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January 2016

Luncheon with Books to review Washington book for Presidents’ Day

January 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

In honor of President’s Day Linda Everett will review Flora Fraser’s book The Washingtons:  George and Martha, “Join’d by Friendship Crown’d by Love”  for New Albany’s Luncheon with books Tuesday, February 16, at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library. A light luncheon will be [More]

UFO over New Albany Tuesday afternoon? UPDATED

January 30, 2016 // 2 Comments

UPDATE:  Those readers who commented on our website or facebook page suggesting that the “UFO” is related to reflected lighting were, of course, correct. Investigation proved that the object was the reflection of a fluorescent light fixture in the Waffle House, through whose window the sunset photo was [More]

Midnight, the lucky black cat, picks a forever family

January 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

The kitten ran into traffic and jumped into the wheel well of Geraldine Cassone’s car as she was stopped at a red light in New York City. Imagine what happened when she blocked NYC traffic, afraid of injuring the kitten if she moved her car. Follow the link to get the story: To serve and [More]

NAHS Reading Fair winners

January 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

The New Albany High School Reading Fair was held on Wednesday, January 20.  First place winners will advance to the Regional Reading Fair to be held at Lafayette County High School.  School winners are as follows:                   Individual Non-fiction Category winners [More]

Jack Reed, Sr., 1924-2016

January 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Many have observed that the best, most qualified people don’t run for top public offices. A look at the field of Democrat and Republican pygmies squabbling and preening in this year’s presidential race seems ample proof of that opinion. I am only one of thousands of Americans to complain during the last 30 [More]

Rescued lions find a good news haven

January 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

How do you go about finding  a home for 33 lions freed from 10 circuses? Especially when many lack survival skills and some are declawed or old or missing teeth. Click to see how Animal Defenders International (ADI) rose to the challenge to find: The Perfect Place.  And remember the name of this group when doling [More]

Human trafficking program attracts 75 to Cine’

January 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

“Around the world, 27-million people are held in bondage,” according to a speaker Monday night at the  Magnolia Civic Center in New Albany. About 75 people heard Kathy Brummett, a speaker from DeSoto County, give a presentation about the alarming extent of human trafficking in the world and in the United [More]

Foundation created for 76 with ties to 9-11 is good news

January 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

On Sept. 11, 2001, 66 men and women who worked for the investment banking firm Sandler O’Neill & Partners on the 104th floor in the World Trade Center lost their lives. What good news will come to 76 people after this act of terrorism? See : When it really counted; a moment in time to stand up.     [More]

Union County Supervisors’ meeting, January 25, 2016

January 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Union County Board of Supervisors’ meetings may not be the most efficient I have ever witnessed, but they are certainly close. The Supervisors took just 17 minutes to work through a 15-item agenda at its Monday, January 25th meeting. Last week’s county board meeting took only 31 minutes. In a previous [More]

Union County Democrats to caucus February 13, 2016

January 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

Democratic precinct caucuses will be conducted at every Union County voting precinct Saturday, February 13, 2016, at 9:30 AM in order to elect delegates and alternates to the Union County Democratic convention. All registered democratic voters should report to their precinct voting locations. For more information call [More]
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