Col. Smitty Harris

Eight years as POW fails to crush spirit

November 21, 2019

Lynn West

Col. Carlyle “Smitty” Harris (Ret.) was the fifth longest-held American prisoner during the Viet Nam war but still was able... (Read more)

New Albany MS Tree planting

Tree planting ceremony honors Lisa Mitchell

November 17, 2019


A Tree Dedication Ceremony was held at New Albany Elementary School on October 11. A yoshino cherry tree was planted in... (Read more)

New Albany MS former Speaker Billy McCoy

We all wanted to be like Billy McCoy

November 13, 2019

Steve Patterson

Way back in the 1970’s and 1980’s there were a good many aspiring young progressive political wannabes roaming around Mississippi.... (Read more)

New Albany MS Ruby Tyre 100 years birthday

Happy 100th Birthday, Ruby Tyre!

November 2, 2019


Ruby Tyre is 100 years old today! A lifelong resident of Union County, Miss Ruby was a nurse At Baptist... (Read more)

New Albany MS Steve Livingston retirement

Retirement reception honors Steve Livingston

October 21, 2019


New Albany Municipal Judge Steve Livingston was honored by a host of family and friends at a retirement reception in... (Read more)

New Albany MS Walter Grace retires

Baptist Memorial thanks Baptist Union Co. CEO Grace for service

October 18, 2019


NEW ALBANY, Mississippi, Oct. 18, 2019—Walter Grace , CEO and administrator of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County, has retired after an... (Read more)

New Albany MS Mason is exchange student to Spain

Mason to be exchange student in Spain

September 13, 2019


Robert Mason, a junior at New Albany High School, will be an exchange student in Madrid, Spain this semester. He... (Read more)

New Albany MS Welborn selected by Orpheum S.T.A.R.

Welborn selected to Orpheum S.T.A.R. Council

September 7, 2019


Laura Ruth Welborn, a junior at New Albany High School, has been selected to serve on the Orpheum’s S.T.A.R. Council.... (Read more)

New Albany MS Allyson Hudson Magnolia Place

New Executive Director at Magnolia Place in New Albany

September 5, 2019


Hickory Senior Living would like to welcome Allyson Hudson as the new Executive Director of Magnolia Place New Albany. Allyson... (Read more)

New Albany MS Cheyenne McCollum earns DAISY award

Baptist Union County nurse honored with DAISY award

July 30, 2019


NEW ALBANY, Miss., July 29, 2019 – Cheyenne McCollum, BSN, RN, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County, recently received the DAISY... (Read more)

New Albany MS Emma Reid Broadway Artists Allianace

Reid Accepted to Broadway Artists Alliance program

June 21, 2019


New Albany MS-New Albany High School student, Emma Reid, has been accepted into the Broadway Artists Alliance training program in... (Read more)

New Albany, MS Lynn West , Sam Mosely, receive awards

Mosley, West garner UCDA awards, MS & Union County discussed

June 11, 2019


New Albany, MS – Union County discussed, awards given at UCDA banquet. The speaker at Monday night’s annual Union County... (Read more)

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