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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]

Toyota Wellspring Education Fund hires career coach for NAHS

July 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Toyota Wellspring Education Endowment Fund at the CREATE Foundation is a $50 million gift created to perpetually enhance education in the eight school districts in Pontotoc, Union, and Lee (PUL) counties. The primary focus of the fund is career awareness and readiness. The most recent initiative, via the [More]

NAHS senior attends Rhodes College Mock Trial Academy

June 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

Parker Reid, a rising senior at New Albany High School, participated in the Rhodes College Mock Trial Academy last week in Memphis, Tennessee. Parker Reid, NAHS senior, at Rhodes College in Memphis. Rhodes College Mock Trial is the nation’s most successful collegiate mock trial program with 32 consecutive National [More]

NAHS Senior Participating in Flight Camp

June 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Maria Favela, a rising senior at New Albany High School and a cadet with the Air Force Junior ROTC, is attending an eight week Flight Camp at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama. Favela received a scholarship from Headquarters AFJROTC, Maxwell Air Force Base to participate in the program. The scholarship is valued at [More]

NAHS student competes at Microsoft National Championship

June 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

Joshua Montgomery, a rising senior at New Albany High School, recently became Microsoft Office Specialist Certified in Microsoft Excel. After earning his certification in Microsoft Word in the fall, Joshua, along with 12 other students in Alison Moore’s Office Specialist class, received the Excel national [More]

Local Doctor Honored for Leadership of Associated Student Body

June 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., June 19, 2018 – The University of Mississippi Medical Center recently hosted a reunion for past presidents of the Associated Student Body (ASB). The ASB represents over 2,500 students in seven schools-Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Graduate, Health Related Professions, Pharmacy, and Population [More]

Rutherford Awarded Taylor Moore Scholarship at NAHS

June 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

Joseph Rutherford was awarded the Taylor Moore Memorial Scholarship at the New Albany High School graduation ceremony on May 25, 2018. The $5,000 competitive scholarship is given each year to a deserving NAHS student who plans to attend college in Mississippi. The scholarship selection process includes criteria [More]

After eight decades, he’s still going strong!

November 29, 2016 // 1 Comment

New Albany, MS– Watch him move, or talk with him long enough to experience how his mind works, and you’ll guess he’s maybe 60 years old at most. Actually, he is 80 years old today. He still moves very quickly and thinks even faster. Joe Wilson was born to Sam and Julia Wilson in New Albany, November [More]

Five area Boy Scouts earn Eagle

September 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Luke Bolen, Lewis Creekmore, John Davis, Eli Parks, and Tucker Shannon, members of First United Methodist Church Boy Scout Troop #17 have earned the honor of Eagle Scout, the highest rank that the Boy Scouts offers. These young men were honored in a formal Court of Honor ceremony at First United Methodist Church on [More]

Lena Grove and  John Steele Davis

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS– Lena Grove, pregnant, had walked from Alabama to Mississippi, a hundred miles or more, in summer heat: “She carried a palm leaf fan and a small bundle tied neatly in a bandanna handkerchief. It contained among other things thirty-five cents in nickels and dimes. Her shoes were a pair of his [More]
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