Tag Archive for: World War II

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.…

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…

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…

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…

French Legion of Honor Award presented to WWII Veteran John JD Roberts

John D. Roberts, age 100 years, received the French Medal of Honor on February 15, 2024.

France to decorate WWII veteran John Roberts with Legion of Honor

World War II veteran John D. Roberts to receive the French Legion of Honor at ceremony at Magnolia Civic Center.
NEMiss.News Union Co. Courthouse 2023 Patriot Day

With These Flags and Crosses We Remember Our Fallen

Union County War Memorial decorated for Patriots' Day 2023

Pearl Harbor veteran, 101, returns on 80th anniversary of attack – National & International News – TUE 7Dec2021

Pearl Harbor veteran, 101, returns on 80th anniversary of attack. DOJ closes Emmett Till probe with no new charges. Fears rise Russians will invade Ukraine.
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.

Six Union County soldiers died in sinking of single ship January 26, 1944 near Anzio Beachhead

By Jill N. Smith Director Union County Heritage Museum   PFC. Howard Camp of Blue Springs, MS was one of six Union County soldiers, along with 18 other Mississippians killed on January 26, 1944, when a U.S. Navy Landing Ship…

Conversation with my favorite WWII veteran: sharing 95 years of life

New Albany, MS- Today is Veterans Day, November 11th, the anniversary of the World War I armistice that began at 11 a.m. on Monday, November 11, 1918. The guns went silent at "the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleven month," as a…

Myrtle writer to sign his World War II book at museum, September 9th

New Albany, MS- World War II experiences and memories reflect such intensity of the dark hours of human drama, and those of Murray Coffey from Myrtle, Mississippi, are no exception. In the midst of some of those darkest hours, such as the…