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April 2019

NAES names April 2019 Employee of the Month

April 30, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany Elementary School’s Employee of the Month for April is Mrs. Beth Matlock. Mrs. Matlock serves as the dyslexia therapist at New Albany Elementary School. According to co-workers, Mrs. Matlock has a heart for all children and strives to assist others in finding educational material or websites to best meet [More]

Museum offers free Preservation Workshop, May 8-10

April 30, 2019 // 0 Comments

Preservation workshop: Want to tackle that daunting rehab project but not sure where to begin? Join the Mississippi Heritage Trust and instructors Mike Grote and Jonathan Leit with Alembic Community Development of New Orleans to learn about the fundamental principles of historic preservation and real estate finance. [More]

New Albany businessman and civic leader Bobby R. Gault dies

April 29, 2019 // 0 Comments

Visitation and funeral services for Bobby R. Gault, will be today, Monday, April 29, at First Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, and the funeral service will be at 3 o’clock. Gault, a long-time New Albany businessman and churchman, was a highly honored civic leader. Gault died Sunday, April [More]

Bobby Gault, 82

April 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

Bobby Gault May 27, 1936 – April 28, 2019   Bobby R. Gault, 82, died Sunday, April 28, 2019, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born May 27, 1936, in Sherman to G. C. and Ola Mae Creely Gault. He was a member of First Baptist Church in New Albany where he served as a Deacon, general [More]

NAMS Seventh Grade Students Complete “WAIT Training” Abstinence Only Course

April 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

The New Albany School District adopted an abstinence-only education curriculum in May 2012 to comply with the requirements of the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE). But the New Albany Schools already had a well-established policy and method of teaching in place long before MDE mandated policy and curriculum [More]

Ottis Davis, 100

April 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

Ottis Davis February 15, 1919 – April 26, 2019 New Albany – Ottis Brown Davis, 100, passed away April 26, 2019, in New Albany, Mississippi. She was born February 15, 1919, in Pontotoc County to L. O. Brown and Anna Clayton Brown. She married Joe Strawn Davis in 1941, who proceeded her in death. She was a [More]

TVA Partnership Awards New Albany High School STEM Grant

April 27, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Tennessee Valley Authority, in partnership with Bicentennial Volunteers Incorporated (a TVA retiree organization), recently awarded New Albany High School, $5,000 for a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education project. The award presentation took place at New Albany High School on April 17 in [More]

NAES students perform with North MS Symphony Orchestra

April 27, 2019 // 0 Comments

Students in grades 2-5 at New Albany Elementary School had the opportunity to perform with the North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra in the Link Up Concert “The Orchestra Moves” on April 12 at New Albany High School Auditorium. This was the fourth time that NAES students have had the opportunity to perform [More]

Passing the buck in Mississippi – whenever the bucks go missing

April 26, 2019 // 1 Comment

The art of Passing the Buck   Passing the buck: At last, Mississippi’s state government is among the nation’s best at something. It knows how to bask in the limelight, be it real or imagined. It also adept at passing the buck when daylight shines on its problems. The legislature recently passed, and [More]

Union County High School art exhibit to open at museum

April 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

The opening of the annual Union County High School Art Exhibit will be Monday, April 29, 5- 7 p.m. at the Union County Heritage Museum. Work from Myrtle, Ingomar, West Union and East Union High Schools will be shown at this event. Awards will be given for winning pieces at the exhibit opening. The exhibit is free and [More]
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