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November 2018

New Albany Fire Department answers call to Oxford Road fire

November 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Fire Department responded to call about a house fire on Oxford Road shortly before 5 pm, Friday evening, Nov. 30. Several fire engines went to a house at 202 Oxford Road. Someone had turned on an attic exhaust fan that had not been used for a long time. Apparently the fan motor had gotten hot and [More]

Rural Mississippians Deserve Internet Service the Same as Anyone Else

November 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Ask any elected official in Mississippi if people living in rural areas deserve the same quality of life as people living in cities and you will probably get a quick “yes,” but that isn’t what current state policy says. Internet service has become a necessity for modern life, but far too many Mississippians live [More]

Gladys Spencer, 93

November 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Gladys Spencer June 21, 1925 – November 27, 2018   Gladys Spencer Oxford—With the passing of Gladys Wilbanks Spencer on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at Elmcroft Assisted Living in Oxford, MS, one of the true saints went home to be with her Lord. She was born June 21, 1925, in Hickory Flat to Andrew Calvin [More]

Jimmy Edwin Boland, 50

November 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Jimmy Edwin Boland April 18, 1958 – November 25, 2018   Jimmy Boland Theodore, AL—Jimmy Edwin Boland, 50, died Sunday, November 25, 2018, at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. He was born April 18, 1958, in Fort Smith, AR., to Jack and Nell Ann McDonald Boland. He was a truck driver for [More]

Community Tree Lighting, November 29th in downtown New Albany

November 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany MS: The Third Annual Tree Lighting at Cooper Park is the last in a series of community-based events hosted by the New Albany Main Street Association throughout 2018. Two fifth grade students, Carly Pegues (New Albany Elementary School) and Roxie Roberson (East Union Attendance Center) will have the honor of [More]

Christmas at the Museum brings games, crafts, silhouettes & Santa

November 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Visit with Santa, have a profile done by the Silhouette Artist, make holiday crafts, do the Christmas scavenger hunt, play games and more at the annual Christmas Celebration at the Union County Heritage Museum on Saturday, December 8, 10 – 12 noon. The Historic Northside District Garden Club partners with the museum [More]

Robbie Jean Messer Stevens, 86

November 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Robbie Jean Messer Stevens October 9, 1932 – November 26, 2018   Robbie Jean Messer Stevens, 86, passed away Monday, November 26, 2018 at Union County Health and Rehab in New Albany. She was born October 9, 1932 in Union County to James David Messer and Ollie Lee Benefield Messer. She was a loving wife, [More]

Identity of man dead in New Albany Police custody is revealed

November 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

A man died early Monday evening after an encounter with officers of the New Albany Police Department (NAPD). Nathan Shane Mays, age 43, was visiting in a home on Highway 348. Residents at the house say Mays began acting erratically. The people felt threatened by his behavior and called the police. When a single [More]

New Albany 2018 Christmas Parade successfully kicks off the season

November 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany’s 2018 Christmas Parade Monday evening, November 26, was a big success. It is estimated that it was viewed by well over 1,000 people, who braved the 30 degree night air. The parade was organized by the New Albany Community Development office. “An incredible night,” said Community [More]
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