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Autumn in New York, a fine birthday treat

October 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

Sylvia Owen of New Albany is enjoying a trip to New York, a birthday treat from her daughters DiAnne, Jennifer, and Jamie. They plan to see several Broadway shows. They saw Phantom of the Opera Monday evening. Tuesday morning they got up early to see Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie on NBC’s Today Show. They expect to [More]

Baptist Union County hosts Community Health Fair

October 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., October 2, 2019 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will host a free community health fair on Wednesday, Oct. 16 from 7 to 9 a.m. in the hospital’s front lobby. Offerings include free flu vaccines; body mass index assessments; blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood glucose screenings; and [More]

Baptist Union County hosts free luncheon to heighten breast cancer awareness

October 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., Sept. 26, 2019– Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will host a free luncheon, open to the public, which aims to raise awareness of breast cancer and preventive care measures. The luncheon will take place at noon on October 9th, in the Hillcrest Baptist Church fellowship hall, located at 216 [More]

New Albany and Union County are blessed with gardeners

September 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

The New Albany area is blessed with many civic minded gardeners. When you look around New Albany, the work of the local garden clubs and of the Union County Master Gardeners is always a beautiful part of the view.  These organizations are an integral part of keeping New Albany’s environment desirable. The [More]

Kelly Selected as a Conferee for NDAA Conference Committee

September 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

WASHINGTON – House leadership has selected Congressman Trent Kelly (MS-01) to serve on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Committee for Fiscal Year 2020. “After more than three decades of serving in the Mississippi Army National Guard, Trent is no stranger to understanding the [More]

“Robert Johnson at the Crossroads” Sept. 19 Museum Moments

September 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

September Museum Moments at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany will feature slide guitarist Wendy Garrison offering “Robert Johnson at the Crossroads” at noon on September 19. She will be joined by storyteller Rebecca Jernigan to retell the famous legend of the great Mississippi bluesman who sells his [More]

Free seniors health fair and workshop offered

September 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

There will be a free health fair and info workshop for senior citizens and their families. Three Rivers Area Agency on Aging, North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, and Ms. Annie Erby with Magnolia Recreation and Resource Center have all partnered together to organize this event. The event will be held Wednesday, [More]

New Executive Director at Magnolia Place in New Albany

September 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

Hickory Senior Living would like to welcome Allyson Hudson as the new Executive Director of Magnolia Place New Albany. Allyson has been with Hickory Senior Living since December 2017 as Executive Director of Dogwood Fulton. Allyson is from Pontotoc County. She is married with three children, two girls and one boy. [More]

FYI: “Active Shooter” drill set for Baptist Hospital Union County

September 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

Local emergency management and law enforcement personnel will conduct an “active shooter” drill Thursday morning at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County. The Union County Emergency Management Agency, Union County Sheriff’s Office, New Albany Police Department and the Mississippi Department [More]

Sam Creekmore already on the job

August 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

Although his pay will not start until he is sworn into office in January, Sam Creekmore IV was on the job in Jackson two days after the election. Creekmore won the Republican nomination for the District 14 seat in the Mississippi House of Representatives with a landslide victory over Robbins Ellis Rogers, winning 72 [More]
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