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“Is this the Dream?”

Union County residents who attended Saturday’s Martin Luther King, Jr. service in the Union County Courthouse came away with a determination to decide for themselves if his “Dream” has become a reality. “Is this the dream?” Sister Juanita Floyd, a graduate of East Union Attendance Center and local community leader.  “You be the judge.” Floyd […]

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Supervisors approve agreement on NA/UC airport projects

During Tuesday’s Union County board of supervisors meeting, postponed because of a mid-winter conference in Jackson as well as being closed Monday, Cook Coggins Engineering, Inc. requested reimbursement  for construction completed for a new runway and T-hangar at the New Albany/Union County Airport. Cook Coggins, the engineering company for this project and the upcoming airport […]

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New Albany Pilot Club celebrates 55 years of community service

This year the Pilot Club of New Albany celebrates 55 years of being a community and service-minded club in New Albany. In honor of this celebration, Pilot International President Deborah Archer will come and speak to the club on February 2, 2009. According to the Pilot International Web site, “Pilot International was founded and chartered […]

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Union County Jail Docket for Jan. 23, 2009

Martell Vidal Clemmer, 406 Jackson Ave., New Albany, 24, was charged with public drunkenness, possession of marijuana and disorderly conduct on Jan. 16, 2009, at 6:40 p.m. Joel Sanchez, 611 New Street, New Albany, 22, was charged with DUI, no insurance, no license and improper equipment on Jan. 16, 2009, at 10:54 p.m. Guadercio Reyes, […]

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Union County Jail Docket for Jan. 16, 2009

Chris Berry, 715 Standish, New Albany, 25, was charged with probation violation on Jan. 13, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. Michael Robertson, 623 Martin, New Albany, 31, was charged with probation violation on Jan. 13, 2009, at 11:30 a.m. Billy L. Towery, 401 CR 272, Walnut, 53, was charged with public drunkenness and possession of beer […]

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Four New Albany Teachers of the Year illustrate dedication to education

With a combined 100 years of teaching experience and over 200 teachers in the New Albany School district, four teachers were recently honored for Teacher of the Year and one teacher also received the award for District Teacher of the Year.  The teachers that received this honor were: New Albany High School (NAHS) teacher Alicia […]

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Union County Jail Docket for Jan. 14, 2009

Allyson Elaine “Hoffman” Ard, 1299 CR 73, Myrtle, 25, was charged with grand larceny warrants and telephone harassment on Jan. 8, 2009, at 7:55 p.m. Martell V. Clemmer, 406 Jackson Ave., New Albany, 24, was charged with disorderly conduct, disobeying an officer and public drunkenness on Jan. 9, 2009, at 2:05 a.m. Crystal Eageston, 140-1A […]

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Birth of James Chandler Hudson

Mr. and Mrs. James Hudson of Oxford, Miss. welcomed son James Chandler Hudson into the world on January 9, 2009 in the Special Delivery Services wing at Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi. He weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces. He was greeted by one sister Chelsey Lee Ann Hudson. James’s grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. […]

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Calendar Items for Jan. 23, 2009

Girl Scout Cookie Sale It’s cookie time once again!  The local Girl Scout troops started taking orders for cookies Friday, Jan. 9 and will continue to take them through Feb. 3.  The cookies will arrive on Feb. 16.  Cookies will also be on sale throughout Union County through March 6.  For more information, call Jan […]

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Birth of Sadie Elizabeth Childers

Elizabeth Jade Childers and John Caleb Childers of New Albany welcomed daughter Sadie Elizabeth Childers into the world on December 30, 2008 at 8:42 p.m. at the Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County in New Albany. Sadie weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 ¾ inches long. She was greeted by four-year-old brother John […]

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