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August 2016

Some things are just meant to be

August 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

How does a street dog get from Buenos Aires to Germany? It helps if he knows a good thing when he sees it–and even when he didn’t see [More]

Crime stories updates

August 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- has received additional information about two local crime stories posted within the last several days: ARMED ROBBERY OF TRIO SALES: Two additional persons have been arrested in connection with the armed robbery of the Trio Sales store on August 23rd. New Albany Police Department (NAPD) [More]

New Albany students prepare for MS BEST Robotics competition

August 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

  New Albany, MS- Several students from both New Albany Middle School and New Albany High School will be meeting over the next five weeks, during and after school, to prepare for the MS BEST Robotics competition. Students will work as a group on robot building, programming, and marketing presentation. Mississippi [More]

SkyWatcher alert for Saturday, August 27, 2016

August 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

With local skies in the New Albany area forecast to be “mostly clear” tomorrow evening, local skywatchers have a good chance of seeing a significant cosmic event. Just before sunset, Venus and Jupiter will be visible low in the western horizon. They will not be this close again until November of 2065, 49 [More]

Community Rummage Sale to benefit area Humane Society

August 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Union County Humane Society is having a Community Rummage Sale September 3rd, 7 am to 2 pm at the Old Bankhead Flower Shop parking lot on Hwy 15. All proceeds go to our non-profit to help with vet expenses and to go towards our building fund. We are still accepting donations for the sale as well. Right now we have [More]

Faulkner & Folk Art entry deadline drawing near

August 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

“. . .in August in Mississippi there’s a few days somewhere about the middle of the month when suddenly there’s a foretaste of fall, it’s cool, there’s a lambence, a soft, a luminous quality to the light, as though it came not from just today but from back in the old classic times. …It lasts just for a [More]

Louisiana relief truck

August 24, 2016 // 1 Comment

New Albany, MS- Editor’s note: received this information from one of the sponsors of the Union County effort to fill a truck with needed supplies for the flood victims of Southeast Louisiana. The people of Union County gave generously of their time, effort and money to assist those in need. The [More]

Time to build a decent road to the “front door” of Baptist Hospital

August 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- It’s a street 20 feet wide (or less) and six-tenths of a mile long and designed to meet traffic conditions of 75 years ago. Relative to its importance to the health and well-being of every person in New Albany and Union County and thousands  in adjacent counties, it is simply the worst section [More]

Shooting in Myrtle under investigation/ UPDATED 8-24-2016

August 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- UPDATED 8-24-2016: Early on the morning of Wednesday, August 24, 2016, the Union County Sheriff’s Department arrested a Myrtle, MS woman in a shooting incident of about 5:20 PM the previous evening. The shooting incident, which occurred on North St. in Myrtle, sent a man to The Med in Memphis [More]
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