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NAMS poetry contest winners announced

May 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany MS – Nine New Albany Middle School students were selected by Blue Mountain College as the local winners of the New Albany Garden Club sponsored poetry contest. 7th grade: Josie Campbell, Eva Aldridge, and Julianna Scott 6th grade: Jeb Bolen, Lucy King, Will Chism 8th grade: Julianne Littlejohn, [Continue Reading]

National Flight Academy selects 6 from New Albany

May 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

Six cadets from New Albany High School’s JROTC program has been selected to attend the National Flight Academy at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida in June. These cadets will learn how to plan missions, work with flight simulators, eat on a mess deck, sleep in staterooms, and receive mission briefing. [Continue Reading]

NAES happenings: Symphony, Earth Day, puppets & more

May 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

April 10:  Students prepare for concert with symphony Steven Byess, conductor of the North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, visited all 2nd-5th grade students at New Albany Elementary School on Wednesday, April 10 in preparation for their upcoming Link Up Concert “The Orchestra Moves”. NAES students had [Continue Reading]

New Corp Commander Named for NAHS AFJROTC

May 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany High School’s AFJROTC held their annual awards night on April 15. At the awards night, Lt. Col. Kaylah Dowell passed on the corp commander job to cadet Lt. Col. Jacqueline Ramirez daughter of Alejandro Ramirez and Isabel Lopez. Cadet Lt. Col. Ramirez plans on continuing AFROTC in college to become an [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County selects Service First Champion

May 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, Miss.,– Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County recently announced Anita Collins, RN, has been named Service First Champion for the quarter. Collins is a nurse in the Intensive Care/Stepdown Unit and has been a part of the Baptist team for ten years. Service First Champions are individuals who [Continue Reading]

Secretary of State Hosemann meets with Junior Aldermen

May 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Delbert Hosemann, Secretary of State, met with New Albany Junior Aldermen at New Albany High School on Tuesday, May 7. MS Secretary of State discussed a wide range of topics with Junior Aldermen. Hosemann introduced himself to the group by describing his educational background, his law career, and his political [Continue Reading]

NAES hosts annual EXCEL Expo

May 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

The EXCEL classes at New Albany Elementary School hosted the annual EXCEL Expo on May 2-3. The Expo gave parents, families, and friends the opportunity to see and learn about the students’ projects for the year. Harper Howard with her Florida state research project. Dallas Isby as BB King Second grade students [Continue Reading]

New Albany First Baptist Church calls new senior pastor

May 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

The congregation of New Albany First Baptist Church has called a new senior pastor. Andrew Chesteen, a native of Winona, will begin his duties as senior pastor at First Baptist next month. Chesteen is a graduate of Blue Mountain College and holds a Master of Divinity Degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological [Continue Reading]

Republicans to hold Republicans-only candidate meeting

May 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Union County Republicans will hold what is being called a “local candidates forum” May 16, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Union County courthouse. The meeting will include Republican Party candidates ONLY. This is according to information provided to by Clay Hardy, chairman of the Union [Continue Reading]

Madden to review book at May 21 Luncheon with Books

May 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

For the Tuesday May 21 Luncheon with Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library Frank Madden will review Hampton Sides’ On Desperate Ground. This book chronicles one of the most heroic operations in American military history at the Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War. Critics have said that Hampton Sides is [Continue Reading]
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