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Local artist Katherine Dye talks about new book

New Albany artist – and now author – Katherine Dye was the guest at Luncheon with Books this month, talking about her book of life lessons based alphabetical scripture verses she first learned in the fourth grade. Dye is well known as an artist, particularly for her prints of the city’s old railroad depots and […]

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Supervisors take up mostly housekeeping measures

Reflecting the low level of activity in the community under the hottest temperatures of the year, Union County supervisors had a brief weekly meeting Monday with mostly routine matters. Housekeeping included approving deletion from inventory of a label maker and scanner in the circuit clerk’s office, along with approval to pay for a court appeal. […]

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Baptist emergency room outdoes expectations

  Two years ago, Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County’s decision to spend $12 million for a new emergency medical department may have seemed something of a gamble. Yesterday, at 6 a.m., though, the new department completed its first year of service and indications are that it has exceeded all expectations. “The Emergency Department revenue is up […]

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NAHS students get to pick up iPads next week

New Albany High School is announcing their first iPad roll-out. The NAHS 1 to 1 Digital Learning Initiative provides an iPad to every student in the school to keep in their possession throughout their high school career at New Albany High School. The student receiving the iPad and his/her parent or guardian must be present […]

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Circuit clerk’s office to be open Saturday morning for absentee voters

Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford said her office will be open this Saturday, July 25, for the convenience of qualified absentee voters who want to cast ballots in one of the two Aug. 4 party primaries. Stanford added that anyone who has changed his or her address since voting, or made other pertinent changes, needs to […]

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Union County Fair pageant winners


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City to enforce two-hour parking limit downtown

Among items on a packed agenda this past Tuesday, New Albany aldermen decided to grapple with one particular old problem, a new growing one and a potential future one. Limited parking availability has been recognized as a good problem to have in a thriving downtown area, but a problem nonetheless. Tuesday, aldermen addressed that, approving […]

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Duley named director of wellness and industrial relations at Healthplex

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County named Heather Duley as director of wellness and industrial relations. She will serve as director of the Baptist Healthplex and oversee industrial relations for the hospital. “Heather brings years of experience and knowledge of fitness programs and athletic training ranging from pediatrics to senior adults,” said Walter Grace, administrator and CEO […]

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Police capture barricaded suspect in grand larceny case

New Albany police briefly had to deal with a barricaded suspect here Tuesday morning, although the incident ended quickly. Chief Chris Robertson said that Burger King had reported money missing from their safe and employee Montrell Pegues, 21, of New Albany was the suspect. Officers had been looking for Pegues for several days and enlisted […]

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Police investigate one burglary, solve second one

New Albany police are asking for the public’s help in investigating a business burglary recently, and report they solved a second break-in. About 1 a.m. Monday, two black males broke into Central Station on South Central, taking a pair of shoes, cigarettes, some coins and other items they could fit into a backpack. Chief Chris […]

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