Tag Archive for: veterans

NEMiss.News Dr. Shane Scott at IMPC, COVID-19

Dr. Shane Scott: “COVID is not going away.” What you should know.

  NEW ALBANY, MS - “COVID is not going to go away,” a prominent northeast Mississippi physician told NEMISS.NEWS last week. “I suspect it is going to be one of the illnesses, such as the flu, ordinary head colds and strep, which…
Northeast MS Homeless at Tupelo library

Tupelo man says home overrun by homeless, asks its removal from demolition list

Tupelo, MS - The first Tupelo City Council meeting of the year, January 7, 2020, was not without drama. Mr. Frank Agnew, an area homeowner, went before the council in an attempt to save his property. The home is currently in a state of disrepair,…
New Albany MS. Christmas at the Museum 2018

2019 Christmas at the Museum, December 14

Mingle and Jingle with Santa, enjoys crafts and holiday refreshments on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 10 until 12 noon at the Union County Heritage Museum for the annual Christmas event. Part of the holiday season that has become a tradition is…
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Some work complete on industrial park enhancements

Work is partly complete on projects to attract more industry to Union County. A concrete pad for a shell building and a nearby industrial access road have been done. Steel was expected to be going up soon for a 100,000-square-foot shell building…
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Body of missing man Scott McQuary found Tuesday morning

Members of the Union County Sheriff’s Department found the body of 49-year-old Scott McQuary Tuesday morning in a sand pit off County Road 14. The case was under investigation Tuesday but Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said no foul play was suspected…
New Albany MS Doggie dining in MS

Doggie Dining: Coming to a restaurant near you?

JACKSON, Miss. – Beginning Friday, November 1, 2019, a new Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) policy will allow "doggie dining." Restaurant patrons will be able to dine with their pet dogs under certain conditions. Patterned…
New Albany, MS Gobble gobble, Patterson home open at Thanksgiving

Gobble, Gobble — Wobble, Wobble— Happy Thanksgiving!

“Praise God from whom all blessings flow...” --The Doxology    There is something very special in the air. It’s an air of gratitude, an air filled with the fragrance of hope and Thanksgiving. This year’s bounty has been harvested.…
NAES Veterans Day Program

Career & Technology Day, May 13, to include job fair

The New Albany School of Career & Technical Education is planning Career & Technology Day for May 13. This year plans are being made to add a job fair component to the event for New Albany High School juniors and seniors, as well…
NAES Veterans Day Program

New Albany in running for music series grant-here’s how to vote

NEW ALBANY, MS - Sponsored by Levitt Pavilions, the national nonprofit behind the largest free concert series in America, the City of New Albany hopes to qualify as one of the 15 winning organizations competing in the Levitt AMP Grant Awards. What…
NAES Veterans Day Program

NAMS Howlin’ on the RIver Color Run set for October 31

Walk, jog, and run your way toward a healthier life while raising funds for New Albany Middle School! The color run is open to EVERYONE in the community and we encourage you to join us. The My School Color Run will feature…

Savannah police, FBI search for toddler, missing 5 days – National & International News – MON 10Oct2022

Savannah police, FBI search for toddler, missing 5 days. Pentagon struggles to address rising suicide rates. Russia strikes Kyiv in retaliation for Crimea bridge explosion.

Kansans vote decisively to protect abortion rights in state constitution – National & International News – WED 3Aug2022

Kansans vote decisively to protect abortion rights in state constitution. Senate GOP (belatedly) approves care for sick veterans after backlash. Sri Lankans wait in line for days to buy gas.

GOP Senators (including Mississippi’s Wicker and Hyde-Smith) block bill that would help sick veterans – National & International News – THU 28Jul2022

WHY ARE THESE TWO SMILING? Manchin backs climate bill. GOP Senators (including Wicker and Hyde-Smith) block bill to help sick veterans. Deal may free WNBA star and Marine detained in Russia.

John Stewart joins veterans calling for Senate to pass burn pits bill – National & International News – MON 30May2022

John Stewart joins veterans groups to call on Senate to pass burn pits bill. DOJ to probe police response in Texas school massacre. Russian official denies Putin illness rumors.

VA plans expansion of benefits for disability claims for conditions related to certain toxic exposures including Agent Orange

VA is initiating rulemaking to consider adding respiratory conditions, which may include asthma, sinusitis, and rhinitis, to the list of chronic disabilities, based on an association with military service in Southwest Asia, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan during the covered periods of conflict..
NEMiss.news Walter Gann WWII medals presented

Booneville WWII veteran Walter Gann’s family members now have medals he never received

Before his death in 1980, WWII veteran Walter Gann, who survived the Bataan death march and over 3 years as a POW, never received the medals he earned for his service. Recently, Rep. Trent Kelly presented them to Gann's daughter and other family members in Booneville, MS.

Veterans Luminary Trail drive-through is this evening

Because COVID-19 has limited activities honoring veterans on Veterans Day, the American Legion Auxiliary is sponsoring a special Veterans Luminary Trail today, Saturday. The program will be a drive-through event to be held on Tallahatchie…

Legion Auxiliary to honor veterans with luminary trail in park

COVID-19 has limited or prohibited many activities this year and among them are programs honoring our veterans. Area schools in particular have traditionally held Veterans Day programs that see good attendance. Some programs may still be held…

Important for VA service-related disabilities to be listed on death certificates

Union County Veterans Service Officer Mike Bennett is informing the public why it is important to list a VA service connected disability on the death certificate. A prime example of service connection is coronary artery disease as a result…
Veterans stand at Middle School program

Middle School holds special Veterans Day program

New Albany Middle School hosted a Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday, November 11 in Memorial Gym.  Principal Paul Henry welcomed and thanked veterans and guests in attendance.  The colors were presented by the New Albany High School Junior Air…
NAES Veterans Day Program

NA Elementary School students honor veterans

Fourth grade students at New Albany Elementary School presented two Veterans Day Programs on Friday, November 8.  The New Albany High School Junior Air Force ROTC presented and posted the colors during the program, as well as conducted…