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September 2017

Telephone scams: What to do if “it sounds too good to be true”

September 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany’s TV99 has produced an excellent program on avoiding and reporting telephone scams. On Local Talk,  Bill Gault interviews two knowledgeable guests on the subject of avoiding and reporting scams. North District Public Service Commissioner, Brandon Presley, and New Albany, MS Chief of Police, Chris [More]

EXCEL students contributed original works to Faulkner event

September 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

 Fourth grade EXCEL Ninabeth Capaning’s fourth grade EXCEL class at New Albany Elementary School has been participating in a unit of study on poetry. Students wrote poems and created water-color illustrations to be used as table decorations for the Faulkner Literary Luncheon, which was held on Friday, September 22. [More]

Two local men face counterfeiting and other charges

September 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany police arrested two local men Wednesday, Dec. 27, after a counterfeiting caper during which they tried to buy a cell phone with counterfeit money. Ladarius Bullox and Brandon McDonald arranged to meet a man who had advertised a used cellular telephone for sale. According to the New Albany Police Department [More]

Lowe’s grant funds Agricultural & Culinary Garden for NAHS

September 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

This summer, the New Albany School of Career & Technical Education received a $2,125.00 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant for an Agricultural & Culinary Garden. Lowe’s awarded the funding during the summer and the school hosted their kick-off project on Wednesday, September 20. The grant application was [More]

Agape raffle at Riverfest will help fund free medical services

September 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mary Hargrove, Executive Director of Agape Health Services, Inc., furnished this information to about the Agape raffle, which will raise funds to be used to help provide the Agape free clinic’s  services. Riverfest visitors are encouraged to drop by the Agape tent and take a chance on winning one of [More]

How current Mississippi government’s vision for the future looks?

September 27, 2017 // 1 Comment

Could this be the future of the intersection of I-22 and Highway 30 in New Albany? Our friend Joe Wilson sent us this link to what purports to be a time-lapse video of an intersection in Ethiopia. Note the apparent absence of marked traffic lanes, turn lanes and signal lights. Wonder if their Department of [More]

Union County Ole Miss Club hosts head baseball coach

September 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Coach Mike Bianco, Ole Miss Head Baseball Coach, spoke at the Union County Ole Miss Club meeting tonight. The meeting was held at Oaks Country Club in New Albany. The Union County Ole Miss Club supports the University of Mississippi in conjunction with the Ole Miss Alumni Association, and raises funds locally [More]

New Albany High School 2017 Beauty Review

September 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany High School held its annual beauty review on September 23, 2017. The beauty review was sponsored by the FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) Career & Technical Student Organization. Ivy Jordan was crowned Most Beautiful. Pictured l-r: Beauty Rosalee Roberts; Beauty Lexi Kent; Most [More]

Elizabeth Littlejohn, 91

September 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Elizabeth Littlejohn January 25, 1926 – September 24, 2017 Audie Elizabeth Littlejohn, 91, died September 24, 2017, at Magnolia Assisted Living Facility after a long illness. She was born January 25, 1926, in Union County to the late Lonnie J. Grubbs and Maggie Langford Grubbs. She was a homemaker but worked [More]

Ronald Carter, 71

September 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ronald Carter October 3, 1945 – September 24, 2017 New Albany-Ronald Ralph Carter, age 71, passed away September 24, 2017 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born October 3, 1945 in New Albany to Ralph Carter and Annie May Teague. He was retired from the United States Air Force. He was a member [More]
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