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July 2017

Dining options continue to increase in New Albany

July 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Dining options in New Albany, MS, continue to increase. With the opening of The Rainey and the re-opening of Latham’s Hamburger Inn, New Albany now has two more reasons to come visit its historic downtown. With these new additions, New Albany has a total of nine restaurants within walking disstance of one [More]

Kevin Scott Herod, 46

July 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Kevin Scott Herod (July 17, 1971 – July 13, 2017) Kevin Scott Herod, 46, died Thursday, July 13, 2017 at his residence. He was born February 17, 1971 in Tupelo, MS to Phyllis White Herod and the late George W. Herod, Jr. He had worked in a machine shop and was a truck driver. Funeral services will be 2:00p.m. [More]

Two from New Albany attend Culinary Boot Camp

July 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mikael-Olivia Knowlton, a rising senior and a culinary arts student, at New Albany High School, attended a Culinary Boot Camp at Ocean Springs High School June 19-22.  Top performing ProStart high school culinary students from across the state attended the intensive training program that exposed them to various [More]

Oleta M. Perkinson Shiverdecker, 93

July 12, 2017 // 2 Comments

Oleta Perkinson Shiverdecker (June 11, 1924 – July 5, 2017)   Oleta Margaret Perkinson Shiverdecker, died Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in New Albany, Mississippi. She was 93 years old. She was born June 11, 1924, in Wellsville, Montgomery County, Missouri, but raised from infancy in the Toledo community of [More]

Summer Reading Project Workshop to offer assistance to NAMS students

July 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

“Summer Reading Round-Up” New Albany Elementary School and New Albany Middle School will host a SUMMER READING PROJECT WORKSHOP July 17-21 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon each day AT NEW ALBANY MIDDLE SCHOOL. Students entering grades 3-8 that need assistance with completing their summer reading project are [More]

Southwest Airline again passes the “Good News” mark

July 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

All airlines have been reported having public relation troubles, but, unlike some, Southwest Airline is often reported in “Good News” columns. Stepping in to assist an “incommunicado” passenger, Southwest hit a high-flying [More]

New Albany Middle School announces Student Schedule Day

July 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

STUDENT SCHEDULE DAY   New Albany Middle School will be open for students to receive the 2017 – 2018 class schedules on Wednesday, July 26th, from 8 am until 6 pm in the NAMS Library. In order to receive a class schedule:   A) All students will be required to bring two proofs of residency. All proofs must be [More]

Eisenhower to be topic of July Luncheon with Books

July 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Luncheon with Books will be held Tuesday, July 18, at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany. Joe Marshall Davis, a New Albany attorney, will review Bret Baier’s book Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower’s Final Mission. The book focuses on the days between the Eisenhower farewell address January 17, [More]

21st century program adds variety to students’ summer work

July 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Skit teaches students about recycling. Community volunteer Amy Livingston, representing Recycle New Albany and Historic Northside Garden Club, visited students in the 21st Century Community Learning Center Summer Program at New Albany Elementary School on Wednesday, May 21. Livingston, along with teachers, performed [More]
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