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Clayton becomes new city school trustee

Mayor Tim Kent, left, administers the oath to incoming school board member Brad Clayton at the school board meeting on June 27. Clayton’s term began on July 1 and he was appointed to fulfill the unexpired term of Dr. Jason Dees.

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School board thanks Dees for service

The New Albany School Board of Trustees presented a plaque of appreciation to former school board member Dr. Jason Dees at the August 1 School Board meeting. Dr. Dees was recognized for his service to the school district from 2005-2013. Pictured l-r: Bernice Bailey, School Board President and Dr. Jason Dees.

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Local educators learn about discipline, crisis management

Administrators from the New Albany and Union County School Districts gathered on July 25 at the Magnolia Civic Center for professional development regarding school safety. Don Criswell, School Safety Specialist for the Mississippi Department of Education-Office of Safe and Orderly School, presented information on crisis management plans, general school safety, and questioning techniques to use […]

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ICC registration continues

Registration for the 2013 fall semester is continuing at both the Fulton and Tupelo campuses of Itawamba Community College. Students who were enrolled during the spring semester may register online and new students, by visiting the Student Affairs offices on both campuses through Aug. 9. In addition, open registration is scheduled for Aug. 14 from […]

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New Albany schools have orientation for new educators

The New Albany School District hosted an orientation for its new teachers and administrators on Aug. 2 at New Albany Elementary School. Pictured are front row l-r: Emily Speck, NAES; Jordan Dunnam, NAES; Jeanette Johnson, NAES; Hailey Rush, NAMS; JJ Curry, NAMS/NAHS; Kelly Keener, NAES; Brittney Mansel, NAES; Sarah Red, NAES. Back Row l-r: Hanna […]

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New Albany School menus for Aug. 12-16

New Albany Elementary School Monday, Aug. 12 Chicken Nuggets, Country Fried Steak w/Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Pineapple Tidbits, Assorted Fruit Juice, Whole Wheat Biscuit, Chocolate Pudding, Fat Free Chocolate Milk, One Percent Milk, Skim Milk Tuesday, Aug. 13 Pizza, Cheesy Chicken Over Rice, Whole Wheat Biscuit, Whole Kernel Corn, Tossed Salad w/Dressings, Orange Smiles, […]

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Union County Schools menus for Aug. 12-16

Monday, Aug. 12 Breakfast Pre-K-12 Assorted Muffins, Cereal/Milk/Juice, Cereal Lunch Pre-K-8 Beef Tacos, Chicken Nachos, Refried Beans, Tossed Salad, Pineapple Tidbits, Peach Slices, Assorted Juice, Whole Wheat Tortilla Shell, Frog Spit Lunch 9-12 Chicken Nachos, Chicken Nachos, Refried Beans, Tossed Salad, Pineapple Tidbits, Peach Slices, Assorted Juice, Whole Wheat Tortilla Shell, Frog Spit, One Percent […]

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Super Couponing Tips with Jill Cataldo

Supermarket secrets By Jill Cataldo CTW Features Dear Jill, Can you discuss produce savings in your column? I know sometimes there are coupons for fresh produce, but I’d like to hear your thoughts on how we can save money buying something we all need. Is it worth paying more for organics? Are you only eating […]

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The star of the show

By Dr. Linda Mitchell I enjoy food. When I think of my favorites, a scrolling list comes to mind, much like the credits for a six episode movie blockbuster: Chocolate, chocolate or chocolate Watermelon Dean’s grilled steak Fried catfish Bell pepper Coconut Cake Ice Cream Turkey and Dressing Homemade yeast bread Fudge…oops, I think I […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Swindle A “Growing Churches” conference for all church leaders, sponsored by the Mississippi Baptist Convention, will be held at Harrisburg Baptist Church Aug. 9 and 10. The conference begins at 6 p.m. Aug. 9 and ends Aug. 10 at noon. A sign-up sheet will be on the communion table at Sherman Baptist. All […]

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