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New Albany Main Street Announces 2019 Christmas Parade Theme

October 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

(New Albany, Miss., October, 2019) New Albany Main Street Association is excited to announce that LET IT SNOW is this year’s Christmas Parade. The five categories to be judged are business, civic, church, youth, and adult; each winner to receive a $100 prize. Guidelines and applications are available at the Main [More]

Ingomar Mound Event is Saturday October 12, 2019

October 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

The annual Ingomar Mound Event is set this Saturday, October 12, 2019, from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. , weather permitting. Ingomar Mound site is located south of New Albany off Highway 15, west on CR 96 for two miles. The outdoor event allows visitors a chance to tour the mounds, participate in hands- on activities and to [More]

Breast Cancer Awareness luncheon draws a full house

October 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

Baptist Hospital’s annual free luncheon for breast cancer awareness Wednesday at Hillcrest Baptist Church was “sold out.” Dr. Justin Lohmier, radiologist at Baptist, discusses the advantages of 3D mammography. The 160 guests filled the church dining hall and heard Dr. Jason Lohmeier, a radiologist at Baptist [More]

County Board 7OCT2019: Routine business

October 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

County Board 7OCT2019 : In its first meeting of the 2019-2020 fiscal year, the Union County Board of Supervisors transacted a variety of routine business. Routine business conducted by the Board on October 7, 2019 included: Allocating appropriations for the first quarter of the fiscal year including $539,360 for the [More]

City Board 01OCT2019: Zoning, cemetery upkeep

October 7, 2019 // 1 Comment

City Board October 2019 meeting: A proposal to rezone land bounded by Interstate 22 and Highway 15 drew considerable attention at the City Board Oct. 1 meeting of the New Albany Board of Aldermen. The land, which lies north of I-22 and east of Highway 15, is owned by Ray Tune. The land is currently zoned residential [More]

Heritage Pioneer Days 2019 draws over 1000 to museum

October 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

Over 1,000 people from Union and other Mississippi and Tennessee counties enjoyed Heritage Pioneer Days 2019 during the weekend at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. Events planned over three days, Thursday – Saturday, Oct. 3 – 5, drew children and adults to practice hands-on skills from [More]

2019 Tallahatchie Riverfest Thoughts and Thanks From The Organizers

October 4, 2019 // 0 Comments

(New Albany, Miss, September 2019) From the 6:00 am Arts Market vendors setting up in Cooper Park to Tiki’s Sno Hut selling the last snow cone at 10:20 pm at the Riverview Stage, the best southern small town was busting with activity on Saturday’s final day of the 2019 Tallahatchie Riverfest. Riverfest organizers, [More]

How much does a Mississippi legislative seat nomination cost?

October 2, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Hunter Fooshee In recent months, Union County has voted in primary and runoff elections to choose the next representatives and senator who will fill unoccupied seats in the Capitol. Through the accessible and public campaign finance records, has compiled some numbers for those interested in the modern [More]

30th annual Tallahatchie River Run

October 1, 2019 // 0 Comments

The 30th Annual Tallahatchie River Run drew more than 300 participants to downtown New Albany, Saturday morning, Sept. 28. Runners came from several Mississippi counties. There were several participants from Tennessee and one runner came from Smyrna, Georgia, a drive of nearly five hours, about 300 miles via [More]

Aggressive male threatens woman in car in New Albany 

September 30, 2019 // 1 Comment

Anytime a police officer puts on his several pounds of gear and goes on shift he anticipates danger and challenges to his courage and ingenuity. Dressing in his bullet-proof vest, strapping on a semi-automatic pistol, handcuffs, mace, radio gear, and other tools of his trade, he goes out the door to deal with [More]
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