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November 2016

Shirley Faye Jones Blackard, 73

November 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Shirley Faye Jones Blackard New Albany – Shirley Faye Blackard, 73, born September 15, 1943 to the late Jack and Ruby Jones, went home to be with the Lord November 30, 2016. She was a loving Christian wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who loved spending time with her family, tending to her [More]

MS Supreme Court runoff election produces light local turnout

November 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS– Desoto County Circuit Judge Bobby Chamberlin trounced Columbus attorney John Brady in the November 29th runoff race for the Northern District seat on the Mississippi Supreme Court. Bobby Chamberlin, newly elected to MS Supreme Court in runoff election Compete unofficial results showed Chamberlin [More]

Myrtle will begin the holiday season with Christmas Parade

November 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Town of Myrtle Mississippi will begin the 2016 Christmas celebration with the 3rd annual Christmas Parade at 6pm Friday, December 2*. So, if you (or your kids) are still wanting to participate in a parade, or see Santa arrive in the area, you will have another oppontunity in Myrtle. 2014 Myrtle parade Lineup will [More]

Christmas parade canceled due to weather

November 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

From the Tallahatchie River Players: Hello all, Sad news, but due to the rain and storms possibly to begin about line up and parade time, the decision has been made to cancel the parade this year. Myrtle will have their parade Friday night, so please check with the town hall there. We hope to see you next [More]

Silhouette artist, Santa, snacks at museum Christmas event

November 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Art of the Silhouette is an old one, dating back to the early 1700s. A unique opportunity to see this craftsmanship in action will be available at the Union County Heritage Museum on Saturday, Dec. 10, at the annual Christmas event with Santa. This year Sarah Rick, Silhouette artist from the Mississippi Craftsman [More]

After eight decades, he’s still going strong!

November 29, 2016 // 1 Comment

New Albany, MS– Watch him move, or talk with him long enough to experience how his mind works, and you’ll guess he’s maybe 60 years old at most. Actually, he is 80 years old today. He still moves very quickly and thinks even faster. Joe Wilson was born to Sam and Julia Wilson in New Albany, November [More]

New Albany girl reported missing November 27/UPDATED

November 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS– Update: November 28, 2016, 6:45 PM: New Albany Police Chief Chris Robertson has informed that Amanda Dees has been located. She was taken custody at 6:30 pm and will be turned over to her parents and Department of Human services. Dees was found in Tippah County. Chief Robertson [More]

New Albany Christmas parade postponed due to weather

November 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Good morning everyone, The decision has been made that the parade will be tomorrow night due to the threat of storms tonight starting around parade time. Tuesday is the rain day. Unfortunately, if we have to cancel out on Tuesday, it will be next year for the next New Albany parade. We understand that some entries may [More]

Union County Leadership Adademy graduates 2016 class

November 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Union County Development Association (UCDA), acknowledging the need to identify and develop local leaders in order to continue to improving Union County’s lifestyle, supports the Union County Leadership Academy (UCLA). The purpose is to sharpen leadership skills and community awareness, with the hope that [More]
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