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January 2016

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]

Heroic diver spends an hour freeing whale

January 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

Diver Cesar Espino spent an hour freeing a whale from fishing line. Saying that he felt sorry for the creature, he risked his life to free her. See the video at : Free the whale [More]

In Praise of Bird Dogs, Field Trials, & Gentlemen

January 25, 2016 // 4 Comments

Editor’s Note:  When arriving at Patterson Pointe Lodge, Steve Patterson’s home a couple of hundred yards up the hill from Sardis Lake in Panola County, you know immediately that the man loves bird dogs.  Two bird dog statues stand watch over the drive leading to the breezeway between the main house [More]

Career & Tech school names outstanding students

January 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

The following students have been selected as Outstanding Career & Technical Education students for the second nine weeks at the New Albany School of Career & Technical Education: (No Particular Order): Jessiana Smith, Marketing; Kaitlyn White, Oral & Electronic Communications; Mallory Neal, Health Science [More]

Republican Women to present program on Human Trafficking

January 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Human trafficking is a growing horror in the United States and the Union County Republican Women Club are offering the opportunity for people to become more educated and informed on this subject. It is a fact that there is someone new touched by this heinous crime everyday. In Mississippi, there was a reported [More]

American Idol contestant performs in New Albany

January 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

When your fan base turns out to hear you in sub-freezing weather, you must be doing something right. The Eisenhauer band returned to New Albany on Friday, January 22nd to perform concerts at the Cine and at the Basement. The band has been playing events in New Albany since 2014, and is a popular part of the New Albany [More]

Indoors, Outdoors: a catty tale of winter in New Albany

January 22, 2016 // 2 Comments

Once upon a time there was a house in New Albany, where Indoor (Lilly & Busty) and Outdoor (Jackie & Whitey) cousins lived lives of mutual, periodic dissatisfaction. The Indoor cousins never missed a chance to attempt escaping to the freedom of the outdoors, where adventure awaited them. The Outdoor cousins, [More]
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