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Letter to the Editor

 Dear Editor:   I am a Pit Bull owner. My husband and I own a “red nose pit” named Highway. I was alerted to the story in your paper by my husband while I was at work today.  The first thing I did was go to City Hall to do my duty as a citizen […]

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Two charged with animal neglect

More than 80 dogs and more than  a dozen other animals were rescued early Tuesday morning from a Union County puppy mill. Union County sheriff’s deputies arrested and charged Mike Klllough of 1233 CR 515 and Ricky Wayne Binet of 1241 CR 515 in Myrtle with more than 80 counts of animal cruelty and neglect […]

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New Haven News

 Hi, my name is Deb Cook, and I want to tell you about last week at New Haven.   We ended August with a party.  Shane Rhea’s birthday was August 31 and since his was the only August birthday, we had our monthly birthday party on his birthday.   We all enjoyed the delicious and […]

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East Union News

 Hello to all you out in Urchinville!  I trust that everyone has had a great week so far and had a wonderful Labor Day weekend!  It is hard to believe that we have already been in school for almost a month!  Don’t forget that progress reports go out this week!  Make sure to keep on  […]

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West Union News

 I’d like to take the opportunity to welcome everyone back to school. I hope everyone has settled into the new routine that always comes with a new school year, and I’d like to wish all the students a wonderful year. Also I’d like to welcome the many new faces at West Union this year. I […]

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New Albany residents bring new life into old homes

Maintaining the heritage, preserving history, and keeping the tradition alive is what Scott and Laura Dunnam always have in mind when they refurbish an old home. For approximately four years, The Dunnams have made a living from restoring, rebuilding, and refurbishing old homes that were dilapidated, had water damage or other damage, or just needed […]

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Presley Mae Burton

Presley Mae Burton celebrate her birthday on July 11, 2009. Presley is the daughter of Bethany Burton of New Albany. Her grandparents are Danny and Stephanie Moody and “Aunt” Cecily.

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Obituaries for August 28, 2009

 Lois Hicks, 92 Lois  Young Hicks, 92, of Pass Christian, passed away suddenly and peacefully August 23, 2009 in Pass Christian, MS to join her heavenly Father and rewards. Lois was born in New Albany in 1917 to Council and Alma Young, where she enjoyed most  of her early years before relocating to Pass Christian, […]

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Union County courthouse turns 101

The Union County courthouse  celebrates its 101st anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone on September 5th. The contractor was F. M. Dobson of Montgomery, Ala. and the building was accepted by the Board of Supervisors in June 1909. Early records indicate that in 1872 or 1873 was when the county’s first courthouse and jail […]

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NA schools improve test scores

New Albany School District officials are pleased with the district-wide performance on the Mississippi Curriculum Test, second edition, touting some improvement in its results over last year. “Compared to last year, our district tested above the state average on everything,” New Albany school district superintendent Charles Garrett said.  “Of 18 tested areas, we improved in […]

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