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July 2018

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 [Continue Reading]

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 [Continue Reading]

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 [Continue Reading]

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 [Continue Reading]

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 [Continue Reading]

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 [Continue Reading]

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 [Continue Reading]
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