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July 2018

Magnolia Recreation & Resource Center ribbon cutting, August 1

July 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

UCDA is hosting a ribbon cutting for Magnolia Recreation and Resource Center on Wednesday, August 1, at 10a.m. and we invite you to attend. They are located at 307 Wilson Street in New Albany. You may contact them at 662-539-7873 or visit online at: www.magnoliarecreation.org E-mail: [More]

NAES Hosts First Pre-K Academy for Rising Kindergarten Students

July 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany Elementary School (NAES) recently held a Pre-K Academy for students who are registered for kindergarten at NAES for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. The academy was held for four hours each day for twelve days during July at the elementary school. The purpose of the academy was to prepare them for [More]

Amazing string of events brings ill woman home from Honduras

July 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

A young woman fell suddenly and critically ill last week in a third world country 1,400 miles from New Albany. It was a scary, dicey situation, and a remarkable series of events followed during the next two days. Kara Hancock Kara Hancock, the daughter of Karen and Allen Hancock of Union County, was vacationing on a [More]

Dorothy Faye Langford, 87

July 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

Dorothy Faye Langford April 9, 1931 – July 27, 2018   Dorothy Faye “Dot” Thompson Langford, 87, died Friday, July 27, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice Unit. She was born April 9, 1931, in Union County to Joseph Arthur and Maudie Caldwell Thompson. She attended New Harmony [More]

Catherine E. Williams Gaines, 92

July 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

Catherine E. Williams Gaines March 1, 1926 – July 26, 2018   Catherine E. Williams Gaines, 92, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at her residence. She was born March 1, 1926 in Union County to the late John and Allie Staggs Williams. She was a retired bookkeeper. She loved flowers, working in the yard [More]

Health Department confirms West Nile virus active in MS

July 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Mississippi State Department of Health has confirmed the state’s first human case of West Nile virus infection for 2018, in a Hinds County resident. This confirmed case indicates that mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus are now active in the state. West Nile virus (WNV) is transmitted by the bite of an [More]

Prohibition of e-cigarettes to be enforced by City of New Albany

July 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

In the City of New Albany, the use of “e-cigarettes,” often called “vaping” is forbidden in the same places that prohibit the use of tobacco. City officials say strict enforcement will henceforth include the use of e-cigarettes or similar devices that produce vapor that is inhaled. Dr. Matt [More]

Tallahatchie River Players present “Who Shot the Sheriff?”

July 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Tallahatchie River Players will present “Who Shot the Sheriff?” at the Magnolia Room at 135 E Bankhead Street, New Albany, on Saturday, July 28th.  This performance is an old radio style show, written by Alice M. Batzel. It is a western-murder mystery-comedy. Click to [More]

Matthew Douglas “Stumpy” Jordan, 36

July 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

Matthew Douglas “Stumpy” Jordan October 5, 1981 – July 23, 2018 Matthew Douglas ‘Stumpy’ Jordan, 36, died Monday, July 23, at North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice Unit. He was born October 5, 1981, in Tupelo to Waymon Douglas and Mary Black Jordan. He was a member of Wallerville Baptist [More]

Old travel trailers accumulating in downtown New Albany

July 23, 2018 // 1 Comment

Several old travel trailers have accumulated on the same downtown New Albany property from which 100 junk cars were removed last year. Most of the old travel trailers parked downtown have damage of similar severity as this one. The trailers, some severely damaged, are parked next to the fence on the Snyder Street [More]
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