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Annual Connie Davis Fishing Rodeo is Saturday

The 31st annual Connie Davis Fishing Rodeo will be held this Saturday, Aug. 17, at Camp Armstrong. The event is for children ages 6 though 12 (each child must be accompanied by a parent or guardian). Registration is from 6 to 7:15 a.m. Fishing goes from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. and young anglers will weigh […]

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Playwright Barbara Hardin-Welch to present ‘Suffer the Little Children’

Local writer, director and producer Barbara Hardin-Welch will be presenting “Suffer the Little Children,” a stage play on the topic of child abuse to the New Albany Community Sept. 14 at 6:30 p.m. The stage performance features local actors and will be presented at the Magnolia Civic Center. “In 1998, I was inspired to write […]

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Aldermen receive recommendation on convention and visitors’ bureau

The focus group appointed by aldermen this past year to make recommendations concerning development of tourism for New Albany presented their report at the city board meeting Tuesday, a week after aldermen voted 3-0 (with one abstention and one absence) to hire Sean Johnson as marketing director. Betsey Hamilton represented the group and asked aldermen […]

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Blue Springs hires new attorney, permanent clerk

The Town of Blue Springs monthly board meeting was held, Tuesday, Aug, 6. Mayor Rita Gentry called the meeting to order. Present at the meeting were clerk Jan Musgrove, aldermen Leanna Hollis, and Shirley Allen, Malcom Leath, Lynda Bramlett, and Lisa Shelton, and town police officer Anthony Anderson. The first order of business was the […]

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NA police mounting anti-DUI campaign

The New Albany Police Department is joining with law enforcement throughout the nation for the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign from Aug. 16 through Sept. 2. The strong nationwide impaired driving crackdown will include high-visibility enforcement. New Albany Police Department’s DUI Officer, Sergeant Mark Cossitt, along with other officers, will be aggressively looking […]

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Coming Events week of 8/15/13

2013 Homecoming Enterprise Church of Christ, 1005 County Road 14, will have its 2013 Homecoming on Sunday, August 18, to celebrate 60 years at its present location and retirement of debt for its building expansion. Bible class is at 9 a.m. followed by worship services at 10 a.m. Beaver Dam M.B. Church annual Mission Fellowship […]

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NMMC Wellness Center to host Mighty Muscles Boot Camp

North Mississippi Medical Center’s Wellness Center will host a Mighty Muscles Boot Camp from 4:45-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 3-Oct. 24. Children ages 8-12 will enjoy fun, outdoor exercise and challenging activities. Camp fee is $65. To register, call (662) 377-4147 or 1-800-THE DESK (1-800-843-3375), or stop by 1030 S. Madison St. Enrollment is […]

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NEMCC Continuing Education offers an intermediate Microsoft Excel 2007 course in Booneville

Northeast Mississippi Community College’s Office of Continuing Education will offer an Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2007 course during the 2013 fall semester. Northeast’s Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2007 class will open on August 13 and ends September 10. The five-week course meets on Tuesday nights from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. on the Northeast Booneville campus Pre-Registration […]

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Union County school menus for Aug. 19-23

Monday, Aug. 19 Breakfast Pre-K-12 Yogurt/Graham Crackers, Cereal/Milk/Juice, Graham Crackers, Cereal Lunch Pre-K-8 Country Fried Steak, Ham Yumbo, Sweet Potato Soufflé, Veggie/Dip, Blushing Pears, Raisins, Fruit Juice, Whole Wheat Rolls 2 oz., Whole Wheat Buns, Vanilla Ice Cream Cups Lunch 9-12 Country Fried Steak, Ham Yumbo, Chef Salad Union County, Sweet Potato Soufflé, Veggie/Dip, Blushing […]

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NEMCC and Blue Mountain College agree to partnership

Northeast Mississippi Community College and Blue Mountain College have agreed to accelerated degree partnership program to be hosted on Northeast’s Corinth campus. Under the agreement, an undergraduate transfer student from or a graduate of Northeast may take courses offered by Blue Mountain College at the Northeast at Corinth center. After completing the academic requirements of […]

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