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Walls campaigns in New Albany for MS Senate seat

August 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

Kevin Walls was seen in recent days out and about in New Albany following the August 6th primaries.  He will be in the Republican run-off election for the District 3 Mississippi Senate seat. New Albany has been a key battleground area for all of the candidates following the qualifying deadline for the District 3 [More]

Kelly, Sullivan Introduce VA-DOD Shared Medical Facilities Act of 2019

August 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Trent Kelly (R-MS), in coordination with U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK), introduced the VA-DOD Shared Medical Facilities Act of 2019, which authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD) to enter into agreements with one another for [More]

Clerk’s office getting ready for tomorrow’s vote

August 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

Union County Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford and Election Commissioner Wes Creighton are shown Monday morning, August 5, as they prepare for Tuesday’s primary elections. Steel ballot boxes for some of Union County’s 20 precincts are seen on the floor with them. Candidates will be chosen in both Democratic and [More]

A Go Fund Me account announced for Dudley

August 2, 2019 // 0 Comments

A  Go-Fund-Me account for Dudley, the hero dog, was announced Friday afternoon in New Albany. Dudley saved his family from serious injury or death during a home fire Tuesday night, July 30th, on Barksdale Street in New Albany. Dudley is said to be continuing to recover at a new Albany veterinary clinic. He is eating, [More]

Our Hero Dog Dudley is better today

August 1, 2019 // 0 Comments

Here’s an update on our hero dog, Dudley. Yes, his name is Dudley, and here is what I have to report. At 8:30 this morning I went by the veterinarian office and spoke with them. Dudley is having a better day today than yesterday. He is not out of the woods yet, but he is being given the attention and care [More]

Baptist Union County nurse honored with DAISY award

July 30, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, Miss., July 29, 2019 – Cheyenne McCollum, BSN, RN, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County, recently received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, an award given in appreciation of the work nurses do. McCollum, who works on the medical-surgical unit, was nominated by multiple patients. Nurses like [More]

Brandon Garrett seeks Union County Sheriff position

July 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

My experience, education, and commitment to serve make me the most qualified candidate to serve you as sheriff. I am the only candidate with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, and the only candidate who is a certified investigator through the state of Mississippi. I have served as a supervisor in multiple [More]

Baptist Union County to Host 2019 Back-to-School Health Fair

July 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., July 15, 2019 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County 2019 Back to School Health Fair: Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County, located at 200 Hwy 30 West, will host a free back-to-school health fair for children 12 years and younger on Saturday, Aug. 10 from 9–11:30 a.m. The event will include [More]

Sheriff’s office participates in LeBonheur fundraiser

July 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

Officers of the Union County Sheriff’s Office participated in a fundraiser for LeBonheur Children’s Hospital on Saturday, July 6 at the New Albany Walmart. Using the theme “Doing Time for LeBonheur” Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards and Deputy Sheriff Teresa Hester, the department’s [More]

Fire Departments respond to mobile home fire

July 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

The North Haven and Myrtle Fire Departments responded to a mobile home fire on Union County Road 83, just before 2 p.m., Friday, July 5. Upon arrival firefighters reported smoke coming from the rear of the mobile home, window blinds melted, and fire in the mobile home’s interior. Crews made entry and [More]
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