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July 2017

The Art of the Possible: Time to stand and deliver

July 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

This spring’s New Albany municipal elections were characterized by a lot of money spent and a lot of promises made. Record sums were spent on signs and brochures and advertising. Much of the money came from the pockets of the candidates and their families, but considerable amounts of campaign money came from [More]

Reed’s Market tells date and time for New Albany opening

July 28, 2017 // 2 Comments

After many months of remodeling, new equipment installation and other preparation, Reed’s Market in New Albany has set a date and time for its opening. After months of hard work on the store and much community anticipation, on Friday afternoon, July 28th, owner Mike Reed told that the new modern [More]

Several horses seized and relocated, local man arrested

July 27, 2017 // 1 Comment

Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said that his deputies seized several horses Wednesday, July 26, from a location in eastern Union County. Edwards said his officers, acting on a court order, seized the animals. Michael Dancy, age 52, of the Alpine community was arrested on misdemeanor charges related to the neglect [More]

Baptist Union County hosts Back-to-School Health Fair

July 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., July 25, 2017 – Baptist MemorialHospital-Union Countywill host a free back-to-school health fair on Saturday, Aug. 5 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the hospital’s front lobby. The event, designed for newborns through age 12, will feature a host of free health screenings, health tips, safety [More]

Board of Supervisors’ July 24 meeting takes a new position

July 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

The most notable thing about the Union County Board of Supervisors’ July 24 meeting was that the meeting table was placed differently. The board meets in a large room on the east side of the Chancery Court (old library) building on Main Street behind the county courthouse. Its meeting table is at the north end [More]

Museum’s Art Challenge encourages “seeing” Faulkner’s work differently

July 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Museum’s Art Challenge sends artists To The Big Woods for inspiration  Area artists, take note of an art challenge. The Union County Heritage Museum is challenging area artists, calling for entries for the fourth annual juried Faulkner and Folk Art Exhibit. Cash awards will be given in three categories, [More]

Paul, Tester, and Kelly introduce plan to reduce red tape for farmers

July 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

From the office of U.S. Representative Trent Kelly: WASHINGTON – On July 19th,  U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D-MT), and U.S. Representative Trent Kelly (R-MS), introduced the Paperwork Reduction for Farmers Act to create a more efficient process for farmers applying for new H-2A [More]

Carlton S. Hall, 89

July 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Carlton S. Hall July 6, 1928 – July 22, 2017 New Albany-Carlton S. Hall, 89, passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany. He was born July 6, 1928 to Edgar Hannible Hall and Willie Mae Wilhite in Halltown. He was retired as Building Inspector for New Albany. He was former [More]

Popular Biscuits & Jam Market’s fans undeterred by heat

July 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Low humidity created comfortable conditions for those who turned out for the Biscuits and Jam Farmers Market, Saturday morning, July 22. Biscuits and Jam Farmers’ Market, late morning July 22. As always,  live entertainment was provided as people visited with one another and shopped for fresh fruits and [More]

Edith Bernedine “Bernie” Prawl, 85

July 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Edith Bernedine “Bernie” Prawl October 2, 1931 – July 20, 2017 Bernie Prawl New Albany- Edith Bernedine “Bernie” Gilmore Prawl, 85, died at Union County Rehabilitation Center from cancer on July 20, 2017. Bernie was born October 2, 1931, in Redding, California to Bernard and Ruth White Sechrist [More]
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