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New Rode’o Salon brings a “sense of glamour” to New Albany

The Rode’o Salon is now open at 132 West Bankhead Street in the old Hamilton Hardware building. Rode’o Salon will be open Monday through Saturdays from 9 a.m. with no designated closing time. The salon will offer men and women’s haircuts, shampoo and style, perm, straightening, coloring, highlights, manicures and pedicures, acrylic, eyebrow, lip and […]

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Birthday of Madison Grace Brooke Bennett

Madison Grace Brooke Bennett celebrated her first birthday at McAlister’s Deli on December 27, 2008. Madison is the daughter of Cassandra and Larry Bennett of New Albany. Friends and family were invited.

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WU swept at Ashland, Lady ‘Dawgs 18-1

Ashland 56 West Union 50 (g) Claire Wilkerson had 15 on the night, but the Lady Eagles fell short on the road, losing 56-50 at Ashland on Tuesday. After falling behind 15-9 in the first quarter, West Union was able to cut the deficit to one at the half, as Ashland led 18-17. The Lady […]

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Ingomar splits slate at Houlka

Coach Norris Ashley and Coach Jimmy Guy McDonald have one of the state’s longest running friendly-rivalries dating all the way back to their semi-pro baseball playing days. The two “Legend of the Hills” have a combined record of 3031-1799 and 13 State Championships, but Tuesday night they were focused on gaining an advantage in positioning […]

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Obituaries for January 21, 2009

Gordon Morris, 64 John Gordon Morris, 64, of Myrtle, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009, at his residence. He was born July 17, 1944, in New Albany to the Late Johnnie A. Morris and Ellen Burks Morris. He was a partner in Morris Bros. Feed and Seed prior to being disabled several years ago. He was […]

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Our attitude about poverty

I recently wrote a column suggesting that as Christians we could a better job finding ways to collectively provide assistance to the least of these among us. The responses were swift and angry. I was accused of distorting the Bible in order to advance a liberal socialist agenda.      I thought I was just quoting […]

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The impulse to silence dissent

  The arrest of Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich on corruption charges drives home the point that political malfeasance is not the sole possession of any one political party. There are those all along the political spectrum who are willing to sell out principle for power and money. Although given the depth and cynicism of Blagojevich’s […]

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A Christmas prayer

     Lord, first of all, thank you for the careful and creative way in which you have designed this world. You have made this planet a marvelous place, filled with life and beauty.  It is a privilege to recognize that we humans are a part of your amazing invention.      Having said that, it is […]

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New Year hopes and prayers

     New Year’s celebrations have traditionally become a time for us to gather up our hopes and prayers for the coming year and express them in resolutions. I confess to being a resolution maker.      Not just about the little things like losing weight and going to the gym more. But also prayers and hopes […]

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Prayers of the Inauguration

Jesus’ disciples approached him once and said to him, “Teach us to pray.” It was common practice in the ancient world for teachers to instruct their followers in all forms of spiritual practice. According to the New Testament, what Jesus offered in response to their request is what we now call the Lord’s Prayer.      […]

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