-22, near the New Albany [More]
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