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Jarretts celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin P. Jarrett of Shady Grove will be honored on their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday, November 30, 2008 with a reception from 2-3 p.m. at their home. The celebration  will be hosted by their children and grandchildren. All friends and relatives are invited.

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New Albany aldermen uphold Capaning termination

During its Monday, Nov. 17 public meeting, the New Albany board of¬† aldermen announced that it decided to uphold its earlier termination of former New Albany Parks and Recreation Director Edgar Capaning. Monday’s meeting had been set during the board’s Nov. 4 meeting due to many citizens’ concerns and questions regarding the manner in which […]

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“Sharing at Christmas” begins to receive donations

By New Albany Gazette The 2008 “Sharing at Christmas Fund” is now underway, with the goal to once again reach $25,000 in donations. The New Albany Gazette was open on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, to take applications from those in need of help this year. While the Gazette will not be taking any more applications […]

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City and county groups begin daffodil project to beautify area, honor residents

By Angie Barmer New Albany and Union County will flourish with the color yellow next spring as daffodils blossom throughout the city. Approximately 2,500 yellow Judge Master early bloomer daffodils will be planted in late November to represent all of the residents in Union County. The number planted will be adjusted as the population increases. […]

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Myrtle city board passes new parking ordinance

By Elizabeth Zaremba The Myrtle park was the main topic of interest during this month’s Board of Aldermen meeting held on November 6. Among things discussed was a new ordinance, as well as ways to beautify the area. The Aldermen discussed Ordinance 72 in October, which would prohibit overnight parking at the park as well […]

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New Albany “Icehouse” lives on in memory

By Angie Barmer Before there were refrigerators and freezers in people’s homes, people would have to travel to the closest icehouse to purchase blocks of ice or crushed ice. One such icehouse was located in New Albany. Visitors would travel from miles away to see the uniqueness of cars parking in the middle of Main […]

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All systems go for fueling up at New Albany/Union County airport, officials say

After several months of deliberation, airport board members, Cook Coggins Engineering, Inc., and city officials determined that fuel is now ready to be sold at the New Albany-Union County Airport. Alderman-At-Large Dan Skinner said, “We are now selling gas at the airport.” Cook Coggins engineer Roland Humphrey sent out a letter on October 1, 2008 […]

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Past will meet the present during Ingomar Mound Day

Tomahawk throwing, ancient weapons demonstration and ancient Indian mounds all come alive this Saturday at the 6th annual Ingomar Mound Day. Ingomar Mound Day will take place this Saturday, October 11, 2008 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It is free and open to the general public, weather permitting. There will be tours of the […]

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NA school board honors speech and debate coach

The New Albany Public School Board meeting had more visitors than normal at the monthly board meeting. Commendations were given to various recipients and principals from New Albany Elementary School (NAES), New Albany Middle School (NAMS), and New Albany High School (NAHS) all spoke at the meeting too. The board began by giving out commendations. […]

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