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June 2019

Union County owns part of building that burned Tuesday morning, June 25

June 30, 2019 // 0 Comments

  New Albany MS-A substantial part of the building that burned in a spectacular fire Tuesday morning, June 25, belongs the Union County government. It is unclear at this time how much of the property belongs to the county. Members of the Union County board of supervisors, the county chancery clerk and the county [More]

Bulldog Athletic Foundation Formed

June 30, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany MS- New Albany Bulldog Athletic Foundation. The New Albany High School (NAHS) Athletic Department has recently established the New Albany Bulldog Athletic Foundation. The purpose of this foundation is to build an endowment to help sustain the athletic program moving forward. The foundation will financially [More]

Dewayne Stroud, 83

June 29, 2019 // 0 Comments

Dewayne Stroud October 26, 1935 – June 28, 2019   New Albany- James Dwayne “Chicken” Stroud, age 83, died Friday, June 28, 2019. He was born October 26, 1935 in new Albany, MS, to the late James Elbert and Telucia Jennings Stroud. He served in the Mississippi Army National Guard and was a poultry [More]

Action Lanes fire handled quickly by NAFD

June 29, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany MS- Action Lanes fire quickly extinguished: Fast action by the New Albany Fire Department (NAFD) helped prevent serious damage from a fire at a New Albany business early Saturday morning. At approximately six am, a report was received of black smoke coming from the Action Lanes bowling alley at 504 West [More]

Nellie Faye Hamblin Jarvis, 90

June 29, 2019 // 0 Comments

Nellie Jarvis March 5, 1929 – June 27, 2019     New Albany: Nellie Faye Hamblin Jarvis, 90, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019, at NMMC in Tupelo. She was born March 5, 1929 in Union County to Elbert and Wardie Hamblin. Nellie was married to the late James Ray Jarvis and was a homemaker and factory [More]

Minnie Louise Walters Daniels Jennings, 87

June 29, 2019 // 0 Comments

Minnie Louise Walters Daniels Jennings October 14, 1931 – June 26, 2019   Minnie Louise Walters Daniels Jennings, 87, died Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at Union County Health and Rehab. She was born October 14, 1931, in Senatobia, MS., to Jonnie Nelson Walters and Ruby Louise Davis Walters. She was a life-long [More]

One killed in single car accident

June 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

Union County MS– An elderly Union County man died in a single vehicle accident on Highway 30 east of New Albany, Friday, June 28. 2019. Killed was James D. Stroud, age 83. Union County Coroner Pam Bowman said the accident occurred shortly after 12 [More]

Presley Announces No-Call Changes Effective July 1

June 27, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, Mississippi (June 26, 2019) –Commissioner Brandon Presley announced changes to the Mississippi No-Call law that take effect July 1. • Businesses can register their phone lines on the state’s No Call list. • Charities using paid telemarketers must register with the Public Service Commission. • [More]

Thomas Wholesale Furniture fire aftermath

June 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany MS/Union County MS June 26- Thomas Wholesale Furniture fire aftermath: Twelve hours after the huge fire was “knocked down” but not totally extinguished, firemen and fire inspectors were still on the scene at Thomas Wholesale Furniture. Chris Whiteside, assistant New Haven Fire Chief, shot this [More]

Fire rages at Thomas Wholesale Furniture

June 26, 2019 // 1 Comment

New Albany MS June 26,2019-Thomas Wholesale Furniture fire. A fire in the early hours of Wednesday, June 26, 2019 appeared likely to destroy the entire building and contents of Thomas Wholesale Furniture, north of New Albany on Highway 15. The building, on the east side of Highway 15, 3.6 miles north of the [More]
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