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April 2017

Homeland Art category winners announced at Chickasaw Celebration

April 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

On Tuesday April 18th, the Union County Heritage Museum and the Chickasaw Inkana Foundation, along with other partners presented Chickasaw Celebration, a program honoring the Chickasaw Nation’s history, culture and continuing influence upon North Mississippi, its sacred Homeland. As a part of the Chickasaw [More]

Board names Evans Superintendent of New Albany’s schools

April 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Board of Trustees of the New Albany School District has selected Lance Evans to serve as the district’s next superintendent, following a two-month search that began with employee and community meetings in February. Mr. Evans has been with New Albany School District for 12 years serving as the elementary [More]

The Chickasaw Nation: celebrating North Mississippi’s mighty heritage

April 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

If you live in North Mississippi, you live on ground that once belonged to, and was sacred to, the Chickasaws. The story of how we (meaning white people) came to possess their land is not a story of our country’s finest hour. But it is an oft-repeated story of exploration, conquest and expansion–manifest [More]

Something to think about for next Easter?

April 18, 2017 // 1 Comment

Albuquerque, New Mexico’s bomb squad found a “stressless” way to spend some down time and give a unique experience to the area’s blind children.  Now:  ticking eggs will become an “eggselent” annual community [More]

Clara Cocke, 94

April 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Clara Cocke (August 31, 1922 – April 17, 2017) New Albany – Rosie Clara Nadine Hamblin Cocke, 94, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017 at her residence. She was born August 31, 1922 in Union County to William Virgil Hamblin and Charity Young Hamblin. She was a retired Inspector for Lanier Clothing. She was the [More]

Hermie Gaye Fooshee Lee, 82

April 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hermie Gaye Fooshee Lee (September 9, 1934 – April 16, 2017)   New Albany-Hermie Gaye Fooshee Lee, 82, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017 at her residence. She was born September 9, 1934 to Brooks Brantley Fooshee and Annie Burchfield Fooshee in New Albany. She was a homemaker and a member of West Ingomar [More]

James Wayne “Jimmy” Ferguson, 76

April 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

James Wayne “Jimmy” Ferguson (April 30, 1940 – April 15, 2017)   No obituary found.   Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM Friday, April 21, 2017 at United Funeral Service with the funeral service following in the chapel. [More]

Chickasaw Celebration kicks off at museum, agenda announced

April 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Chickasaw Celebration begins today at 4 p.m. at the Union County Heritage Museum, 114 Cleveland Street. This is the program: Agenda   4:00 p.m.     Chickasaw Celebration Kick-Off               Jill Smith, Director                       [More]
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