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May 2016

Free Music Alert! New Albany to have free concerts every weekend this summer!

May 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, Mississippi- What’s happening? This year New Albany was one of only 15 communities nationwide to win a Levitt AMP grant that will bring a 10-week music series to the Park Along the River in downtown.  Along with support from the city, Main Street Association, sponsors like Sugarees Bakery, A2H [More]

Memorial Day thoughts about coins on gravestones

May 30, 2016 // 1 Comment

Memorials and remembrances are very personal things. My father has been dead for over twenty years.  I still miss him–sometimes acutely, such as whenever a children’s choir is singing or at Christmas or whenever I drive past what looks to be the “perfect” fishing lake. Something for [More]

Union Co. Republican Women’s club meeting, May 23rd

May 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Mississippi Supreme Court Justice James Maxwell spoke to the Union County Republican Women’s club monthly meeting on May 23. Judge Maxwell presented an overview of the court system in Mississippi and took questions from the group. Also speaking was Hunter Foster a student at Mississippi College and chairman of the [More]

Microbrewery goes from garbage to good news

May 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Saltwater Brewery in Florida has found a way to use its “leftovers” to benefit marine life. Click the link to see what can be done with a little wheat and barley. See: It starts with garbage. [More]

New Albany drug round-up takes 26 people into custody

May 24, 2016 // 2 Comments

New Albany, Mississippi- received the following information from Chris Robertson, New Albany’s Chief of Police at 2:30 PM on May 24, 2016, about people taken into custody in a drug round-up. Chief Robinson states: “These are the 26 people we have arrested, along with their charges, and bond [More]

First Aurora Prize awarded to woman who saved 30,000 children

May 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

During the brutal Burundi civil war which claimed 300,000 lives, Marguerite Barankitse risked her own life to rescue around 30,000 children from persecution. Click to see how she won the one million dollar prize, and what she will do with it: A refuge for all   [More]

Little Tallahatchie River bridges’ work impedes Union Co. traffic

May 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, Mississippi– Work on two of the bridges that cross the Little Tallahatchie River in Union County continues to impede motor vehicle traffic. We’ve found no one thus far who can tell us exactly how many bridges cross the Little Tallahatchie as it twists and meanders its way in a roughly [More]

New drug dramatically increases advanced melanoma survival rate

May 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

A new drug therapy has raised the survival rate for advanced melanoma from its historic 1% rate to a remarkable survival rate of 40%. This is wonderful news for those who suffer from this cancer which previously had a survival rate of less than one year. See: still challenging, but definitely more hopeful.   [More]

David Masters opinion: “Look to the important things in life.”

May 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, Mississippi– The rules and regulations and positively inane and asinine “good intentions” and the abject results of bureaucratic entities are unlimited, nor produce any fine results or any remorse or any concerns about any of the frustrations and positively hurtful outcomes caused by [More]
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