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One more alderman candidate joins campaign

J. Lynn West New Albany city elections gained one more candidate this past week as Terry Medlin qualified to run for Ward 4 Alderman, running as a Democrat. He ran for office four years ago. We are down to the last two weeks of the qualifying period and a few candidates usually wait until the […]

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Hospital program provides heart health information for women

J. Lynn West Baptist Memorial Hospital observed Heart Health Month by providing its annual Women and Hearth Health lunch program Monday to help inform the public about heart disease. Dr. Christopher Ingelmo of the Stern Cardiovascular Foundation provided a capacity audience with a wealth of information on heart disease, risk factors and prevention. “Programs like […]

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Time to quit listening and start doing

New Albany has been visited by several experts in tourism, community development and related fields over the past year or two. They all have been knowledgeable and presented good, useful information. But we may have reached the point of diminishing returns as far as such experts are concerned. The point is that they all pretty […]

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New Albany Elementary students celebrate Valentine’s Day

On February 14, several classes at New Albany Elementary School celebrated Valentines Day with a ball or banquet. These events focused on etiquette, table manners, good behavior, and healthy eating.

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Dr. Joe Fratesi tells a group of New Albany residents what some visitors

New Albany gets outsiders’ view of itself

    By J. Lynn West A group of local residents and some out-of-towners had the opportunity this past week to learn how someone not familiar with New Albany sees it upon arriving for the first time. The “First Impression” was provided by Dr. Joe Fratesi, Community Development Director for the Stennis Institute at Mississippi […]

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New Albany wins in double overtime

By Dennis Clayton New Albany and Greenwood locked up a thriller that went to double overtime before the Bulldogs of New Albany defeated the visiting Bulldogs by a 63-60 score. The contest was tight all the way as the largest lead of the night was eight points in the fourth quarter and that lead was […]

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Falcons defeat Hornets, will host Biggersville next

By Tyler McCollum Things got pretty intense Tuesday night in the Ingomar gym as the Falcons hosted the Montgomery County Hornets for the “do-or-die” first round North Half game. The Falcons’ offense started hot and never let up during the first quarter. Henry Foster lifted his team with three back-to-back three-point shots and Devonte Williamson […]

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Local swimmers heading for state championship

By Joanna Manning Heard of Michael Phelps or Ryan Lochte? What about McClellan or Fennell? Well, the first two are household names in the world of swimming – and the next two - you just MIGHT need to keep your eyes and ears open for they are heading in that same direction. Not only are they from […]

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Loyd Warren Sr., 81

Loyd Carrol Warren Sr., 81, of Houlka, passed away Sunday, Feb. 17 2013, at his home. He was born on Oct. 6, 1931, in Pontotoc County. He was retired from Franklin Corporation, where he had held many jobs. He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church, but had attended First Baptist in Houlka with his […]

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Alvin Howe, 85

Alvin Lee Howe, 85, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Darlington Oaks Hospice in Verona. He was born in New Albany on Oct. 9, 1927, to Andrew and Pearl Todd Howe. He was a Baptist and was retired from Cummins in Memphis. Services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Glenfield Funeral Home with […]

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