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New Albany High School annual Beauty Review Winners

New Albany High School held its annual beauty review on April 2, 2016.  Becca Childers was crowned Most Beautiful and H.F. Mason, Jr. was named Most Handsome. Beauties included Ivy Jennings Jordan, E’lexis Jones, Meredith Prescott, and Payton Robbins.  Beaus included Tyler Dickens, Payton Snyder, Overton Johnson, and Isaiah Powell.  Spirit of the Pageant winners were Morgan Ellis and Payton Snyder.   […]

Sam Shephard’s “True West” to feature a New Albany actor

Susan Hickman, of New Albany, is part of the small cast starring in Theatre Oxford’s upcoming production of True West, a play written by playwright Sam Shepard. True West, first performed in 1980, is described as a classic family drama, and deals with the deterioration of the relationship between two brothers, one a screenwriter, the other a […]


NAES Bullpup Pride Award winners, March 21

The following students at New Albany Elementary School received the Bullpup Pride Award because of their positive behavior during the week of March 21. Pictured in no particular order are:  Kaniya Tate, Omar Gonzalez, Mayes Prescott, Isaiah Cleveland, Harley Sturgeon, Ciara Wilder, MyAsia Bradley, Donald Starks, Miles Blackburn, Mitchell Robbins, Alissa Dykes, Emily Rutledge, Lessie […]


APRIL EVENTS: JennieStephens Smith Library

APRIL EVENTS JENNIE STEPHENS SMITH LIBRARY April 5-8    New Albany Elementary Gifted Classes will be at the library learning research skills April 8        C&S Staffing will be in the meeting room April 9         Democratic Women will be in the meeting room April 12       Pilot Club will meet from 6-8PM April 18      Kappa Kappa Iota will […]

Smart, hard work brings superior health care to Union County

So far as medical care is concerned, fate has been kind to Americans during the last hundred years. During that same century, fate has been more than kind, one might fairly say providentially so, with regard to the medical care available in Union County, Mississippi. It didn’t just happen. Although some of the events that […]

NA police deal with possible bomb after FedEx drops the ball

Part of downtown New Albany was closed to traffic for about an hour Friday afternoon, because what was suspected to be part of an explosive device was found attached to a FedEx box. According to New Albany Police Chief Chris Robertson, a Federal Express driver first sounded the alarm at about 11:30 a.m. He reported to […]


UNITE awards grants, honors Volunteer of the Year: UPDATED

UNITE,  the Union County/New Albany Initiative to Excel held its annual dinner Thursday evening, March 31st, at Hillcrest Baptist Church in New Albany. UNITE is a local philanthropic organization, an affiliate of the CREATE Foundation of Tupelo. The annual UNITE dinner is the occasion for the presentation of grants to local non-profit organizations and the […]

“Well, I Reckon…” it’s tornado season: are you prepared?

Living in the south as we do, where the four seasons can easily turn into only two from time to time, it’s always a good idea to consider what you need to do in order to keep yourself and your family safe during severe weather. Severe weather conditions can quickly escalate, spawning multiple tornadoes in the […]