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Krewe of Grenouilles has pre-Frog-A-Nanny breakfast

The Krewe of Grenouilles celebration breakfast was held on Tuesday, April 23, in the New Albany High School Cafeteria. The breakfast was hosted by the Special Services Department and was in honor of the Krewe of Grenouilles. Special Education teachers were invited as well as the Life Skills class of NAHS. The tables were decorated […]

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Students voting for the fairy tale.

NAES first-graders have fairy tale theater

To conclude a unit of study on Fairy Tales, first graders at New Albany Elementary School participated in a Fairy Tale Theater on April 12. Students dressed in their favorite fairy tale costume and attending a Fairy Tale Theater presented by first grade teachers, assistants, and school staff members. Teachers acted out well-known fairy tales […]

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Current version of GED test to expire at end of 2013

GED test-takers who need to finish the current version of the GED need to do so by the end of 2013 according to officials from Northeast Mississippi Community College. The GED test contains five parts that can be taken separately, but must all be passed to receive a high school credential. GED test-takers who have […]

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The Playhouse

It was in April of last year that my conscience began meeting with me in my closet. My rack of hanging clothes had no sliding room, and it was a squeeze effort to add freshly ironed items. My conscience would point to the crowed rack and chide me for my clothing surplus. I would defend […]

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Sylvia Thompson, 72

Sylvia Thompson, 72, of Blue Springs, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013. She was born Jan. 11, 1941, in Pontotoc to Anthony McCord Sr. and Verna Holcomb McCord. She loved doing word search puzzles and spending time with her family. She was a member of The Church of Acts. Services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday, […]

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Lorene Wise, 90

Lorene Williams Wise, 90, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 26, 2013, at Dogwood of New Albany. She was born Sept. 27, 1922, to Norman Loftin Williams and Mocilla Celia Robbins Williams in Pontotoc County. She was a mother and homemaker who loved gospel singing, embroidery, flowers and her children, grandchildren […]

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Johnny Moody, 62

John Lesley “Johnny” Moody, 62, of Nettleton, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, in Nettleton after a long illness. He was born on Aug. 31, 1950, in New Albany to Leroy Moody and Annie Tibwell Moody. He grew up in the Martintown community of Union County and had resided in the Nettleton area the last 40 […]

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N.T. Duncan, 88

N.T. Duncan, 88, of Ripley, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, in New Albany. He was born Sept. 3, 1924, to Turner and Georgie Roaten Duncan. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and a retired independent contractor in the construction business. He served his country proudly in the United States Navy during WWII. […]

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Patrick Ivy, 46

Patrick Roger Ivy, 46, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born June 26, 1966, to Phillip Ray Ivy and Joyce Baughman Ivy. He enjoyed reading, drawing and writing. Services were at 11 a.m. Monday, April 29, at United Funeral Service chapel with the Rev. Bobby Butler officiating. […]

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Imogene Burleson, 84

Imogene McCarty Burleson, 84, died Friday, April 26, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. She was born May 1, 1928, in Lee County to William Alvin and Nona Franks McCarty. She was a homemaker and a member of Glenfield Baptist Church. Services were at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at United Funeral Service in New […]

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