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March 2016

Myrtle’s annual “Music at the Tracks” to be April 16th

March 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Myrtle’s 7th annual “Music at the Tracks” festival will be Saturday, April 16, 2016. This event takes place in the C.J. Myers Park, aka the walking track, at 1032 Church St. Come prepared for great food, fellowship, fun, and lots of live music. In conjunction with the festival, there will be a Cody [More]

Supervisors meet twice: keep bridge projects moving

March 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Union County Board of Supervisors met twice this week, their regular meeting on Monday, Mar. 28 and again the following day. Work on the new bridge on Martintown Road made the second meeting Tuesday necessary. Engineers told the supervisors Monday morning that the contractor on the bridge project had struck rock [More]

“Not all those who wander are lost”

March 28, 2016 // 3 Comments

“Oh my name it is nothin;  My age it means less.  The country I come from Is called the Midwest.”  — Bob Dylan He rode into Union County Saturday on a little dark bay mare about 14 hands high. She still had some of her rough winter coat. He said he had left California December 23rd and is headed [More]

Union County Humane Society to hold Chinese Auction fundraising event

March 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Want to have a fun night out and win great prizes? Come to our Chinese Auction! The Union County Humane Society is having their first annual UCHS Chinese Auction (Raffle) on April 16th, 2016! The auction will be held at the Family Life Center behind First Baptist Church in New Albany, MS from 5 p.m.- 8 p.m. At 7 p.m. [More]

Tears of joy are the reward for student’s sacrifice

March 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

In this time when ‘immediate gratification’ is the accepted rule of behavior, it is good news to know that some still understand the concept of  ‘delayed satisfaction’. College student Stefun Darts has sacrificed his own personal pleasure for years in order to give a great gift of love. [More]

Daytripping: New Albany to Como, Mississippi

March 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

Our annual sisters’ trip to the beach having been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control, the four “Loonan girls” were looking around for a closer location suitable for at least a long weekend get-away. We enjoy having some time away, just the four of us, to recharge our [More]

Nala is very welcome good news at her nursing home

March 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

Sweet little Nala washed out in her first try at being a therapy dog, but she has certainly redeemed herself at her new location. All the residents of her 4-story Minnesota nursing home think she is an angel.  As she goes about her rounds, and they know that: she is here for a [More]

Scholar-Athlete Katie Davis wins NAHS’s first Lindy Callahan Scholarship

March 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany’s Katie Davis has been named a winner in this year’s Lindy Callahan Scholarship competition–the first ever New Albany High School student to achieve this prestigious honor. Winners were announced on the Mississippi High School Activities Association’s (MSHAA) website during the [More]

“Well, I Reckon…” answers inquiry about Martintown Rd. bridge

March 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Reader Brant Robbins asked the FB page for information regarding the expected completion of the new bridge under construction on Union County’s Martintown Road. The following information is given in answer to his inquiry. Load of steel I-beams to be used for new bridge pilings arrived Wednesday [More]

Supervisors’ March 21st meeting: tip of the iceberg

March 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

On March 14, 2016, the Monday morning meeting of the Union County Board of Supervisors lasted eight minutes. Monday morning this week, March 21st,  they finished their business in five minutes. And five minutes was plenty of time. Members of Mississippi Boards of Supervisors typically put in considerably more than 40 [More]
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