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Tuesday night storm causes extensive damage in New Albany area

April 3, 2018 // 1 Comment

A fast-moving storm struck New Albany about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday night causing widespread damage and leaving many residents without electrical service. New Albany Lights Gas and Water (NALGW) Manager Bill Mattox estimated at around 10 pm that a third or more of NALGW’s customers were without electrical service. [More]

Sen. Chris McDaniel to speak to Republican Women’s Club

January 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Union County Republican Women’s Club will meet on Monday, January 22, at 6:30pm at the Union County courthouse. Our speaker will be Senator Chris McDaniel. Our new officers will be installed by MFRW President Vivian Dailey. Light refreshments will be served. The public is cordially invited.   Elizabeth [More]

Weather closes many area medical facilities

January 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

MEDICAL FACILITIES: OPEN AND CLOSED LISTING OPEN: Family Clinic of New Albany (OPEN) Friendship Medical Clinic (OPEN) MegMed –Closing at noon Center for Women’s Health (Dr. Johnson) – Opening at 1pm New Albany Children’s Clinic – Closing at 1pm New Albany OB-GYN– Closing at Noon CLOSED: Advanced Obstetrics [More]

MS Museum of Art quilt exhibit opens Thursday in New Albany

January 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Union County Heritage Museum is hosting a quilt exhibit, one of 12 statewide exhibits, as part of Art Across Mississippi: Twelve Exhibitions, Twelve Communities, the Mississippi Museum of Art’s statewide bicentennial initiative. Voices in the Threads is a quilt exhibit opening January 18, at noon with a presentation [More]

Reward now $5000 minimum in New Albany hit-and-run incident

January 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

The reward has been increased to at least $5,000 for information about the hit-and-run incident that critically injured a pedestrian last week in New Albany. New Albany Police Chief Chris Robertson and Mayor Tim Kent announced Monday afternoon that the city government will assure that the reward amounts to a minimum [More]

New Albany hit-and-run victim identified; police seek public’s help

January 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany police say a female hit-and-run victim is in “stable but critical” condition, the result of injuries from an accident Thursday on Martintown Road. New Albany Police Department (NAPD) sources say the victim, whom they identify as Sandra Elion, is in a Tupelo hospital with extensive, [More]

Icy conditions in North MS require caution

January 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

A rather bizarre winter storm bringing icy conditions to New Albany  started early Friday morning, January 11, 2018, and continues into mid afternoon. There were scattered power outages early Friday around the New Albany area because of damage from stiff and confused winds springing up in the early morning hours. New [More]

Hit and run driver injures pedestrian on Martintown Road

January 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

Shortly before 5:00 PM, Thursday, January 11,  a pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle and seriously injured. The incident occurred on Martintown Road, a short distance south of the New Albany city limits. An African-American woman was struck as she tried to retrieve her mail from a mailbox across Martintown Road [More]

“Cactus Jack: Against All Odds” the story of an amazing Mississippian

January 8, 2018 // 1 Comment

While I have respected and admired many people, I have stood in awe of very few. It is, perhaps, a flaw in my character, but I have not had many heroes, even as a small child. It is not in my nature to venerate people. About six weeks ago I read a book about a man whose life story is so exceptional that it seemed to [More]

The Battle of New Orleans to be topic at Luncheon with Books

January 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

Luncheon with Books will be held Tuesday, January 16, at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany. Frank Madden will review Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger’s latest book Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America’s Destiny. By mid 1814 in the War of 1812 the Americans were [More]
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