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Renasant Bank gets in the holiday spirit with giving tree for cancer survivors

In honor of the season of giving and sharing, Renasant Bank put up a “Giving Tree” in the bank’s lobby to represent cancer survivors and cancer victims. Customers can purchase the purple ribbons for $10 and write a person’s name to go with the ribbon. The ribbons are in memory of or in honor of […]

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Gault named secretary-treasurer of Miss. School Board Association

Bobby Gault, a long-time member on the New Albany School Board of Trustees, was recently elected as the Secretary-Treasurer of the Mississippi School Board Association (MSBA). This election happened during the Fall Leadership Conference that was held in Nov. in Jackson, Miss.    Gault has been a member of the New Albany School Board of […]

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Contributions reach $14,211 for ‘Sharing at Christmas’ fund

Gazette readers contributed $14,211 toward the 36th annual Sharing at Christmas program. The program, sponsored by the Gazette, provided 250 families with food assistance and toys for their children during the holidays. Most of the food and toys were distributed Friday. Each selected family received a large box of food. Families with children 10 and […]

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Meeting Ms. Bertha

I’ve become quite the connoisseur of concession stand food over the last two years, writing about several experiences, including a stint working at the New Albany Sportsplex. My next food journey takes me to East Union, where I had the opportunity to speak with the one and only, Ms. Bertha. Bertha Burgers are synonymous with […]

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Moser named Dean of Students at BMC

Jack Moser, a member of the Blue Mountain College faculty for more than 20 years, has been named the college’s Dean of Enrollment Services and Student Life/Dean of Students. His appointment is effective Jan. 1.             Moser, associate professor of physical education and assistant men’s basketball coach, will fill the position when Becky Bennett retires […]

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New Albany Huddle House receives recognition for St. Jude fundraising efforts

New Albany’s Huddle House restaurant raised more money than any other restaurant in the corporation for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.   From Oct. 1-31, approximately 400 Huddle House restaurants participated in a St. Jude fundraiser titled ‘2010 St. Jude MillerCoors Halloween Promotion.’ The general manager, cooks, waitresses, and servers combined their […]

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Local schools ready for core plan

Effective the 2014-2015 academic school year, all of the curriculum in grades kindergarten though 12th grade in local schools will be consistent with districts in the state and across the nation. The state legislature approved the adoption of the Common Core State Standards Initiative for Mississippi earlier this year. According to the Mississippi Department of […]

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Contributions reach $14,011 for ‘Sharing at Christmas’ fund

Gazette readers have contributed $14,011 toward the 36th annual Sharing at Christmas program. The program, sponsored by the Gazette, provided 250 families with food assistance and toys for their children during the holidays. Most of the food and toys were distributed Friday. Each selected family received a large box of food. Families with children 10 […]

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West Union News, December 22, 2010

Jessica Clark   We have had a busy two weeks here at West Union. Plenty of games were played, a queen crowned and very special memories were made.  The musical students put on a Christmas program for the public, and everyone I talked to really enjoyed and said it was a fantastic performance. The high […]

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NA Firefighter of the Year

Chad Jarvis was chosen as 2010 firefighter of the year. Firefighter of the year is an honor within the ranks of the fire dept, and chosen by their peers. To become firefighter of the year your are nominated based on on your actions, accomplishments, attitude, and love of the fire service not only while at […]

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