Call for entries for Arts, Beats & Eats

The New Albany Main Street Association is now accepting call for entries from artists for the 2013 Arts, Beats & Eats. The submission form is available at the New Albany Main Street Association office located at 135 East Bankhead Street or on the Main Street website at www.newalbanymainstreet.com. The deadline for submissions is July 12, […]

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Madness is coming

Museum Madness 2013 – Camp Create Join us at the Union County Heritage Museum for Camp Create, a week of fun and educational projects, learn and make and take. Camp begins daily at 9 a.m. and ends with parent – pick up at 12 noon. The schedule is changing this year to a week full […]

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Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County gets official go-ahead for emergency room expansion

By The Associated Press Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has been given state approval to triple the capacity of its emergency room in New Albany. The Mississippi State Department of Health issued a certificate of need for the project this week. Mississippi requires a CON in a process designed to avoid duplication of health care services […]

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Fund established for accident victim Janet Barkley

A bank account has been set up to help Janet Barkley from the Blue Springs community. Barkley, a single mother of two, was involved an auto accident on Memorial Day weekend. She hit a horse and sustained severe injuries including a broken neck and head injuries and will have a long recovery time. An account […]

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Barreto added to Marshals’ most wanted list

By The Associated Press JACKSON — A woman wanted in Mississippi in the death of a 2-year-old girl has been added to the U.S. Marshals Service’s Most Wanted fugitive list. Janet Killough Barreto is wanted in Union County for failure to appear on charges of manslaughter, three counts of child abuse, six counts of child […]

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Tucker to represent New Albany Ward 4 again, Gentry will be new Blue Springs mayor

County municipalities see revamped boards By J. Lynn West Incumbent Will Tucker won the race for Ward 4 alderman Tuesday – the only New Albany office that had not been determined in the primaries and runoff. Tucker defeated Terry Medlin with a ratio of 60.3 percent to 39.7 percent of the vote. Tuesday’s was the […]

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The New Albany High School Class of ‘53 60th reunion

The New Albany High School Class of ‘53 60th reunion at the Union County Heritage Museum: (not in order) Larry Brewer, Joe Childers, Ann DeBoe Childers, Jimmy Dodds, Barbara Parr Doughty, Eugene Foley, Martha Porter Gault, James Huey Giles, Sam Gulls, Newt Harrison, Jack Herrington, Ann Garrett Hill, llah Nicholas King, Barbara Marshall Lott, Billy […]

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Coming Events week of 6/6/13

30th Annual Froglevel Festival The 30th annual Froglevel Festival will be held on Saturday, June 8, at the Pratts Community Center in the Pratts Community six miles east of Baldwyn. Events are as follows: Registration for the 5K run begins at 7:00 a.m., 5K begins at 8:00 a.m. Registration cost is $15.00 and includes T-shirt. […]

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Thanks from UCDA

On behalf of Union County Development Association – Thanks to all of you who took time out of your busy schedules to support Union County at the State of the Region Meeting today in Tupelo. We are honored to be the county with the most people in attendance! We appreciate you all! Sincerely, Joanne Lesley […]

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Why we need a rubber field

Frog-a-Nanny has had a tough year because of the weather. The parade, pep rally and ball game were postponed twice due to rain and storms and ultimately put off until the late summer when school starts again. The fun run and 5K did come off Friday, however, with about 80 participants total. That’s not bad […]

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