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January 2019

Dean Provence Endowment Grant Winners Announced

January 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Dean Provence Endowment for Excellence in Education Board has announced the allocation of funds totaling nearly $7,900 to teachers in the New Albany School District (NASD). In an effort to maximize the effectiveness of the awards, this year grants were directed to New Albany Elementary School and the School of [More]

Zelma Jesteen Dunahoo, 91

January 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

Zelma Jesteen Dunahoo June 16, 1927 – January 18, 2019   Jesteen Dunahoo New Albany-Zelma Jesteen Dunahoo, age 91, passed away Friday, January 18, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union County. She was born June 16, 1927, in Union County, MS to Wesley Melson and Betty Davis Melson. She was a homemaker [More]

Sylvia Dodie Lynn Hill Green, 69

January 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

Sylvia Dodie Lynn Hill Green February 5, 1949 – January 14, 2019   Dodie Green Pontotoc—Sylvia Dodie Lynn Hill Green, 69, died Monday, January 14, 2019, at her residence in Pontotoc. She was born February 5, 1949, in Memphis, TN., to William Mancel and Mildred Johnston Hill. She was a member of First [More]

AC’s Coffee opens again tomorrow on Tanglefoot Plaza

January 16, 2019 // 1 Comment

AC’s Coffee at the Tanglefoot Trailhead in downtown New Albany is expected to open for business again tomorrow morning, Thursday, January 17, 2019. A notice appeared on AC’s front door earlier in January indicating the business would close, apparently for good, at the end of the day on Tuesday, January 15. [More]

African American exhibit opens 2019 season at Jan. 17th Museum Moments

January 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

The first of exhibit of 2019 at the Union County Heritage Museum will feature African American art from the Mississippi Museum of Art, “Image and Identity,” as well as art from the museum’s collection and private donors, featuring work from the late M. B. Mayfield and others. The exhibit will open [More]

Jewell Jean Guthrie, 35

January 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

Jewell Jean Guthrie May 15, 1983 – January 10, 2019   Jewell Jean Guthrie, 35, died at home in the Lake Arrowhead community on Thursday, January 10, 2019. She was born on May 15, 1983, in Memphis, Tennessee, the daughter of Richard Guthrie and Patricia Ann Day Campbell. Jewell was of the Baptist faith. [More]

Ann Barkley, 88

January 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

Ann Barkley April 24, 1930 – January 10, 2019   Ann Barkley New Albany—Ann Elizabeth Ford Barkley, 88, joined Jesus and her loved ones in her Heavenly Home on Thursday, January 10, 2019. Her mind and body have been perfectly restored. She was born April 24, 1930, in Union County to John Pinkney Ford, Jr., [More]

NAES December Students of the Month

January 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

Each month, a Student of the Month is chosen for each homeroom at New Albany Elementary School . This student is one who goes above and beyond classroom expectations. December students of the month are as follows: December 2018 Students of the Month   Students chosen for grades K-2 (in no particular order) are: [More]

High School Students Successful on ACT Career Readiness Assessment

January 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

One of the goals for the New Albany School District’s Strategic Plan is to “Prepare all students to be college and career ready”. For two years, the Career & Technical Center at New Albany High School (NAHS) has worked to help prepare students for the ACT WorkKeys assessment. This assessment helps measure [More]

Thomas Larry Hamblin, 72

January 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

Thomas Larry Hamblin July 17, 1946 – January 8, 2019 Larry Hamblin New Albany-Thomas Larry Hamblin, age 72, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was born July 17, 1946, in Tupelo to the late Thomas Iker Hamblin and Annie Laura McCraw Hamblin. He worked as a Hair Stylist [More]
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