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August 2018

Union County Area Job Fair to be September 5th

August 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

UCDA is sponsoring the Union County Area Job Fair on Wednesday, September 5, in the Hillcrest Baptist Church gymnasium. The fair is held in association with the Governor’s Job Fair Network and the Department of Employment Security. The fair will start at 9:00 am and end at 1:00 pm. Registration forms for companies [More]

Two killed in “wrong way” two-car collision on I-22

August 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

A two-car collision near Myrtle on Interstate 22 killed the drivers of both vehicles late Friday morning, August 31. Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said one vehicle was traveling east (toward Tupelo) in the west-bound lanes of I-22 when it collided with another car, correctly going west in the west-bound lanes. [More]

Path cleared for natural gas service to some rural customers

August 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Some rural residents of Union County and Marshall County may have natural gas service available in their homes during 2019. New Albany Lights, Gas and Water (NALGW) had applied to the Mississippi Public Service Commission (MPSC) for authority to extend natural gas service to about 100 customers in western Union County [More]

Nancy Jean Nelson Crawford, 66

August 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Nancy Jean Nelson Crawford September 7, 1951 – August 26, 2018   No Obituary found   MEMORIAL SERVICE: SEP 8. 11:00 AM United Funeral Service, Inc. 700 Highway 15 South New Albany, MS, US, 38652   [More]

City can use capital from Young land gift for any city improvement

August 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

The City of New Albany will be free to use the value of the Young family land gift for any city improvement. “We would like to see them use much of the money for improvements in the older parts of New Albany — rebuilding sidewalks in the historic neighborhoods, building or improving parks in the [More]

Billy Joe Farr, 78

August 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

Billy Joe Farr November 23, 1939 – August 28, 2018   Billy Joe Farr, 78, passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi in Oxford surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 23, 1939, to Boyd and Clara Lee Farr in Macedonia. He entered the Army in [More]

Lynn Delores Conklin, 67

August 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

Lynn Delores Conklin September 27, 1950 – August 27, 2018   Blue Springs-Lynn Delores Conklin, 67,was retired from Action Industries in Saltillo. Delores passed away at Sanctuary Hospice on Monday, August 27, 2018, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Delores leaves her husband and best friend, Niles William [More]

Voters will decide school bond issue in Sept. 25 election

August 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Four weeks from today — September 25, 2018 — New Albany voters will decide whether to approve up to $8.5-million in bonds to pay for work on school buildings. State law requires a 60% affirmative vote for the school bond issue to be authorized. The New Albany school board approved the bond issue proposal [More]

Veterans affairs speakers address American Legion, Republican Women

August 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

The August meeting of the Union County Republican Women’s Club was held jointly with Post 72 of the New Albany American Legion, and with the Post 72 Auxiliary Unit. They met on the evening of Monday, August 27, 2018, at the American Legion’s Herbert Morgan War Memorial Building. A large crowd attended the [More]

Myrtle chop shop raided by Union County Sheriff’s office

August 27, 2018 // 1 Comment

Officers of the Union County Sheriff’s Office (UCSO) raided a “chop shop” near Myrtle Saturday, August 25, and recovered a variety of stolen motor vehicles. After receiving information from a dependable source, UCSO officers obtained and executed a search warrant at 1024 County Road 53, Lot 2. There [More]
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