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May 2019

Robert Thompson, 76

May 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

Robert Thompson April 5, 1943 – May 16, 2019   Robert Allen Thompson, 76, died Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County. He was born April 5, 1943, in Hickory Flat, MS., to Jim and Gurneal Brock Thompson. He was a member of Fredonia Baptist Church. He was a retired car dealer. He is [Continue Reading]

NAMS poetry contest winners announced

May 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany MS – Nine New Albany Middle School students were selected by Blue Mountain College as the local winners of the New Albany Garden Club sponsored poetry contest. 7th grade: Josie Campbell, Eva Aldridge, and Julianna Scott 6th grade: Jeb Bolen, Lucy King, Will Chism 8th grade: Julianne Littlejohn, [Continue Reading]

Helen Marie Robertson Arnold, 75

May 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

Helen Marie Robertson Arnold September 17, 1943 – May 17, 2019   Helen Marie Robertson Arnold, 75, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019 at Mykales Residential Living in New Albany. She was born on September 5, 1943 in New Albany to William Lee Robertson and Etoile Eugenia Smith Robertson. She was a retired [Continue Reading]

Shirley Foreman, 83

May 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

Shirley Foreman May 20, 1935 – May 15, 2019   Shirley Henrietta Fisher Foreman, 83, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at her residence. She was born May 20, 1935, in Aurora, IL., to John and Marvel Brown Fisher. She was a housewife. She is survived by 3 daughters: Sandra Hernandez (Lawrence) of Unitc, IL., [Continue Reading]

National Flight Academy selects 6 from New Albany

May 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

Six cadets from New Albany High School’s JROTC program has been selected to attend the National Flight Academy at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida in June. These cadets will learn how to plan missions, work with flight simulators, eat on a mess deck, sleep in staterooms, and receive mission briefing. [Continue Reading]

NAES happenings: Symphony, Earth Day, puppets & more

May 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

April 10:  Students prepare for concert with symphony Steven Byess, conductor of the North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, visited all 2nd-5th grade students at New Albany Elementary School on Wednesday, April 10 in preparation for their upcoming Link Up Concert “The Orchestra Moves”. NAES students had [Continue Reading]

Sarah Grubbs, 92

May 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

Sarah Grubbs March 3, 1927 – May 15, 2019   Sarah Addie Foley Grubbs was born March 3, 1927, daughter of Bill and Estes Snipes Foley. She was born, raised, and lived her entire life in Mound City Community, Union County. She married the love of her life, Eric Grubbs, on June 3, 1944, and they celebrated [Continue Reading]

New Corp Commander Named for NAHS AFJROTC

May 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany High School’s AFJROTC held their annual awards night on April 15. At the awards night, Lt. Col. Kaylah Dowell passed on the corp commander job to cadet Lt. Col. Jacqueline Ramirez daughter of Alejandro Ramirez and Isabel Lopez. Cadet Lt. Col. Ramirez plans on continuing AFROTC in college to become an [Continue Reading]

New Albany Elementary School Duke TIP Talent Search Participants

May 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Duke University Talent Identification Program for 4th-5th grade students is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving academically gifted and talented students. Duke TIP works with students, their families, and educators to identify, recognize, challenge, engage, and help students reach their highest [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County selects Service First Champion

May 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, Miss.,– Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County recently announced Anita Collins, RN, has been named Service First Champion for the quarter. Collins is a nurse in the Intensive Care/Stepdown Unit and has been a part of the Baptist team for ten years. Service First Champions are individuals who [Continue Reading]
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